HKI Kenya - National Coordinator for Health & Nutrition Jobs in Kenya

HKI Kenya - National Coordinator for Health & Nutrition Jobs in Kenya

National Coordinator, Health & Nutrition

Scope of Position

The National Coordinator for Health & Nutrition (NCHN) position consists in ensuring coordination of all health & nutrition (H&N) programs in Kenya.

The NCHN will report to HKI’s Regional program manager and will support all activities conducted in Kenya. The NCHN will also provide technical support to Vitamin A Supplementation (VAS) programs at the regional level when required.

The position will require some travel in various counties of Kenya and in various countries in Africa.

The position will be located in Nairobi, Kenya.

The key objectives of the RVPO position are:

  • Provide technical support to HKI Health & Nutrition programs in Kenya.
  • Ensure coordination at the national and sub national levels with Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders.
  • Support the definition of a technical strategy for Health & Nutrition in Kenya and efforts towards definition of programs and seeking of funds to implement them.
  • Provide technical support to VAS programs in Africa.

    Specific Responsibilities

    The NCHN will:

  • Provide technical support to HKI Health & Nutrition programs in Kenya
  • Provide technical support to HKI officers in the field to run HKI H&N programs.
  • Support the design and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation activities for HKI H&N programs.
  • Ensure regular analysis of HKI H&N Programs including finance burn rates, program performance and program implementation
  • Ensure coordination at the national and sub national levels with Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure regular and active participation to all relevant H&N forum in Kenya
  • Actively participate to relevant H&N conferences in Kenya
  • Ensure active coordination
    with Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders in Kenya
  • Support the definition of a technical strategy for Health & Nutrition in Kenya and efforts towards definition of programs and seeking of funds to implement them.
  • Support the definition of a national H&N strategy for HKI in Kenya
  • Support the identification of funding opportunities through regular coordination with relevant donors
  • Support the preparation of proposals and budget for H&N programs in Kenya
  • Provide technical support to VAS programs in Africa.
  • Provide technical support to HKI VAS programs in Africa
  • Provide support to the monitoring and evaluation of HKI VAS programs in Africa
  • Support the production of studies and knowledge products when required

    Requirements
  • Master of public health or equivalent
  • At least five years experience in humanitarian programs
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience in advanced statistical analysis and research
  • Ability to analyze data and produce reports
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience in preparation of donors proposals, budgets and reports

    How to Apply:
  • Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to ddoledec@hki.org noting the job title in the subject line.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • Application Deadline - 2nd June 2019


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