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Program Officer Job in Western and Nyanza Regions, Kenya


BroadReach Healthcare, LLC
 
Position: Program Officer, BroadReach Program under APHIA + Project, Zone One Project
 
Classification:Contract Terms
 
Location: Western and Nyanza Regions, Kenya

Position Summary
 

BroadReach Healthcare is a rapidly growing global healthcare solutions company with offices in Washington, DC and South Africa. 

The company is a worldwide leader in developing, implementing, and managing innovative healthcare systems and delivery networks that promote high-quality healthcare across the globe. 

The company has particular expertise in the management and scale-up of integrated health programs in Africa.
 
As part of the BroadReach team, the program officer will be working with senior healthcare leaders, such as the private sector health leadership, Ministry of Health and other government officials, doctors and nurses, and representatives of multinational organizations and donors to develop a disease monitoring and response system. 

Specific functional areas include:
  • Creation and implementation of mentorship programs for private doctors and healthcare providers on topics such as HIVAIDS (including ART), TB, malaria and reproductive health
  • Assist in creation of referral programs between government and private healthcare facilities
  • Government and private stakeholder risk management
  • Partnership development
Key Responsibilities
  • Create and implement a mentorship program for private healthcare professionals on the topics of HIVAIDS (including ART), TB, malaria and reproductive
  • Determine overall program vision, strategy, goals and design
  • Identify and adapt existing and approved education packages from Ministry of Health and Kenyan Medical Association for private health providers
  • Deliver education and mentorship packages to private health providers
  • Monitor program impact and implement continuous improvement based upon stakeholder feedback
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders in government, private sector and within the project
  • Assist in creation of a referral program between private and government health facilities
  • Identify key issues and bottlenecks preventing appropriate referral
  • Create process, tools, and materials for referral program
  • Train private and government healthcare providers on use of the tools for the referral system
Required Qualifications
  • Advanced clinical degree (MO, CO, Nurse)
  • Over 5 years of work experience with health programs in economically underdeveloped, resource-poor environments
  • Success in creating and conducting clinical training programs, including mentorship programs
  • Proven ability to think creatively, aka “outside the box”
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, including proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills with proven ability to foster goodwill and build consensus at all organizational levels.
Desired Skills
  • Experience working in Western Kenya
  • Comfortable in rapidly changing and uncertain environments, including multi-tasking
  • Able and willing to travel extensively, as work demands
  • High level of professionalism and leadership combined with a passion for health issues.
  • Self motivated with a strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Fluency in multiple local Kenyan languages including Swahili and other local dialects
  • Qualified candidate who work and live in the A+ Zone one area will have an added advantage
To Apply
 
If you are interested in this opportunity, or would like to learn more about BroadReach, please visit us atwww.broadreachhealthcare.com.
 
Applications and cover letters should be submitted by 28th February 2013, either online or via email at broadreach01@brhc.com
 
If you subbmit your application by email please put “Kenya Programme Officer” In the subject line

BroadReach Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive compensation package.

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