4 Project Officers – Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Jobs in Kenya

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4 Project Officers – Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Jobs in Kenya

Project Officers – Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (4 Positions)

ABOUT KMET

KMET is an indigenous NGO registered in Kenya and based in Kisumu with presence in 34 Counties since 1995.

KMET envisions communities with accessible quality, sustainable RH and education information and services that promote human rights. The mission is to promote sustainable development among underserved communities through innovative health and education programs.

KMET prides itself in making deliberate efforts to come up with health innovations targeting underserved communities in both the private and public health sectors within the laid policy frameworks.

The positions are to start in January 2023 for a One-year renewable contract based on performance.

Background

KMET anticipates funding to implement an Integrated Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health Services Program that aims at increasing access to Quality Sexual and reproductive health services and information taking a Human Centered Design approach in Bungoma, Busia, Vihiga, Homabay and Marsabit Counties.


The program builds on previous successful initiatives supported by KMET to expand sexual and reproductive health care services for the Adolescent girls and young women.

The program is expected to ensure that adolescents and young women are able to safely plan their pregnancies and improve their sexual and reproductive health, particularly the young and marginalized.

Project Officers – Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (4 Positions)

Main purpose of the positions

The incumbent (s) will be reporting to the Program Associate – RHMNCAH.

This position is responsible for identifying, developing, compiling and disseminating innovative strategies and tools through which the project can reach a larger number of girls with quality ASRH services.

This position provides technical oversight, direction and capacity building to service providers, vendors and community health strategies to support the development and implementation of approaches that Centre on the delivery of girls’ self- care.

The incumbents will also be responsible for ensuring these approaches are undertaken under strict adherence to the highest safeguarding standards, prioritizing the reduction of unsafe abortion practices and girls’ best interests.

To assist the Project Coordinator in coordinating work with consortium partners and stakeholders to develop a robust and innovative intervention model that can be progressively taken to scale in a sustainable fashion.

Main duties

·  Provide high-level technical expertise and credibility for the delivery of PAC services for adolescents across in the focal county.

·  Stay up to date with evidence and trends in the global sexual and reproductive health field, with emphasis in the latest clinical evidence regarding comprehensive abortion care, and use this knowledge and expertise to support delivery of the Project.

·  Together with team members oversee the development and quality assurance of – technical guidelines, protocols, informational materials and all other relevant resources required to support increased access to quality SRH Services by adolescent girls.

·  Assist the Coordinator in facilitating training across the program, reviewing curricula, tools, conducting field visits, addressing identified gaps and promoting systematic use of data to improve the quality of project’s approaches and interventions.

·  Work with the lead mobilizer to strengthen capacity of local CHVs/YPPs and Community Based Organizations and private vendors to provide services for girls.

·  Work closely with the project Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) officer to systematically conduct data analysis at the program levels, producing data dashboards and learning briefs that can be used to inform interactive program design and implementation and to routinely share results with consortium partners and funders.

·  Promote technical learning across the project, by hosting and facilitating innovative exchange sessions between participating providers.

·  Ensure that the program, while driving innovation, promotes an approach that minimizes the risk of potential harm to girls and other stakeholders.

·  To deliver evidence-informed interventions that achieve expected results while adopting a robust safeguarding approach across the program cycle.

·  Collaborate with the program’s M&E team to ensure that system produces quality and timely data required to inform and improve delivery of results.

·  Serve as a technical lead in clinical quality assurance of sexual and reproductive health services, and provide guidance and support to the service providers.

·  Support the Project Coordinator to identify, monitor and manage any risks to the attainment of program results, particularly those related to quality service provision and safeguarding.

·  Represent the project in an appropriate stakeholder engagements and meetings at County level.

Desirable Qualifications

·  Minimum Qualification in Nursing/Clinical/Pharmacy/Public Health is preferred.Must be Dully registered with respective bodies.

·  Technical expertise of 5 years in the field of Quality of care, Community health strategy in Sexual and reproductive health and rights projects will be an Added advantage.

·  Experience of engagement with both public & private health sector and coordination.

·  Ability to work and hold planning sessions with technical working groups and stakeholders at the County level.

·  Strong experience in facilitating trainings and development of materials including VCAT, mentorship, support supervision tools and providing institutional support and technical assistance on issues related to ASRH service provision;

·  Experience in RH/maternal newborn and child health programming including facility and community-based health service improvement is essential;

·  Understanding of National policies on RH/MNCH issues and how to contribute to their development with political analysis skills, sensitivity, and diplomacy.

·  Should possess excellent report writing and presentation skills.

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send a Copy of your recent CV with a Cover Letter to the hr@kmet.co.ke.

So as to reach us by January 5, 2023

Quote the ‘Position and Desired Location’ in the Email as subject.

For the Project Officer position, MUST indicate preferred Location.

KMET is an equal opportunity employer

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