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NGO Jobs in Kenya – Jhpiego

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world.

In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.
We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent organizational and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.


AYSRH Service Delivery Officer (AYSRH SDO) – Kitui
Jhpiego ¡s the lead implementing partner for Afya Halisi, a USAID’s five-year project which aims to deliver quality, integrated services in the areas of family planning (FP)/reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the focus counties of Kitui, Migori, Kakamega and Kisumu
Reporting to the Senior SDO, the AYSRH SDO will assist in the implementation of AYSRH activities in the respective county.
S/he will work closely with all the stakeholders on adolescent and youth related activities; collaborate with other USO funded mechanisms implementing AYSRH activities including DREAMS; be the key liaison between the project, MOH and other stakeholders on AYSRH related issues.

Responsibilities:

·         Provide leadership in the implementation of county AYSRH activities in liaison with the SSDO and TA — RH / FP / MNH
·         Support in the dissemination of Adolescent and youth National policy and facilitate its implementation
·         Convene county/sub county AYSRH focused meetings in liaison with the S/CSHMT including technical working group meetings
·         Represent the project in county/sub county AYSRH related meetings/activities
·         Provide leadership in community mobilization activities to increase update of services by AYSRH
·         Provide leadership in advocacy for availability of AYSRH friendly health services
·         Mobilize adolescents and youth to identify service delivery gaps and work with the C/SHMT to address them.
·         Contribute to documentation of successes, lesson learnt and challenges in implementation of AYSRH activities.
·         Support/document successes, lesson learnt and challenges in implementation as well as report of project activities and results to the project and donor, including monthly, quarterly and annual reports
·         Assist in biometric registration of participants during AYSRH Jhpiego activities

Qualifications

·         University degree or higher diploma in Community Development / Social Sciences
·         Five (5) years of work experience in AYSRH programming
·         Working experience with MOH systems and personnel and in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage
·         Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills
·         Proven computer skills in MS Office, data analysis packages

·         Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili


Senior Program Officer – AYSRH (Nairobi)
The Senior Program Officer, Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH) for an exciting The Challenge Initiative (TCI)- Tupange Pamoja project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation The program focus on the rapid expansion of urban family planning programs leveraging a matching challenge fund to scale up of urban family planning programs.
The Senior Program Officer lead the technical, and programmatic implementation of AYSRH activities for the Tupange Pamoja in Kenya
Responsibilities:
·         Support the implementation of TCI’s AYSRH strategic plan in Kenya, identify emerging needs and develop and maintain technical partnerships in the Country;
·         Provide in-country technical and programmatic implementation and support to build the capacity of TCI in-country teams in AYSRH programming.
·         Develop and roll-out tools, resources, and trainings to improve youth-focused program implementation.
·         Oversee the coaching and mentoring in key areas of adolescent that focus on results, and use of data for programmatic decision making by the county governments.
·         Align AYSRH implementation with national policies, strategies, guidelines, systems and structures for ownership and sustainability.
·         Contribute to the identification, development and monitoring of strategic youth-related priorities and opportunities.
·         Write technical and programmatic reports and briefs, and contribute to publications, as needed.
·         Update program knowledge, generated, collected and disseminated for effective technical support, capacity building in the regions and national level and high level policy dialogue, including codifying this knowledge in the TCI AYRSH toolkit.
·         Contribute to and facilitate cross-geographies and cross-program learning.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Community Development / Social Sciences / Health or related field — Advanced degree in public health preferred
·         5 years of professional experience 3 of which must have been in the AYSRH field
·         Experience working with MoH systems and personnel
·         Demonstrated technical understanding of national and regional AYSRH issues
·         Experience implementing outreach, demand creation, and/or social and BCC for adolescents and youth.
·         Excellent facilitation, writing, and interpersonal skills
·         Ability and willingness to travel for about 30 percent of the time in the year.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 13th July 2018.
Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

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