Mobile Health Activity Manager Job in Kenya

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Mobile Health Activity Manager Job in Kenya

Mobile Health Activity Manager

Duty Station: Homa Bay

Length of Contract: One year, renewable based on performance

Date of issue: 05th Dec 2022

Deadline for application: 19th Dec 2022

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization providing assistance to people affected by armed conflicts, epidemics, natural or non-natural disasters or persons excluded from access to health care. The organization has health projects in more than 68 countries.

MSF is looking to fill the position of a Mobile Health Activity Manager based in Homa Bay. The successful candidate reports to the Medical Team Leader and supervises COs, Nurses and counsellors in the health facilities and the mobile team.

Objective of the Position:


Defining, coordinating and monitoring all mobile health (including Palliative and Primary health care) activities to support health programs (Chronic Diseases) according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to ensure quality medical care for patients and their communities and to improve the health condition of the population.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying the needs of mobile health support in the target population and participating in the definition, planning, and updating of the appropriate MSF strategy and the mobile health activities and its budget. Performing initial data collection and establishing baseline criteria, analyzing data, mapping potential problems and documenting lessons learned
  • Supervising mobile health activities. Monitoring and evaluating the performance of the tools and coordinating the implementation of the mobile health activities in order to provide the most appropriate support to the target population.
  • Planning and supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (team composition, recruitment, training/induction, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, detection of potential, motivation, capacity building, internal communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility, in order to ensure having the appropriate team in terms of size, capabilities and skills
  • Participating in the definition of annual planning and budget for the project and in the follow-up of the programs/project.
  • Provide medical support and coordination to palliative care activities: Ensure an efficient and supportive continuum of palliative care from hospitalbased to home-based care, and that care is provided with ultimate dignity and respect to patient needs and rights based on established palliative care guidelines and standards.
  • Provide medical support and coordination, in collaboration with the Minister of Health, to the chronic disease activity: Ensure adherence to chronic disease protocols on enrollment and comprehensive chronic disease care.
  • Ensuring continuous networking and search for partners to guarantee the achievement of mobile Health deployment through partnership. Reinforce patient referral, linkages and follow-up mechanisms based on existing resources.
  • Work together with the Pharmacy Manager, Lab Manager, M & E Manager, Community Engagement Manager and other Managers in various aspects toward meeting project objectives.
  • Ensure the Safety of patients and actively participate in prevention, reporting and management of any abuse or misbehavior towards patients
  • External representation of MSF with partners (MoH and other implementing partners) on key thematics centered around mobile health activities.
  • Due to the nature of MSF activities; other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/Line Manager like participating in emergency response as needed.

Requirements:

Education

  • Diploma/Degree in Medicine.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Mandatory: Minimum of at least 2 years working experience in a similar position. Previous experience of at least 2 years with MSF or other NGOs in developing countries. Proficient in the use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Office 365).

Languages

  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili

Competencies

  • People Management and development, Commitment to MSF principles, Behavioural Flexibility, Results & Quality Orientation, Teamwork & Cooperation

How to Apply

Applicants MUST be Kenyan nationals and have the necessary statutory documents (ID, NSSF, NHIF and a PIN certificate). Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit a motivation letter and an updated Curriculum Vitae as a single file mentioning on the subject email line, “Mobile Health Activity Manager”, to: Email: msff-kenya-recruitment@paris.msf.org

Applications must be received by the deadline. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. MSF is an equal opportunity Employer and does not charge any application/ recruitment fee.

The protection of your personal data is important to MSF and will be treated confidentially. By submitting your application, you consent to MSF using your personal data only for the recruitment process to have all the information and documents necessary to proceed with the recruitment, validation of your application and selection of the most suitable candidate. MSF does not sell your personal data under any circumstances. If you have any questions, requests or concerns, you can contact us on msff-kenya-recruitment@paris.msf.org

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