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Administrative Assistant

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence-informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
Job Function
Reporting to the Project Clinician/Site Coordinator, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for maintaining a good image of the site/clinic and ensure smooth client flow

Key Responsibilities

·         Receive all visitors and clients at the site/clinic and direct them appropriately
·         Record the client visits in the patient register
·         Ensure clients are comfortable while at the site/clinic
·         Maintain client records and files
·         Keep track of clients while they are in the clinic
·         Monitor the flow of clients
·         Manage client waiting time
·         Maintain cleanliness of DICE
 Functional Skills, Knowledge and Attributes:
·         Maintain confidentiality of all information relating to the clients, practices and services at the DICE
·         Remains productive even when under conditions of intense pressure
·         Works collaboratively with team members to achieve results
·         Relates and works well with people of different background, culture, gender and sexual diversity
·         Able to work under minimal supervision
·         Self-motivated
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Well groomed

Qualifications

·         Diploma in business, administration, social work or community development
·         Experience working with key population programs is an added advantage
·         Proficiency in basic computer packages like MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint
·         Work experience in a busy office
·         General counselling skills
·         Certificate in research ethics

Health Informatics Coordinator
(CHS/TBARCII/HIC/2018)
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Health Informatics Coordinator: CHS/TBARCII/HIC/2018.
Job Function
Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the incumbent shall be responsible for development, coordination and monitoring the implementation of e-Health and related Health Information System (HIS) solutions under TB ARC II activity, as well as supporting the Monitoring and Evaluation component of the project.

Key Responsibilities

·         Development and monitoring of the TB ARC II concept note of the eHealth and IT solutions
·         Design, develop, deploy and implement eHealth and HIS solutions to facilitate real time data transmission and reporting at the Health facility, Sub- National and National levels.
·         Health Informatics and Information Systems strengthening including co-ordination and support for implementation of eHealth and HIS solutions at National and sub-National levels.
·         Provide technical support for eHealth and HIS solutions support and administration including provide first level support , troubleshooting, system testing, applications’ rollout and providing excellent post-rollout IT support via phone, internet, or in-person as need arises
·         Lead in user training, technical support and capacity building on eHealth and HIS solutions in compliance with national protocols and guidelines and provide continuous mentorship.
·         Provide technical support for Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at all levels.
·         Support Electronic Medical Records systems integration with TIBU surveillance system roll out at facility level
·         Hardware and software setup and maintenance in eHealth implementation sites

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Information Technology, a Master’s degree in Public Health or related field will be an added advantage
·         A minimum of five years of health informatics experience in a health related project
·         Broad and extensive knowledge of IT principles, methods and techniques; analytical skills and superior knowledge of project management principles to manage projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams
·         Experience in : the design, programming and administration of transactional databases (MySQL, SQL Server and PostgreSQL), Windows Server and Linux Server administration, networking & hardware maintenance and programming skills in PHP, JavaScript CSS, XML, net (C#, ASP)
·         Experience in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining knowledge management systems that facilitate data use for decision-making
·         Demonstrable experience in development and implementation of web and m-health based solutions
·         Experience in Electronic Medical Records’ development, implementation and support
·         Working knowledge of DATIM and PEPFAR reporting systems is an added advantage
Required Competencies and Skills
·         Strong oral and written communications skills
·         Dedicated team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing and analytical skills
·         Takes initiative and is able to work without supervision in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
·         Proficiency in relevant computer packages for generating and analyzing reports
·         Ability to exhibit professionalism and high ethical standards
·         High level of integrity
·         Ability to work effectively in a busy, high pressure team environment
·         Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes on strict deadlines

Regional Officer  
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Regional Officer – Upper Eastern Region (CHS/TBARCII/ROUE/2018).
Job Function
Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor/Deputy Chief of Party and working closely with the County Tuberculosis and Leprosy Coordinators (CTLC), the incumbent shall be responsible for coordinating the implementation and scale up of TB services in Upper Eastern region in liaison with the NTLD-Program, and other USG implementing partners. The support will include among others active case finding, Programmatic management of Drug Resistant TB, gene Xpert uptake and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy scale up activities in the regions. The Regional Officer will be stationed in Meru.

