Christian Health Association of Kenya Head of Health Programmes Department Jobs in Kenya

Christian Health Association of Kenya Head of Health Programmes Department Jobs in Kenya

Organizational Profile

CHAK is a national network of the Protestant Churches’ Health Facilities and Programmes in Kenya committed to promoting access to quality health care.

CHAK is seeking to recruit a dynamic, self-driven Health professional of integrity to Head the Health Programmes Department. This is management succession process for the Head of Department who will retire end of the year. The position reports to the General Secretary and is based at CHAK Secretariat Office in Nairobi.

The position provides strategic leadership in the development, management and delivery of health programmes and building partnerships with MOH, County Health Departments and donor partners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the development and management of health programmes and services.

  • Develop Departmental annual workplan and budget.

  • Supervise implementation of health programmes and ensure monitoring and reporting of performance quarterly, semi-annually, and annually.

  • Develop health related project proposals for resource mobilization and provide technical guidance in their implementation.

  • Participation in MOH Technical Working Groups and ensure dissemination of new health policies and guidelines to member health facilities.

  • Support capacity building of MHUs for service quality improvement and ensure compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Facilitate training for healthcare workers to build relevant skills for service delivery and continuous professional development (CPD)

  • Coordinate Medical Officer internship training programme
    in member hospitals.

    Qualification and Requirements

  • A member of Kenya Medical Practitioners & Dentist Council in good standing.

  • Degree in MBChB or related Health fields.

  • Master’s degree in public health, Health Systems management or other relevant Health Specialties.

  • At least 10 years’ experience managing large-scale health programmes with 5 years in senior management position.

  • Experience in projects development, donor grants management, and reporting.

  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.

  • Broad knowledge of the Health Sector in Kenya and key global health issues.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Self-driven team player with high levels of integrity and professional ethics.

    How to Apply

    Applications with detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees, current and expected remuneration, and copies of relevant professional certificates should be sent to CHAK Secretariat by post or Email using the contacts below;

    The General Secretary

    P.O. Box 30690 – 00100 GPO,



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