IntraHealth International Program Officer 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:

Program Officer

Reporting to the Team Lead – Health Workforce Training, the Program Officer will provide programmatic and logistical support to the National and County HRH interventions.


  • Maintain and update calendar of project activities including travel and visiting schedules, staff and other meetings and remind the team of upcoming events.
  • Provide logistical support to all project activities including, availability equipment and materials for presentations.
  • Support Mechanism’s County HRH/HRD Manager in the implementation of county cluster interventions
  • Support the counties to adopt and implement HRM policies and guidelines.
  • Assist in the coordination and planning of inter county Human Resources for Health Inter-Agency Coordination Committees.
  • In liaison with Mechanism’s County HRH/HRD Manager support strengthening of the HRH Units in human resource management and, development
  • Prepare and/or edit drafts of routine office correspondence, reports, contracts, and terms of referenœ for contractors and respond to enquiries on a timely basis.
  • Develop County profiles including list of County leadership contacts and update regularly.
  • Establish and maintain a filing system for the program portfolio.
  • Liaise with the procurement, logistics and finance teams on requisitioning for services in line with approved budgets in collaboration with the supervisor.
  • Conduct activity budget monitoring to ensure effective utilization of financial resources in consultation with the supervisor.
  • Follow up and submit project progress reports as appropriate.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Social sciences or equivalent relevant field of study.
  • At least 4 years working experience in a similar environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power point).
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with prioritization paying attention to detail, quality and deadlines
  • Demonstrated competence in working with stakeholders.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Experience in a USAID funded Project is an added advantage.

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

Community Development, HR and Administration, NGO and UN, Project Management
Updated: November 2, 2018 — 8:10 am