AMREF Project Assistant Jobs in 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 West Africa providing services to over 30 countries.
Employing over 900 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $100 million,Leads in providing administrative and logistical support for the Regional
Amref Health Africa is a knowledge resource for donors and partners.
Programmes Office as well as the Regional Project & Field Offices including but
not limited to planning, organizing and following up of HSA meetings
She/he will link regional programmes with county context teams when conducting activities Assist in preparing reports relating to the project, contribute to project activities and processes in order to achieve desired outputs
and results within the stipulated timeframes.
Planning and Coordination
Assists the project in research, translating knowledge into policy, comes up
with advocacy strategies, builds capacity of partners on advocacy, and provides
technical support to HSA country contexts.
Key Area Activities
Implementation Further, with the guidance from the Director, Project Manager and other
program teams, provides support in implementation of the HSA project.
Further support will be given to the project assistant within the HSA project
Documentation and reporting]
Develops frameworks for ensuring that the project runs effectively and assist in
following up with officers on timely reporting.
Liaising with relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborators at activity level.
He/she is the link between the Department and the consultants’ facilitations.
Participating in operations research and documentation.
Take lead in control and management of the department’s project resources and
Budgeting and Financial Management
Managing and participating in activity budgets including processing relevant
Oversight of Adherence to Internal Systems
In consultation with the Finance Unit ensures adherence to internal systems by ensuring that standard operating procedures for program implementation are adhered to including travel policy, procurement and asset management
procedures HR procedures and financial systems.
Required Qualifications and Skills
A social science, public policy degree or related fields;
French both spoken and written will be an added advantage.
Two years relevant experience in multi-country programming, human resources for
health advocacy, reproductive health and rights and knowledge of policy issues on
reproductive health commodities;
Knowledge in project management with proven track record in program planning,
documentation and reporting; and
Knowledge of health systems in Africa and health systems strengthening needs.
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop respectful, positive relationships with
a range of partners including policymaker and health care leaders.
Demonstrated team leader;
ICT proficient, strong analytical problem-solving and networking skills;
Knowledge in financial planning, budgeting, project monitoring documentation and
Well organized, results focused, creative and flexible; and
Confidentiality, honesty, integrity and the ability to work with minimal supervision are
pertinent to the position.
How to apply
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application letter and CV to
firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, 11 July 2018 with the subject line: REF: Amref/HAS-HQ/07-01.
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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