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NRHS seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Director.
The Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Kisumu dedicated to improving reproductive health of men and women.
Job Title: Director
Reporting to: Board of Directors
The successful candidate will be based at the NRHS Headquarters in Kisumu, Kenya.
He/she will provide leadership and guidance for all NRHS programs.
The Director will be the Principal Investigator on several grants including; Centers for Disease control and Prevention / President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (CDC/PEPFAR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).
The Director will work closely with other project technical officers and counterparts from the Ministry of Health and other voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) implementing partners.
He/she will also offer technical support for the MARPs project.
Overall responsibility for effective management of projects to meet objectives and timelines in accordance with NRHS and donor principles, policies and procedures.
Ensure NRHS administrative, financial and logistical systems/procedures are adhered to, reports are comprehensive and on time, and that NRHS complies with all legal and regulatory requirements.
Represent NRHS to the board, donors, provincial and national health authorities, non-governmental organization (NGOs), networks and other parties as necessary.
Prepare accurate, timely and innovative project proposals.
Desired Qualification & Experience:
Master of Public Health (MPH) or equivalent.
At least five year post-qualification experience managing large HIV/AIDS projects; experience in the roll-out of VMMC is an added advantage.
Experience working for United States Government (USG) funded projects is desired.
Experience working within the Kenyan health system and with key Ministry of Health (MoH) structures.
Excellent computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft office, report writing and budgeting experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills.
Experience with research and in writing research grant proposals.
Applications should include:
A cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications in the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contacts.
A current CV.
Names, telephone and e-mail contacts of at least 3 professional referees.
Apply via email to humanresources [at] nrhskenya.org with the job title ‘Director’ on the subject line.
The application deadline is May 19th 2013
Job Vacancy: Research Assistants Mtoto Msafi II Study
Job Location: Rachuonyo North / Rachuonyo South in Homabay County
Duties will Include:
Adhere to study Protocol
Screen, recruit, consent and interview research participants
Trace research participants in the community
Perform other tasks as directed by the Study Coordinator
Required Minimum Qualifications & Experience:
Good written and verbal communication skills in English, Dholuo, and Kiswahili
Ability to discuss sexual behavior and HIV risk with men and women
Familiarity with using computers and basic software packages (Microsoft Office Suite)
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Licensed motorbike rider
Diploma-level qualification in a health related field
Experience in conducting interviews or focus group discussions for research purposes preferred
Experience in male circumcision projects is an added advantage
Applications Should Include:
A cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications in the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contact
A current CV
Names, telephone and e-mail contacts of at least 3 professional referees
Applications are submitted electronically to humanresources [at] nrhskenya.org and copy to fadera [at] nrhskenya.org with "Research Assistant Mtoto Msafi II Study" on the subject line.
Submission deadline: 17th May, 2013 at mid night.
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