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The National Empowerment Network of People living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya (NEPHAK) is a national network that unites people living with HIV (PLHIV) and those affected by TB and AIDS through community based organizations such as post-test clubs, support groups, men’s associations, carers associations, women groups, youth groups and non-governmental organizations including PLHIV networks. 

NEPHAK works in partnership with relevant government departments and structures and civil society organizations to improve community health in Kenya.
 

NEPHAK is currently looking for qualified professionals to join its management and support team in the implementation of an expanded institutional strengthening and programming initiatives to achieve sustained improvement of community health in Kenya. 

The qualified and experienced professionals are being looked for to join NEPHAK team in the following management, programming and support positions:
 
ICT Assistant (to be based at the NEPHAK National Secretariat)
 

Purpose of Job: Provide technical support to organization’s ICT Systems and networks including routine maintenance and upgrades.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide high quality ICT support service to NEPAHK and ensure that ICT networks are operating efficiently as required.
  • Organize and supervise the installation and configuration of hardware and software as required including new releases, testing and training for staff.
  • Troubleshot and identify hardware and software problems and ensure their prompt resolution.
  • Monitor the ICT environment to ensure it is kept secure and reliable including back-up tapes and records.
  • Identify training needs on ICT and arrange and give training to staff on identified areas and to ensure that they are aware of the necessary policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Keep abreast of developments, current initiatives and changes in ICT and appraise the management accordingly.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
(The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).
 
Level of Education: KCSE
 
Specialized Training / Professional Qualifications: Diploma in Computer Science or ICT. Knowledge in Web, software, and network support
 
Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • Software and hardware skills pertaining to web applications are required
  • Knowledge in ICT design and programming, networking, internet, license administration
  • Demonstrates high regards for accuracy and reliability
  • Able to work independently and effectively under pressure.
  • Demonstrated social media management
Relevant Job Experience: At least two (2) year experience in a similar position.
 
Authority / Decision Making: The job is performed in accordance with standard procedures and guidance with occasional need for independent decisions.

NEPHAK Working Conditions
: The positions involve frequent travel by the jobholder to visit member organizations and project sites and the travel may at times involve exposure to adverse weather conditions and difficult circumstances. 

There may be periods that require the jobholder to work odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations.

Office Assistant (for Kakamega and Machakos offices). 


Kindly state your County of preference.
 
Purpose of Job: To provide quality, efficient and proactive hospitality and office support services.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Support the administration, programming and handle front office duties such as receiving calls and visitors.
  • Manage communication and send out mails through DHL, EMS or any other approved courier as required.
  • Observe general cleanliness of the office include sanitary facility and empting of dustbins.
  • Carry out office errands as directed including photocopying, binding etc.
  • Prepare and serve tea and other beverages to staff and visitors
  • Ensure the office is clean, neat and tidy at all times
  • Ensure the office, kitchen and toilets are clean and tidy at all times
  • Receive, register and forward to the officer concerned letters, documents and parcels received by the organization.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the management.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).
 
Level of Education: At least KCSE certificate. Diploma will be added advantage.
 
Specialized Training / Professional Qualifications: Certificate in front office management/customer care, Basic computer skills (word, excel),
 
Competencies / Abilities / Skills Required
  • Must have ability to work and relate well with people from diverse backgrounds, and deal with people in respectful manner.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate well in English and Kiswahili.
  • Must be a well-organized individual who is able to coordinate tasks well and complies with given instructions. 
  • Sufficient knowledge of office procedures and regulations.
Relevant Job Experience: At least one (1) year in similar position

NEPHAK Working Conditions
: The positions involve frequent travel by the jobholder to visit member organizations and project sites and the travel may at times involve exposure to adverse weather conditions and difficult circumstances. 

There may be periods that require the jobholder to work odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations.


Program Officer – Advocacy and Communications
 

Purpose of Job: The position is responsible for the development and implementation of NEPHAK advocacy and communications agenda. 

It facilitates advocacy initiatives at NEPHAK and focuses on identified strategies to address thematic areas of focus; identify, prioritize and analyse the issues that affect the day to day life of people in the target areas; and track implementation of policies relating to these areas at various levels (community, county and national). 

Positive Health Dignity and Prevention and Greater Involvement of people living with HIV (MIPA) is at the centre of the NEPHAK Advocacy agenda.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Programme Design and Management
  • Advocacy Support for Membership and Target Communities
  • Dissemination and Policy Influence
  • Relationship Management, Networking and Collaboration
  • Quality Assurance and Learning
  • Media management and relations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).
 
Level of education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences such as Anthropology, Sociology or related fields.
 
Specialized Training / Professional Qualifications: Training in policy development, advocacy and lobbying.

Abilities / Skills Required
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and multitasking environment (both as team member and as individual).
  • Strong networking and collaboration.
  • Ability to work both at the local/grassroots level and at national levels.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong research and analysis skills.
  • Good knowledge of public policy particularly in areas of health, HIV, TB and Malaria.
Job Experience: At least three (3) years’ experience in advocacy, lobbying or policy analysis and influencing. Experience with GIPA, PHDP, gender and human rights approaches and how they influence advocacy shall be added advantage. Past work and engagement with media will be added advantage.
 
