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Senior Programme Accountant

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide leadership to ensure that the program maintains the highest administrative, financial,
and operational standards for compliance and audit.
• Establish and maintain sound and transparent accounting and fiscal control procedures for
financial, sub-award and operations aspects of the program.
• Ensure compliance of financial systems within Amref Health Africa policies and procedures,
Gavi rules and regulations, award requirements, and relevant government laws.
• Provide guidance in the development, analysis and monitoring of the programme budgets.
• Advise the Team Leader regularly on financial and operations related matters.
• Work closely with the Programme Accountant and regional office administrative (including
financial, contracts, HR) program, and operational teams to ensure timely and quality
reporting, and lead program teams.
• Oversee the preparation of expenditure reports, payment management system reports, and
other required financial and audit reports to be submitted to Gavi
• Supervise program-based finance, operations, administration, logistics, contracts, security
and procurement staff.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Professional Qualifications
• Master’s Degree or its international equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business
Administration or related field.

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Required Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum of seven (7) or more years of relevant experience in financial and operational
management and administration, including overseeing the finance and operations of equally
large and complex programs.
• Demonstrated experience and skills in developing and managing large budgets.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Familiarity with Gavi policies and procedures.
• Familiarity with grants management and experience with financial and operations
management.
• Ability to provide leadership, communicate effectively, conflict resolution, and promote a
team approach to enhance staff commitment to the program’s success.
• Strong interpersonal skills.

Languages
• Excellent spoken and written English
• Proficiency in French is an added advantage.

Head of Country Markets

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Leadership/Strategy
• Oversee the development and evolution of SEMA’s vision and approach to:
o Defining and promoting a healthy, equitable, and resilient SRH country market
o Working in priority countries to align with local stakeholders around understanding and
developing strategies to improve local SRH markets and to identify how SEMA can
complement the work of others while supporting countries to be stewards of their public and
private SRH markets
o Synthesizing country needs in collaboration with the Data & Analytics team to identify SRH
market problems that SEMA could address
o Engaging with country and regional stakeholders to understand broader market trends and
opportunities to guide strategic direction
o Supporting mobilizing of resources with country-oriented stakeholders to advance agendas
o Ensuring effective coordination of SEMA supported market interventions within countries to
ensure alignment with local stakeholders
o Building and testing different efficient, operational models to provide strategic SRH market
support to a broader set of countries
o Tracking, reporting, and learning from experience to continually enhance its approach
• Participate in the SEMA Management Team to drive prioritization among country, product, and
global market opportunities to guide strategy and resource allocation
• Advise the Head of Global Market to ensure global and product market solutions are driven by the
priorities, needs and insights emerging from countries, particularly consumers themselves
• Advise the Head of Data on SEMA’s strategy for how it invests in market data and consumer insights
to ensure effective use by country and global stakeholders
• Translate the above in collaboration with other SEMA Management Team into a strategic plan for
market activities; track, adapt, and update the strategic plan over time
• Present and gather feedback on SEMA market strategy and activities with the Technical Oversight
Committee
• Develop and present market strategy updates and recommendations to Governing Body as
necessary
Country Market Oversight
• Recruit and oversee SEMA country staff in each priority country to serve as SEMA’s primary points of
engagement in each country
• Oversee Country Leads to ensure they are effectively engaging with country stakeholders,
participating in local processes, and gathering information to:
o Understand the local market context, support a country-led process to develop a market
strategy, and identify priorities for how SEMA could complement the work of others to
advance the country’s market strategy
o Identify, propose, develop and manage programmatic investment opportunities to support
the local country market strategy
o Build and manage effective partnerships with critical stakeholders to advance work
• Oversee the SEMA country representatives and ensure they are learning and sharing best practices
from each other in country engagement/support
• Develop and oversee SEMA’s approach to (i) monitor country needs and experiences and ensure
these issues inform the broader SEMA strategic priorities and (ii) ensure SEMA is tracking how
countries are building market stewardship capacity
• Collaborate with the Global Head of Markets to co-design strategies to efficiently provide market
support in a broader set of countries so these countries can take advantage of market public goods
(e.g., best practices, tools, platforms, improved products, etc.) to expand SEMA’s impact
• Document and share any lessons learned on how to optimize country market strategy engagement
with the SEMA Management Team to continuously learn and improve the approach moving forward
Communications/Stakeholders
• Communicate and represent SEMA’s strategy with key stakeholders – including country, regional,
and global stakeholders – to build awareness and alignment, gather feedback, guide strategy,
develop partnerships, and advance SEMA’s mission
• Develop and manage effective relationships especially with country and regional partners and
agencies (e.g., regional SRH civil society networks, Ministers of Health and Finance, Africa Union,
regional pharmaceutical agencies, etc.) to represent SEMA and advance common agendas
• Communicate updates on country work to SEMA leadership, working groups and technical agencies
Organizational Development
• Collaborate with and support other SEMA Management Team members to:
• Support effective launch and evolution of SEMA organization including providing input on business
model, staffing, and strategic priorities
• Align workplans and activities for organizational effectiveness and impact
• Identify, build, and nurture effective partnerships
• Mobilize funding and meet donor reporting requirements
• Recruit, onboard and manage people to support the desired culture and build a highly functioning,
motivated and effective team where people bring their best to work

