Jhpiego - Regional Program Manager - Jobs in Kenya

Jhpiego - Regional Program Manager - Jobs in Kenya

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  • Regional Program Manager – The Challenge Initiative (Tupange Pamoja), East Africa

    Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time position to serve as Regional Program Manager for an exciting project called The Challenge Initiative (TCI), funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) through The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health (GI), Department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

    This ¡s a multifaceted program focused on the rapid expansion of urban family planning programs worldwide but with focus on the largest cities in Asia and Africa.

    TCI is an ambitious program that leverages a matching challenge fund mechanism to provide incentives for the rapid scale up of urban family planning programs through a framework of accountability measures, demand driven participation of cities, and technical support via at least four regional accelerator hubs.

    Jhpiego is responsible for the East Africa Accelerator Hub.


  • Provide technical and programmatic guidance in implementation of TCI’s innovations across multiple countries.
  • Facilitate quarterly/annual work planning process in liaison with Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda Country leads and technical team members.
  • Oversee quality of program implementation, monitoring, reporting and dissemination of strategic program activities and outcomes.
  • Ensure coordination and synergistic layering of TCI’s Family Planning and AYSRH programs to achieve desired goals.
  • Foster and strengthen partnerships with government counterparts in East Africa and with existing and new collaborating organizations and stakeholders.
  • Work jointly with the Project Director to coordinate planning and scheduling of activities with the relevant team leaders and ensure that financial and logistical support is available for the smooth implementation of activities.
  • Support country teams in the development and overall review of geography program designs and local government grants.
  • Support TCI’s engagement with
    governments, donors and foundations on innovative ideas for grant applications and establishing relationships with potential external collaborators.
  • Ensure technical, administrative and financial compliance with internal and external (donor) requirements of the program.
  • Coordinate analysis, synthesis, documentation and reporting of program outcomes for internal and external audiences.

  • Master’s degree or higher degree in Public health, International Health, Health Management and Administration or related degree.
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in implementing global public health projects, preferably in RMNCH/FP/AYSRH.
  • Experience managing multidisciplinary teams.
    Intimate understanding and experience of health systems in East Africa.
  • Demonstrated coaching skills, with an ability to inspire, influence and motivate teams.
  • Strong skills and experience in all aspects of program management cycle — design and development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills as well as oral & written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to travel nationally, regionally and internationally.

    How to Apply
  • Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@Jhpiego.org by 3rd April 2019.
  • Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.
  • Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Jhpiego - Regional Program Manager - Jobs in Kenya

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