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The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at more than 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. 

Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States. 

With a growing global staff of over 1,000 - nine of 10 who work in the field - the Foundation’s global mission is to implement HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities  to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

Vacancy: 
Technical Advisor                 

Location:
 Coast Province, Kenya
Overview: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit technical advisors for both long-term and short-term positions for the following areas: prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT); HIV testing & counseling; voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC); HIV care and treatment; laboratory services; TB/HIV; HIV stigma & discrimination; family planning; water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH); nutrition; health systems strengthening; quality assurance; training and capacity building; and behavior change communication (BCC).

The technical advisors will provide leadership, management, support, coordination, and technical expertise for the implementation of an anticipated integrated health service delivery program in Coast Province, Kenya.

Positions are subject to project award and funding.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the technical quality of the project and progress toward meeting set goals and objectives.
  • Provide technical direction and assistance for the implementation of their area activities
  • Work with the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to adapt overall program implementation, workplan, and assignments in accordance with stakeholder feedback and evaluation results.
  • Contributes to the development of work plans, budgets and technical reports, as needed.
  • Work with USAID, Ministry of Health, and other stakeholders to coordinate and promote activities.
Required Qualifications
  • Higher education degree required (Ph.D., MD, MPH, or other relevant degree).
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in international health programs in resource-poor setting; experience in Kenya preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of USG-funded grants and contracts required; experience with USAID contracts strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills; fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of local languages is a plus.
  • Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Vacancy: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor                

Location: 
Coast Province, Kenya
Overview: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor for a forthcoming USAID - funded integrated health service delivery program in Coast Province, Kenya.

S/he will work closely with the Chief of Party to design, implement, and oversee all monitoring, evaluation, and documentation activities for the project.  

The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor will be based in Coast Province for the duration of the project. 

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the design and implementation of systems for providing routine M&E data feedback to partners and stakeholders
  • Support project technical staff to develop and finalize project reports, query databases, review data, and assure data quality
  • Ensure that the project is monitored in accordance with USAID technical programmatic and operational guidelines
  • Provide technical assistance to partners for the development of data collection tools, data management, and data analysis
Required Qualifications
  • Degree in Epidemiology, Statistics/Biostatistics, demography, or any other relevant field
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in monitoring and evaluation in the international development context; experience in Kenya strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to handle large quantitative data sets, conduct data quality checks, analyze data using statistical packages, and contribute to reporting
  • Hands on experience at site level supporting data use and management
  • Experience with USG projects required; experience with USAID contracts strongly preferred
  • High level of understanding of the national data reporting system in Kenya preferred
  • Proficiency in English is required; additional proficiency in local languages a plus

Vacancy: Procurement and Logistics Officer

Location:
 Coast Province, Kenya
Overview: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Procurement and Logistics Officer for an anticipated integrated health service delivery program in Coast Province, Kenya. 

The Procurement and Logistics Officer will provide support for inventory, purchasing, vehicle management, property management/maintenance, logistical support, service contracts, and other related administrative activities. 

The Procurement and Logistics Officer will be based in Coast Province for the duration of the project. 

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Procurement of office equipment and supplies and “central procurement” items for sub-grants
  • Maintenance of procurement files.
  • Ensuring that all required documents and donor approvals are obtained, completed, and filed for EGPAF’s procurement activities in line with USG and EGPAF regulations and approved budgets.
  • Identified best sources for procurement of foods and services.
  • Obtains competitive bids, quality discounts, and achieves cost savings in accordance with Federal procurement guidelines.
  • Provides logistical support to the project as needed, including vehicle management, coordinating work permits for expatriate staff, inventory reporting and control, and managing disposal of property and equipment in accordance with EGPAF and USG regulations.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required; Degree in procurement and logistics, administration, or similar field preferred.
  • At least 4 years of experience on procurement and logistics related activities.
  • Prior experience coordinating with various government offices for VAT exemptions, work permits, Visas, etc. strongly preferred
  • Understanding and experience with USG procurement and logistical regulations
  • Preference for candidates who have experience working with international NGOs.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of local languages is a plus.
  • Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Vacancy: Operations Manager   

Location: 
Coast Province, Kenya
Overview: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit an Operations Manager for an anticipated integrated health service delivery program in Coast Province, Kenya. 

