UON Program Coordinator - Health Professional Education Partnership Initiative Jobs in Kenya

UON Program Coordinator - Health Professional Education Partnership Initiative Jobs in Kenya

Funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the College will see researchers in diverse fields share knowledge to better understand the complexities of urban Africa.

The College is made up of senior researchers from five partner universities, namely The University of Ghana, The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources (Accra, Ghana), University of the Witwatersrand, University of Nairobi, and the University of Cape Town.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research on Urban Sprawl or Urban Informality in
the African urban context and will be hosted at the School of Built Environment (SBE), University of Nairobi.

The School is seeking for a highly-driven and innovative-thinking candidate to join a cutting-edge inter-disciplinary research team in the Pan African Research College on Sustainable Cities.

The research focus of this aspect of the project is to develop novel urban governance ideas to support academic research and inform urban management policy.

The researcher will be supported by teams
situated in the Cities of Cape Town, Nairobi, Johannesburg and Accra.

The successful candidate will have strong background in Urban Planning and Management,
Environmental Policy, Law or Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities.

They must have a strong interest
to pursue socio-environmental system by design frameworks geared towards application.

Postdoctoral candidates should have an earned PhD degree in the required background.

Prior experience in governance or urban studies is a plus but not required.

Must be a self-driven individual with innovative and independent thinking.

Must be organized and detail-oriented. Must have excellent writing and communication skills.

The Position

The position reports to the Principal Investigator and is located in Nairobi.

It is on contractual terms of one
year, renewable based on performance and mutual agreement.

The Program

Health-Professional Education Partnership Initiative (HEPI) - Kenya is a recently awarded grant to the University of Nairobi.

The objective of this grant is to increase capacity for undergraduate and graduate
health professional students in practice-oriented research skills training at the collaborating Kenyan Universities and their affiliated teaching hospitals.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Masters degree in Medicine or Public Health from a recognized University.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a program management.
  • Experience managing donor funded health professional education/training in a higher institution of learning will be desirable.
  • Demonstrate ability to have productive interactions with Program stakeholders, partners and students
  • A record
    of success of operating in a team environment to achieve organizational goals.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in managing multiple priorities and programs.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with administrative policies and procedures in a university environment.

    Key Responsibilities
  • In liason with the steering committee, implement strategic and programatic objectives of the program.
  • Coordinate the implementation of training programme for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Health Sciences and health staff in liaison with partnering universities and Counties.
  • Maintain healthy relationship with all stakeholders
  • Responsible for organizing and planning program execution meeting with the secretariat team
  • Ensure students and trainees and tutors have access to appropriate resources
  • In liaison with the M&E advisor develop, implement and tract program’s indicators.
  • Provide regular updates to the Principal Investigators and coordinate annual report to the donor.
  • Develop and manage detailed work plans
  • Participate in program review

    How to Apply
  • Applicants for academic posts (AC) should submit ten (10) of their application letters accompanied by similar number of certified copies of certificates and CV giving details of their qualifications and experience.
  • Applicants for non-academic posts (AD) should submit seven (7) of their application letters
    accompanied by similar number of certified copies of certificates and CV giving details of their
    qualifications and experience.
  • In both cases, applications and related documents should be forwarded through the applicants’ heads of departments.
  • In addition, applicants should state their current designations and salaries and other
    benefits attached to those designations.
  • They should quote post reference codes as shown for each posts in the advertisement.
  • Applications should be addressed as per the codes below:-
  • CAE The Principal, College of Architecture & Engineering, Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.
  • CHS The Principal, College of Health Sciences, Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.
  • Closing Date: Tuesday,24th September 2019.
  • The University of Nairobi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Only Shortlisted Applicants Will Be Contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UON Program Coordinator - Health Professional Education Partnership Initiative Jobs in Kenya

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