APHIAplus Chief Of Party Job in Kenya

APHIAplus KAMILI is a five year (2011-2015) health service delivery project funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented in Eastern and Central provinces of Kenya by a consortium of partners led by Jhpiego, an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University. 
The other partners are AMREF, CHAK, ICAP, KRC, Land O’ Lakes, LVCT, NOPE, and PATH. 
The project contributes to the USAID strategic goal of ‘Sustained improvement of health and well-being for all Kenyans’ by increasing the use of quality health services, products and information and addressing social determinants of health to improve the well-being of marginalized, poor and underserved populations.

APHIAplus KAMILI is currently seeking for a Chief of Party with excellent leadership and technical skills, with proven track record, who is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and willing to inspire others and to work in a high pressure environment requiring multitasking abilities.

Chief Of Party

Location: Nairobi Office (with frequent travel to the field)

  • Lead APHIAplus KAMILI strategy formulation including development of roles and responsibilities of various partners
  • Provide overall leadership and technical guidance for the program
  • Provide overall guidance and direction for the project and supervision of field offices, staff and overall management of the project
  • Serve as Jhpiego’s key liaison with USAID, government counterparts, implementing partners and other local organizations
  • Ensure overall program, financial and monitoring objectives for the project are achieved, including implementation of annual work plans, dissemination of results and sharing of best practices
  • Work closely with partners and program teams to ensure quality evidence-based implementation of the project
  • Review and/or contribute to reports and other project deliverables (e.g. annual, semi-annual, performance monitoring reports, etc.)
  • MD or PhD (with a graduate degree in Public Health or related field)
  • Ten or more years at leadership level
  • Extensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS health programs and health service delivery in Kenya
  • Must also be familiar with other health areas such as RH/FP, TB and MNCH
  • Excellent analytical, oral and report- writing skills
  • Experience in managing a collaboration of partners and work in a team-oriented setting
  • Experience working with MOH systems and personnel
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects is an asset
  • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Interested applicants should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter by email to HR-Kenya@jhpiego.net by 9th November 2012 indicating how their education and experience qualifies them for the position. 
A competitive remuneration package will be offered according to qualifications and experience.

Only those selected for interview will be contracted
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer

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