Jhpiego NGO Senior Program Officer Jobs in Nairobi

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers' skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families.



Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet's most disadvantaged people. We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent organizational and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.


The Senior Program Officer, Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH) for an exciting The Challenge Initiative (TCI)- Tupange Pamoja project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The program focus on the rapid expansion of urban family planning programs leveraging a matching challenge fund to scale up of urban family planning programs.


The Senior Program Officer lead the technical, and programmatic implementation of AYSRH activities for the Tupange Pamoja in Kenya


Responsibilities:


  • Support the implementation of TCI's AYSRH strategic plan in Kenya, identify emerging needs and develop and maintain technical partnerships in the Country;
  • Provide in-country technical and programmatic implementation and support to build the capacity of TCI in-country teams in AYSRH programming.
  • Develop and roll-out tools, resources, and trainings to improve youth-focused program implementation.
  • Oversee the coaching and mentoring in key areas of adolescent that focus on results, and use of data for programmatic decision making by the county governments.
  • Align AYSRH implementation with national policies, strategies, guidelines, systems and structures for ownership and
    sustainability.
  • Contribute to the identification, development and monitoring of strategic youth-related priorities and opportunities.
  • Write technical and programmatic reports and briefs, and contribute to publications, as needed.
  • Update program knowledge, generated, collected and disseminated for effective technical support, capacity building in the regions and national level and high level policy dialogue, including codifying this knowledge in the TCI AYRSH toolkit.
  • Contribute to and facilitate cross-geographies and cross-program learning.


    Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Community Development /Social Sciences / Health or related field - Advanced degree in public health preferred 5 years of professional experience 3 of which must have been in the AYSRH field
  • Experience working with MoH systems and personnel
  • Demonstrated technical understanding of national and regional AYSRH issues
  • Experience implementing outreach, demand creation, and/or social and BCC for adolescents and youth.
  • Excellent facilitation, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel for about 30 percent of the time in the year.


    How to apply


    Interested applicants should send application &CVwith 3 referees to the following email address: [email protected] jhpiego.org by 13th July 2018. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.




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