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Position Title: Deputy Chief of Party Programs 

Dept./Country: Nyanza, Kenya

Reports To: Chief of Party

Est. Length of Service: Five Years


The Deputy Chief of Party will provide managerial and technical guidance to the field team of Nyanza, Western and Rift Valley Province.

S/he will provide programmatic leadership and set priorities for the programs in collaboration with the Ministries of Health and the AIDS Relief 4 member consortium comprising of Catholic relief Services, University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Institute for Human Virology, Futures Group and the Catholic Medical Missions Board.

S/he will work closely with the Chief of Party, who is responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of the project.

  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership in program design and implementation
  • Mentor, motivate and supervise program staff and align their efforts to project goals
  • Assist the Project Chief of Party to foster strategic partnerships with government departments and other stakeholders
  • Ensure quality improvement approaches are included in all project areas.
  • Participate in clinical discussions and monitor program adherence to national guidelines
  • In consultation with others, guide the analysis and reporting of program outputs and results, and ensure incorporation of lessons learned into ongoing program activities
Required Qualifications:
  • A medical doctor, with post-graduate Degree in Medicine, Public health or related field
  • Must have over 5 years experience in experience in successful implementation of health programs, including planning, designing, supervising, and evaluating healthcare programs
  • Management, training or clinical background in an area of reproductive health, child health, malaria or HIV/AIDS
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of and experience in health systems strengthening
  • Demonstrated excellent knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS, family planning and maternal health
  • Good organizational skills (i.e. multitasking, dealing with pressure, adaptability)
  • Ability to communicate effectively (oral & written), instilling trust and confidence
  • Team player with demonstrated ability to produce quality results
  • Experience in working with multiple partners, donors and Ministries of Health systems and personnel
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS office
If you think you have the required experience, knowledge and skills please send your CV (including 3 professional references) and an application letter indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for this job to:

Secretary General
Kenya Episcopal Conference-Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800


The position Reference must be quoted.

Closing Date for Applications: 1st April 2011.

Those in the current grant are encouraged to apply.

Our recruitment procedures shall be followed.

Those who applied before need not apply

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