Jhpiego Senior Program Officer Jobs in Kenya

Jhpiego Senior Program Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • Reporting to the Project Director, the Senior Program Officer will provide technical support in the delivery of oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). S/he will provide technical oversight, coordination, and capacity building of the implementation team.

  • S/he will strengthen service delivery by identifying gaps in service provision and lead efforts in quality improvement of services. In addition, s/he will assist with technical strategy and work plan development, mentorship and monitoring implementation. In collaboration with the project team and partners, s/he will support the design of service delivery strategies, based on sound and current scientific evidence.

    Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical oversight and strategic direction in the development of the project work plan, technical strategies and program monitoring, in close collaboration with other partners

  • Lead the integration of oral PrEP as a combination prevention intervention within the existing service delivery infrastructure

  • Provide technical support (including training, CMEs and mentorship) to the implementing teams in the delivery of quality PrEP services

  • Support in development of new/review evidence-based clinical training materials, job aids, and other relevant support required for implementation of the program

  • Coordinate the implementation of project activities with other partners to ensure synergy between different technical areas and achieve maximum integration and efficiency

  • Represent the project in technical working groups and committees, stakeholder and partner meetings at sub-county, county and national level, and disseminate relevant evidence

  • Spearhead innovative and cost effective strategies of ensuring conversion of knowledge derived from continuous program implementation and learning into action for quality improvement

  • Prepare periodic (monthly, quarterly and annual) project reports and provide relevant programmatic information for internal and external reporting purposes

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in
    Medicine, Nursing or related clinical training is required

  • 5 years experience implementing HIV prevention, care and treatment programs

  • Experience in implementing oral PrEP programs will be an added advantage

  • Experience in strengthening service delivery programs, performance and quality improvement

  • A demonstrated track record of providing mentorship and supervision for strengthening healthcare services and training in quality improvement approaches

  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop capacity of other technical staff

  • Proven track record working in a team composed of several technical experts and fostering team work

  • Strong change management, results oriented and decision making skills

  • Excellent analytical, verbal, written communication and presentation skills

  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office

    How to apply

  • Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address:

  • HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by Friday , 19th November 2021. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position. Have the title of the role you are applying for as the email subject. The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • 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.


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