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AHME Project
 
Position: Associate Field Managers

Location: Western, Nyanza, Rift-valley, Central, Eastern, Coast and Nairobi
 
Eligibility: Position open to local Kenyan hires only
 
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to discovering and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. 

In close partnership with decision makers - the policymakers, practitioners, investors, and donors working with the poor around the world - we design and evaluate potential solutions to poverty problems using randomized evaluations, the most rigorous evaluation method available. 

We also mobilize and support these decision makers to use these solutions to build better programs and policies at scale.
 
About the AHME Project: The AHME Impact Evaluation is an external evaluation of the African Health Markets for Equity (AHME) initiative. 


The goal of the impact evaluation is to rigorously evaluate the extent to which transforming the business model of franchised providers and expanding access to demand side financing through AHME generates effective and cost-effective coverage of priority technologies and interventions amongst the poor
 
AHME seeks qualified applicants for the position of Associate Field Managers 

They will be based in any of these regions: Western, Nyanza, Rift-valley, Central, Eastern, and Nairobi with regular travels within the regions. 

He/she will work mostly independently but occasionally with fellow Associate Field Managers and with the Project Management Team. 

The Associate Field Manager will spend approximately 90% of his/her time in the field and 10% in the office

Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities:
  • The Associate Field Manager will work closely with both international and local researchers and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to screen health facilities for eligibility
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with clinic staff
  • Have a good understanding of the subject matter for discussion
  • Debrief with management team after interview or focus group sessions with Clinic Staff
  • Interact with facility staff with the highest level of integrity and understanding
  • On non-field days, conscientious performance of office work for instance translations, training/learning
  • Ensure data integrity is maintained at all times and minimize errors in data collection and transport
  • Administer facility surveys/provider surveys and acquire records from health care facilities
  • Networking with the different components of the project and reporting appropriately
  • Completion of scheduled activities each day in a timely manner
Qualifications:
 
Required
  • Bachelors’ degree or college diploma in Nursing, Clinical Officer and/or allied health related fields
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
  • Must be a careful listener that will guide the discussions
  • Ability to understand various expressions
  • Experience with data collection through observations, focus groups, facility and household surveys, academic tests and exit interviews
  • Preferred previous experience conducting qualitative research interviews
  • Excellent note taking ability during interviews
  • Willingness to travel within the regions we are working in
  • Comfortable with interviewing professional individuals at healthcare facilities
Desired
  • Past experience in data collection
  • Previous experience working with a health facility or experience as a health workers is an added advantage
To Apply:
 
Please send a cover letter and detailed CV, 2 references, daytime phone number(s), and email address. 

Your CV should include your scores or grades and other measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work experience and languages spoken fluently

Applications must be submitted by email to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org please ensure that the subject line reads: “ASSOCIATE FIELD MANAGER-AHME” REF NO: 2015-05-01 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by email for an interview.


Disclaimer:
 The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Associate Field Manager. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. Please direct questions to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org.

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