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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Professional Qualifications
• Master’s degree or higher in medicine, public health, social science or closely related field
Essential:
• Strategic and visionary leader with proven experience in designing and managing market
interventions (e.g., product introduction, reducing product prices, addressing product quality,
ensuring consumer insights inform program design) in global health at global and country levels
• 10+ years of professional experience working in market dynamics with understanding of global and
country market dynamics (financing/procurement flow, product introduction, public/private service
delivery, etc.)
• Demonstrated experience recruiting and managing multi-cultural team providing service/technical
support across different African country contexts
• Demonstrated success developing and managing complex partnerships with African country
governments related to market areas
• Experience working in sexual & reproductive health & rights markets specifically in low- and middleincome countries (LMIC)
• Experience designing and managing partnerships among diverse sets of players to align on a
common strategic direction and execute against the strategy
• Excellent written and communication skills, including areas of presentation and reporting writing,
with experience presenting to multi-cultural and executive level bodies
Highly Desired:
• Experience managing investments/contracts with partners and holding them accountable to
outputs/results
• Demonstrated experience developing and managing complex partnerships across key global donors
and implementing organisations related to market areas
• Experience developing and managing complex market partnerships with pharmaceutical developers
and/or manufacturers
Other Qualifications:
• Entrepreneurial and creative mindset: track record in building new initiatives, entities, and/or teams
• Ability to think strategically (where are we going, how to organize the work) and drive project
management (plan and manage numerous processes and projects simultaneously and meet
deadlines)
• Ability to work independently in an ambiguous and changing environment
• Eagerness to contribute and collaborate to management team working in a start-up environment
(i.e., enjoy creating, can be leader and execute on operational tasks where needed)
• Demonstrated effectiveness to work in a multi-cultural work environment and committed to
promoting an inclusive culture where everyone is valued and belongs
• Deep personal commitment to sexual & reproductive health & rights, including the right to safe
abortion for all who need it
• Language proficiency: English (required); French (highly desirable)

National Public Health Laboratory Data Analyst

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead laboratory data analysis component on key issues such as TB, Malaria, COVID-19 surveillance, Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV, HIV Viral load, and HIV Drug resistance among others.
  • Analyse all laboratory data and data from different disease components as well as genomic data with a view to identify current trends and predict future trends.
  • Develop disease heat maps based on data analysed.
  • Develop and validate Standard Operating Procedures related to data analysis.
  • Generate data collection forms, train on their use, and spearhead data analysis.
  • Prepare laboratory data for journal publications and online submissions.
  • Develop public dashboards based on data generated.
  • Lead the writing of grants with aspects of data analysis.
  • Coordinate quality assessment of data generated and/or submitted to the NPHL by affiliated laboratories.
  • Lead quality assurance compliance including  
  •  ISO certification of the data analysis unit.
  • Raise requisitions related to data analysis.
  • Prepare policy briefs based on analysed data and advise the Head, DLS on key components of these briefs.
  • Train and mentor staff and students on laboratory data analysis.
  • Any other duties assign by the Head DLS or Head, NPHL.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Biostatistics, or other relevant fields.
  • Masters of Science in Statistics applicable to the medical field is an added advantage.

Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years of proven experience in analysing big data sets of biomedical nature.
  • At least one publication as a lead, second or last author in a recognized journal.
  • Proven experience in grant and proposal writing, at least having one successful application.

Skills, Knowledge and Competencies

  • Should have basic skills in disease mapping.
  • Should have basic skills in design and trial of field data collection tools based on forms and digital platforms.
  • Must have sufficient computer skills applicable to data analysis.
  • Must be proficient on R, STATA, SAS, Data analysis software
  • Must have sufficient skills to data-mine and synthesize data for conversion to various dashboards accessible to experts in subject matter and to the public.

Languages

  • Excellent spoken and written English and Swahili

National Public Health Laboratory Genomic and Molecular Specialist

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead genomic data analysis component on key issues such as TB, Malaria, COVID-19 surveillance, Early Infant Diagnosis of HIV, HIV Viral load, and HIV Drug resistance among others.
  • Analyse surveillance data and link it to genomic data with a view to identify current trends and predict future trends.
  • Lead environmental genome surveillance component to track pathogens with an environmental component such as SARS CoV2, Polio, etc.
  • Develop and validate Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) related to pathogen diagnosis, surveillance, or analysis.
  • Generate, analyse and archive genomic data.
  • Lead the bioinformatic analysis component using any pathogen data.
  • Prepare genomic data for submission to online platforms such as Global Initiative on Sharing Avian Influenza Data (GISAID) and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
  • Lead writing of grants with molecular aspects of diagnosis, surveillance, or analysis.
  • Coordinate quality assessment for laboratories affiliated with the NPHL especially those in the genome surveillance network.
  • Lead quality assurance compliance including ISO certification of the genomics unit.
  • Raise requisitions related to molecular diagnosis, surveillance, or analysis.
  • Prepare policy briefs related to molecular and genomic surveillance and advise the Head, DLS on key components of these briefs.
  • Train and mentor staff and students on pathogen diagnosis, surveillance, or analysis and in any relevant component of genomic surveillance.
  • Any other duties assigned for by the Head DLS or Head, NPHL.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Biomedical degree with sufficient exposure to Nucleic Acid Science.
  • Master’s in a degree related to Genomic Research is an added advantage. Experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of proven experience (dry and wet lab) with genome sequencing using appropriate viral pathogen nucleic acids. Experience on sequencing other pathogens such as bacteria and eukaryotic genome is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable experience in genomic/bioinformatic analysis of sequence data from different pathogens.
  • At least two (2) published manuscript in peer reviewed journal a lead, second or last author in a peer reviewed journal.
  • Proven experience in grant and proposal writing, at least having one successful application.

Skills, Knowledge and Competencies

  • Should be a Team player and proven skills in Grant writing and application
  • Ability to communicate and manage diverse skill set
  • Sufficient computer literacy applicable to bioinformatic analysis

Languages

  • Excellent spoken and written English and Swahili

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