IntraHealth HRH Coordination Manager Job in Kenya

IntraHealth International

The goal of the USAID funded Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya Mechanism is to strengthen HRH systems at the national and county government levels to improve
health outcomes for the Kenyan people.

In order to strengthen its team, the Mechanism is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following position:

HRH Coordination Manager

Working under the direction of the Team Lead — Leadership and, Management, the HRH Coordination Manager will provide technical assistance and coordination on HR management and development issues, especially those relating to universal health coverage (UHC) and, support a special national level taskforce committee on HRH policy and strategy.

S/he will ensure that adequate technical and coordination support is granted to the taskforce, especially in review of the HRH strategy II and, development of the new HRH strategy (2019-2023).

The support will be through a multi-stakeholders’ consultative approach comprising of the public health sector, national institutions with HRH mandate, private and faith based health sector players, development partners and implementing partners.


  • Take lead in planning and management of the UHC HRH sub-committee secretariat activities including, communication to stakeholders, providing linkage to the various
    stakeholders, taking minutes and, writing activity reports.
  • Serve as primary focal point for receiving and collating feedback and updates from the UHC HRH sub-committee and taskforce committee on policy and strategy on
  • Provide organizational development support towards the operationalization of the Kenya Health HR Advisory Council and Kenya Health Professionals Oversight
  • Coordinate activities relating to review of the Health Sector Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan (2014-2018), and development of new plan up to dissemination
  • Support resource mobilization activities with development partners to enable implementation of the UHC HRH sub-committee and taskforce committee on policy
    and strategy on HRH for example in review and development of HRH strategy, alignment of community health personnel scheme of service and harmonization of HIV/
    RMNCAH community workforce to GoK Community Strategy.
  • Support the alignment of relevant HRD documents to UHC including those related to the capacity building of Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) to deliver
    on the UHC mandate
  • Support establishment of a regular engagement mechanism between union leaders and county/national government.
  • Through the stewardship of the MOH Human Resource Director, coordinate and monitor implementation of existing priority HRH issues and plans towards UHC; and
    identify important emerging HRH issues that require attention.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus on human resources management
  • A Master’s degree in HRM will be an added advantage
  • At least 4 years working experience in supporting public health sector at the national level.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of health workforce issues in Kenya
  • Proven experience working and liaising with external stakeholders, including GOK / MOH, international donors, health organizations — private and faith-based is highly
  • Familiarity with public sector HR issues including development/formulation of strategies and policy guidelines will be highly desirable
  • Knowledge of relevant employment and labor laws applicable in Kenya
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skill s
  • Good project management and coordination skills
  • Solid computer skills to include proficiency using e-mails, power point, word and spreadsheet applications
  • This position will be for an initial contract period of 1 year

How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter indicating your daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees
who must have been your supervisor in your current or former employment

Closing date for applications is November 16, 2018.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

HR and Administration, NGO and UN
Updated: November 2, 2018 — 7:58 am