Jhpiego Program Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures
for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.

The Impact Malaria Project awarded to PSI and managed by a consortium of partners and funded by PMI / USAID, aims to reduce malaria associated morbidity and mortality.

In Kenya the project is led by Jhpiego. Impact Malaria supports malaria diagnosis, case management and prevention of malaria in pregnancy in 8 priority counties: Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Vihiga, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya and Kisumu.

We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent management and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities to fill the following positions:

Program Officer

Based in Nairobi

Reporting to the Sr. Malaria Program Advisor, the Program Officer will serve as a key member of project implementation teams and will assist in the administrative, financial, logistical and programmatic tasks required for Jhpiego programs.

This includes assisting with project administration including tracking of program Gantt charts / work plans, preparation of program reports, and power point presentations.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Participate and support in the design, implementation and monitoring of the Impact Malaria project activities
  • Prepare program reports and be responsible for gathering field reports including photos and data reports from the program and writing of success stories
  • Maintain records of programs activities highlight problem areas and redress them and provide summaries to the Sr. Program Advisor on a weekly basis
  • Ensure that required technical and administrative reports from the project sites are submitted an archived in timely way
  • Travel as appropriate to program sites to assist ¡n program logistics, including travel, financial arrangements, equipment and supplies coordination
  • Assist with organization of national, regional and international meetings, field visits, and other activities.
  • Assist in program material design and preparation
  • Assist Finance staff to review, process and reconcile payment documentation from trainers, program, technical staff, local implementing partners, consultants as well as from funded geographies

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in programs
  • Working experience in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage
  • Experience working with health or related programs especially Malaria programing is an added advantage
  • Ability to manage projects, set priorities, and plans for the successful implementation of program activities.
  • Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation
  • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 28th September 2018.

Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.

Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Community Development, Health and Medical, NGO and UN, Project Management
Updated: September 24, 2018 — 6:53 am