AMREF Health Africa Jobs in Kibera - Nairobi
Amref Health Africa is the largest international health development organisation based in Africa.
Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa’s vision is to bring lasting health change in Africa and is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities, and strengthening health systems.
With headquarters in Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Southern Africa and Western Africa providing services to over 30 countries.
Employing over 900 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $100 million, Amref Health Africa is a knowledge resource for donors and partnersProvide overall leadership and project management through co-ordination and
Leadership and coordination
supervision of the implementation of project activities.
Working with project team, coordinate provision of PITC, adult and paediatric
HIV treatment, care and support, integrated TB / HIV services, and PMTCT services in health facilities and among communities targeted by the project
Human Resource management
Foster development of vibrant and winning project teams;
Identify staff development needs and provide coaching and mentoring, as
well as link to training and development opportunities, to spur performance;
Identify career growth plans for reportees and support their movement along
Proactively identify appropriate training/capacity building opportunities for
reportees that are in line with their performance plans and organization
Identify and manage internal conflict through appropriate resolution
mechanisms, where necessary involving the
Program Manager and Human Resources Unit
Financial and Administrative
Facilitate timely procurement of goods and services for projects
Ensure the project submit annual and quarterly procurement plans in
accordance with budgets and donor/Amref procurement rules and regulations
Prepare operational budgets in conjunction with project teams, programme
accountant, and the Finance Manager to ensure value for money
In consultation with Program Accountant, conduct regular reviewing operations financial performance against set targets, and implementation of remedial actions
Budget monitoring to ensure expenditure in line with set budgets and in accordance with donor and Amref financial rules and regulations
M&E and Reporting
Lead in the preparation of work plans, budgets, M&E plans and performance
frameworks for the project.
Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports relating to the
project as per donor requirements as well as for internal purposes.
Together with the M/E officer, carry out monitoring and evaluation of project
activities to ensure project objectives are met
Capacity building Facilitate capacity building activities for the project implementation team, community structures, DHMT and other stakeholders.
Lead in operations research, documentation and share results for advocacy in order to influence relevant policies and practices. Document and disseminate best practices and lessons learnt.
Provide leadership in identification of relevant policy issues within the project
and supporting policy advocacy action/process, in liaison with the Program Manager and Advocacy Unit
Partnerships and stakeholder management
Develop and promote partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders
including but not limited to local authorities, relevant Government of Kenya Ministries and NGOs and CDC
Represent Amref in partners and collaborators consultative meetings including
ICCs and relevant Technical working groups
Ensure project integration and growth by participating in country office and
Provide technical support in development of concepts and proposals, and for research and documentation activities Organization
Through communication and leading by example (modelling), foster creation
of internal environment where staff adheres to the values of Amref
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Public Health or
relevant Social Sciences discipline with
A first degree in Medicine will be an added advantage.
Over five (5) years of relevant work experience.
Experience working with PEPFAR related activities will be an added advantage.
Must have hands on experience in project management related to HIV/AIDS with an
emphasis on ART management.
Should have vast experience in project management, operations research &
documentation, monitoring & evaluation, people management, networking, proposal
development, budget and financial management.
Experience in a busy health NGO will be an added advantage
Skills & Competencies
Must be ICT proficient.
Mentoring and Coaching
Analytical and attention to details
Excellent communication skills
Mature and decisive
Good coordination, problem solving and networking skills
Ability to work with a multi-talented project team across cultural diversities
Based at Kibera Amref Health Africa Health Centre.
Hours of Work
Normal working hours as per Amref guidelines and regulations. Job holder may be required to work outside normal working hours due to the nature of the work in general
How to Apply
If you meet the criteria, please send an application letter and updated CV to [email protected]
by Friday 24 August 2018. Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process.
For more information and job application details, see; AMREF Health Africa Jobs in Kibera - Nairobi
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