Amref Health Africa Coaching and Mentoring Lead Jobs in Kenya

Amref Health Africa Coaching and Mentoring Lead Jobs in Kenya

The Position

  • Under the leadership of the Program Manager, the Coaching and Mentoring Lead will guide work on
    SPARC’s coaching and mentoring pillar, which aims to build and support a cadre of regional experts from
    sub-Saharan Africa who can work alongside and provide contextualized support to country-led strategic
    purchasing processes.

  • SPARC is working with other initiatives like the USAID African Collaborative Health Financing Solutions (ACS) and the USAID Health Systems Strengthening Accelerator (HSS Accelerator) to
    co-create this “coaching approach,” which is exploring how to provide technical assistance, as well as who should provide the support, to better facilitate country-led health systems change.

  • The Coaching and Mentoring Lead will be responsible for identifying and developing a pool of regional experts with strategic purchasing expertise who are prepared to provide coaching support to countries.

  • When SPARC country engagements emerge, the Coaching and Mentoring Lead will work closely with the Program Manager and the Executive Director to generate a shortlist of coaches for countries to choose from, and will prepare, support, and monitor coaches throughout their country engagements.

  • The Coaching and Mentoring Lead will also work with the Knowledge Management Lead to ensure that
    coaching engagements are documented, and knowledge products are developed to support SPARC’s
    coaching engagements.

  • The Coaching and Mentoring Lead will also be expected to collaborate with the coaching focal persons from ACS and the HSS Accelerator around the following areas:

  • Provide thought leadership around development of the “coaching approach.”

  • Engage with and facilitate the FORCE – a regional community of health systems experts dedicated to co-creating the “coaching approach” and learning from one another as they implement this

    Required Qualifications

  • SPARC is a small team with an ambitious work plan and works in
    a fast-paced, results-driven environment.

  • The ideal candidate is highly-motivated, a fast learner, resourceful, flexible, independent, energetic, with excellent communications skills, cultural sensitivity and experience working with senior leaders.

    Minimum Education

  • Advanced degree in Public Health, Health Economics, Public or Social Policy, International
    Development or other relevant field.


  • At least 8-10 years of relevant professional experience of working alongside and supporting
    government health agencies and/or other key health stakeholders on issues related to health
    financing or health systems strengthening.

  • Experience providing process facilitation support on issues related to health systems
    strengthening is a highly desired – i.e., supporting a country-led process that has broad
    stakeholder buy-in, develops the capacity of country partners, and leads to contextually
    appropriate and technically valid solutions.

  • Demonstrated track record in building and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships.


  • Highly collaborative working style.

  • Ability and enthusiasm to work with multicultural partners.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • High level of organization, attention to detail, professionalism, and reliability.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

  • Fluent in speaking, reading and writing in English. Proficiency in French is highly desired.

  • coaching certification or Mentorship Training is a requirement

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Amref Health Africa Coaching and Mentoring Lead Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Job Vacancies in Africa.

    Scholarship 2020/21

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2020/2021
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.