Key Responsibilities

·         Supporting the development, implementation and routine monitoring of the regional work plan, in collaboration with CTLC and other partners
·         Providing technical support (including trainings, CMEs and mentorship) to the CTLC, Implementing Partners and Ministry of Health staff
·         Providing direct technical and administrative support to high volume facilities in the region
·         In collaboration with the County TB and Leprosy Coordinator (CTLC) and Implementing partners, provide support for scale-up of Active Case Finding, Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT), Active Case Finding, Gene Xpert uptake and Childhood TB services
·         In collaboration with the CTLC, and other partners, provide support for high quality PMDT services including coordination of DR TB clinical meetings, surveillance and high quality care and treatment
·         In collaboration with the CTLCs and other Implementing partners, support the design and implementation of TB infection prevention and control plans across health facilities in the county
·         Participating in quarterly TB review meetings in the region
·         Participating in joint supportive supervision of health facilities
·         In collaboration with the CTLC and other partners, coordinate the implementation and monitoring of various TB QI activities at facility level
·         Coordinating and participating in various County TB/HIV TWGs, PMDT clinical review meetings and Xpert meetings.
·         Representing the TB ARC activity at county level to the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in the county
·         Alongside the CTLC, support and coordinate TB ECHO sessions to build capacity in the county.
·         Monitoring, documentation and sharing of best practices, ‘success stories’ and publications within the region and the project.
·         Coordinating support for TB services among Implementing Partners in the region

Qualifications

·         A Clinical Officer with Public Health experience
·         At least three (3) years progressive TB or HIV -related clinical experience
·         Working knowledge in project management, capacity building, networking, operational research, monitoring and evaluation,
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
·         Demonstrate experience in Operational Research

Regional Officer
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Regional Officer – Nyanza Region (CHS/TBARCII/RON/2018).
Job Function
Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor/Deputy Chief of Party and working closely with the County Tuberculosis and Leprosy Coordinators (CTLC), the incumbent shall be responsible for coordinating the implementation and scale up of TB services in Nyanza region in liaison with the NTLD-Program, and other USG implementing partners. The support will include among others active case finding, Programmatic management of Drug Resistant TB, gene Xpert uptake and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy scale up activities in the regions. The regional Officer will be stationed in Homa Bay.

Key Responsibilities

·         Supporting the development, implementation and routine monitoring of the regional work plan, in collaboration with CTLC and other partners
·         Providing technical support (including trainings, CMEs and mentorship) to the CTLC, Implementing Partners and Ministry of Health staff
·         Providing direct technical and administrative support to high volume facilities in the region
·         In collaboration with the County TB and Leprosy Coordinator (CTLC) and Implementing partners, provide support for scale-up of Active Case Finding, Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT), Active Case Finding, Gene Xpert uptake and Childhood TB services
·         In collaboration with the CTLC, and other partners, provide support for high quality PMDT services including coordination of DR TB clinical meetings, surveillance and high quality care and treatment
·         In collaboration with the CTLCs and other Implementing partners, support the design and implementation of TB infection prevention and control plans across health facilities in the county
·         Participating in quarterly TB review meetings in the region
·         Participating in joint supportive supervision of health facilities
·         In collaboration with the CTLC and other partners, coordinate the implementation and monitoring of various TB QI activities at facility level
·         Coordinating and participating in various County TB/HIV TWGs, PMDT clinical review meetings and Xpert meetings.
·         Representing the TB ARC activity at county level to the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in the county
·         Alongside the CTLC, support and coordinate TB ECHO sessions to build capacity in the county.
·         Monitoring, documentation and sharing of best practices, ‘success stories’ and publications within the region and the project.
·         Coordinating support for TB services among Implementing Partners in the region

