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Health Coordinator (1 Position)

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct a capacity needs assessment of trainees and communicate findings to the supervisor
  • Develop a capacity development plan and ensure its timely implementation.
  • Work with Kajiado county officers to prepare and conduct all of trainings
  • Effectively manage all budget items related to trainings and capacity buildings to ensure spending is timely and in accordance with donor requirements.
  • Work closely with MNH Project team and Kajiado Ministry of Health to develop and review appropriate training materials, guidance, and procedures for health workers
  • Maintain clear records and data on all trainings and capacity building activities
  • Build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders
  • Lead on impact measurement and reporting related with capacity buildings
  • Active participation in implementation of project activities as needed
  • Prepare activity and training reports for review by a senior officer and submission to the Program director for approval.
  • Conduct all of Outreach activities (for hard to reach area) and Data Quality

Assessments

  • Undertake any other task as may be assigned by immediate supervisor

Required skills & Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health or bachelor’s degree in nursing, or public health registered with the relevant governing body
  • At least 3-years working experience in maternal and newborn care project
  • Experience in establishment and operation of community health committees
  • Experience with maternal and newborn health policy/guideline development and training.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with team members
  • Proven ability to design, and provide facilitation to maternal and newborn health projects, particularly community level projects.
  • Proven ability to engage in and manage teams with host community counterparts including Community Health Promoters (CHPs).
  • Proven ability to write concept notes, technical proposals and manage responses to tenders is preferred.
  • Proven ability to work with projects, organizations, and external stakeholders, including development partners, in-country government organizations.
  • Fluency in written and oral English; proficiency in Maasai language preferred

Language

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is a plus

Procurement/Construction Officer (1 Position)

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all activities related to the construction and medical equipment of the project.
  • Collaborate with engineers and architects to create an accurate budget and timeframe
  • Manage and coordinate the building, delivery of supplies, placement of workforce, hiring of subcontractors, etc.
  • Ensure each construction and procurement is completed on within the deadline and the set budget, and meets all local codes and regulations.
  • Conducting site visits to inspect work, check materials and ensure staff are following health and safety guidelines
  • Meeting regularly with clients, third parties and other managers to report on progress
  • Regularly reviewing timings, budget, labor, risk and project plans to ensure work stays on track
  • Working in an office and on a construction site.
  • Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  • Support the project team in development of the Master Procurement Plan and contribute to regular updates of the plan in reference to annual project work plans.
  • All construction and procurement must be managed in compliance with the regulations of KOICA and Kenya Good Neighbors.

Required skills & Qualifications

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in procurement / civil engineering and/or related field, as well as any required state licensing
  • Construction experience will be an added advantage
  • Certificate in Supply Chain Management and professional qualification in Supply Chain Management / Procurement will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to effectively and efficiently multitask
  • Undertake any other task as may be assigned by immediate supervisor

Language

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is a plus

Capacity Building Officer (1 Position)

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct a capacity needs assessment of trainees and communicate findings to the supervisor
  • Develop a capacity development plan and ensure its timely implementation.
  • Work with Kajiado county officers to prepare and conduct all of trainings
  • Effectively manage all budget items related to trainings and capacity buildings to ensure spending is timely and in accordance with donor requirements.
  • Work closely with MNH Project team and Kajiado Ministry of Health to develop and review appropriate training materials, guidance, and procedures for health workers
  • Maintain clear records and data on all trainings and capacity building activities
  • Build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders
  • Lead on impact measurement and reporting related with capacity buildings
  • Active participation in implementation of project activities as needed
  • Prepare activity and training reports for review by a senior officer and submission to the Program director for approval.
  • Conduct all of Outreach activities (for hard to reach area) and Data quality Assessments
  • Undertake any other task as may be assigned by immediate supervisor

Required skills & Qualifications

  • Pose a bachelor’s Degree in Public health, community health or a health-related field
  • At least a bachelor’s Degree in Public health, community health or a health-related field
  • Ability to create plans/tools for gathering learnings and insights
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills, with the ability to write learning reports, synthesize information to create actionable insights and write and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to confirm and improve the effectiveness of learning through pre-test and post-test of all training
  • Ability to effectively manage, analyze, and improve attendance rate, educational achievement, etc.
  • Ability to plan, execute, and manage all budgets related to training (Venues, allowances, educational materials, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Behavior Change Communication Officer (1 position)

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Key Responsibilities

  • Producing and distributing information-education-communication (IEC) and behavior change communication (BCC) materials
  • Plan and conduct awareness campaigns on maternal and newborn health services
  • Tracking behavioral health appointments defaulters to check in and address any barriers
  • Shares communication between project donor and stakeholders to facilitate and improve continuity of the project
  • Document all project communications and maintain up-to-date information of the maternal health project
  • Creates and develops relationships with community providers to promote availability of affordable behavioral health resources not provided by health care service.
  • Oversee establishment and operation of Community Health Committee (CHC) and Community Health Promoter (CHP)
  • Support trainings for Community Health Committee (CHC) and Community Health Promoter (CHP) in conjunction with the County government procedures
  • Conducts monitoring and evaluation of the project
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields including but not limited to social work and psychology from an accredited college or university
  • At least 2 years working experience in related field (as a CHV/CHP or relatied project activities)
  • Experience in research methods and conducting filed based assessments
  • Experience in international project management is preferred
  • Experience in providing maternal and newborn care in multicultural practice setting is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Language

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in the Maasai language.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is a plus

Method of Application

Written applications enclosing Certificates, testimonials and resume stating current and expected remuneration on or before 31th December, 2023 to administration@goodneighbors.ke. If you have a publication or any other portfolio related to your job application kindly include it in your application or share a web link.
Interviews shall be both oral and written. Please mention your expected salary on your cover letter. This is mandatory requirement.
Note that only successful applicants will be notified of the interview

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