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Career Opportunities at USAID AMPATH

Career Opportunities at USAID AMPATH,

Career Opportunities at USAID AMPATH

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the anticipated and current vacant positions in AMPATH.

CHIEF OF PARTY—USAID AMPATH UZIMA

USAID AMPATH Uzima is a KPHQS funded by USAID working in partnership with the Departments of Health in Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot.

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH) is a project under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), Moi University and a Consortium of North American Universities led by Indiana University whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to Health Care, Research, and Training.

 

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant position in the USAID AMPATH Uzima Program.

POSITION: CHIEF OF PARTY – ( I Post)

 

 

STATION:     AMPATH CENTRE, ELDORET

JOB GROUP:  RS 17

 

 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital the successful candidate will perform duties which include but not limited to the following:

a) Roles

 

 

The Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for the overall management and operations of the Project and is the key liaison with USAID. S/he supervises project implementation and ensures the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP takes a leadership role in both Technical and Financial coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. The COP position requires to be Political Savvy, as s/he interacts with numerous Government of Kennya Institutions and Senior-level National and County-level Government Officials.

 

 

b) Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the custodian of the vision for the Project as it seeks to improve the health and wealth of the population of the Partner and seek extramural funding on any ongoing basis to support this vision;

  • Implement the activities funded by the project and for ensuring that all goals and objectives are achieved;

  • Oversee administrative and fiduciary responsibility for implementing the proposed activities;

  • Encourage and assist the Project to complete accurate and timely programmatic (technical) reports;

  • Ensure that Project initiate timely expenditures and ensure that these are allowable, allocable, reasonable, and supported within the limits of the budget as approved by the donor;

  • Represent the Project in International, National, and local meetings including County Government, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and other stakeholder meetings where applicable;

 

 

CHIEF OF PARTY-DUMISHA AFYA, BUNGOMA

USAID Dumisha Afya project is a five-year USAID funded service delivery project, under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to health care by increasing the use of county-led health and social services in Bungoma and Busia counties through support from the American people. This is a service delivery project at the county level, providing HIV prevention, Care and Treatment services. The project is expected to support the Government of Kenya (GoK) in attaining its goal of addressing HIV/AIDS, safeguarding the rights and welfare of children and adolescents impacted by HIV/AIDS, and ensuring equitable access to and use of quality primary health care services by the most vulnerable. Applications are invited for the following vacant position in the USAID Dumisha Afya Program:

 

 

Applications are invited for the following vacant position in the USAID Dumisha Afya

POSITION:            CHIEF OF PARTY – (1 Post)

 JOB GROUP:        RS 17

 STATION:            DUMISHA AFYA, BUNGOMA

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital the successful candidate will perform duties which include but not limited to the following:-

a) Roles

The Chief of Party (COP) is responsible for the overall management and operations of the Project and is the key liaison with USAID. S/he supervises project implementation and ensures the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. The COP takes a leadership role in both Technical and Financial coordination among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners. The COP position requires to be Political Savvy, as s/he interacts with numerous Government of Kennya Institutions and Senior-level National and County-level Government Officials.

b) Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the custodian of the vision for the Project as it seeks to improve the health and wealth of the population of the Partner and seek extramural funding on any ongoing basis to support this vision;

  • Implement the activities funded by the project and for ensuring that all goals and objectives are achieved;

  • Oversee administrative and fiduciary responsibility for implementing the proposed activities;

  • Encourage and assist the Project to complete accurate and timely programmatic (technical) reports;

  • Ensure that Project initiate timely expenditures and ensure that these are allowable, allocable, reasonable, and supported within the limits of the budget as approved by the donor;

  • Represent the Project in International, National, and local meetings including County Government, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and other stakeholder meetings where applicable;

 

 

MANAGER, SUPPLY CHAIN

USAID AMPATH Uzima is a Kenya Health Partnership for Quality Services (KHPQS) funded by USAID and Manged by Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, working in partnership with the Departments of Health in Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot.

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH) is a project under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), Moi University and a Consortium of North American Universities led by Indiana University whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to Health Care, Research, and Training.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant position in the USAID AMPATH Uzima Program.

