Save theChildren NGO Child Health Service Delivery Officer Kenya Jobs

Save the Children NGO Child Health Service Delivery Officer Kenya Jobs

Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners.

Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. In 2012, as part of a global
reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya.

In February 2014, we completed a second transition, which saw us join forces with the British INGO, Merlin, and merge their health and nutrition programmes with our own.

Save the Children now has an operational presence in Bungoma, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Nairobi, Turkana and Wajir.

We work through partners in many other parts of the country. We have a staff complement of around 250 staff and an operating annual budget of approximately US$16 million in 2018.

Role Purpose:

  • The Child Survival Service Delivery Officer (CS SDO) takes responsibility of implementation of child survival (child health and immunization) activities in Afya Halisi project. Afya Halisi is a USAID funded five year project which aims to deliver quality, integrated services in the areas of family planning (FP), reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), nutrition, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in the focus counties of Kitui, Migori, Kakamega and Kisumu.
  • Reporting to the Senior Service Delivery Officer, the Child Survival Service Delivery Officer will provide Child Survival technical guidance to the project.
  • While he/she must have strengths in child survival, he/she will work in close collaboration with the project team and sub county MoH to contribute to continuity across program implementation areas and service delivery with emphasis on integrated Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health and Family Planning health services; supervision and quality improvement systems and training and orientation systems.
  • The post holder will ensure that the project is successfully implemented in line with approved donor work
    plans, budget and Save the Children strategic objectives.

    Contract Duration:

  • 1 year


  • Kitui, Migori and Kisumu

    Experience and Skills

  • A registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or Diploma in a related field (Nursing, Midwifery) with experience in RMNCAH.
  • At least 5 years' experience implementing community and facility child survival programs
    Experience implementing community strategy and KQMH.
  • Up-to-date knowledge on child survival, including IMNCI, ETAT+, iCCM, SIAs, routine immunization, REC approach, supportive supervision and quality improvement systems.
  • Experience capacity building health workers, community health assistants, community health volunteers
  • Knowledge of the local county context strongly preferred.
  • Competent in development and implementation of work plans, monitoring and evaluation activities and reports Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office
    Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.

    How to apply

  • Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.By 11th October, 2018
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
  • Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
  • Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save theChildren NGO Child Health Service Delivery Officer Kenya Jobs

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