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Program Assistant Job in Kenya

EPN is a non-profit Christian member organization registered in Kenya. Its mission is to support Churches and Church Health Systems provide and promote just and compassionate quality pharmaceutical services. 

EPN is the only global church-based organization that works specifically to increase access to medicines and to strengthen pharmaceutical services.  

The beneficiaries of EPN’s services include health institution boards and managers, medicines policy makers, health professionals, church leaders, and health staff involved in medicines management and pharmaceutical service delivery.  

The working languages for the Network are French and English.  

EPN is looking to recruit God fearing results oriented individuals to fill the following position:

Program Assistant

To coordinate and provide technical assistance, implementation and monitoring of national, regional and international EPN project activities

Job Description
 
  • Provide support to program officers with project management and other project related activities
  • Facilitate the development and distribution of relevant documents/materials on issues affecting and related to the relevant projects
  • Prepare reports under various activities in keeping with donor schedules and commitments
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
  • Diploma in Pharmacy or Pharmacy Technology
  • 5 years experience in similar position.
  • Strong experience in technical writing, ideally with experience in a health-related field.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite application, database management. Familiarity with Microsoft Project a plus.
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in French will be an added advantage
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently.
  • Willingness to travel, as required.
Please note that Kenyan non-residents applying for this position should be willing to relocate and obtain appropriate visa and work permit.  

No financial support will be provided by the organization for costs incurred. 

If you meet the above requirements, kindly submit your detailed CV and cover letter including the expected remuneration, indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and the names of three referees to:

The Executive Director
Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network
P.O Box 749-00606
Nairobi, Kenya

Email: jobs@epnetwork.org 
 

Closing Date:
 Applications should be submitted by 5th December 2014. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted


EPN is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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