CHAI Senior Associate - Kenya Paediatric Fellowship Program Jobs in Kenya

CHAI Senior Associate - Kenya Paediatric Fellowship Program Jobs in Kenya


Overview

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems and expanding access to care and treatment in the developing world.

CHAI’s solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to lifesaving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs.

Since its inception, CHAI’s programs have helped more than 11.8 million people in more than 70 countries have access to CHAI-negotiated prices for HIV/AIDS medicines, saving the global health community billions of dollars. For more information, please visit:

Position:

  • Senior Program Associate

    CHAI Kenya is seeking a Senior Associate to work in the Kenya Health workforce Program. The goal of the program is to support the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with other stakeholders, to develop health workforces by enhancing their capacity to train highly qualified health workers and by strengthening national systems to finance, deploy and manage target health workers.

    CHAI’s health workforce programs vary by country, as they reflect the major barriers and opportunities to workforce development in that specific context, as well as the priorities of the host government.

    Location:

  • Nairobi, Kenya

    This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with periodic travel (up to 40%) within the country.

    Responsibilities

    Collaborate closely with the Kenya Paediatric Association (KPA) counterpart to achieve the following:

  • Convene stakeholders to define project deliverables, timeline and approach, including criteria for strategic selection and deployment of trainees
  • Convene and provide coordination support to the program working group for pediatric training selection and deployment
  • Collect, clean and analyze data on workforce availability and need to inform strategic selection and deployment
  • Develop and ensure utilization of the results framework for pediatric training grant suite
  • Develop information systems and reporting flows against agreed indicators and reporting timelines in results framework
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with national and county government focal points responsible for training
    selection and deployment
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with training institutions and other key partners

    In addition the Senior Associate is responsible for the following:
  • Design and implementation of a capacity assessment for KPA; use results to co-develop capacity building plan with KPA
    Design and conduct evaluation of graduate deployment and retention in the third year of the project
  • Complete donor reports and other administrative duties as needed
  • The Senior Associate will work hand-in-hand with a KPA-appointed counterpart, meanwhile ensuring that the necessary systems and organizational capacity is being built within KPA to execute these functions

    Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent plus 5 years work experience; or Advanced Degree plus 3 years work experience
  • Demonstrated experience with coordination of and consensus building with senior government and organizational stakeholders toward a common goal
  • Intermediate analytical, research and presentation skills, including proficiency with data management, analysis and tool building
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated strong project management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and deliver against expectations without close supervision
  • Ability to work with humility and achieve results
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet applications

    Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience working in the public health sector in Kenya or other similar settings
  • Demonstrated experience working with academic institutions including universities and academic medical centers on pre-service training for health workers
  • Post graduate degree in public health, business, economics or related disciplines

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 28th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; CHAI Senior Associate - Kenya Paediatric Fellowship Program Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!


  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.

    Scholarship 2019/20

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.