Qualifications

·         A Clinical Officer with Public Health experience
·         At least three (3) years progressive TB or HIV -related clinical experience
·         Working knowledge in project management, capacity building, networking, operational research, monitoring and evaluation,
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
·         Demonstrate experience in Operational Research

Technical Advisor
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of TechnicalAdvisor: CHS/TBARCII/TA/2018.
Job Function
Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor/Deputy Chief of Party the incumbent shall be responsible for providing technical support and oversight towards the implementation of TB activities at both national and regional level in order to reduce the Incidence and number of deaths due to Tuberculosis in Kenya.  The advisor will additionally provide technical support to the regional teams towards the scale up of new programmatic interventions and sustaining ongoing interventions such as active case finding, Programmatic management of Drug Resistant TB, GeneXpert uptake and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy scale up activities in the regions.

Key Responsibilities

·         Working closely with DCOP/STA, oversee implementation of program activities and provide high quality technical leadership at both national and regional level.
·         Support development of project annual work plans and monitor implementation for achievement of measurable and impactful outcomes.
·         Provide technical support in program design, monitoring and evaluation using available evidence for decision making.
·         Support institutionalization of Continuous Quality Improvement indicators and models for project implementation.
·         Provide direct technical support to the regional officers and national team.
·         Support Technical Assistance, quarterly review meetings and national level missions
·         In collaboration with the training coordinator, support capacity building at national, regional and county level using new innovative solutions
·         Support development of high quality quarterly, and annual reports to showcase achievements, lessons learnt and best practices
·         Support documentation and dissemination of the project best practices, and operational research
·         Support development of job aids, tools and materials as required
·         Represent CHS in national and regional level TWGs
·         Perform other technical duties as assigned

Qualifications

·         Masters-level degree in Health or Social Sciences (preferably Communication, Media, Information Science, and Development Studies)
·         Over five years’ experience in behaviour change communication and advocacy
·         Experience in identifying, designing and building public-private partnerships
·         Have a Postgraduate diploma in Journalism for candidates with a non-journalism degree
·         A member of a relevant professional body such as Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK)
Functional Skills
·         A Medical Doctor with Public Health experience, a Master’s degree in Public Health would be an added advantage
·         At least three (3) years progressive TB or HIV -related clinical experience
·         At least two (2) years’ experience working in a not-for profit setting or engagement with private health providers
·         Significant program TA experience
·         Working knowledge in project management, capacity building, networking, operational research, monitoring and evaluation,
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
·         Ability to identify problems, design interventions and oversee their implementation
·         Keen attention to detail
·         Demonstrate experience in Operational Research

Communications & Advocacy Specialist
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Communications and Advocacy Specialist – CHS/TBARCII/CAS/2018.
Job Function

Reporting to the Chief of Party, the incumbent will be responsible for the development and oversight of the execution of TB ARC II Communications and advocacy Strategy, as well as coordinating and managing the development and production of program communication initiatives in close collaboration with the CHS Communications Manager, Chief of Party and National TB Leprosy and Lung Disease Program and her partners.

Key Responsibilities

·         Development and implementation of communication and advocacy strategy, policies and procedures to support the realization of TB ARC II mandate.
·         Oversight of all communications and advocacy activities of the TB ARC II activity including the development of behaviour change communication initiatives for the activity in close collaboration with TB ARC II partners
·         Provide leadership in the execution of the TB ARC II award including compliance to donor branding and marking requirements
·         Oversee development of regular communication material to all stakeholders, including but not limited to newsletters, annual reports, website updates, policy briefs, position statement, brochures, fliers, pamphlets and other IEC materials. This includes positioning and promoting the TB ARC II brand to all our stakeholders
·         In liaison with program technical and Monitoring and Evaluation team, the communication specialist will develop indicators and monitor effectiveness of communication activities to achieve the communications goals for TB ARC II program
·         Organise and coordinate corporate and special public relations activities including media engagement and lead the TB ARC II digital media agenda
·         Support STOP TB Partnership – Kenya advocacy activities at national and county levels and in the development of key messaging for resource mobilization and program activities;
·         Perform any other lawful duties that you may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

