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International NGO Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

An international NGO is currently recruiting for a number of senior positions for its program in Kenya.

1. Project Director

Responsibilities
Manage the implementation of a large donor funded health project.
Provide outstanding leadership to teams of specialists to ensure achievement of project goals and objectives within an environment of multiple implementing partners.
Provide astute programmatic, managerial and fiscal leadership to the project.

Requirements
Advanced Degree in Health Sciences or development related studies.
At least 10 years work in the Health Sector with substantive experience in technical and management aspects of large donor funded programs.
In-depth knowledge of programmatic approaches to a wide range of health issues including HIV, reproductive health and family planning.
Must have demonstrated ability to mange a sizeable team.

2. Senior Manager, Finance and Administration

Responsibilities
Manage the project finance and administrative systems ie budgeting, financial monitoring and reporting, grants and contracting, procurement and inventory management, as well as sub-awards;
Monitor the grant funds, prepare the project’s financial reports to donors;
Administration of staff in order to ensure top quality procedures and reporting.
Provide overall leadership in all financial, human resource and administrative matters; procedures and provide strategic inputs on these aspects.

Requirements
Advanced degree in relevant field ie MBA (other advanced degree) preferred;
Extensive experience in the operations management of a large project with multiple partners, subcontracts;
Thorough knowledge of US government funding, reporting regulations;
Management of health programs and dealing with government agencies.
Strong planning, organization skills and must be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively prioritize while handling multiple tasks.
Excellent communication skills, proficiency in English and Kiswahili.

3. Senior Technical Advisor – Reproductive Health/ Family Planning

Responsibilities
Provide technical direction and oversight for family planning, reproductive health and child survival service delivery systems and including quality assurance.
Guide the institutionalization of sustainable, client-centered and gender-sensitive family planning and reproductive health services through creating technical capacity; facilitating alliances and linkages; apply quality improvement and medical quality assurance approaches; integrating HIV/AIDS, STI prevention and treatment; focus on the underserved populations

Requirements
Medical degree with specialization (e.g. in obstetric/gynecology) and experience relevant to FP/RH/CS;
Extensive experience in FP/RH service delivery in developing country systems, preferably Kenya of no less than 8 years;
Experience developing training FP/RH programs and an excellent clinical trainer.
Expertise in public, private and NGO family planning and reproductive health service delivery systems, including maternity and STI/HIV services;
Understanding of Ministry of Health structure and systems;
Experience with USAID or USAID-funded projects; excellent written and oral communication skills; and fluency in English and Kiswahili

4. Senior Technical Advisor – HIV/AIDS

Responsibilities
Provide technical guidance to staff and collaborating partners on all clinical HIV areas including HIV counseling and testing, male circumcision, PMTCT, treatment of opportunistic infections, treatment of children and adults with ARVs, palliative care, and diagnosis and treatment of TB and STIs;
Develop and disseminate clinical tools and approaches to support MOH guidelines and standards;
Training, technical updates and mentoring in relevant clinical areas.
Document and disseminate best practices in HIV prevention, care and treatment.
Development and dissemination of the state-of-the-art clinical guidelines and standards;
Conduct technical updates for the country programs and MOH staff;
Guide M&E;, research, and use of data related to HIV/ STI treatment services;
Represent the programs at conferences, technical meetings, with the MOH, donor and partners.

Requirements
Medical degree and postgraduate medical qualifications in HIV care and treatment and/or infectious diseases;
3-5 years’ specialist experience in providing diagnosis and treatment of HIV and AIDS, TB, and STIs;
Specialist medical training and clinical experience in one or more of the above HIV technical areas;
2 years demonstrated experience with sustainable training and quality improvement approaches;
recent hands-on experience with HIV project design, implementation and evaluation;
understanding of Ministry of Health structure and systems;
Experience with USAID or USAID-funded projects;
excellent written and oral communication skills; and fluency in English and Kiswahili

Application

Quoting the job reference title, submit your application letter, comprehensive CV, providing salary history, names of three referees and your daytime contacts to the following email address by November 6, 2009: advertiser1 @ nation.co.ke

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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