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Program Administrator / Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Opportunity: Program Administrator / Coordinator

1 Position

Reports to:
 Program Support Manager, Kenya Field Epidemiology Training Program
Deadline for Application:  25 November 2015
Duty Station: Nairobi
Duration of Contract:  One-year renewable service contract (after 3-month probationary period)

Background: AFENET in collaboration with the Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Nairobi Office is working with Ministry of Health in Kenya to launch a new training program called Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT). 

IMPACT is designed to build a cadre of highly trained public health managers in Kenya. 

AFENET seeks to recruit a Program Administrator/Coordinator at their in-country office to assist with program coordination, accounting, and office logistics and support. 

The Program Administrator/Coordinator will also serve as a liaison between AFENET, the Kenya Ministry of Health, and CDC offices in Nairobi and Atlanta (USA). 

Roles and responsibilities:
  • Organize and coordinate training workshops, procure training venues and hotel accommodation for training participants
  • Serve as a liaison between Kenya Ministry of Health, U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AFENET, and IMPACT program partners to ensure successful implementation of the IMPACT program
  • Work with CDC IMPACT Resident Public Health Advisor to manage IMPACT training schedules and facility selection for IMPACT courses
  • Work with CDC IMPACT Resident Public Health Advisor to coordinate IMPACT faculty, fellows, mentors, and supervisors
  • Develop and coordinate IMPACT’s outreach and communications activities with local and international partners to increase the profile and recognition of the training program.
  • Coordinate logistical activities and functions for IMPACT
  • Support in the development and implementation of IMPACT office and programmatic protocols
  • Assist with IMPACT training implementation, when necessary, though teaching, facilitation, and guidance
  • Provide financial management support, including auditing and accounting
  • Perform administrative, logistical and office support activities
  • Provide overall assistance to the CDC Kenya field office to support the Kenya Ministry of Health in the implementation of short and full-length public health management training program
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Minimum / Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and or Management or related field, preferably with bias in logistics and accounting
  • Professional accounting qualification, CPA, ACCA
  • Must have knowledge of MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) as well as ability to use internet
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Must be responsible, hardworking, innovative and a team player, as well as be able to work with minimum supervision
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in the field of administration and logistics or accounting, preferably with The Government of Kenya or non-governmental organizations.

Submit your resume, application letter, and Referee names (including at least two current/former supervisors) with their contact information to:

The Program Director,
AFENET-FELTP Kenya Program,                                      
P.O.Box 22313-00100

ONLY successful candidates shall be contacted for an interview.

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