Project Associate (MTaPS Program) Jobs in Kenya – Management Sciences for Health

Project Associate (MTaPS Program) Jobs in Kenya – Management Sciences for Health

Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Employment Opportunity: Project Associate

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health non-profit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact.

We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

For more information please visit our website www.msh.org.

MSH Kenya seeks to recruit a highly-motivated and result-oriented individual as a Project Associate for a five-year program (2018-2024), funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

The Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program provides pharmaceutical system strengthening assistance for sustained improvements in health system performance and to advance USAID’s goals of preventing child and maternal deaths, controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and combatting infectious disease threats, as well as expanding essential health coverage.

Project Associate

ID: 13-10628

  • Under the supervision of the Senior Technical Advisor, the Project Associate will provide administrative and logistical support to MTaPS project in Kenya.
  • S/he will be responsible for the smooth execution of county—based and continuing professional development related activities.
  • In addition, s/he will work closely with the MTaPS Senior Technical Advisor (STA), Technical Advisor, Country Project Director, Finance team, other technical staff and consultants to ensure adequate and timely support to their activities and that administrative processes are carried through to satisfactory completion.
  • The Project Associate will ensure that all administrative processes are compliant with MSH and USAID procurement and administrative procedures and guidelines.

    Key result areas;
  • Act as a key administrative staff person on program activities and assists MTaPS in tracking, and revision of work plans, expenditures, and budgets.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Accountant and other
    designated contracts staff, ensure that all activity contracts or paperwork is in place for the MTaPS program and track progress of the payments.
  • Schedule and, as necessary, assist in organization of activities and documentation of activity deliverables in collaboration with MTaPS project staff

    Qualification & Experience
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in project management or administration, at least five (5) years’ experience in administrative support within a large international projects including experience in management of USC projects and implementation of county-level activities.
  • S/he should have strong administrative and organizational skills, demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast-paced environment.
  • In addition, s/he should be proficient in relevant computer applications which includes word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and presentations (Microsoft Office applications preferred); and a willingness to learn new software packages.
  • The successful candidate needs to be a strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • S/he should work with minimal supervision with ability to work independently and in a team.

    How to Apply
  • For further detail and to apply for the position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at www.jobs-msh.icims.com by 1st May 2019.
  • If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterprobIemmsh.org.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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