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NGO Jobs in Kenya - NRHS

Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Kisumu dedicated to improving reproductive health of men and women. 

NRHS has several research projects related to HIV prevention and reproductive health. 

It runs support groups for PLWHA and Key Populations, and is working with the Ministry of Health to scale up male circumcision for HIV prevention. 
 
Job Title: Procurement Officer
 
Location: Kisumu
 
Reporting To: HOF
 
Job Description
  • Ensure compliance with donor policies and contractual obligations when procuring goods and services.
  • Facilitate preparation of Procurement Plans for user projects and departments
  • Carry out vendor rating analysis and obtain approval for preferred suppliers from Tender Committee based on performance, reliability and other procurement related factors every two years.
  • Assist with establishment of standard cost for various goods and services for budgeting purposes
  • Ensure the preparation of import documents in a timely and accurate manner, to enable the timely shipment, import and delivery of goods to the office of field station.
  • Expedite delivery of goods and services to end user.
  • Manage all procurement activities that require quotations, including sealed bids, normal bidding processes and preferred suppliers
  • Receive procurement requisition from stores and other users and review and process orders to suppliers through issue of purchase order (LPO).
  • Preparing and disseminating monthly procurement status reports to ensure goods and services delivered to the users are as per agreed dates and specifications
  • Maintain a data base of all suppliers with information on the quality of their service
  • Keep record of all purchase orders and contracts raised for audit and other reference
  • Facilitating the request for quotation from suppliers
  • Review of procurement documents including invoices, process and forward to Accountant for payment
  • Responding to e-mail queries from users and suppliers providing timely feedback to users on the corrective measures/actions including prompt settlement of invoices.
  • Ensure the preparation of consultants’ contracts as per NRHS terms and conditions in compliance with applicable statutory requirements e.g. tax law
  • Attending various meetings as need may arise including the Tender Committee (as Secretary) meetings
  • Managing the returns for withholding tax for consultants including the preparation of withholding tax certificates.
Qualification & Experience:
  • A Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management or Procurement Management 
  • At least 3years relevant experience in a busy procurement department preferably an NGO
  • A member of CIPS        
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Experience in quickbooks procurement module
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills

Job Title: Cleaners
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To: Project Coordinator

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Maintenance of high hygiene standards at the study clinic.
  • Ensure availability of needed clinic items in relevant study rooms
  • Run office errands as required
  • Ensure safety of study staff and participants
Qualifications and Competencies
  • At least  a holder of Form 4 KCSE or its equivalent
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Must be able to work in a team
  • Past experience in a similar environment will be an added advantage.
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To: Project Coordinator / HOF

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and circulate monthly donor monitoring.
  • Review monthly donor reports with the relevant Project Coordinator.
  • To review monthly cash flow forecast from Project Coordinators and forward to the HoF for project funds transfer
  • Handling petty cash
  • Prepare payments to vendors and other parties and ensure proper coding to reflect correct expenditure is charged to appropriate projects and line item
  • Verify invoices for arithmetical accuracy and match to purchase order (or contract) and goods received note as applicable and attach to the PV
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Bachelor`s degree in Business Administration or relevant degree majoring in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of two years job experience in an NGO setting
  • CPA II certification
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Receptionists 
 
Location:  Kisumu 
 
Reporting To:  Project Coordinator

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Receive, register and escort study participants to counseling and clinic services and receive and direct MSM in return visits; 
  • Place phone reminders to clients to return for appointments; 
  • Receive and direct official correspondence including maintaining Anza Mapema’s telephone; Maintain, at the Reception, Staff Appointment Diaries;
  • Provide clinic technical support in client enrolment, registration, appointments management, follow ups and defaulter tracing, and support in maintaining client files, making linkages and scoring client activity against peer educator recruitments
  • Receive office Visitors and incoming calls and forward them to the appropriate officers.
  • File data and perform other routine clerical tasks as assigned for other departments.
  • Order and maintain relevant office supplies for effectiveness of office duties.
  • Operate a variety of standard office machines including computers, phone, fax, photocopying machines among others.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • A diploma in secretarial/administrative studies or equivalent professional level experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a receptionist, secretary, or administrative assistant in a busy clinical or research environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must.
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Driver
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To: Project Coordinator / Head of Transport

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Take responsibility for care and maintenance of program vehicles assigned
  • Ascertain  that program vehicle assigned is in good condition
  • Diagnosis of  faults and reporting the same to the Head of transport
  • Filling  out of work tickets daily and ensuring that the designated vehicle is always clean and presentable
  • Ensure that fuel is obtained from and maintenance done by appointed dealers only
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the immediate supervisor or Project Coordinator
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Valid driving license class BCE
  • C- or  above in KCSE or equivalent
  • Certificate in  defensive driving
  • Must be 25 years of age and above
  • At least 5 years  experience accident free
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Tracers / Peer Outreach Workers
 
