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Health Systems Strengthening Advisor (HSS Advisor)
Ref No.: HSS/09/2017
JOB GRADE
REPORTING TO
Health Systems Strengthening Advisor
Deputy Chief of Party

Responsibilities

·         Support the County and Sub-County Health Management Teams (SCHMTs) to strengthen capacity and systems for efficient delivery of essential health services, including budgeting and planning, HRH, supply chain, and information systems.
·         He/she will work with the CHMT to strengthen their capacity for coordination, planning, budgeting and financial management to provide effective, efficient and coordinated quality Family Planning/ Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (FP/RMNCAH) services.
·         He/she will also support the county to develop public private partnerships and integrated approaches for delivery of RMNCHAH services.
·         Jointly administer an organizational capacity assessment tool with GOK colleagues to assess baseline health system capacity, and develop targeted capacity development plans.
·         Administer repeat OCAs over time to assess and promote HSS improvements.
·         Full Technical Leadership and Advisory Services
·         Provide technical guidance, advice and support to project counterparts to improve health system performance across domains, including:
·         Supervise and line manage various Officers providing technical support, support and support the implementation of the organisation’s HR policies.
·         Effectively source and manage short-term consultants to support priority activities within the docket.
·         Work closely with other project staff to ensure that project strategies and approaches are delivered in a coherent and coordinated way, work with the national mechanisms in line with project targets, and build
·         partnerships with other key organisations to promote synergy. Provide effective cover for absent staff

Qualifications

·         The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Sciences or relevant Social Sciences discipline.
·         Over five (5) years of experience in implementing complex public health programs of similar scope and size in Sub Saharan Africa, preferably in Kenya.
·         Experience in managing donor funded programs.
·         At least five years of demonstrated experience at mid or senior level management in health system strengthening, including planning and budgeting, human resources for health, information systems and/or supply chain management.
·         Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders.
·         Experience in capacity building government institutions at County and Sub county levels.
·         Must be ICT proficient.
·         Mentoring and Coaching
·         Analytical and attention to details
·         Good coordination, problem solving and networking skills
·         Self-driven and ability to work under pressure
·         Should have vast experience in project management, operations research & documentation, monitoring & evaluation, people management, networking, proposal development, budget and financial management.
·         In addition the ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, team player and have visionary leadership.
·         Experience in a busy health NGO will be an added advantage
·         Should be mentally mature and decisive,
·         Able to work with a multi-talented project team across cultural diversities
·         Excellent written communication


Family Planning / Reproductive Health (FP/RH) Officer
Ref No.: FP-RH/09/2017
MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:-
Working in Samburu with hard-to-reach or marginalised communities, the FP/RH Officers will be based at
the sub-county level and provide hands on support and technical assistance to the Sub-County Health
Management Team (SCHMT) to strengthen the quality and utilisation of family planning/ reproductive health
services.

Responsibilities

·         Provide technical guidance, advice and support to project counterparts to effectively implement activities across a broad range of service delivery
areas, including:
·         Quality improvement along FP/RH continuum of care Preconception care services
·         Source and disseminate FP/RH related Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials
·         Promote cervical cancer screening and linkage to cryotherapy treatment and other treatment options
·         Promote high impact and locally appropriate interventions, such as preconception care, cervical cancer screening, youth friendly services, and family planning counselling
·         Promote screening and management of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) including HIV in the FP and RH service delivery point
·         Improve inter-facility referral for family planning and other services from faithbased to Government of Kenya (GOK) health facilities
·         Support improved availability of family planning method mix in the sub counties and health facilities
·         Promote family planning service delivery including long-term methods (through static clinics and outreach)
·         Promote integration of services in the different services delivery points e.g. FP/RH into HIV/TB clinic
·         Prepare health facilities to provide quality services on FP/RH
·         Mentor health care workers on prompt FP commodity reporting to ensure availability of FP commodities
·         Promote the development of health workers and management staff capacity in the above areas through a broad range of approaches such as curriculum
·         development and training, one-on-one mentorship and on-the-job training, supportive supervision, etc.

Qualifications

·         The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the health sciences and related RMNCAH clinical experience
·         At least three years demonstrated clinical and or health management experience in FP/RMNCAH service delivery
·         Experience working with government or donor funded programs will be an advantage.
·         Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub national level, preferably including demonstrated experience in building service delivery quality and utilization.
·         Practical knowledge of Samburu context an added advantage
·         Experience working with adolescent’s reproductive health
·         Demonstrable experience working with ‘hard to reach’/marginalised groups
·         Must be ICT proficient.
·         Mentoring and Coaching
·         Analytical and attention to details
·         Good coordination, problem solving and networking skills
·         In addition, the ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, team player and have visionary leadership.
·         Experience in a busy health NGO will be an added advantage
·         Should be mentally mature and decisive,
·         Able to work with a multi-talented project team across cultural diversities.
·         Excellent oral communication
How to Apply
Qualified Candidates should quote the reference number and email your CV and application letter to recruitment to recruitment@amref.org by September 8th 2017

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