4 Project Officers – Community Engagement Jobs in Kenya

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4 Project Officers – Community Engagement Jobs in Kenya

Project Officers – Community Engagement (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 – Community Engagement (4 Positions)

Purpose of the position

Reporting to the RHMNCAH Projects Associate, the Community Mobilization Officer will assist in the development, implementation, and management of the project’s community-based activities for increased uptake.

This includes assisting with development of work plans, liaising with related POs regarding implementation, and management of community aspect of the project.

Main Duties;

·  Lead in community program coordination and implementation

·  Coordinate technical assistance for program implementation

·  In liaison with the Policy and Advocacy Lead, interpret and solve policy related issues

·  Assist the team in the design, implementation, monitoring and assessment of activities

·  Write reports, assist in development of annual work plans, project monitoring tracking matrices, target implementation plan and relevant reports as required.

·  Work closely with program staff to ensure quality implementation of programs.

·  Assist in the development of new program approaches that are linked to related services

Desirable Qualifications

·  A Degree/Diploma Qualification in any Social sciences or Public Health with extensive experience in community-based work or related field is required; additional certifications in health-related areas are an added advantage.

·  At least 3 years of experience in Community mobilization for FP/ASRH related issues.

·  Be well versed with ASRH/RMNH related policies and guidelines.

·  Experience working with MOH systems and community health strategies.

·  Knowledgeable in material development and review as well as training facilitation.

·  Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation.

·  MUST be ready to travel over long distances via road.

·  Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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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