AMREF Project Manager Job in Kenya

AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non-governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. 
AMREF is headquartered in Nairobi, and has programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Sudan, South Africa and West Africa. 
Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $90 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. 
For more information visit our website www.amref.org

We are looking for an individual who is organized, highly motivated and results-oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring lasting health change in Africa, to fill the following position in the Kibera HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Project funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
The Project focuses on the provision of integrated HIV/AIDS services which include adult and pediatric care and treatment, PMTCT, PITC; TB testing and treatment; prevention with positives; community mobilization and capacity building with close collaboration with local and external partners.

Project Manager – Ref. No. KCO/ART/001/2012 
The position is based in Nairobi and reports to the HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria Programme Manager.

Purpose of the Job:

To provide managerial and technical leadership in the implementation of the Project to ensure it meets its overall objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide overall leadership and project management through co-ordination and supervision of the implementation of project activities.
  • Lead in the preparation of work plans, budgets, M&E plans and performance frameworks for the project.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports relating to the project as per donor requirements as well as for internal purposes.
  • Facilitate capacity building activities for the project implementation team, community structures, DHMT and other stakeholders.
  • Lead in operations research, documentation and share results for advocacy in order to influence relevant policies and practices. Document and disseminate best practices and lessons learnt.
  • Play a leading role in the management of project resources including staff, finances and assets.
  • Develop and promote partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders including but not limited to local authorities, relevant Government of Kenya Ministries and NGOs.
  • Ensure project integration and growth by participating in country office and program meetings.
  • Participate in the development of concepts and proposals for fundraising.
Qualifications and Competencies:
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Public Health or relevant Social Sciences discipline with over five (5) years of relevant work experience. 
  • A first degree in Medicine will be an added advantage. Must be ICT proficient. 
  • Must have hands on experience in project management related to HIV/AIDS with an emphasis on ART management. 
  • Should have vast experience in project management, operations research & documentation, monitoring & evaluation, people management, proposal development and financial management. 
  • In addition the ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, team player and have visionary leadership.
Interested candidates should quote the position and reference number in the subject matter and send their CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by e-mail to  recruitment@amref.org

The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 16” November 2012. 
We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

At no point does AMREF ask for money in its recruitment process.
P.O. Box 30125 00100 
Tel: 699400 
Fax: 606340


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