E4A-MamaYe County Coordinator, Bungoma

Location: 
Bungoma, Kenya
Contract type: 
Fixed term until 31 Dec 2017
Salary: 
Commensurate with experience
Closing date: 
Sunday, 30 April, 2017
We are seeking a new member of the staff to be based in Bungoma and work as a County Coordinator. Through liaison with key partners at the County level and support to government mandated structures, this role will drive coordination, evidence generation, costing and advocacy.
Responsibilities: 
  • Improve the functionality of coordination and accountability mechanisms and strengthen existing structures
  • Support the analysis of data and development of evidence products to effectively communicate data from structures including the Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Review (MPDSR) system, Health Management Information System (HMIS) and other sources
  • Mobilise stakeholders (government, civil society, networks) to do targeted advocacy for delivery of reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH, including family planning and adolescent health) resource commitments in Kenya
  • Influence funding and policies for RMNCAH including family planning access in Bungoma County
Person specification: 
  • Considerable experience in RNMCH programme implementation at facility and community levels
  • Significant experience of engagement with government at County level and/ or a background working within government
  • Experience supporting accountability mechanisms and building and strengthening relationships with CSOs, particularly grassroots/ CBOs
  • Experience in analysing and presenting data for use in decision-making, action, accountability and/ or advocacy
  • Proven ability to engage and build relationships with technical and non-technical partners at multiple levels, to ensure high quality deliverables
  • Strong understanding of government work planning and budgeting cycles
Benefits: 
  • Health insurance
  • Annual leave allowance
Application process: 
  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Ellen Jones recruitment@evidence4action.net. Candidates should state the role in the subject header
  • Closing date for applications is: 30 April 2017
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held on 11 and 12 May 2017 in Bungoma
Other information: 

Candidates are required to have the right to live and work in Kenya
Options is an equal opportunities employer

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