Health Systems Strengthening Advisor Job in Kenya for a USAID-Funded HSDSA Project – Abt Associates

Associates, a mission – driven global leader in research, technical
assistance, and program implementation across more than 40 countries
worldwide in the fields of health, social / environmental policy, and
international development.
Associates, seeks qualified candidates for potential employment
opportunities in an anticipated USAID-funded HIV Service Delivery
Support Activity (HSDSA) in Kenya.

Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Advisor

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides
    overall leadership for key HSS activities to support county-level
    policymakers in strategic planning and management, systems development,
    and strengthening health information systems, human resource management,
    quality assurance, and commodity management. 
  • Identify
    and assess issues around devolution and the functions and organization
    of the county government, particularly county health management teams
    and their capacity gaps.   
Qualification Requirements:
  • Masters
    Degree  in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Administration or other
    relevant field and 10+ years of professional experience.  
  • At
    least 7 years managing and implementing HSS programs in the areas of
    governance and strategic planning, , policy reform, health products and
    technology, HRH, strategic M&E, and referral systems.
How to Apply
To be considered for any position, an applicant must submit his/her CV
and an application letter that provides details of the applicant’s
specific qualifications for the desired position to:

the subject line of the email, write the title of the position for
which you are applying. 

If you wish to apply for more than one position,
please submit separate applications for each position.  
Deadline for
applications is Monday, July 4, 2016.  
Applications that do not follow
these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification
requirements, or that are received after the deadline, will not be
All positions are contingent upon project award and
funding, and all positions require the following: 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively manage relationships with the
    Ministry of Health, other government representatives, for-profit private
    sector entities, local community organizations, donors, and other
    stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in the English language.
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently to program sites throughout the country.
  • Candidates who are Kenyan nationals are highly preferred.
Interested individuals can learn more about Abt Associates at

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