·         Masters-level degree in Health or Social Sciences (preferably Communication, Media, Information Science, and Development Studies)
·         Over five years’ experience in behaviour change communication and advocacy
·         Experience in identifying, designing and building public-private partnerships
·         Have a Postgraduate diploma in Journalism for candidates with a non-journalism degree
·         A member of a relevant professional body such as Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK)
Functional Skills
·         Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and desktop publishing software particularly Adobe Creative Suite and web content management systems
·         Familiarity with the standards of writing, copy editing, and proof reading
·         Ability to improve written content with attention to detail
·         Good interpersonal and group communication skills
·         Excellent Writing Skills
·         Assertive and a team player

Human Resources Manager
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Human Resources Manager – CHS/HRM/01/2018.
Job Function
Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, the incumbent will provide input to planning, execution, management and coordination of all Human Resources needs at CHS.

Key Responsibilities

·         Developing and implementing a human resources management strategy for the organization aligned to the goal of growing people
·         Developing and implementing optimal reward and performance management systems and processes
·         Maintaining up-to-date job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
·         Preparing employees for assignments by coordinating orientation and staff development programs
·         Ensuring legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable Kenyan human resource legal requirements
·         Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by participating in educational workshops, sector networks and reviewing publications
·         Ensuring the organization has access to quality human resources on a long-term basis, by developing and implementing appropriate human resources planning and recruitment activities and implementing staff retention strategies
·         Managing employee discipline and ensure compliance with CHS Standard Operating Procedures and HR policy
·         Ensuring an optimal work environment that promotes employee motivation, team work and helps to maximize employee productivity
·         Contributing to team efforts by accomplishing related results as necessary
·         Any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Studies or Social Sciences from a recognized university
·         Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management
·         At least five years progressive work experience in similar positions with related responsibilities
·         Practical experience in developing and implementing strategies for managing performance, motivation, change and culture management of staff of different diverse cultural backgrounds
·         Familiarity with the National and international Labour Laws
·         Must be a member of IHRM

Health Informatics Coordinator
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
Job Description
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Health Informatics Coordinator: CHS/TBARCII/HIC/2018.
Job Function
Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, the incumbent shall be responsible for development, coordination and monitoring the implementation of e-Health and related Health Information System (HIS) solutions under TB ARC II activity, as well as supporting the Monitoring and Evaluation component of the project.

Responsibilities

·         Development and monitoring of the TB ARC II concept note of the eHealth and IT solutions
·         Design, develop, deploy and implement eHealth and HIS solutions to facilitate real time data transmission and reporting at the Health facility, Sub- National and National levels.
·         Health Informatics and Information Systems strengthening including co-ordination and support for implementation of eHealth and HIS solutions at National and sub-National levels.
·         Provide technical support for eHealth and HIS solutions support and administration including provide first level support , troubleshooting, system testing, applications’ rollout and providing excellent post-rollout IT support via phone, internet, or in-person as need arises
·         Lead in user training, technical support and capacity building on eHealth and HIS solutions in compliance with national protocols and guidelines and provide continuous mentorship.
·         Provide technical support for Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at all levels.
·         Support Electronic Medical Records systems integration with TIBU surveillance system roll out at facility level
·         Hardware and software setup and maintenance in eHealth implementation sites

