Amref Health Africa Project Manager GSK Jobs in Kenya

Amref Health Africa Project Manager GSK Jobs in Kenya

Main Purpose of Job

  • The job holder will provide overall managerial and technical leadership in the implementation of the Project to ensure it meets the overall objectives.

  • S/he will provide technical leadership for the project implementation, human resources, capacity development and health systems strengthening related activities.

  • Responsible for designing, developing and implementing capacity development programmes within the Institute of Capacity Development in close collaboration with the Head of Programmes and ICD Director.

    Key Areas of Accountability

    Key Area Activity

    Technical leadership and guidance

  • Provide overall leadership and project management through co-ordination and
    supervision of the implementation of project activities.

  • Facilitate the design, development and delivery of capacity development programmes.

  • Provide advice and support to the project team as needed to ensure high-quality project
    implementation while nurturing their talent and career growth

  • Play a leading role in management of project resources including staff, finances and assets

  • Participate in duties necessary to aid business and organizational development for ICD

  • Manage the project / reportees staff development, coaching, work planning, direction and supervision, monitoring quality work and evaluation of staff performance

  • Manage the performance of the project and make adjustments to work plans and quality of
    performance as necessary

  • Ensure clear internal coordination within the project teams and other support teams
    (Logistics, Human Resources, Finance,).

    Financial Management

  • Develop, implement and control the different projects budgets and work plans

  • Ensure timely narrative and financial reporting

  • Ensure project integration and growth by ensuring timely reviews and tracking of financial

  • performance to ensure acceptable financial performance and burn rate

  • Monitor the spending of designated project funds throughout the operational phase of the

    Partnerships and Business Development

  • Establish and maintain partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders including
    but not limited to donors, relevant Government Ministries and NGOs.

  • Participate in the development of new concepts and proposals for fundraising.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of fundraising strategies to grow the Institute’s programmatic and financial portfolio.

  • Liaise with the M&E and communications team to increase visibility of the project and ICD
    as a whole.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with potential partners and other key stakeholders to identify and pursue growth opportunities
    Support ICD business development in liaison with the Senior Leadership Team as required

    Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management

  • Lead in the preparation of work plans, budgets, M&E plans and performance frameworks
    for the project

  • Preparation of technical monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports relating to the project as per donor requirements as well as for internal purposes.

  • Lead in operations research, document and share results for advocacy in order to
    influence relevant policies and practices.

  • Lead the project staff to document and disseminate best practices and lessons learnt
    Provide leadership in the documentation of best practice models in the Project, working
    with relevant departments within Amref.

    Required Qualifications

    Education and knowledge

    • Master degree or equivalent in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Leadership
    Management, Medical Education or any other relevant Social sciences.

    • A relevant first-level university degree in combination with two 2 additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

    • Demonstrated expertise in the design and development of capacity enhancing programmes.

    • In depth knowledge of capacity development approaches and methodologies

    • Knowledge in human resources for health (HRH) development, adult learning methodologies and leveraging technology for learning.

    • Demonstrated capacity in strategic planning, proposal writing, and project management and

    • Demonstrated ability to design and manage multiple geographies capacity development programmes.


    • At least 5 years’ progressive working experience in project management or technical position in public health or health development programmes.

    • Experience in intervention experience on projects with strong community involvement in western region of Kenya

    • Exposure at international level in managing capacity development programmes and especially human resources for heath is an added advantage.

    • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in establishing systems and overseeing programme from start-up under limited time constraints

    • Have a perfect command of project management and monitoring (Monitoring of activities, budget, logistics issues)

    • Hands on experience in project development, proposal writing and grant management Skills

    • Excellent networking and representation skills and ability to build effective relationships in a range of environments

    • Demonstrable highly developed written and oral communication skills.

    • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    • Strong analytical skills, and apt at turning abstract discussions into concrete ideas.

    • Technical writing skills including developing proposals and reports.

    • Ability to perform optimally within tight deadlines, flexible attitude.

    • Demonstrable critical thinking and problem solving skills

    • Must a team player with great collaborative skills

    • High degree of integrity, discretion and personal conduct


    • Creative: Thinks “outside the box” for unique solutions to problems

    • Resourceful: Able to rapidly problem solve in settings with limited resources

    • Organized: Can juggle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately

    • Collaborative: Works well in team settings, able to manage teams and incorporate feedback

    • Savvy and well-networked: Has a range relevant contacts within the region and feels comfortable working within working groups and similar settings

    • Curios: genuine inquisitiveness with a bias toward asking and learning, and an authentic interest in others and what they might have to share.

    How to Apply

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