Health Strat Senior Technical Advisor Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Health Strat Senior Technical Advisor Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya Health Strat is an indigenous public health organization specializing in designing and implementing innovative health systems solutions.
Health Strat implements donor funded programs in HIV/TB/RMNCAH/FP at both the national and county levels.
We are inviting applications from experienced and qualified individuals for the position of Senior Technical Advisor based in our Nairobi Office.
Transforming TB & HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment in Prisons (TACT) is a project led by Health Strat in partnership with the Kenya Prisons Service (KPS), through a cooperative agreement with PEPFAR-CDC.
The project supports HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment services at all prisons in Kenya.
The Senior Technical Advisor (STA) will lead the TACT Technical Team, ensuring the program meets its HIV and TB care targets including technical transition.
The STA will oversee the national team of improvement specialists in the program guiding them in identifying and problem-solving around health systems barriers to quality care, supporting capacity-building agenda, and championing continuous quality improvement approaches to improving the quality of services.
This position will also give technical direction for clinical services in the Kenya Prisons Service health facilities as well as lead reporting to PEPFAR/CDC and coordination with the national HIV and TB programs.
Provide overall technical leadership in HIV and related programs
Provide overall technical leadership in HIV and related programs proposal development
Participate in dashboard reviews of project outcomes and utilize project data to prioritize interventions
Assist in initiating and implementing innovative approaches to improve project outcomes
Draft and/or review technical and periodic reports with an emphasis on accuracy, quality of content and timely submission
Lead the implementation of training and continuous professional development systems for technical staff with a cascade to facility approach
Participate in the recruitment, onboarding and supervision of technical staff
Participate in leadership / management and project meetings
Originate and develop abstracts and publications for dissemination in various fora
Provide oversight to the TA Team Lead and other Improvement Specialists to ensure:
Development and review of implementation of capacity-building and systems-strengthening plan for provision of HIV and TB clinical services in close collaboration with key partners
Institutionalization of clinical effectiveness efforts including data demand and information use for continuous quality improvement at facility level, regional level, and national level
Evaluate overall performance of delivery of clinical services and share recommendations
Present relevant findings from program activities, assessments and outcomes to donors, partners, the Ministry of Health and any other relevant stakeholders
Maintain relationships with relevant clinical and technical stakeholders
Ministry of Health
Kenya Prisons Service
PEPFAR – CDC , US Government implementing partners and other technical partners
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), with a Masters’ Degree in Medicine (MMed) or Public Health (MPH) or equivalent.
At least seven years of experience in managing and implementing complex public health projects 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 managing and supervising technical teams in project design and implementation
Demonstrated experience in managing PEPFAR-funded projects in the past five years
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with County Government representatives, the Ministry of Health, other implementing partners, and key stakeholders
Professional-level proficiency in oral and written fluency in English language
Demonstrable management skills, leadership qualities, professional reputation, ability to create synergies where applicable, interpersonal skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description.
How to Apply
Interested applicants who meet the criteria above should send a cover letter detailing your suitability, a copy of your CV and contact information (name, email address and telephone) for three referees to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 23rd January 2020.
Please include the position title you are applying for on the subject of the email.
Applicants are expected to quote their current and expected gross pay in the cover letter.
Incomplete applications and applications received after 5:00pm on the closing date will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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