POSITION:                MANAGER, SUPPLY CHAIN – 1 Post

STATION:                 AMPATH CENTRE, ELDORET

JOB GROUP:             RS. 14

 

 

Reporting to the Chief of Party the successful candidate will among others, be responsible for the following: –

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting laws, statutes and ensuring adherence to the Public Procurement and Assets Disposal Act (PP&AD Act 2015), Public procurement and disposal regulations, 2006 and other procurement laws and policy documents that impact procurement;

  • Initiating measures to ensure integrity and application of high professional supply chain management standards and guidelines;

  • Drawing plans to integrate e-procurement in program operations;

  • Devising and ensuring implementation of effective risk management strategies;

  • Monitoring and evaluating performance of supply chain management systems;

  • Promoting effective management suppliers to sustain value throughout contracts;

  • Maintaining database of approved sources of supplies and researching into new and alternative sources; facilitate disposal of inventory and other assets;

  • Coordinating activities of tender, procurement, inspection and receipt and disposal committees and Serving as Secretary of Inspection committee;

  • Developing strategies to improve supplier performance in terms of on time delivery, quality specifications;

  • Manage inventory levels in order to reduce waste;

  • Preparing and filing statutory reports to/and from the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA);

  • Facilitate approval of procurement documents;

  • Review of bid awards for approval by accounting officer;

  • Planning, compiling and preparing procurement budgets for the program; and

  • Mentorship and capacity building of staff;

  • Review invoices and other documents for payment of vendors;

  • Any other duties as may be deemed necessary by the Chief of Party.

MANAGER, PMTCT

USAID AMPATH Uzima is a Kenya Health Partnership for Quality Services (KHPQS) funded by USAID and Manged by Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, working in partnership with the Departments of Health in Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Elgeiyo Marakwet and West Pokot Counties.

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH) is a project under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), Moi University and a Consortium of North American Universities led by Indiana University whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to Health Care, Research, and Training.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant position in the USAID AMPATH Uzima Program.

POSITION:    PMTCT MANAGER – (1 POST)

STATION:                     AMPATH CENTRE

JOB GRADE:               RS 14

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities;

Reporting to the Director Community Services USAID AMPATH Uzima, the successful candidate will deputize PMTCT Lead Role as a lead PMTCT and Cervical Cancer officer at MTRH, while providing program support for successful implementation at county level.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deputize the Director Community Services on coordination and planning of PMTCT and Cervical Cancer Programs.

  • Support delivery of PMTCT activities at MTRH and program counties including but not limited to: development and monitoring of the PMTCT team’s budget, strategy and work plan.

  • Provide mentorship of County Teams to review and disseminate new PMTCT policies, guidelines and protocols for the delivery of high impact interventions to improve Maternal and Infant HIV Care;

  • Oversee effective program integration of Cervical Cancer Screening in MCH and CCC through site mentorship on client flows and appointment management, training of HCWs, monitoring performance

  • Support efforts to integrate PMTCT services with other program areas to enhance delivery of elimination including OVC, RMNCAH as well as family planning, maternal health and other reproductive health services.

  • Provide mentorship and support for sites to increase HIV prevention efforts in MCH through optimal integration of PrEP interventions among others.

  • Support program sites to ensure optimal identification and linkage of pregnant/ breastfeeding women and HEIs for ANC and post-natal services;

  • Support the mentor mother program to deliver quality support in MCH/PMTCT settings.

  • Participate in weekly/monthly/quarterly dashboard reviews of project clinical outcomes and utilize project data to prioritize interventions related to Maternal-Child HIV care;

  • Represent the project at county and regional program meetings

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor(s).

DEPUTY MANAGER, PRIVATE SECTOR ENGAGEMENT & PARTNERSHIPS

USAID 4TheChild project is a five-year project targeting OVC, adolescent girls and young women implemented by Moi University College of Health Sciences in Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Kisumu and Siaya Counties in Kenya. The project seeks to increase use of quality county-led health and social services in the target counties working closely with national and county government structures.

Applications are invited for the following vacant positions in the USAID 4TheChild program:

 

 

POSITION: DEPUTY MANAGER, PRIVATE SECTOR ENGAGEMENT & PARTNERSHIPS – 1POST.

STATION: KISUMU COUNTY

JOB GROUP: RS 13

JOB SUMMARY:

The Deputy Manager – Private Sector Engagement and Partnerships will report to the Deputy Chief of Party and will provide technical leadership in public-private sector engagement, leveraged resource mobilization, capacity building for LIPs and managing partnerships with government, private sector and other stakeholders. S/he will be responsible for identifying strategic public-private sector partners and engaging them to support the implementation of project interventions across the 5 counties. The position holder will shape USAID 4TheChild’s approach to private sector engagement and partnerships to maximize programmatic impact and sustainability. S/he will identify opportunities for public-private partnerships; develop and implement strategies for engagement with the private sector; and build the capacity of higher education institutions and youth networks to establish effective partnerships. S/he will be responsible for coordinating technical assistance and capacity building interventions for LIP staff, community resource persons supporting project activities and managing partnerships (sector mapping, establishing, and nurturing strategic partnerships) that support the course for USAID 4TheChild in the target 5 counties.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Refine and implement USAID 4TheChild Private Sector Engagement Strategy.

