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NGO Jobs in Kenya – AMPATHPlus

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATHPlus) is a project under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), Moi
University School of Medicine and a Consortium of North American Universities led by Indiana University whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to Health Care, Research, and Training.
AMPATHPlus also supports the Ministry of Health in ten (10) Counties of Western Kenya Region.
Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the following vacant position in the AMPATHPlus Program:


Position: Finance Director 
1 Post
Station: AMPATH Central
Job Group: RS 14
Reporting to the Chief of Party, the successful candidate will among others be responsible for the following:
Role: The Finance Director will be responsible for the Financial Management of the AMPATHPlus Program including forecasting, budgeting, and actual expenditure monitoring.
He/she will be expected to design, prepare, and present detailed budgets, analysis of expenditure trends, burn rates, variance analysis, and recommended solutions.
The incumbent will be based in Eldoret.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Manage the preparation of business plans, budgets, and rolling forecast. He/she will be providing specialist advice. He/she will act as the lead person on all financial matters of the program including banking & treasury management, creating and maintaining a good internal control environment, follow up on internal audit recommendations and manage the external audit process;
·         Develop and maintain budgetary control of the program through reporting, analysis, and tracking of variances, efficiencies, utilization, and risks/opportunities to the management in an appropriate format and timely manner;
·         Manage and report on the cost centre performance for the program;
·         Develop and maintain accounting procedures to deliver integrity of costs, income, forecasts and budgets and complete all technical accounting tasks in line with major donor regulations especially US Government donors;
·         Supervise Research and Sponsored Projects Office accounting team;
·         Manage subcontractors;
·         Prepare timely Financial Reports to the donor, MTRH, and MU as per the agreement.
Qualification and Experience:
·         Master’s degree in Business Management, Accounting, Economics or any relevant field from a recognized institution;
·         Bachelor of Commerce, Economics or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
·         Be a CPA (K)/ACCA and a registered member of ICPAK;
·         10 years progressive experience in working in a donor funded environment;
·         Knowledge of US Federal Government regulations will be an added advantage;
·         Working Knowledge with Financial Accounting software packages and other ERPs will be an added advantage;
·         Proven track record of exemplary work performance.
Terms of Employment: The successful candidates will be employed on a 1-year renewable contract terms with competitive salary and allowances.
Suitable qualified candidates are requested to submit a copy of their applications together with updated curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, current remuneration, and day time telephone contacts and names of three (3) referees.
Candidates are advised to contact their referees for recommendation letters to the undersigned.

Position: HIV Service Delivery Advisor (HSDA) 
1 Post
Station: Kakamega
Job Group: RS. 13
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, AMPATHPlus the successful candidate will among others be responsible for the following:
·         Provide leadership, coordination and management of HIV Service Delivery Activities in Kakamega County;
·         Provide linkage and collaboration between AMPATHPlus, county government and other development partners;
·         Support County Health Systems strengthening initiatives that include staffing planning and forecasting, recruitment and management;
·         Build and foster partnerships between relevant county departments and related charged with responsibility of supporting department of health in health service delivery;
·         Provide a link to all technical teams ensuring synergy through team work;
·         Support and represent the project in cluster level meetings;
·         Ensure day to day implementation of activities by relevant technical leads;

·         Participate in joint programmatic performance and monitoring review meetings;
·         Ensuring that the Program activities are implemented to meet the USAID regulations as well as other funding agencies requirements;
·         Any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualification and Experience:
·         Must have Master’s Degree in a relevant field;
·         Be a registered member with a professional body;
·         Have at least 7 years’ work experience in HIV Services Project Management;
·         Prior experience in Government of Kenya rules/regulations and working with donor funded organizations will be an added advantage;
·         Previous working in USAID funded projects will be an added advantage;
·         Shown competence and ability in organizing, performing and discharging duties and responsibilities;
·         Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of USAID related regulations, procedures and policies;
·         Excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Be able to work under pressure and meet required deadlines.
Terms of Employment: The successful candidates will be employed on a 1-year renewable contract terms with competitive salary and allowances.
Suitable qualified candidates are requested to submit a copy of their applications together with updated curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, current remuneration, and day time telephone contacts and names of three (3) referees.
Candidates are advised to contact their referees for recommendation letters to the undersigned.

Position: Deputy Chief of Party, AMPATHPLUS 
1 Post
Site: AMPATHPLUS Western Region
Job Group: RS 15
Based in Kakamega and reporting to the Chief of Party AMPATHPlus, the successful candidate will perform duties which include but not limited to the
following:-
Roles and Responsibilities:
·         Serve as the custodian of the vision for the AMPATHPlus as it seeks to improve the health and wealth of the population of western Kenya and seek extramural funding on any ongoing basis to support this vision;
·         Serve as the Deputy to the Chief of Party AMPATHPlus;
·         Assist the Chief of Party to implement the activities funded by the grant and for ensuring that all goals and objectives are achieved;
·         Assist the Chief of Party oversee administrative fiduciary responsibility for implementing the proposed activities;
·         Encourage and assist AMPATHPlus to complete accurate and timely programmatic (technical) reports;
·         Assist the Chief of Party to ensure that AMPATHPlus initiate timely expenditures and ensure that these are allowable, allocable, reasonable, and supported within the limits of the budget as approved by the donor;
·         Represent the AMPATHPlus in international, national, and local meetings including County Government, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and other stakeholder meetings where applicable;
Qualifications & Experience:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery;
·         Master’s degree in Medicine, Public Health, Project Management or any other health or development field will be an added advantage;
·         Experience of Program Management of not less than ten (10) years, 7 of which must be in programme management;
·         Experience in management of USAID/PEPFAR funded project.
·         Any other duties as may be assigned by the COP.
Terms of Employment: The successful candidates will be employed on a 1-year renewable contract terms with competitive salary and allowances.
Suitable qualified candidates are requested to submit a copy of their applications together with updated curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, current remuneration, and day time telephone contacts and names of three (3) referees.
Candidates are advised to contact their referees for recommendation letters to the undersigned.
Applications should be forwarded to the undersigned not later than 28th January, 2019.
The Chief of Party
AMPATHPlus Program
P.O. Box 4606-30100
Eldoret
Applications can also be received at ceo@ampath.or.ke
AMPATH is an equal opportunity employer.
Please note only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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