MSH Senior Technical Advisor – Institutional Strengthening Job in Kenya

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with over four decades of experience in strengthening health systems, and capacity of local institutions. 
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 seeks to recruit highly motivated and result oriented individua to join a dynamic team in FANIKISHA Project, a USAID funded project that focuses on Strengthening the Technical and Institutional Capacity of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Kenya to enable them to be responsive to the community health response for the health and well being of Kenyans.

Senior Technical Advisor – Institutional Strengthening

The Senior Technical Advisor, Institutional Strengthening will oversee the delivery of institutional strengthening technical assistance aimed at strengthening the institutional capacity of CSOs and their affiliates to deliver quality services, manage resources efficiently and with accountability, and achieve and report results. 
The position is key to the efficient delivery of technical assistance for CSOs and other FANIKISHA partners implementing community health activities.

The ideal candidate will, coordinate institutional strengthening technical advisors and enhance synergy between the different components of technical assistance, respond to technical assistance enquiries from implementing partners including the APHIAPlus and other community health interventions.

S/he will establish and coordinate forums for information sharing to define technical assistance needs and work with the Senior Director for Institutional Strengthening to ensure acquisition and delivery of quality short term technical assistance.

She will also be required to provide day to day overall supervision of institutional strengthening technical advisors, plan and conduct mentorship support, provide oversight on the documentation and dissemination of technical assistance results in collaboration with the Director for Monitoring & Evaluation and prepare regular and adhoc reports.

  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of ten (10) years working experience in designing, implementing and managing health programs in Kenya with substantial knowledge and experience in building capacity for NGOs and CSOs in Kenya. 
  • At least 5 years of experience as a consultant
    in a relevant health or capacity building field. 
  • S/he should have a proven track record in managing
    successful consultancy with USAID, PEPFAR or other major donor funded projects in Kenya. 
  • S/he should have significant experience in supporting local governance/public administration including
    capacity development of civil society organizations. 
  • S/he should have proven, effective leadership, with strong financial operational and people management skills with ability to demonstrate initiative, self-motivation and a commitment to lead and work with a diverse team.

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, and national origin, and citizenship, physical or mental handicap. 
For further detail and to apply for this position, please visit the Employment
Opportunities section of our website at by 27th July, 2012. 
If you cannot apply online or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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