Pathfinder International MNCH Manager Job in Kilifi, Kenya

Pathfinder International is the prime contractor for the USAID Afya Pwani Program in Kenya.



Afya Pwani seeks to improve and increase access and utilization of quality health services in Kenya through strengthened service delivery and institutional capacity of County health systems in Taita Taveta, Kwale, Mombasa, Kilifi and Lamu Counties.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual in the following area MNCH Manager

Location: Kilifi

The Maternal, Newborn and Child Health(MNCH) Manager will work closely with the MNCH/Family Planning(FP) team under the guidance of the Senior MNCH/FP Advisor to provide support to MNCH/FP related activities in Kilifi County.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Support and contribute to the design, implementation and monitoring of all MNCH, Reproductive Health (RH)/FP activities.
  • In collaboration with the MNCH/FP team, identify barriers to MNCH, RH/FP uptake of services and develop innovative approaches/strategies to addressing the barriers.
  • Support provision of quality of MNCH, RH/FP services.
  • Mentor and provide support supervision to health care providers providing MNCH/FP services in Afya Pwani supported facilities.
  • Prepare technical documentation and reports related to: project MNCH, RH/FP activities as well as results for donors, government stakeholders and partner organizations.
  • Apply best practices in MNCH, RH/FP activities to guide strategic planning and implementation.
  • Design innovative ways of working with young adolescent mothers to promote uptake of quality MNCH RH/FP services.
  • Provide direct Technical Assistance (TA) and support to program counterparts and health facilities, in the areas of expertise including MNCH, RH/FP.
  • Support
    On-the-Job Trainings (OJTs) and Continuing Medical Education (CME) in MNCH, RH/FP to Afya Pwani supported facilities.


    Qualifications


    The successful candidate should have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing with a proven progressive working experience over the years.

  • A Masters’ Degree will be an added advantage.
  • He/She must have at least 7 years’ hands-on experience in RH, FP and HIV/AIDS fields.
  • Familiarity with the political, social, economic and cultural context of working in Kilifi County is required.


    How to Apply


    Candidates who meet the above requirements should send their CV and cover letter; detailing current and expected salary, referees as well as daytime telephone contacts to the following email address: [email protected]

    Closing date for applications is 16th August 2018.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Pathfinder International Kenya wishes to all alert members of the public to exercise extreme caution that our organization handles all recruitments directly through our Human Resources Department and not recruiting agencies.

    *Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer*


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