Aga Khan University Expression of Interest for Consultant Services Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan University Expression of Interest for Consultant Services Jobs in Kenya


Job Details

  • The Aga Khan University is an institution of the Aga Khan Development Network with global reach and local relevance.

  • AKU has 35 years of experience in the field of education and research serving populations across three continents.

  • In East Africa, the Aga Khan University is establishing a consulting service that provides technical expertise to clients internal to the Aga Khan Development Network as well as external clients and partners.

  • The University’s specific mandate is to apply context relevant education programmes and research in the above listed areas as well as monitoring, evaluation and learning.

  • Geographical focus is primarily East-Africa/ sub-Saharan Africa, with the potential to also work within our global Network in Central, and South-East Asia.

  • We are working in partnership with national, regional, and decentralized governments and collaborate with development partners including multilateral and bilateral organizations, universities, research institutions and the private business sector. .

    Responsibilities

  • We are looking for technical expertise with focus on the key thematic areas including:
    Population Health; Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health; Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health; Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases; Nutrition; and Mental Health.

    Within these key areas, consultants/experts shall demonstrate high level of expertise in the following major subject areas

    • Evidence based health policy development;

    • Epidemiology;

    • Biostatistics including clinical and field data analysis;

    • Health information and surveillance systems and health informatics;

    • Health systems-strengthening with focus on access to quality of
    care;

    • Health workforce capacity building and institutional development;

    • Health service management;

    • Community-based health care and strengthening of the interface between the levels of care;

    • E-health and el-earning;

    • Health education and behavior change communication;

    • Health care financing.

    Requirements

    • Applicants should have minimum of Masters level degree with 10 years of continuous work experience or PhD degree with minimum of 3 years work experience. Experience should be within selected thematic field.

    • If you are interested to be short-listed and become part of the University’s consultant/expert pool, please submit your EoI along with the most recent curriculum vitae as per the instructions below.

    How to Apply

  • Positions will remain open until filled.
    Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu. Applications by email are preferred.

  • Please indicate the title of the position on your application.

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