11 NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – CHAK 2020
Career Employment Kenya: 11 NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – CHAK 2020
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Christian Health Association of Kenya
(CHAK)



The Christian Health Association of
Kenya (CHAK), National faith-based organization of 576-member health units
working in all the 47 counties of Kenya.
CHAK has a well-developed capacity
and a vast and rich experience in the development and implementation of
community health programmes across the Kenya, dating back to over 70 years.

CHAK is anticipating to implement a
large and complex five-year USAID funded Community Health Networks (CHN)
RMNCAH/FP project via a national subgrant from the Africa Christian Health
Association Platform (ACHAP) in the counties of Kilifi and Kwale at the coast
and Homabay and Migori south Nyanza region, with the objective of improving the
capacity of the local community networks and primary health care systems to
improve the uptake, access and utilization of RMNCAH/FP services thus reducing
maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality in the two regions.

The organization is therefore seeking
to recruit qualified potential staff to support the implementation and
management of the project as described here below:-
RMNCAH SD Coordinator and TA (#1)
CHAK seeks to improve and increase
access, uptake and utilization of quality community and facility based
RMNCAH/FP services in the counties of Kilifi, Kwale, Migori and Homabay through
strengthened community health networks/systems and institutional capacity of
County health systems in order to contribute to sustainably reduce maternal and
infant morbidity and mortality.
Consequently, CHAK is are currently
seeking a highly motivated individual to undertake the role of RMNCAH SD
coordinator and TA
Location: Nairobi, with frequent visits
to Kilifi, Kwale, Homabay and Migori Counties.
Reporting to the Head of Health programmes.
Direct Reports: The RMNCAH/FP CHN project
coordinator and TA will directly supervise regional project managers at the
county level and the project M and E , finance and grant officers at the
secretariat level.
He /She will provide strategic
direction and overall technical leadership for MNCAH / Family Planning (FP)
related activities in the community including the health facilities that are
part of the primary health care.
·        
Take up the responsibility of project
coordinator and the technical advisor of the USAID supported CHAK RMNCAH
Community Health Network project, reporting to the head of health programmes
department.
·        
Oversee the implementation of project
activities and interventions from a technical perspective and adjust to
strategies based on best practices and lessons learnt from early implementation
and other field experiences.
·        
Provide direct Technical Assistance
(TA) and support to program teams, communities and health facilities in the
areas of expertise specifically in RMNCAH/FP and the relevant community health
strategy management program areas.
·        
Management and human capacity
development in performance and Quality Improvement (QI).
·        
Provide support to operationalize
health policies, ensure client responsive services as well as optimal use of
government and donor resources.
·        
Use knowledge of best practices in
MNCH, FP/RH to direct strategic planning, implementation and evaluation.
·        
Design the implementation and
monitoring of the project MNCH/FP activities in consultation with the M and E
and superintend on them to be implemented.
·        
Support program monitoring of
technical quality MNCH/FP activities at both community and health facilities.
·        
Lead activities related to
identification of MNCH/FP service delivery barriers and initiate innovative
approaches to address them.
·        
Model a proactive and problem-solving
attitude which encourages teamwork as well as fosters high motivation and
enthusiasm amongst colleagues and communities.
·        
Ensure timeliness in the preparation
of program reports to CHAK, ACHAP who is the PR for onward transmission to
USAID.
·        
The successful candidate should have
a Master’s Degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or Medical officer with a
masters in Public Health.
·        
S/he must have at least 8 years’
experience in providing hands-on Technical Assistance in MNCH/RH/FP leadership
especially PEPFFAR USAID supported programmes
·        
Familiarity with the
Religio-political, socio-cultural and economic and context of communities in
the counties of Kilifi, Kwale, Homabay and Migori County is required.
Regional Project Manager (#2)
CHAK seeks to improve and increase
access, uptake and utilization of quality community and facility based
RMNCAH/FP services in the Coast and South Nyanza Regions, covering the counties
of Kilifi, Kwale, Migori and Homabay, through strengthened community health
networks/systems and institutional capacity of County health systems in order
to contribute to sustainably reduce maternal and infant morbidity and mortality
and consequently, CHAK is are currently seeking a highly motivated individuals
to undertake the role of Regional RMNCAH Managers in the two regions.
Location: The regional RMNCAH/FP managers will be stationed at
the regional project offices in Kilifi and Homa bay but will travel to the
field frequently to support their Programme officers and the communities.
Reporting
lines:
 The regional managers will
report to the to the RMNCAH SD Coordinator and TA in Nairobi.
Direct
Reports:
 The regional manager will be
the overall project manager and RMNCAH coordinator in the region and will be
tasked with the responsibility of supervising the Programme Officers, the M and
E Assistants, the Logistics Assistant/Driver.
S/he will provide overall technical
leadership and programmatic coordination for RMNCAH /FP activities of the
Community Health Networks project at the community level and the primary health
care health facilities in the supported counties.
·        
Take up the responsibility of project
coordinator and the technical advisor of the USAID supported CHAK RMNCAH
Community Health Network project, reporting to the RMNCAH/FP project
coordinator and technical advisor.
·        
Oversee the implementation of
activities and interventions from a technical perspective and adjust to
strategies based on best practices and lessons learnt from early implementation
