Options Human Resources for Health (HRH) Consultant Jobs in Kenya

Options Human Resources for Health (HRH) Consultant Jobs in Kenya


Summary purpose and objective of role:

  • Options Consultancy seeks a consultant to support the Nandi County Directorate of Human Resources (DOH)to develop the HRH Strategy to guide the devolved management of health workers, in line with the National Human Resource for Health Strategic Plan and World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines and recommendations on HRH.

  • The overall purpose is to lead the development of a comprehensive HRH Strategy (2020-2022) for Nandi County and guide the County DOH to identify HRH gaps, prioritise interventions, and develop and implement a plan to improve the management of the county’s health workforce.

    Specific tasks include.

  • To carry out a participatory HRH SWOT analysis.

  • To undertake a situation analysis of the county context as it relates to HRH

  • To carry out desk analysis of existing HRH data

  • To undertake primary data collection and analysis to complement and triangulate desk review data

  • To advise on expected HRH challenges and projections for future HR needs based on different scenarios

  • To facilitate the costing of projected HRH needs.

    Person Specification:

    To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Master's degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Health Policy, Public Health, Health Services Management

  • Minimum of 10 years of post-qualification experience around HRM in Health Sector

  • Previous experience in providing technical support to counties on HRH issues including drafting HRH strategy/policy

  • Understanding of Maternal and New-born Health Systems issues in Kenya

  • Experienced in developing and maintaining effective partnerships and networks with key stakeholders.

  • Excellent report writing skills, with proven ability to write clearly and succinctly

  • Strong skills in group facilitation;
    able to solicit and internalize feedback

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the political economy of HRH issues in Kenya’s devolved health sector.

    Other information:

  • Options is an equal opportunities employer

  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment

  • We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision

    How to apply

  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to

  • opportunities@options.co.uk Candidates should state the role (HRH Consultant) in the subject header.

  • Closing date: 5 June 2020: Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is for guidance only. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including CRC, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where
    appropriate).

    Additional Requirements.

  • Technical proposal and capability statement (should not exceed 12 pages)

  • Financial proposal stating milestones and daily rate in Kshs (sent separately in excel sheet)

  • At least two references from previous related work


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