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or Information Technology, a Master’s degree in Public Health or related field will be an added advantage
·         A minimum of five years of health informatics experience in a health related project
·         Broad and extensive knowledge of IT principles, methods and techniques; analytical skills and superior knowledge of project management principles to manage projects and work with multi-disciplinary teams
·         Experience in : the design, programming and administration of transactional databases (MySQL, SQL Server and PostgreSQL), Windows Server and Linux Server administration, networking & hardware maintenance and programming skills in PHP, JavaScript CSS, XML, net (C#, ASP)
·         Experience in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining knowledge management systems that facilitate data use for decision-making
·         Demonstrable experience in development and implementation of web and m-health based solutions
·         Experience in Electronic Medical Records’ development, implementation and support
·         Working knowledge of DATIM and PEPFAR reporting systems is an added advantage
Required Competencies and Skills
·         Strong oral and written communications skills
·         Dedicated team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing and analytical skills
·         Takes initiative and is able to work without supervision in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
·         Proficiency in relevant computer packages for generating and analyzing reports
·         Ability to exhibit professionalism and high ethical standards
·         High level of integrity
·         Ability to work effectively in a busy, high pressure team environment
·         Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes on strict deadlines

Regional Officer  - UER
Upper Eastern Region
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
Job Description
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Regional Officer – Upper Eastern Region (CHS/TBARCII/ROUE/2018).
Job Function
Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor/Deputy Chief of Party and working closely with the County Tuberculosis and Leprosy Coordinators (CTLC), the incumbent shall be responsible for coordinating the implementation and scale up of TB services in Upper Eastern region in liaison with the NTLD-Program, and other USG implementing partners. The support will include among others active case finding, Programmatic management of Drug Resistant TB, gene Xpert uptake and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy scale up activities in the regions. The Regional Officer will be stationed in Meru.

Responsibilities

·         Supporting the development, implementation and routine monitoring of the regional work plan, in collaboration with CTLC and other partners
·         Providing technical support (including trainings, CMEs and mentorship) to the CTLC, Implementing Partners and Ministry of Health staff
·         Providing direct technical and administrative support to high volume facilities in the region
·         In collaboration with the County TB and Leprosy Coordinator (CTLC) and Implementing partners, provide support for scale-up of Active Case Finding, Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT), Active Case Finding, Gene Xpert uptake and Childhood TB services
·         In collaboration with the CTLC, and other partners, provide support for high quality  PMDT services including coordination of DR TB clinical meetings, surveillance and high quality care and treatment
·         In collaboration with the CTLCs and other Implementing partners, support the design and implementation of TB infection prevention and control plans across health facilities in the county
·         Participating in quarterly TB review meetings in the region
·         Participating in joint supportive supervision of health facilities
·         In collaboration with the CTLC and other partners, coordinate the implementation and monitoring of various TB QI activities at facility level
·         Coordinating and participating in various County TB/HIV TWGs, PMDT clinical review meetings and Xpert meetings.
·         Representing the TB ARC activity at county level to the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in the county
·         Alongside the CTLC, support and coordinate TB ECHO sessions to build capacity in the county.
·         Monitoring, documentation and sharing of best practices, ‘success stories’ and publications within the region and the project.
·         Coordinating support for TB services among Implementing Partners in the region

Qualifications

·         A Clinical Officer with Public Health experience
·         At least three (3) years progressive TB or HIV -related clinical experience
·         Working knowledge in project management, capacity building, networking, operational research, monitoring and evaluation,
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
·         Demonstrate experience in Operational Research

Communications & Advocacy Specialist
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
Job Description
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Communications and Advocacy Specialist – CHS/TBARCII/CAS/2018.
Job Function
Reporting to the Chief of Party, the incumbent will be responsible for the development and oversight of the execution of TB ARC II Communications and advocacy Strategy, as well as coordinating and managing the development and production of program communication initiatives in close collaboration with the CHS Communications Manager, Chief of Party and National TB Leprosy and Lung Disease Program and her partners.