  • Provide technical leadership to project staff and LIPs to identify and develop strategic partnerships with public-private sector actors to leverage for OVC services and support other project objectives.

  • Provide technical leadership for the design, formalization, and management of innovative public-private partnerships – identify, assess, and recommend potential private sector partners and partnership opportunities for key private, public and civil society organizations.

  • Maintain records and databases of partnership prospects, and establish potential partnerships within various private sectors (private companies, foundations, financial institutions, public entities)

  • Engage with private sector partners and stakeholders, serving as principal private sector liaison for USAID 4TheChild.

  • Develop and support new and current partnership engagements including signing MoUs where applicable, identifying and building relationships with prospective collaborative partners.

  • Coordinate conversations, roundtables, and activities across several industry groups, business sectors, and civil society organizations to attract interest towards leveraged support for beneficiaries and sustainability.

  • Provide leadership in capacity building for LIP staff and community cadres – disseminate Employee Skills Assessment (ESA) report, support LIPs to use the ESA to inform training plan and track follow-up on ESA milestones.

 

 

  • Coordinate follow up and support technical staff and LIPs in order to extract benefit from those partnerships in terms of concrete projects and meaningful impact to project beneficiaries.

  • Work across departments in USAID 4TheChild to develop systems and policies that are supportive of the Private Sector Engagement Strategy and ensure periodic review and updating of policies once they are in place.

  • Ensure effective and collaborative partnership assessments and vetting on a routine basis so that the project is not exposed to undue risk

  • Review partnership management practices, identify and follow up on actions to improve management practices.

  • Work with the Grants and Compliance Manager and legal office, to ensure that partnership tools and financial standards meet donor requirements and lobby for adaptation and flexibility as needed

  • Coordinate across teams to carry out Participatory Organizational Capacity Assessments (POCA), analyze assessment results, disseminate results, and use these to identify specific capacity building and organizational development needs, and provide training and targeted capacity strengthening support.

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on private sector partnerships.

  • Contribute to monitoring, evaluation, and learning; project communications, and project reporting.

 

 

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER

USAID AMPATH Uzima is a Kenya Health Partnership for Quality Services (KHPQS) funded by USAID and Manged by Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, working in partnership with the Departments of Health in Uasin Gishu, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot.

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH) is a project under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), Moi University and a Consortium of North American Universities led by Indiana University whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to Health Care, Research, and Training.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacant position in the USAID AMPATH Uzima Program.

 

 

POSITION: SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER – 1 Post

STATION: UASIN GISHU COUNTY

JOB GROUP: RS. 13

Job summary:

To provide technical leadership and supervision to County Project Officers, Sub County Project Officers and Facility staff. Responsible for working closely with the MoH and County Health Teams, partners and Service Providers in the region to strengthen Health systems and ensure that the quality of prevention, Care and Treatment interventions initiated and supported across the Program is consistent with National MoH/County Health Services quality standards and guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide direct technical assistance to the Program Officers, Regional Mentors and Health Care facilities staff supported by the project including Clinical Mentoring, strengthening, monitoring & Evaluation and Information Systems, facilitation of community linkages, provide patient flow analysis, improvement of adherence support system and development or improvement of referral system;

  • Provide technical oversight monitoring & support to County/Sub County Program multidisciplinary teams as assigned;

  • Supporting accelerated HIV Care and treatment efforts directed towards increasing enrollment of HIV infected children, adolescents and Men;

 

 

  • Ensure that project-supported clinical care activities at ART/PMTCT/TB sites conform to Kenya Nation HIV Care and Treatment guidelines and the projects standards;

  • Guide the Development and /or refinement of materials related to HIV /AIDS Care and Treatment including Clinical guidelines protocols algorithms drug formularies training materials and monitoring & Evaluation tools;

  • Spearheading continuous quality improvement (CQI) implementation in supported counties partnering with MoH /NASCOP in offering mentorship, orientation training and Technical updates to service providers;

  • Supporting site improvement Monitoring Systems (SIMS) evaluation in supported Counties, the formulation and monitoring of activity plans to mitigate identified gaps in performance;

  • Contributing formulation of joint activities in collaboration with MoH and overseeing the implementation of activities that the project has with service delivery partners while strengthening collaboration with MoH /County Health Services;

  • Writing & Evaluating relevant reports as part of the routine project reporting and Accountability requirements;

  • Participate in the development of quarterly and annual plans and activity reports;

  • Maintain smooth regular Information flow with County MoH officials and Program staff, technical staff on technical issues;

  • Coordinate inpatient assessment and ward coverage of USAID AMPATH Uzima patients;

  • Promote sufficiency and high standards of medical and Health Care delivery;

  • Clinical Oversight of clinical /Nursing /Laboratory staff;

  • Any other duties as may be deemed necessary by your supervisor.

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