MSH takes a comprehensive approach to improving health to achieve scalability, lasting impact, and sustainability.
Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
MSH would like to invite suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join its team based in Kenya on a 5 year Institutional Strengthening Project called FANIKISHA funded by USAID.
This project will also strengthen the national level Kenyan NGOs, CSOs and / or CSO networks to provide national level advocacy for inclusion of CSOs in policy making and strategy development for increased health service delivery to the communities.
M&E/HMIS Technical Advisor
He / She will provide technical assistance in Monitoring and Evaluation and HMIS to CSOs, under the Institutional Strengthening program.
The M&E / HMIS Technical Advisor will lead and oversee the training, support and systems development required to improve the use of health data generated by the current Information Systems at sector level.
Required: MSc. in Demography, Epidemiology or related field with at least 6 years experience on USG funded programs.
Financial Management Technical Advisor
This position is responsible for providing Technical Assistance in financial management to CSOs. The incumbent will work with a team of professionals to transfer essential skills, including appropriate costing of services, budgeting and management of funds to strengthen the operational and financial capacity of clients and partners.
Required: MBA, CPA with a minimum 5 years experience with demonstrated capability in health financing & provision of direct Technical Advice to CSOs, NGOs, GoK.
Human Resource and Change Management Advisor
The Advisor is responsible for developing and assisting with the implementation of innovative and promising responses to pressing Human Resources Management and Change Management challenges faced by CSOs.
The Advisor will support the development and implementation of Change programs and HRM systems and practices in order to ensure sustainable and effective operations of CSOs.
Required: Advanced degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration and at least 6 years
experience in Governance and HR policy in the health setting in Kenya.
The incumbent is responsible for managing the contractor’s grants portfolio in accordance with USAID procedures.
He / She will participate in monitoring of sub grantees performance, evaluating grant proposals and budgets and assist applicants in refining them. He / She is responsible for the grant management cycle.
Required: Minimum MBA with at least 6 years contracts and grants management experience on USAID funded programs.
CSO Advocacy Technical Advisor
He / She will develop and implement policy and advocacy initiatives to raise the priority of, and commitment to CSOs programs among national, provincial, and district level policymakers and decision makers, within the context of promoting improved service delivery in health.
Required: demonstrated success as a technical leader & strategist in implementing change, ability to negotiate and influence at policy level for CSOs, GOK etc. A minimum of 5 years experience with a Bachelors degree in Public Administration or a related field.
Institutional Strengthening Advisor
The Institutional Strengthening Advisor provides organizational capacity development and coordinates technical assistance in management and leadership development for CSOs and their teams.
He / She collaborates on establishing an effective technical exchange and support network among service provision partners and institutions, including international & local NGOs
Required: 5 years experience in Institutional Capacity Development for CSOs in a developing country context with an MPH or related qualification.
Marketplace and Communications Advisor
He / She is the Project’s lead expert in managing the communication on the web based marketplace and leading communication initiatives to implement effective communication within the CSOs and their networks.
He / She will check / review the portal and encourage interest and use of the portal as a forum for knowledge exchange, sharing tools, new approaches and updates on CSO activities.
Required: Graduate degree in Public Health or Communication with exceptional communication skills using varied forums include web based communication strategies with at least 5 years experience on health related programs.
The Grants Officer works with the Finance and Grants leads to monitor and ensure sub-agreement and project compliance with the terms and conditions of the Agreements. S/he will help manage the grants management cycle.
Required: MBA or equivalent with at 3-5 years proven Grants Management experience for USG programs. Ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in financial and operational systems.
He / She prepares contract budgets, acts as subcontract administrator for selected subcontracts, and assists in the preparation of cost proposals budgets when needed due to high proposal volume.
Activities include subcontract management and negotiation, cost proposal and contract budget development, project staff training, and ensuring compliance with USAID donor regulations in budget development and contract and subcontract matters.
Required: Bachelors degree in Finance plus relevant Contract Management USG program experience.
Project Operations Associate
He / She is responsible for supporting the smooth operation of Chief of Party’s office and that of technical teams by providing administrative, operational, and logistical support for technical activities for the project.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in administration, At least five years experience in providing project and administrative support to donor-funded projects.
For further detail and to apply for any of these positions, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at www.jobs-msh.icims.com by August 22, 2011.
If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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