Responsibilities

·         Development and implementation of communication and advocacy strategy, policies and procedures to support the realization of TB ARC II mandate.
·         Oversight of all communications and advocacy activities of the TB ARC II activity including the development of behaviour change communication initiatives for the activity in close collaboration with TB ARC II partners
·         Provide leadership in the execution of the TB ARC II award including compliance to donor branding and marking requirements
·         Oversee development of regular communication material to all stakeholders, including but not limited to newsletters, annual reports, website updates, policy briefs, position statement, brochures, fliers, pamphlets and other IEC materials. This includes positioning and promoting the TB ARC II brand to all our stakeholders
·         In liaison with program technical and Monitoring and Evaluation team, the communication specialist will develop indicators and monitor effectiveness of communication activities to achieve the communications goals for TB ARC II program
·         Organise and coordinate corporate and special public relations activities including media engagement and lead the TB ARC II digital media agenda
·         Support STOP TB Partnership – Kenya advocacy activities at national and county levels and in the development of key messaging for resource mobilization and program activities;
·         Perform any other lawful duties that you may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

·         Masters-level degree in Health or Social Sciences (preferably Communication, Media, Information Science, and Development Studies)
·         Over five years’ experience in behaviour change communication and advocacy
·         Experience in identifying, designing and building public-private partnerships
·         Have a Postgraduate diploma in Journalism for candidates with a non-journalism degree
·         A member of a relevant professional body such as Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK)
Functional Skills
·         Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and desktop publishing software particularly Adobe Creative Suite and web content management systems
·         Familiarity with the standards of writing, copy editing, and proof reading
·         Ability to improve written content with attention to detail
·         Good interpersonal and group communication skills
·         Excellent Writing Skills
·         Assertive and a team player

Technical Advisor
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
Job Description
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Technical Advisor: CHS/TBARCII/TA/2018.
Job Function
Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor/Deputy Chief of Party the incumbent shall be responsible for providing technical support and oversight towards the implementation of TB activities at both national and regional level in order to reduce the Incidence and number of deaths due to Tuberculosis in Kenya.
The advisor will additionally provide technical support to the regional teams towards the scale up of new programmatic interventions and sustaining ongoing interventions such as active case finding, Programmatic management of Drug Resistant TB, GeneXpert uptake and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy scale up activities in the regions.

Responsibilities

·         Working closely with DCOP/STA, oversee implementation of program activities and provide high quality technical leadership at both national and regional level.
·         Support development of project annual work plans and monitor implementation for achievement of measurable and impactful outcomes.
·         Provide technical support in program design, monitoring and evaluation using available evidence for decision making.
·         Support institutionalization of Continuous Quality Improvement indicators and models for project implementation.
·         Provide direct technical support to the regional officers and national team.
·         Support Technical Assistance, quarterly review meetings and national level missions
·         In collaboration with the training coordinator, support capacity building at national, regional and county level using new innovative solutions
·         Support development of high quality quarterly, and annual reports to showcase achievements, lessons learnt and best practices
·         Support documentation and dissemination of the project best practices, and operational research
·         Support development of job aids, tools and materials as required
·         Represent CHS in national and regional level TWGs
·         Perform other technical duties as assigned

Qualifications

·         Masters-level degree in Health or Social Sciences (preferably Communication, Media, Information Science, and Development Studies)
·         Over five years’ experience in behaviour change communication and advocacy
·         Experience in identifying, designing and building public-private partnerships
·         Have a Postgraduate diploma in Journalism for candidates with a non-journalism degree
·         A member of a relevant professional body such as Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK)
Functional Skills
·         A Medical Doctor with Public Health experience, a Master’s degree in Public Health would be an added advantage
·         At least three (3) years progressive TB or HIV -related clinical experience
·         At least two (2) years’ experience working in a not-for profit setting or engagement with private health providers
·         Significant program TA experience
·         Working knowledge in project management, capacity building, networking, operational research, monitoring and evaluation,
·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·         Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
·         Ability to identify problems, design interventions and oversee their implementation
·         Keen attention to detail
·         Demonstrate experience in Operational Research
How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to vacancies@chskenya.org clearly indicating the job title and reference number as the subject, by 5.00PM on Monday, October 22, 2018.
Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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