NGO Jobs in Kenya – CHS

VMMC Mobilisation Officer
Ref: 040/CHS/VMMC/2017
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Mobilisation Officer in Siaya.
Overall Job Function
Reporting to VMMC Mobilisation Advisor, the officer will coordinate VMMC social mobilisation and demand creation strategies and activities within the sub county and will ensure the targets for the teams are achieved accordingly within expected time.

Responsibilities

·         Ensures the sub county targets for the surgical teams are shared and met through continuous referral of clients for circumcision.
·         Coordinates all social mobilization activities in the sub county, this includes organising social mobilisation activities in collaboration with sub county health promotion department
·         Provides leadership, sensitisation and mentorship to the community health volunteers, VMMC Volunteer Peer mobilisers, target groups and satisfied clients
·         Conduct mapping of the sub county health facilities and villages to ensure program resources are efficiently allocated with regard to the total sub county population, number of males in the target group, number of circumcised males. This includes matching demand creation plans to the community regular activities calendar
·         Ensure monthly and quarterly reporting and documentation of mobilisation and demand creation activities in the sub county. This includes challenges, successes and best practices
·         Prepares monthly sub county demand creation budgets and quarterly mobilisation work plans for approval
·         Ensures tracking and follow up on agreed mobilisation activities/strategies are conducted as per measurable indicators. Ensures the right age groups are referred to the sites for circumcision
·         Ensures financial compliance in accordance to financial policy
·         Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications

·         Degree or Diploma in Social Sciences or Community Development
·         Three years experience in VMMC social mobilisation and demand creation activities
·         Ability to integrate and work with the local community in Siaya County

Quality Improvement Advisor
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of Quality Improvement Advisor – 040/CHS/QI/2017 in Siaya.
Overall Job Function
Reporting to the Program Director, the Quality Improvement Advisor will closely work with the program technical staff and the rest of the program implementation team to support teams to effectively implement, document and report quality improvement activities.

Responsibilities

·         Building capacity for QI coaching at project supported sites by closely working with the project QI teams to plan for and implement activities aimed at institutionalising the use of QI methods to improve service delivery and client outcomes through training, on-site coaching and support supervision
·         Support needs-based quality improvement capacity building for community based HIV Counselling and
·         Testing while supporting them in providing leadership to improvement initiatives
·         Work with health facilities to apply QI approaches to routine facility practices to bridge performance gaps
·         Support the Ministry of Health (MoH) to establish systems for continuous learning and implementation of continuous Quality Improvement methods as well as the spread of successful innovations throughout the health sector
·         Work with MoH to improve the competency and capability of health workers by strengthening quality training programs, including advocacy for quality improvement within core curricula for health providers
·         Assist MoH in improving performance of health care providers by applying evidence-based innovations and continuous monitoring techniques including proficiency testing and point of care CD4
·         Convene and conduct quality improvement performance review meetings and other fora needed to achieve the project objectives
·         Assist with the design and oversight of learning sessions to facilitate the scale up of improvements
·         Work with MoH to establish performance monitoring system for tracking priority QI indicators across collaborating sites to show improvement in HCT processes and care outcomes
·         Actively participate in compilation and submission of periodic performance and progress reports
·         Work with MoH and implementing partners in identifying and communicating best practices in improvement of health care delivery through newsletters, training and coaching session’s publication and research
·         Document QI efforts and develop QI tools as necessary
·         Guide initiation and implementation of the collaborative improvement effort in the region

Qualifications

·         BS/BA in Public Health or related field, with five to seven years’ experience in the public health sector (Nursing Degree preferred)

·         At least five years’ experience of working with government health care facilities in the area of quality improvement
·         Demonstrated knowledge and skills in implementation of QI interventions in the context of developing countries and management of QI data and databases
·         Experience in knowledge management, specifically in the area of public health/ healthcare
·         Good facilitation and writing skills

Technical Advisor
Ref: 040/CHS/TA/2017
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of in Siaya.
Overall Job Function
Reporting to the Program Director, the Adult HIV/AIDS Advisor is a key member of the technical team in the region. S/he will be responsible for providing technical support in the implementation of clinical care in Adult HIV prevention, care and treatment activities. This will be in coordination with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and CHS county staff specifically in Adult HIV care, under the SHINDA Project.

Responsibilities

·         Providing technical support in development and implementation of work plans
·         Providing technical support in design and implementation of Adult HIV programs
·         Providing technical support to a team of implementing officers in the region and to MoH staff, including training and mentorship
·         Development of job aids, tools and materials as needed including CMEs for use at facility level to support health care workers to provide paediatric HIV services
·         Build capacity of county teams to prioritise and provide Adult HIV/AIDS services
·         Provides technical support in the plans, budgets and report for the adult health activities in the program
·         Take part in drafting CHS quarterly and annual reports and other written materials such as lessons learned, case studies and other materials as required
·         Assist in program monitoring and evaluation and use of data to inform program planning and continuous improvement as well as research, as required
·         Participate in TWGs and relevant meeting to strengthen and report on Adult HIV/AIDS related activities and targets.
·         Liaising with Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in the implementation of the program in line with Ministry of Health guidelines and priorities
·         Represent CHS in various forums including Adult HIV/AIDS technical working groups and report on the same

Qualifications

·         Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) with Masters in Medicine or Public Health
·         Minimum of five years working experience in development programs with significant technical assistance experience in public health programs; HIV/AIDS program experience preferred
·         Working experience in donor funded public health program is an added advantage
·         Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection
·         Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships with project staff, donors, sub-contractors and other partners
·         Ability to identify problems, design interventions and oversee their implementation
·         Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
Finance Officer
Ref: 01/CHS/FO/2017
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.
CHS is currently sourcing for two high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individuals to fill the positions of Finance Officer.
Overall Job Function
Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role will review, prepare and file project costs to ensure they meet the cost principles, are within the budget parameters and comply with both donor and CHS internal policies.

Responsibilities

·         Process payments and ensure that payments are in compliance to CHS financial policies and procedures and to donor rules and regulations
·         Payment of program advances to staff and follow up of the same to ensure that they are accounted for and subsequent updating in the accounting system
·         Ensure financial compliance with the donor contracts for projects assigned and all projects
·         Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual donor reports and reconciliations for assigned donor funded projects in the region
·         Support fundraising by getting involved in proposal writing and budget development
·         Facilitate transfer of funds to partners and ensure close monitoring of utilization of funds
·         Evaluating and processing cash requests for all projects and ensuring funds are available for project implementation
·         Maintain an updated filing system for all financial documentation
·         Maintain an up to date asset register and ensures maintenance and insurance of all assets
·         Supporting external and internal audit for donor funded projects as well as partners

Qualification

·         Bachelor of Commerce degree or Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized University
·         CPA (K) holder or its equivalent
·         Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant work experience in an NGO
·         Have demonstrated high understanding of finance and accounting matters
·         Have rich experience in program and projects financial management
How to Apply
Interested applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email their applications and detailed CVs with contact details of three referees to vacancies@chskenya.org clearly indicating the job title as the subject line by 5.00PM on or before Thursday, July 20, 2017.

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