Authority / Decision Making: The position involves making recommendation on policies to the Program Coordinator and Senior Management Team on advocacy and communication related issues for their consideration and approval.

NEPHAK Working Conditions
: The positions involve frequent travel by the jobholder to visit member organizations and project sites and the travel may at times involve exposure to adverse weather conditions and difficult circumstances. 

There may be periods that require the jobholder to work odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations.

Programme Coordinator
 

Purpose of the Job: The position is responsible for providing overall leadership in design, effective implementation and coordination of programs. 

S/he ensures effective and efficient Program development, implementation, and management (including operations, administration and membership management) of the organization’s projects in all the target areas. 

The incumbent will work in close collaboration with SMT to articulate both organizational, programming guidelines and influencing the roll-out of the same among the membership. 

The position also provides overall technical and programmatic oversight for all activities implemented through direct or indirect support which includes responsibility over project design, implementation, monitoring and ensuring quality in delivery of services.
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
Programme Coordinator key performance goals are derived from the result areas outlined in NEPHAK Strategic Plan and comprise the elements below:
  • Strategic Management
  • Membership coordination
  • Program Management
  • Resource Mobilization and Fundraising
  • Relationship Management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Quality Assurance and Learning
  • Management of technical staff
Qualifications and Competencies
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).
 
Level of Education: A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Development, Social Sciences, Sociology or any other relevant fields. Bachelors degree with over 7 years experience in health and HIV programming may compensate the advanced degree requirement.
 
Specialized Training / Professional Qualifications: Post graduate diploma in project management, monitoring and evaluation or development studies, or any other related field.
 
Abilities / Skills Required
  • Good knowledge of financial management including budgeting.
  • Supervisory, strategic planning & proposal writing experience necessary.
  • Strong interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Conversant with health, HIV and TB Programs and collaboration with government agencies.
  • Strong skills in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in working with People Living with HIV and those affected by TB and Malaria.
Job Experience: 
  • At least five (5) years in a senior management position in a development organization. 
  • Work experience in health, HIV/AIDS, TB and community health programmes in collaboration with line Government of Kenya ministries at national and county levels. 
  • Experience with GFATM and PEPFAR supported interventions and initiatives will be an added advantage.
Authority / Decision Making: The position involves making recommendation on policies to the Senior Management Team and the board for their consideration and approval.

NEPHAK Working Conditions
: The positions involve frequent travel by the jobholder to visit member organizations and project sites and the travel may at times involve exposure to adverse weather conditions and difficult circumstances. 

There may be periods that require the jobholder to work odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations.

Driver / Mechanic (to be based at the NEPHAK National Secretariat)
 

Purpose of Job: Responsible for timely, efficient and safe transportation of authorized persons; conveyance and delivery of effects and goods; maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s) in a clean and mechanically sound condition; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements. 

Knowledge of mechanics will be added advantage.

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform driving and mechanical duties as per assigned responsibilities, which include errands within the vicinity of the office location and long distance trips.
  • Keep the assigned vehicle/s in good running condition and perform routine daily checks (check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.) to ensure that the vehicle is in good working condition.
  • Perform pre–trip and post trip inspection of the vehicle and attend to any noted faults and defects.
  • Monitor vehicle mileage use and ensure that routine and regular service and maintenance is carried out within required run-times.
  • Ensure a functional tool kit, spare tyre, first aid box, reflectors and fire extinguisher are kept in the vehicle at all times.
  • Maintain accurate daily vehicle usage logbook/trip sheets, incident and accident reports, vehicle condition reports, fuel consumption reports, and any other reports that are requested from the management.
  • Maintain proper work ticket for vehicle usage and log all the trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Maintain and submit on a monthly basis accurate, up to date records on trip sheets, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and any other reports that are requested from the management.
  • Ensure that the vehicle insurance policy is always valid and organize with the supervisor for its renewal at least one month in advance of expiry date.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education and prior experience or on-the-job-training).
 
Level of Education: KCSE
 
Specialized Training / Professional Qualifications:
  • Must be a holder of a clean and valid driving license Class ‘ABCE’.
  • AA Certificate of competency.
  • Certificate of good conduct.
  • Government Trade Test III on motor mechanics would be an added advantage
Competencies / Abilities / Skills Required:
  • Must have ability to work and relate well with people from diverse backgrounds, and handles people in a firm but highly respectful manner.
  • Ability to communicate well in English and Kiswahili and must be able to read and write both languages well.
  • Must be a person of unquestionable integrity.
  • Ability to read and interpret road signs in English.
Job Experience: At least five (5) years’ relevant work experience driving company vehicle (preferably within the NGO sector) with accident-free record.

Authority / Decision Making:
 The job is performed in accordance with standard procedures and guidance with occasional need for independent decision.

NEPHAK Working Conditions
: The positions involve frequent travel by the jobholder to visit member organizations and project sites and the travel may at times involve exposure to adverse weather conditions and difficult circumstances. 

There may be periods that require the jobholder to work odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send an Application Letter and CV to 

NEPHAK National Secretariat, 
3rd Floor, Wood Avenue Court, Wood Avenue, 
off Lenana/Argwings Kodhek Roads. 
P. O. Box 75654 00200 
Nairobi

and/or email: info@nephak.or.ke 

by Thursday 16th July 2015. 

NEPHAK is an equal opportunity employer. 


Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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