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Senior Outreach Coordinator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Marie Stopes Kenya

Job Title: Senior Coordinator Outreach

Location: Nairobi

Reporting to: Director Programme Operations

Probationary Period: 3 months

Reporting to the Director of Programme Operations, the purpose of this role is to provide leadership and oversight of the successful delivery of a strategic channel of work by creating CYPs in MSK's Outreach Programming.

Using their experience of community level service delivery, the post holder will lead strategic initiatives to improve the performance of the channel. 

They will lead analysis of channel and team performance and in planning for activities. 

The post holder will work in close liaison with Regional Coordinators and Outreach Team Leaders, taking prompt action on all performance issues.  

They are one of four Senior Coordinators in the Programmes Department.

The position is a member of the Senior Management leadership team of MSK whose members strongly reflect MSK’s values in their behavior.  
Marie Stopes Kenya is an NGO registered in Kenya. 

We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International.  Together we deliver quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women. 

We want to make sure that women have a choice when it comes to having children and that death by unsafe abortion is averted.

The primary responsibility of this role is to further our Goal: THE PREVENTION OF UNWANTED BIRTHS and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to: CHILDREN BY CHOICE NOT CHANCE

The post holder commits to and is held accountable to Marie Stopes International global core values: mission driven, customer focused, results orientated, pioneering, sustainable, people centered

Key Responsibilities
1.    Strategic development of the channel for increased CYPs
2.    Leading strategic initiatives to benefit all teams in the channel
3.    Oversight of the performance of the channel against budget and target and reporting
Key Performance Indicators
  • Increased CYPs
  • Clear strategy informing all FPO team work
  • QTA scores of 90%+
  • Budget performance
Strategic development of the channel for increased CYPs
Activities include:
  • Working closely with the Regional Coordinators and Outreach Team Leaders, identify strategic needs across the channel and create solutions for issues arising
  • Analyse and present performance trends and create long term strategies for improving performance
  • Contribute to writing proposals for new funding and reports for existing funding
Key Performance Indicators
  • Channel performance improves year on year
  • Sufficient funding for outreach channel is
Leading strategic initiatives to benefit all teams in the channel 
Activities include:
  • Revise and approve, along with regional coordinators, all monthly outreach schedules and advance requests
  • Compile and revise monthly orders for supplies and equipment
  • Work with Deputy Director, Programme Operations, to maintain a list of all vacancies and fill vacancies in a timely manner
Key Performance Indicators
  • Outreach operations run smoothly throughout the year
  • Teams have the funds, materials and equipment to achieve their targets
Strategic oversight of the performance of the channel against budget and target and reporting
Activities include:
  • Regular collation and reporting on progress to Regional Coordinators, other channels, the department and CMT
  • Create, agree and communicate proposals for action to rectify any performance issues
  • Implement interventions to reduce opportunities for fraud, both in expenditure and service numbers
Key Performance Indicators
  • Reports
  • Occasional papers
Knowledge skills and Attitudes

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field for example in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Project Management
  • Masters degree is desirable
  • Project Cycle management training desirable
  • More than one Kenyan language desirable
  • Knowledge of clinical procedures and minimum standards essential
  • Experience and knowledge of health financing or Kenyan health sector
  • Clear ability to identify and set targets
  • Budget management
  • Excellent understanding of donor contract requirements
  • Demonstrated ability in facilitating capacity development in more junior staff
  • Excellent communicator to others on key strategic issues
Attitude / Motivation:

Successful performance at MSI is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. 

There are 13 key behaviours that MSI encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

  • Thinking ahead and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution
  • Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome
Effective Communication
  • Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise.
  • Being responsive to changing priorities and demands
Working Efficiently
  • Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met
Sharing Information
  • Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality
Focus on Learning
  • Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further
  • Awareness and understanding of goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements
  • Drive and determination to deliver results
  • Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate
Embracing Change
  • Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly
  • Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential
Team Player
  • Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other
How to Apply 

Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other not relatives) should be submitted to:  on or before 12th August 2016. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: Please clearly indicate in the subject line as “Senior Coordinator Outreach”

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