Location:
 Kisumu

Reporting To: 
 Peer Education Coordinator 

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Carry out all study outreach activities include organizing for all the social mobilization activities in coordination with the District Social Mobilization Coordinator and the clinical teams.
  • Carry out mapping of the area of operation in the target group, identification of all upcoming activities as per the community calendar the project may need to take part in within the area
  • Ensure tracking and reporting of all tracing activities in the area, targets set, challenges experienced and best practices noted.
  • Ensure follow ups on agreed activities/strategies.
  • In conjunction with study team, develop and implement recruitment strategy for research study participants.
  • Experience counseling and educating key populations in HIV/STI prevention, care and treatment
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Diploma-level qualification in social work and community development or related studies
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a recruiter/tracer for a research study.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Peer Education Coordinators
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To: Project Coordinator 

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate all peer education and community outreach activities
  • Act as the community liaison officers for the research project
  • Coordinate linkages for MSM in the study
  • Ensure follow ups on agreed activities/strategies.
  • In conjunction with study team, develop and implement recruitment strategy for research study participants.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Diploma-level qualification in social work and community development or related studies
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a recruiter/tracer for a research study.
  • Experience in outreach activities related to key populations
  • Experience counseling and educating key populations in HIV/STI prevention, care and treatment
  • Experience supervising others
  • Detailed knowledge of Kisumu and environs and good community relations
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Data Entry and Management Clerk
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To: Project Coordinator

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist with creation of study database and data entry methodologies.
  • Processes research study and patient documents by reviewing data for deficiencies; resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the team leader for resolution.
  • Enter clients and account data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information on keyboard according to screen format.
  • Assist with and check data entered by clinicians or others on hard copy or electronic device.
  • Verify entered data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data; purging files to eliminate duplication of data.
  • Secure information by completing data base backups when required.
  • Maintain operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Minimum of a Diploma  in applied statistics, information technology or equivalent
  • Experience in managing research data
  • Devotion to thoroughness and accuracy, attention to detail, ability to work in a team setting.
  • Speedy, accurate data entry skills
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Counselors
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To:  Project Coordinator

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provide counseling on HIV risk-reduction behavior.
  • Conduct interviews on socio demographic, behavioural and health information.
  • Administer consent to eligible study participants.
  • Provide counseling on HIV-risk-reduction behavior.
  • Work with outreach and peer personnel to recruit and retain participants.
  • Offer on-going counseling to clients.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • A diploma in Counseling from a recognized institution
  • Three years experience in HIV voluntary counseling and testing - NASCOP certified
  • Research experience, including consenting study participants and administering questionnaires
  • Experience and interest in evaluating and counseling key populations
  • Experience/certification in psychological counseling, counseling for drug addiction, counseling for sexual violence
  • Experience in counseling persons suffering from stigma, discrimination or human rights violations

Job Title: Nurses
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To:  Project Coordinator

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Conduct medical examinations, and provide treatment at both scheduled and unscheduled visits, refer clients to appropriate providers for specialized management of their conditions.
  • Be fully responsible and accountable for project resources entrusted to you.
  • Maintain operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Collection of biomedical specimen
  • Prepare and deliver narrative oral or written reports to the supervisor as needed.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Diploma in Nursing or equivalent
  • Registered by the nursing council
  • Research experience, including consenting study participants and administering questionnaires
  • Experience and interest in HIV care, treatment and prevention for key populations
  • NASCOP HTC counseling certificate preferred
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Clinical Officer
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To:  Project Coordinator 

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Conduct medical examinations, and provide treatment at both scheduled and unscheduled visits; refer clients to appropriate providers for specialized management of their conditions.
  • Ensure coordination of clinical activities with the laboratory, data entry staff, nurse, counselor and receptionist.
  • Collection of biomedical specimen
  • Maintain operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes.
  • Prepare and deliver narrative oral or written reports to the supervisor as needed.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • A diploma in clinical medicine & surgery or equivalent 
  • Registered by the clinical officers council
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in research setting
  • Experience in collecting biomedical samples, strictly following protocol and SOPs
  • Experience and interest in HIV care, treatment and prevention for key populations
  • MSM friendly or member of key population

Job Title: Project Coordinator
 
Location: Kisumu 
 
Reporting To: Research Director 

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all aspects of the Anza Mapema study
  • Coordinate all the scientific and behavioral components of the study
  • Ensure adherence to the study protocols and to protection of human subjects.
  • Oversee and ensure recruitment  of clients into the study
  • Oversee community outreach and mobilization activities
  • Oversee quality of services and research practice
  • Prepare comprehensive timely project reports.
  • Represent NRHS to the MoH, Taskforces, donors, and others as necessary.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Medical degree (Medical Officer preferred)
  • At least 3 years relevant experience managing research projects.
  • Experience and interest in HIV prevention, care and treatment among key populations
  • MPH or equivalent preferred
Applications Should Include:
  • Cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications including the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contact
  • Current CV
  • Names, telephone and e-mail contacts of at least 3 professional referees
Apply via email to humanresources@nrhskenya.org with the job title on the subject line. 


Applications submitted on or before 31st January, 2015 will receive preference

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