Gold Star Kenya Deputy Chief Of Party & Senior Technical Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Gold Star Kenya Deputy Chief Of Party & Senior Technical Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Goldstar Kenya seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)&Senior Technical Advisor for an anticipated, USAID-funded program to support, expansion and provision of quality integrated HIV/AIDS clinical services in Kenya. This position is contingent on award.

Position purpose

The Deputy Chief of Party&Senior Technical Advisor is responsible for providing technical and management leadership for technical assistance teams, sets timelines and goals for team implementation and monitors quality of processes and deliverables, mentors technical teams to produce quality work and build capacity over time and liaises with partners, the Ministry of Health and counties related to technical program aspects

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day technical and program management leadership of the Program and liaison with donor, Ministry of Health (MOH) at national and county level, on administrative, financial and programmatic matters related to the program;
  • Lead implementation of the Annual Program Planning cycle and the development of comprehensive annual work-plans and budgets in accordance with the USAID annual planning cycle;
  • Monitor the implementation of the programs interventions
  • Review the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual program progress reports
  • Contribute to the identification and prioritization of technical assistance needs at national and county levels to be supported in order to improve program performance and towards achieving the project goals and objectives
  • Providing technical and operational monitoring of consultants engaged to undertake activities supported by the project
  • Immediate supervision of day-to-day of performance of all program staff, including ensuring that field-based staff regularly prepare and update required performance data;
  • Oversee management systems for the cost-effective implementation of all program activities;
  • Initiate the development of suitable scopes of work and overseeing the execution of appropriate technical assistance contracts as needed.
  • Performing any other duties
    assigned by the Chief of Party

    Minimum Requirements
  • A Master’s Degree in public health or related field.
  • At least seven years of experience in managing and implementing complex public health programs of similar scope and size in a development context, with at least five of those years in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in Kenya.
  • At least five years of demonstrated experience in project design of HIV/AIDS technical activities and managing and supervising teams.
  • At least three years demonstrated, recent experience within the capacity as senior staff in some aspect of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment; and/or quality improvement/quality assurance; health systems strengthening; M&E; and operations research.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language

    How to Apply
  • Gold Star Kenya has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email to: gskenya-hr@goldstarkenya.org.
  • Please quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received by 27th September 2019.
  • Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Gold Star Kenya Deputy Chief Of Party & Senior Technical Advisor Jobs in Kenya

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