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 partners


Leadership and coordination

  • Provide overall leadership and project management through co-ordination and
    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
    career paths;
  • 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.

    Operations Research

  • 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

    Programme development

  • Ensure project integration and growth by participating in country office and
    program meetings.
  • 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

    Required Qualifications

  • 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
  • Team player
  • Mature and decisive
  • Visional leadership
  • Good coordination, problem solving and networking skills
  • Ability to work with a multi-talented project team across cultural diversities

    Work Environment

  • 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
    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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