AMREF Health Africa Project Officer Jobs

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 West 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.

Key Responsibilities

Project coordination

  • Co-ordinate and participate in design, planning and implementation of project activities in the entire country.
  • Participate in preparation of annual work plans and progress monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project reports as per donor requirements.
  • Provide technical input in the review of reports and participate in field assessments
  • To comprehensively represent the project at consultative meetings with government, private health care providers and other key stakeholders including Technical Working Groups, progress review meetings nationally
    and internationally.

    Technical support

  • Provide technical support to ensure quality programmatic implementation of the project activities
  • Develop capacity of CSOs to implement, monitor and report on grants awarded through provision of technical advice and mentorship.
    Provide technical support in the development and writing of new concepts and proposals for fundraising

    Capacity building

  • Participate in capacity building activities, field visits and meetings with
    relevant partners and stakeholders to strengthen networks and partnerships.

    Documentation and Research

  • Participate in documentation and dissemination of new lessons and experiences and Operations
    Research.

    Monitoring and evaluation

  • Participate in strengthening existing M&E systems at all levels of the project
    (Principal Recipient and Sub Recipients), program and the organization

    Required Qualifications and Skills

    Education

  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Public
    Health or its equivalent.
  • Masters’ in Public Health is an added advantage.

    Experience

  • At least five (5) years relevant work experience in a busy donor funded program with
    focus on health programming preferably in the TB and HIV/AIDS field.
  • Experience working with private health care providers and undertaking Operations
    Research will be an added advantage.
  • Hands on experience in project coordination monitoring, reporting and documentation

    Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • ICT proficient
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Facilitation & Presentation Skills
  • Planning skills
  • Commitment, Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure

    Competences

  • Self-confidence
  • A team player
  • Integrity
  • initiative

    How to apply

    Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application letter and CV to
    [email protected] by Friday 15th June 2018.

    Duly note that Amref Health Africa do not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and have not retained any agent in connection with recruitment.

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