John Snow Community Based Family Planning Consultant Jobs in Kenya

John Snow Community Based Family Planning Consultant Jobs in Kenya


Established in 1978, John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a recognized leader in international public health, implementing over 300 projects in 102 countries.

JSI makes a long-term commitment to countries and regions with a goal of local sustainability, collaborates with partners in private, governmental and non-governmental sectors, and helps shape and advance the global public health agenda.

JSI is well known for its effective implementation of bilateral and centrally-funded assistance projects that focus on monitoring and evaluation, surveillance and surveys, health informatics, analysis, data use and dissemination capacity building, maternal and child health, reproductive health, adolescent health, health management, and NGO capacity building.

inSupply Health is an independent regional advisory firm based in Nairobi with a branch in Dar es Salaam.

inSupply Health is pioneering new approaches to improve public health supply chains in East Africa. inSupply Health draws from the experience of its affiliation to John Snow Inc. (JSI).

Our team of dynamic local consultants works closely with public and private sector clients to design optimized, responsive and resilient supply chain systems.

inSupply deploys systems that deliver essential health products such as antimalarial and HIV medications, vaccines and contraceptives in complex settings.

We take proven methodologies from the commercial sector and adapt them to local conditions. We involve our clients closely in shaping their supply chains so they can own, implement and continuously improve their systems over the long term.

We specialize in:

  • developing supply chain maturity strategies
  • building organizational capacity for supply chains
  • designing and implementing data-driven,optimized supply chain systems
  • quantifying health commodity needs

    inSupply doesn’t just help our clients select the right technology for better supply chain management.

    We also invest in people and processes, helping to build a culture of data use and continuous improvement.

    JSI/inSupply Health is seeking a consultant to work with the Ministry of Health (Reproductive Maternal Health Services Unit and Community Health Unit) and its stakeholders to review, update and develop a National curriculum for Community Based Distribution for Family Planning (CBD for FP).

    The consultant will ensure that all work and deliverables under the terms of reference comply with the MOH Reproductive Health objectives and relevant family planning policies and guidelines

    Performance period:

  • 45 days during the period March 1 – June 3, 2019

    Specific Activities
    and Responsibilities

  • Review the current CBD curriculum and related products
  • Interact with the MOH (RMHSU and Community Health Units), members of family planning technical working group and other relevant government ministries and learning institutions to gather their input on the curriculum.
  • Conduct key informant interviews collecting views on topics that require inclusion or updating
  • Develop several drafts of the participants and trainers’ manual
  • Conduct and facilitate stakeholders’ meetings to review the curriculum and manuals and consolidate the inputs
  • Pre-test the training materials with relevant audience
  • Hold and facilitate a validation meeting
  • Finalize the curriculum, participants and trainers’ manual with accompanying the slide deck

  • Inception report based on desk review including a work plan with timelines
  • Outline of the curriculum prior to stakeholders’ retreat
  • Present several drafts for review
  • Hold and facilitate stakeholders meeting to present the draft curriculum
  • Deliver the pre-test report and include required revisions to the draft
  • The final drafts of both trainers’ and participant’s manuals
  • The slide deck with the training content

    Skill Set Required
  • Advanced degree in Public Health or related field
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in curriculum development
  • Proven experience in Community Health and Community Based Family Planning
  • A good understanding of and/or experience in the Kenyan health sector specifically the Family Planning program
  • Ability to simplify technical content to suite semi-literate group of people
  • Excellent report writing skills with ability to analyze information/data and present it in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to deliver a high quality output
  • Proficiency in English

    How to Apply
  • Send a detailed Curriculum Vitae, cover letter and Bio data (Please quote “FP for CBD” on the cover letter subject) to insupply@jsi.comby 6th March 2018
  • Proposal for implementing the assignment with timelines for key milestones
  • You may be requested to submit a sample of previous work done.
  • This is a part-time consultancy based in Nairobi, Kenya.
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