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NGO Jobs in Kenya - KCCB-KARP

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) – General Secretariat is the National Administrative, facilitative and Coordinative arm through which KCCB undertakes all those responsibilities which express the KCCB mission in Kenya. 

KCCB is the prime recipient of the grant entitled Kenya AIDS Response Program (KARP) awarded by Centers of Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) in March 2011 under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) concentrates on HIV prevention, care and treatment Western Kenya Region. 


KCCB-KARP is seeking candidates for the following position:

Medical Officer - Quality Improvement Lead
S/he will be responsible for the overall development, management and guidance of a multidisciplinary technical team that is in charge of strengthening KCCB-KARP HIV prevention, care and treatment services with an emphasis on continuous quality assurance and performance improvement.

Key Responsibilities:
·                     Lead a multidisciplinary Technical Assistance team in strengthening continuous quality and performance improvement
·                     Monitor the success of viral suppression over stipulated time and provide such and related information as a predictor of viral suppression for reporting and decision making
·                     Work closely with SI team to uphold use of routinely generated program data for assessment and improvement of quality of care services
·                     Establish and implement a comprehensive feedback mechanism for collecting information on patients (including adherence to treatment and treatment support provided)
·                     Provide direct technical assistance and mentoring to health facilities for continuous quality improvement and models for change
·                     Participate in target setting and development of indicators for implementation and evaluation of the interventions   determining quality of outcomes and prepare monthly reports
·                     Work closely with Senior Clinical Program Officers to build sustainable capacity for continuous quality improvement in the  local health facilities
·                     Document all activities and outcomes of the program experience including best practices especially in maintaining continuous quality improvement
·                     Performs related work as required and carries out any other essential tasks related to the KARP and General Secretariat’s goals that may reasonably be assigned
·                     Provide senior-level technical support to technical staff in design, implementation, and management of quality improvement efforts especially in HIV care and treatment
·                     Support strategic planning for quality improvement programming including sustainable facility-based quality improvement efforts and development of innovative, measurable quality improvement initiatives
Required Qualifications and Key Competencies
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.Ch.B or equivalent). Master’s degree in Medicine, Paediatrics, Obs/Gyn or Public Health would be an advantage
·                     Minimum 3 years work experience in clinical services; strengthening continuous quality and performance improvement in HIV preferred
·                     Clinical programming knowledge preferably in a HIV program setting.
·                     Good analytical plus  oral and written communication skills
NB: Those who had applied for this position do not need to reapply.

Director of Program, KCCB – KARP
Essential Responsibilities
 
The Director will contribute to strategic planning of KCCB-KARP and is responsible for leading the program and technical team in operational planning and implementation of the Project. 

S/he will oversee all programmatic components of the project to ensure that the project achieves designated results represent the project at various technical forums, including Technical Working Groups (TWG), with the MOH, CDC and other key stakeholders. 

The Director of Programs will supervise the Program and technical teams and report to the Chief of Party.

S/he will serve as Deputy to the KCCB-KARP Chief of Party.

Specific Responsibilities / Key Tasks
·                     Contributes to the strategic planning of the project and identifies synergies with other donors and partners in order to optimize the coverage and effectiveness of the project interventions
·                     Provide program management oversight and lead program team during program planning, budgeting process, implementation and reporting in consultation with Chief of Party, Head Clinical Services and Head of Finance and Administration.
·                     Develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with MOH, County Governments, CDC, other USG partners, and local stakeholders.
·                     Ensure overall technical excellence/quality and provide guidance in the development and dissemination of all project deliverables (technical assistance, technical reports, training curricula) in accordance with PEPFAR, CDC and MOH requirements.
·                     Foster accountability for ensuring all project deliverables are in line with national and international guidelines and expectations.
·                     Provide leadership in the review of project clinical outcomes and utilize project data to prioritize interventions and for continuous quality improvement.
·                     Assist the Principle Investigator and Chief of Party in identifying and seeking funding opportunities, proposal writing, advice in project designing and new initiatives that support the program objectives to increase the portfolio of KCCB.
·                     Help develop program strategies that are in line with MOH, PEPFAR and CDC priorities and appropriate to achieve project results (including budgets and timelines)
Required Qualifications and Key Competencies
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.Ch.B or equivalent) and a Master’s degree in Medicine, Paediatrics, Obs/Gyn or Public Health
·                     Minimum 7 years working in management of Clinical programs preferably in a HIV program setting.
·                     Grant management and budget oversight skills and experience including ability to support and direct the program implementation plans
·                     Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills along with excellent IT skills (e.g., e-mail, Internet, Word, Excel, etc.)
·                     Working in a USG grants environment will be an added advantage.
NB: Those who had applied for this position do not need to reapply.
 
How to Apply:

Send your application CV and cover letter): 

Human Resources Manager, 
Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops General Secretariat, 
P.O. Box 13475-00800, 

Nairobi

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