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Program Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya (NGO)

National AIDs and STI Control Program (NASCOP) is a Unit under the Ministry of Health that works to strengthen and support prevention of HIV, Care and Treatment services at County and Sub-County health facilities. 

This program is part of the Ministry of Health initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from Global Fund against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria through the National Treasury. 

The Ministry plans to recruit several staff to support the implementation of activities at both National and County levels. 

The contract period is one year which is renewable yearly subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. 

Applications are invited for the following position: 

Global Fund Unit 

NASCOP Program Officer

JG. ‘P’
1 Position 

Location: NASCOP National Office - Global Fund Unit, Nairobi
 
Overall Job Summary: Support the implementation of HIV&AIDS Global Fund activities together with the Global Fund Focal persons at NASCOP and other relevant stakeholders. 

He/she will provide support for the coordination of HIV&AIDS program at National and County levels. 

The program officer will report to the Global Fund program manager. 

Job Description:
  • Provide support in the preparation of work plans, budgets, M&E plans and performance frameworks for Global Fund HIV&AIDS Grants managed by the Principal recipient.
  • Support the implementation of HIV&AIDS Global Fund activities with the Global Fund focal persons at NASCOP and other relevant stakeholders including development of budgets and work plan
  • Provide support for the Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV&AIDS program at the National and County levels
  • Provide necessary support to the GF focal person and the M&E officers at NASCOP for the preparation of semester progress update on GF grant activities as required
  • Work closely with the GF focal persons and the M&E officers at the program level to strengthen the M&E and ensure the timeliness, completeness and quality of data submitted to the Global Fund.
  • Plan and participate in field visits for data verification, support supervision and GF asset verification.
  • Support capacity building initiatives for County and Sub-county Health Management teams.
  • Participate in proposal development and strategic planning for the HIV program as part of resource mobilization.
  • Ensure that all reports, letters and other communications are compiled and filed. 
Requirements:
  • A Masters degree in Public Health or Project Management or a health related field with a Bachelors degree in a health related field.
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in project planning and management and strategic planning, project monitoring and evaluation, information analysis and report writing
Note: Fluency in English and Kiswahili both oral and written is a requirement for the above position

How to Apply
 
All applications including a current CV, photocopy of ID, mobile number and 3 professional referees (current or previous supervisors with their telephone numbers and Email addresses) should be sent to 

The Principal secretary, 
Ministry of Health, 
P.O. Box 30016-00100 
Nairobi, 

Also send soft copies of your applications to NASCOP email address: globalfund@nascop.or.ke 

and for hand deliveries drop at Afya House 3rd floor room: 304.

on or before 31st January, 2015.

N/B: Please write on the envelop: Job vacancies in the Ministry of health (NASCOP)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Dr. Khadijah Kassanchoon
Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health

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