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Senior Coordinator Outreach Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Framework: Senior Coordinator Outreach
Location: Nairobi
Contract Type: 2 years with possibility of extension
Probationary period: 3 months

Reporting to the Director of Programme Operations, the purpose of this role is to provide leadership and oversight of the successful delivery of a strategic channel of work by creating CYPs in MSK's SRH & FP Outreach Programming.

Using their experience of community level service delivery, the post holder will lead strategic initiatives to improve the performance of the channel. They will lead analysis of channel and team performance and in planning for activities. 

The post holder will work in close liaison with Regional Coordinators and Outreach Team Leaders, taking prompt action on all performance issues.  This role is one of the four Senior Coordinators in the Programmes Department.

The position is a member of the Senior Management leadership team of MSK whose members strongly reflect MSK’s values in their behavior.  

The post holder is expected to provide technical support and mentorship to the 15 Outreach teams that do support 43 Counties of Kenya. Nearly 30% of the time requires field travel.

Marie Stopes Kenya is an NGO registered in Kenya. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International.  

Together we deliver safe abortion, quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women. We want to make sure that women have a choice when it comes to having children and that death by unsafe abortion is averted.
The primary responsibility of this role is to further our Goal: THE PREVENTION OF UNWANTED BIRTHS and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to: CHILDREN BY CHOICE NOT CHANCE

The post holder commits to and is held accountable to Marie Stopes International global core values:
Mission driven; customer focused; results orientated; pioneering; sustainable and people centered

Key Result Areas
Strategic development of the channel for increased CYPs
Activities include:
  • Working closely with the Regional Coordinators and Outreach Team Leaders, identify strategic needs across the channel and create solutions for issues arising
  • Analyse and present performance trends and create long term strategies for improving performance
  • Contribute to writing proposals for new funding and reports for existing funding 
  • Provide technical support to field teams as regards integration of on ASRH in Outreach
Leading strategic initiatives to benefit all teams in the channel 
Activities include:
  • Revise and approve, along with regional coordinators, all monthly outreach schedules and advance requests
  • Compile and revise monthly orders for supplies and equipment
  • Work with Deputy Director, Programme Operations, to maintain a list of all vacancies and fill vacancies in a timely manner
 Strategic oversight of the performance of the channel against budget and target and reporting
Activities include:
  • Regular collation and reporting on progress to Regional Coordinators, other channels, the department and CMT
  • Create, agree and communicate proposals for action to rectify any performance issues
  • Implement interventions to reduce opportunities for fraud, both in expenditure and service numbers
Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensure channel performance improves year on year
  • Sufficient funding for outreach channel
  • Outreach operations run smoothly throughout the year
  • Teams have the funds, materials and equipment to achieve their targets
  • Reports
  • Occasional papers
Knowledge skills and Attitudes
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field for example in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Project Management and Development studies.
  • Master’s degree is desirable
  • Project Cycle management training desirable
  • More than one Kenyan language desirable
  • Knowledge of clinical quality and minimum standards essential
Skills / Experience:
  • Experience and knowledge of health financing or Kenyan health sector
  • Clear ability to identify and set targets
  • Budget management
  • Excellent understanding of donor contract requirements
  • Demonstrated ability in facilitating capacity development in more junior staff
  • Excellent communicator to others on key strategic issues
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Knowledge on USG rules and regulations is an added advantage.
How to Apply 

Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other not relatives) should be submitted to: on or before 21st December 2016.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: Please clearly indicate in the subject line as “Senior Coordinator Outreach”

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