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NGO Jobs in Kenya – ICAP

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health Kenya to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services at County and Sub-County health facilities. 

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Applicants are invited for the following position:
Vacancy: Driver
Location: Nyanza
Overall Job Function: Under the supervision of the Administrator, the driver will transport staff and supplies to different sites as assigned.
Key Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure cleanliness, safety and security of the vehicle at all times 
  • To document all vehicle movements and maintain up-to-date driver’s logbook 
  • To provide logistical support in dispatching of supplies to the facilities.
  • Minimum KCSE qualification 
  • Valid Kenyan driving license Class ‘BCE’ free of endorsement 
  • A certificate of Good Conduct 
  • At least 5 years’ driving experience and good knowledge of the regions. 
  • Be reliable, punctual, self-motivated, a great attitude and strong work ethic

Position: HTC / Adherence Psychosocial Support Officer
Location: Kisumu with travel to ICAP-supported facilities in Nyanza
Overall Job Function: The HTC/ Adherence Psychosocial Support Officer will be responsible for the coordination of the Prevention activities in particular HIV Testing and Counseling, Prevention with Positives activities (PWP), Adherence and Psychosocial support.

The PWP activities are targeted at HIV-infected persons and include prevention of HIV-re-infection, prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections, partner testing and disclosure, family planning and alcohol reduction counseling.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) activities at ICAP supported sites Oversee implementation of Positive Health Dignity and Prevention (PHDP) activities with emphasis on adherence, disclosure, safer sex, STI screening e.t.c. Develop innovative strategies to ensure >80% retention for pre-ART and ART patients Assist in the implementation and evaluation of the PWP activities Train health care workers to implement prevention aspects of the National Care and Treatment Plan To work with the M&E team to develop material and indicators to describe prevention interventions and outcomes.
  •  Registered Clinical Officer or Registered Nurse 
  • Training in Psychological Counseling 
  • At least 3 years relevant experience in a similar position

Financial Management Specialist
Location: Mombasa, Kenya – Full Time
Overall Purpose: Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the Financial Management Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the administration and financial aspects of the project by providing accounting, administrative, management, and logistical support to facilitate the implementation of program activities. 

The Financial Management Specialist will ensure that financial management, human resources, administrative, and contractual operations are conducted according to ICAP regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, cost principles imposed by ICAP or the funder and good business practices.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Provide direction to Finance and Administration staff in the execution of all matters pertaining to Finance and Administration as required by the Standard Operating Procedures, and other applicable governing regulations.
  • Liaise with the Chief of Party on all matters relating to Finance and Administration. This includes periodic financial reports and all other reports as required by the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Direct the management and execution of Human Resources function as per the Standard Operating Procedures and in compliance with local Labour Regulations on recruitment and remuneration to ensure that the best caliber personnel are hired as well as to maximize human capital retention.
  • Direct the management of Sub-awards to ensure that the required processes are executed timely in order to facilitate the operational continuity of the Sub-awardees.
  • Direct the management of IT and telecommunications functions, ensuring that they are efficiently and cost effectively deployed.
  • Ensure that all personnel are adequately resourced in order for them to be able to effectively execute their work plans.
  • Ensure that the procurement process is executed as per Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Participate in strategic planning for the organization, and in the preparation of workplans at the beginning of each year.
  • Liaise with external auditors, and ensure that the statutory corporate requirements as laid out by local governing rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that all levels of risk the organisation may be exposed to are identified and measures put in place to reduce this exposure.
Education: Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting and CPA/ACCA
Experience, Skills & Minimum Required Qualifications: 
  • 10 years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position 
  • At least 5 years experience managing USAID project 
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution. 
  • Knowledge of USG contracting.
Application Instructions
Note: This is a local hire position and the successful candidate will be an employee of ICAP in Kenya subject to the local terms and conditions of employment which includes a competitive salary and benefits package. This position is contingent upon project award and funding.

All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 professional referees (current or previous supervisors with their telephone numbers and Email addresses) should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP, on or before15th October 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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