Marie Stopes Community Liaison Manager Jobs in Kenya

Marie Stopes Kenya is an NGO registered in Kenya. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes International.



Together we deliver safe abortion, quality sexual and reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable women.


We want to make sure that women have a choice when it comes to having children and that death by unsafe abortion is reduced.


This role has three key responsibilities:


  • Development of CE strategy together with channel teams that realizes wide ranging engagement with communities who will use our services
  • Oversight of the delivery of strategy through support and development of channel
    teams
  • Liaison with organisations and development of partnerships
  • A strategy and work plan
    that results in increased effective partnerships New groups demanding
    our services (CYP/Exit
    surveys) Community Engagement Strategy

    Activities include:

  • Development of a robust network of Community Health Workers (CHWs),
    Youth Peer Educators (YPEs) and Referral Agents (RAs) to generate effective referrals for MSK’s core services across all channels towards meeting MSK’s service delivery targets.
  • Support the channel leads in county entry/engagement to ensure an enabling community environment for demand generation for MSK services.
  • Close liaison with channel teams to collect and analyse on an ongoing basis the
    Opportunities/Threats for increased engagement with the communities in which MSK works to increase impact.
  • Oversight of training for key groups – Community Health Workers (CHW) and Youth Peer Educators (YPE)
  • Engagement and liaison with community organisations and associations targeting youth and low-income persons.
  • Action planning
    strategy Channel Support

    Activities include:

  • Tracking action plans
  • Supporting innovation
  • Developing new partnerships
  • Communicating the community strategy across all teams.
  • Manage continuous mapping of hotspots for core services and identify
    opportunities for mobilization.
  • Communication of the community strategy
    across all teams.
  • Monitoring reports
  • Monthly
    communication Partnership Development

    Activities include:

  • Training and support to channel teams to develop CE ideas locally through
    representation to potential partners
  • Development of a substantial list of potential partners
  • Develop partnership agreements with key groups for project work


    Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree in Sociology, Pubic Health, or other related discipline
  • Proven experience in effective community engagement and partnership development

    Skills and Experience:

  • Strategic thinker able to see the opportunities and threats to achieve relevant contact with new potential clients in
    our communities
  • Creativity in stimulating ideas and finding potential links between community activities and MSK’s work
  • Comfortable and confident in liaising with key government departments and local authorities that serve in particular
    youth and low-income persons.
  • Experienced in identifying and negotiating workable strategic partnerships
  • Excellent communicator within MSK teams and with community groups to develop ideas and formal agreements
  • Proven experience in developing strategic sets of activities


    How to Apply


  • Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email
  • addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative)
    should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before August 08, 2018.
  •  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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