The Operations Manager will oversee and support the implementation and management of key operational functions necessary to implement project activities, including human resources, information technology, procurement and logistics, administration, and field operations. 

The Operations Manager would be based in Coast Province for the duration of the project. This position is subject to project award and funding.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Acts as the primary point of contact for operational matters related to the project and ensures operational information is shared appropriately between project staff, implementing partners/sub-awardees, the donor, and other stakeholders.
  • Oversees performance management and compensation systems, recruitment, staff development and training, and other HR functions for the project.
  • Ensures all appropriate IT equipment and infrastructure is in place, well-maintained, safeguarded, and properly functioning, and that staff are properly trained on all IT-related procedures.
  • Oversees all processes for identifying appropriate goods and services to be purchased in order to support project leads, manages relationships with key vendors, and ensures procurement activities are properly documented.
  • Oversees general maintenance, security, and use of office space, equipment, and supplies and ensures appropriate procedures are in place for receiving visitors and external phone calls.
  • Provides operational support and oversight to all field operations and to seconded staff.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required; Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Operations or other relevant field strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a financial / administrative management and leadership role at a middle-management level; experience in Kenya strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of USG-funded grants and contracts required; experience with USAID contracts strongly preferred.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of local languages is a plus.
  • Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Vacancy: Finance and Grants Manager

Location:
 Coast Province, Kenya
Overview: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Finance and Grants Manager for an anticipated USAID-funded integrated health service delivery program in Coast Province, Kenya. 

The Finance and Grants Manager will provide financial management support to the project, including monitoring expenditures, financial reporting and compliance with contract terms and conditions, and oversight of subcontracting and sub-granting with suppliers and partner organizations. 

The Finance and Grants Manager would be based in the project office in Coast Province, Kenya for the duration of the project.  

This position is subject to project award and funding

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide financial management support to the project team to ensure compliance with contract requirements over the life of the project.
  • Collaborate with project staff to develop and regularly review contract budgets and monitor contract spending performance.
  • Prepare regular financial reports and ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements.
  • Ensure the integrity of partner administrative, financial, and human resource systems
  • Provide financial data and analysis and perform other financial duties as needed to support project management
Required Qualifications:
  • Advance degree in public administration, business administration, CPA, or related areas.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible financial management experience on large USG projects; experience managing USAID contracts preferred.
  • Experience providing financial oversight to a U.S. Government-funded project with a budget of at least $10 million per year.
  • Strong knowledge of USG rules and regulations, FAR, ADS, and USG Cost Principles for  non-profit organizations required; familiarity with USAID financial monitoring, regulations, and reporting requirements strongly preferred.
  • Proven experience in supporting the full cycle of grants and contracts management activities from pre-award assessments, monitoring/compliance visits, and close-out procedures.
  • Capabilities and experience in the following preferred: direct sub-grants for implementation of health-related activities; system and procedure development for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners, and beneficiaries; district level quality improvement approaches; consultant and contractor supervision; transparent and competitive procurement processes; accounting and financial management software, and audits.
  • Proficiency in English is required; additional proficiency in local languages is a plus

Vacancy: Communications Officer

Location: 
Coast Province, Kenya
Overview: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Communications Officer for an anticipated integrated health service delivery program in Coast Province, Kenya. 

The Communications Officer will coordinate and support project communications activities including working with the project team to develop key messages and communications strategies and coordinating their implementation, documenting and disseminating project results, drafting internal and external communication about the project. 

The Communications Officer would be based in Coast Province for the duration of the project. 

This position is subject to project award and funding.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Support the development of specific communications strategies and messages and coordinate ongoing communications activities related to achievement of project results.
  • Work closely with the project team and partners to document successes and lessons learned from project activities
  • Support the development of reports, presentations, and other materials for specific target audiences
  • Responsible for drafting external PR communication about the program
Required Qualifications
  • Degree in Communications
  • At least 4 years of experience working with the NGO community, international donors, and local press in Kenya.
  • Understanding of HIV/AIDS service delivery and the health sector in Kenya
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills; experience in design an advantage
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of local languages is a plus.
Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit an application letter, detailed CV, and list of references via email with a subject title “Communications Officer” to kenyarecruitment@pedaids.org.

The closing date is 29th October 2014. 


Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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