IntraHealth Program Officer Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

IntraHealth Program Officer Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators.

Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse.

And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive.

That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work.

Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations.

And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.

Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

Summary of Role

Reporting to the Team Lead- Management and Leadership, the Program Officer will provide programmatic and logistical support to the National and Counties interventions.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update calendar of project activities including travel and visiting schedules, staff and other meetings and remind the team of upcoming events.
  • Provide logistical support to all project activities including ensuring availability of required presentations, equipment and materials.
  • Prepare and send out invitations through e-mail to participants of project funded activities and communicate with the participants to ensure they are aware of the accommodation, allowances and other logistical arrangements.
  • Support the national level to schedule dissemination meeting of HRH policies and guidelines with counties particularly in support of implementation of universal health coverage.
  • Assist in the coordination and planning of National HRH - ICCs and the donor partners meeting.
  • Work with Cluster managers to ensure that documentation of mentorship program is undertaken, mentorship tools are tracked, and consolidated and mentorship reports are submitted on time.
  • Prepare and/or edit drafts of routine office correspondence, reports, contracts, and terms of reference for contractors and respond to enquiries as necessary.
  • Develop County profiles including list of County leadership contacts and update regularly.
  • Establish and maintain a filing system for the program portfolio including uploading and regular updating of program deliverables into the office database.
  • Liaise with the procurement, logistics and finance teams on requisitioning for services in line with approved budgets in collaboration with the supervisor.
  • Conduct
    activity budget monitoring to ensure effective utilization of financial resources in consultation with the supervisor.
  • Follow up and submit project progress reports as appropriate.

    Education & Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management, Organization Development, or equivalent relevant field of study.
  • At least 4 years working experience in a similar environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power point).
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with prioritization paying attention to detail, quality and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated competence in working with stakeholders.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Experience in a USAID funded project is an added advantage.

    Required Skills:
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communications Skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Analytical skills

    Competencies
  • Innovation
  • Accountability
  • Service Excellence
  • Effective Communication (Oral and Written)

    Summary of Benefits
  • IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.
  • We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.
  • IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.
  • This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

    Qualifications Skills Required
  • Human resources management prog mgmt
  • Bachelors or better in Human Resource Management or related field.

    Experience Required
  • 4 years: At least 4 years working experience in human resources/health environment.

    Licenses & Certifications Preferred
  • Professional in HR

    How to Apply
  • If you meet the above qualifications please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter indicating your daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees who must have been your supervisor in your current or former employment @ http://www.intrahealth.org/section/careers.
  • Closing date for applications is 15th March 2019
  • Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted
  • For more information and job application details, see; IntraHealth Program Officer Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya


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