and other field experiences.
·        
Provide direct technical assistance
(TA) and support to the program team, communities and health facilities in the
areas of expertise, specifically in RMNCAH/FP and in the relevant community
health strategy application and management to ensure attainment of the project
deliverables in all the areas of engagement.
·        
Management and human capacity
development in performance and Quality Improvement (QI).
·        
Provide support to operationalize
health policies, ensure client responsive services as well as optimal use of
community and County government and donor resources.
·        
Use knowledge of best practices in
RMNCAH/FP to direct strategic planning, implementation and evaluation.
·        
Lead in the monitoring of all project
RMNCAH/FP activities at both the facilities and in the communities in
consultation with the M and E officer and offering supervisory support to the M
and E assistants.
·        
Lead activities related to
identification of MNCH/FP service delivery barriers and initiate innovative
approaches to address them.
·        
Model a proactive and problem-solving
attitude which encourages teamwork as well as fosters high motivation and enthusiasm
amongst colleagues and communities.
·        
Ensure timeliness in the preparation
of program reports to CHAK and submit them to the project coordinator.
·        
Will be the liaison officer between
CHAK and the county government and other stakeholders in the region and the
counties.
The successful candidate should
Medical background: Medical Doctor, BSC Nursing.
·        
S/he must have at least 8 years’
experience in providing hands-on Technical Assistance in MNCH/RH/FP leadership
especially PEPFFAR USAID supported programmes
·        
Familiarity with the
Religio-political, socio-cultural and economic context of community’s resident
in counties of Kilifi, Kwale, Homabay and Migori County is required.
·        
Proficient with Microsoft Office
applications (Word, advanced Excel, and PowerPoint).
·        
Strong writing skills, including
writing of reports.
Job Vacancy: Programme Officer Community RMNCAH/FP (#8)
With the objective of improving and
increasing access, uptake and utilization of quality community and facility
based RMNCAH/FP services in the counties of Kilifi, Kwale, Migori and Homabay
through strengthened community health networks/systems and institutional
capacity of County health systems in order to contribute to sustainably reduce
maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, CHAK we are looking for Programme
Officers who will take up the project activity implementation in the four
project counties.
Work
station:
 Migori, Homabay, Kilifi or
Kwale Counties.
Job
Reporting to:
 The Project Regional manager
Summary
roles and responsibilities: 
The
MNCH/FP Programme Officer, working under the guidance of the overall MNCH/FP
lead will be responsible for implementing a range of RMNCH/FP strategies within
the designated County health facilities and communities.
The RMNCAH/FP PO will provide
technical support to the project activities to scale up quality RMNCAH/FP
activities in the county.
S/he will be responsible for
supporting the RMNCH TWG, and relevant quality improvement structures at both
Sub county and facility level including Work Improvement Teams.
S/He will strengthen the community
dialogue mechanisms to ensure that all maternal and neonatal deaths, are
reported, documented and audited with the community stake holders. Further s/he
will support the scale up of family planning services in the sub-county health
facilities with a focus on availing choices at every supported facility.
Working with the community
engagement, the Programme Officer will develop innovative community level
models that support uptake of FP, early ANC attendance and retention to 4th
ANC, and finally increased facility-based deliveries, aggressive MNCH
approaches in informal settlement with high perinatal deaths.
The PO will represent CHAK Community
Networks project in relevant sub county and facility technical meetings.
Working under the regional manager, s/he will support RMNCAH activities at the
communities and the primary health care facilities under the project.
The PO will also be tasked with
building the technical capacity of facility-based health Care workers in
RMNCH/FP, preparing biweekly, monthly and semi-annual and annual project
reports to contribute the consolidated project reports.
The
qualifications, skills, and experience
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BSC Nursing graduate, KRCN or RCO.
·        
At least 3-5 years’ experience in
successful field implementation of community and facility based RMNCAH/FP
programs.
·        
Demonstrable skills in rolling out
county-endorsed approaches that result in improved uptake of services for,
reproductive health, maternal health and family planning.
·        
Experience conducting training and
capacity building related to data quality, data dissemination and information
use, and other M&E related issues for health facility staff is critical.
·        
Ability to work in a complex
environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to
perform; ability to manage several major multidimensional activities
simultaneously.
·        
Experience working on U.S. government
(PEPFAR) or other large donor-funded projects preferred.
·        
Proficient with Microsoft Office
applications (Word, advanced Excel, and PowerPoint).
·        
Strong writing skills, including
writing of reports.
Sector: Finance & Accounting
Employment
Category:
 Contract
Employment
Type:
 Full-Time
Location: Nairobi CHAK secretariat
Job
Purpose:
 Support the country office in
overseeing the financial management processes and documentation
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Maintenance of General Ledger,
Accounts Analysis, Reconciliations and Review of the Trial Balance
·        
Ensure that all the bank and cash
accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis and that outstanding items are
followed up and cleared
·        
Maintenance of the Fixed Assets
Register
·        
Preparation & Input of Journal
Entries in the system with the approval of the Finance Manager
·        
Ensure accurate and timely month-end
closing tasks that include, account analysis, reconciliations, accruals,
journal entries, actual to forecast variance analysis etc.
·        

