Project Coordinator Job in Kenya

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Project Coordinator Job in Kenya

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Exciting Career Opportunities: Project Coordinator

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an Institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an Agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach Health Facilities across East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services, SafeCare level 5 accreditation and is at advanced stage of attaining Joint Commission International Accreditation.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has Outreach Health Services at Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa – Bay, Kapsabet, Migori, Bomet and Narok.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu with funding support from German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the German Development Bank (BMZ/KFW) is implementing A COVID 19 Vaccination Project in Western parts of Kenya.

The overall objective of the project is to promote COVID-19 vaccination among the population in East Africa. To effectively implement the programme.

The Hospital is seeking to attract interested and qualified applicants to fill the below positions.

Project Coordinator (1 Post)

Vacancy No: AKHK/PRJ/PC/12/22

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Project Manager, the successful candidate will lead, plan, coordinate and oversee the implementation of the COVID 19 Vaccination Project in Western Kenya.

Key Responsibilities

·  The Project Coordinator will oversee the implementation and reporting of the project, including overseeing project progress, the timely implementation of activities on a daily basis.

·  Support vaccine outreach mobilization officer in collaboration with counties in preparation of mobile clinic outreach plans for vaccination.

·  Work with Counties to ensure availability of COVID 19 Vaccines for the outreach activities.

·  Together with project staff and other stakeholders (government department, community leaders and groups) develop and implement effective COVID-19 vaccination demand generation activities in all implementation counties to increase up take of COVID 19 Vaccine jabs.

·  Build and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with Ministry of Health in the counties in the region, other relevant county and national ministries and other stakeholders/partners for effective COVID 19 Vaccination activities.

·  Support the development and use of appropriate IEC and other behavior change communication materials in coordination with other project team members distribution, and utilization.

·  Monitor overall project activities according to the annual work plan using a variety of methods: review of reports, site visits to review records and to interview stakeholders and beneficiaries.

·  Ensure that financial utilization is in accordance with the approved budget and in compliance with AKHK and donor organization.


·  Degree Public Health / Nursing or related health field from a recognized University.

·  At least three years’ experience in the health sector in developing countries with vast experience in community projects.

·  Demonstrated capacity to write high quality reports for donor projects and analytical briefs;

·  Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation methodologies and logical frameworks;

·  Exceptional written and verbal skills in English.

·  Superior analytical, organizational, interpersonal, negotiation and problem-solving skills;

·  Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a large team of staff, individual experts and partners;

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with position title and vacancy number on the subject line including names and contacts of three references, current and expected remuneration to on or before 6th January 2023.

The email subject line MUST include position title and vacancy number being applied for e.g.,

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Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles”.

Please note that The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, medical examination or any fee).

“The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer”

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