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Christian Health Association of Kenya is a national faith based organization dedicated to promoting access to quality health care through health service delivery, health systems strengthening, community systems support and partnerships.

CHAK has been implementing TB programmes across the country through the support of the various national mechanisms and also through her member health facilities across the county.

WE are currently looking for seeking suitable candidates for various positions to support and implement a national TB programme under the anticipated USAID – Kenya Tuberculosis Support Program.
This is a large 5-year national programme that will involve the MOH, Nation Tb mechanisms and institutions and the county government’s health programmes and systems.
The program is expected to work in closes collaboration with other UG national mechanisms delivering on policy, Tb care and treatment, capacity building outcomes.
Chief of Party
S/he will be responsible for the overall project strategy leadership and management oversight, operations and supervision of project implementation and to ensure that the project meets its goals and reporting requirements.
The position holder will take a leadership role in coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners.
S/he will ensure High level of liaison with senior Government of Kenya institutions and senior level county and sub county-level government officials in order to impact the desired outcomes in policy and regulatory environment to support expansion and consolidation of Tb intervention for better outcomes
Minimum Requirements:
·         Minimum of Masters-level degree in public health, health administration, management, international health, or a related field.
·         Minimum of 7 years of project management experience in large, health sector development programs that have implemented successful activities, especially in Tb, TB/HIV programs.
·         A clear track record of leading projects of similar complexity and magnitude to the one being procured.
·         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
·         Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, and organizational, team- building and representational skills.


Deputy Chief of Party and Senior Technical Advisor
S/he will be responsible for technical oversight of the activity and is specifically responsible for project implementation that relates to the technical aspects of Tb case finding, diagnostic technologies and processes, treatment and care at facility and community levels.
He will coordinate issues on drugs and commodity supply logistics capacity enhancement and service delivery.
S/he is expected to set structures and processes of enhancing the MOH/ NTLD, KEMSA, and county government structures to improve policy and guidelines to guide the Tb case finding and treatment and also produce a national strategic plan to guide the road to the achievement of national Tb program goal.
The DCOP/SDTA reports directly to the COP and will take a leadership role in ensuring technical implementation and ensure the activity meets stated goals and reporting requirements.
Minimum Requirements:
·         A Master’s Degree in public health or related field.
·         At least seven years of experience in managing and implementing complex public health programs of similar scope and size in a development context, with at least five of those years in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in Kenya.
·         At least five years of demonstrated experience in project design of TB HIV technical activities and managing and supervising teams.
·         At least three years demonstrated, recent experience within the capacity as senior staff in some aspect of TB, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment; and/or quality improvement /quality assurance; health systems strengthening; M&E; and operations research.

·         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.


Finance Manager
S/he will oversee all aspects of financial management, including financial systems implementation, budgeting, expenditure tracking, financial reporting and accounting for both the prime recipient and any sub-awardees.
Minimum Requirements:
·         A Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration with professional training in accounting as in CPA (K) or ACCA.
·         At least 5 years demonstrated experience in financial management for large complex projects, of which at least five years were working in the field of international development.
·         Demonstrated expertise in all aspects of project finance management.
·         Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of USAID regulations, USAID programs management, applicable regulations and requirements with development projects in the health sector.
·         Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level Government of Kenya officials, USAID, NGOs, FBOs, cooperating agencies, and donor organizations.


Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor
S/he will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against outputs, outcomes and impacts.
S/he Will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement; guide reporting processes amongst technical staff; consolidate program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt and support all the technical staff in M&E functions.
Minimum Requirements:
·         Minimum of a Master’s Degree in public health with M and E specialization, demographics, social sciences or a related field.
·         Minimum of 5 years direct work experience as a senior expert in monitoring and evaluation in the health sector.
·         Demonstrated expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, operations research, Health Management Information Systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis, and presentation.
·         Demonstrated strong management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills, with proven ability to function effectively with multiple host-country counterparts in both the public and NGO sectors.
·         Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level Government of Kenya officials, USAID, NGOs, private sector groups, cooperating agencies, and donor organizations.
·         Experience working with USG programs and clear understanding of the regulations therein is strongly advised.
How to Apply
Applications with cover letter, detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, and names contacts of three Referees should be send to
hr@chak.or.ke
or addressed to:
The General Secretary
P.O. Box 30690 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi
Closing date for receiving all applications is 15th on May 2018.
(Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview)

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