Ensure all incoming and out-going invoices are settled on time
·        
Ensure the compliance with all PAYE,
VAT, Tax return and financial reporting requirements
·        
Perform day-to-day accounting
functions

·        
Review cash requests and disburse
funds for program expenses
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Ensure opening and maintaining
project codes by regular updating of project information and linking of codes
·        
Liaise with the external auditors and
managing the annual audit process
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Monitor and follow up of audit
recommendations for the project under management.
·        
Prepare timely and quality financial
reports
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Record accounts payables and
receivables
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Assist with budget preparation
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Review and implement financial
policies
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Any other duties as assigned by the
management team.
·        
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting,
Finance, Business Administration or related field
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CPA (K)
·        
At least 3 years of relevant working
experience, at least within a donor funded nonprofit organization
Required
Experience & Competencies:
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Excellent oral and written
communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
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Flexibility at work
·        
Proactive, self-motivated and
team-oriented
·        
Excellent analytical report writing
skills
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Team player
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Ability to organize and present
issues in a clear, concise and logical manner
·        
Strong technical skills, including MS
Excel, and ability to navigate within accounting systems and other databases
·        
Ability to manage sensitive and
confidential matters with the highest level of professional
·        
Must have excellent interpersonal
skills with the ability to interact professionally with staff, partners and
donors
·        
Willingness to travel, sometimes to
remote areas
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (#1)
Job
Specification:
 The Monitoring & Evaluation
Officer will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the
program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track
delivery against outputs, outcomes and impacts.
S/he will lead analysis of data
collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement, guide reporting
processes amongst technical staff, consolidate program reports, promote
learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt and support
all the technical staff in M&E functions.
S/he will work closely with local
county health teams to build local MEL capacity at both community and health
facility.
Specific
duties will include:
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Developing a detailed AMEL Plan in
line with USAID requirements, which will be updated annually;
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Conducting a baseline assessment
which will serve as a critical reference point for assessing changes and
impact;
·        
Designing data collection tools and
training project partners on how to use them;
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Validating monthly data and preparing
reports on project performance;
·        
Conducting DQAs and RDQAs in
conjunction with county teams;
·        
Leading capacity building for health
facility staff, community implementers (e.g. CHVs) and project staff to
strengthen overall MEL systems;
·        
Leading data review meetings with
various partners, including local implementing partners and county health
management teams to discuss project performance;
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Designing and implementing
data-to-action frameworks to enable evidence-based decision making;
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Leading in designing tools to capture
key learnings and sharing them amongst project stakeholders for continual
learning and adaptive programming.
·        
Minimum of a Master’s Degree in
public health with M&E specialization, statistics, social sciences or a
related field with a minimum of 5 years’ direct work experience as a senior
expert in monitoring and evaluation in the health sector;
·        
Demonstrated expertise in
quantitative and qualitative methodologies, operations research, Health
Management Information Systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data
analysis and presentation;
·        
Demonstrated experience in
strengthening M&E systems, including building the capacity of local
implementing partners;
·        
Experience with knowledge management,
including building systems for collection and sharing learning to continually
assess the efficacy of project implementation activities;
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Demonstrated strong management,
coordination, teamwork, and planning skills, with proven ability to function
effectively with multiple counterparts in both the public and NGO sectors;
·        
Demonstrated ability to build and
maintain relationships with senior-level Government of Kenya officials, USAID,
NGOs, private sector groups, cooperating agencies, and donor organizations;
·        
Experience working with USG programs
and clear understanding of the regulations therein is strongly advised
·        
Proficiency in graphics
presentations, use of STATA or SPSS, Excel, Access
Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant (#8)
Job
Specification:
 Reporting to the Monitoring and
Evaluation Officer, the M&E Assistant will work to strengthen local
community MEL systems, including strengthening community data collection,
analysis and use.
Working with the regional Programme
Officer, s/he will be responsible for ensuring collection of quality data from
the community and facility level. The M&E Assistant will be required to
regularly assess and provide feedback on data quality and recommend areas of
improvement to strengthen data quality and data use for decision making.
Specific
duties will include:
·        
Support the M&E Officer in
training on data entry using specific tools and conduct site visits to ensure
data is collected accurately;
·        
Work closely with the regional
Program Officer to ensure timely reporting from the supported sites;
·        
Collate data from supported sites on
a monthly basis, conduct initial quality checks and provide feedback on gaps
observed to improve data quality;
·        
Submit data to regional Program
Officer and support in the compilation of monthly project progress reports;
·        
Conduct site visits for RDQAs and
DQAs in conjunction with the M&E Officer, Regional Program Officer and the
county team;
·        
Work closely with the
county/sub-county HRIOs to continually address data quality issues observed;
·        
Support health facilities and
communities to implement data-to-action frameworks to drive local data
consumption for data-driven decision making;
·        
Support M&E Officer to conduct
regular data review meetings with various partners, including local
implementing partner, county health management teams, to discuss project performance.
·        
Diploma in Monitoring &
Evaluation, Health Records Management or a related field with at least 2 years’
experience supporting monitoring and evaluation in development projects;
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Experience working with county and
sub county HMTs;
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Experience working with community
health systems;
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Experience with data analysis, report
writing and report presentation;
·        
Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS
Word and MS Power Point;
·        
Excellent written, verbal, and
organizational skills
·        
Strong attention to detail
·        
Ability to work in a team, as well as
working individually with minimal supervision
Logistic Assistance / Driver (#4)
Project: Community Health Networks RMNCAH/FP
Position
Reports to:
 The Regional Project Manager,
The logic’s Assistance/Driver will be
required to provide reliable and courteous transportation and office and field
administrative support services to the CHAK RMNCAH/FP projects in the project
counties while giving safety a top priority.
Specifically,
s/he will be tasked with the following responsibilities.
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Safe transfer of CHAK staff and other
authorized passengers from and to designated places.
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Safe driving obeying all traffic laws
and regulations
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Ensure safe parking of vehicles and
secured locking
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Cleaning assigned vehicle at regular
intervals to ensure expected vehicle cleanliness standards are maintained at
all times.
·        
Daily vehicle inspections (oil
levels, battery water etc).
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Fueling the vehicle as required.
·        
Performing minor maintenance tasks on
the vehicle when required.
·        
Ensuring that the vehicle is sent for
service at the prescribed time.
·        
Recommending major service or external
maintenance requirements for the vehicle.
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Maintaining vehicle records (mileage,
service requirements etc.).
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Maintaining of Work Ticket
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Preparation of accident or incident
reports when necessary.
·        
Provide safety briefings to staff
during travel to ensure the safety of staff and property of both CHAK and staff
and to provide staff with information when required.
Office Administrative and Logistics
support
·        
Provide CHAK County field office with
Administrative Support services
·        
Support the project with logistics
tasks during trainings, meetings, deliver parcels and such other activities as
assigned.
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The applicant will need to indicate
his/her preferred county of work.
Applications with detailed CV, copies
of relevant certificates, names and contacts of two Referees should be
addressed to:
The General Secretary
P.O. Box 30690 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi
Email: hr@chak.or.ke
Closing date for receiving all
applications is February 07, 2020. (Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interview)
Applicants must indicate their
preferred county in their Ref: Line i.e. Application for PO Community
RMNCAH/FP, ( County-Kilifi or Kwale or Homabay or Migori.

Disclaimer: Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK) does
not, and will never solicit money for any part of its recruitment processes
including short-listing, interviews, background, and/or medical check-ups.
Therefore we will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any
loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engaging in any fraudulent
recruitment activity.

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