Kenya Red Cross Society Project Officer – Health Jobs

Kenya Red Cross Society Project Officer – Health Jobs

Overall Purpose

  • Responsible to the County Coordinator for providing operational support and leadership in the day-to-day implementation of a public health project to improve health indicators in Isiolo County for 6 months (5th October 2020 to 31st March 2021). .

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensure timely implementation of the day to day activities of the project as per the project log frame, ghant chart and budget.

    • Provide mentoring and coaching including on-job learning to KRCS volunteers to ensure coherent and coordinated quality implementation.

    • Work in close consultation with the County Coordinator, Regional Program teams including MEAL and the HQ program manager as necessary.

    • Ensure project risk matrix analysis is observed through the project implementation

    • Carry out beneficiary targeting, mobilization, and registration in line with community based targeting approaches and register beneficiaries using KRCS approved data collection platforms like RedRose platform.

    • Carry out required verification and validation of cash transfer beneficiaries

    • Follow up on the project progress, document and share timely periodic project progress reports.

    • Conduct field monitoring of project activities as well as support evaluation activities.

    • Implement community engagement initiatives including timely response to complaints and feedback to ensure active participation of the local communities.

    • Contribute to development of case studies, best practices for learning and sharing of key findings and recommendations within the Movement as well as with external

    • Ensure smooth coordination of KRCS activities with relevant Government Ministries (MOH)/Authorities including local leaders and communities as well as other NGOs.

    • Participate in regular and periodic project meetings.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Higher diploma in relevant areas such as Public Health/Community Health/Development studies or related disciplines. University degree is an added advantage.

    • Certificate in RCRC movement training in cash and voucher assistance/CTP is added advantage.

    Desired Competencies

    • A good understanding of community work and development programming and effective project management.

    • Good understanding of MNCH services and Kenya MoH immunization schedule

    • Significant understanding of operational realities of cash transfer programming.

    • A good understanding of the County Government structures and County Health Strategy.

    • Demonstrated competency in Microsoft applications especially word, excel and power point.

    • A good understanding of the local area, culture and language in Isiolo County

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Red Cross Society Project Officer – Health Jobs

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