CHAI Senior Associate - Kenya Paediatric Fellowship Program Jobs in Kenya
CHAI Senior Associate - Kenya Paediatric Fellowship Program Jobs in KenyaOverview
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: 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.Nairobi, Kenya
This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya with periodic travel (up to 40%) within the country.
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
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
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
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