E4A-MamaYe County Coordinator, Nairobi

Location: 
Nairobi, 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 Nairobi 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 Nairobi County.
Person specification: 
  • Medical, nursing or other clinical qualification (preferred); or bachelor’s in sociology, anthropology, social statistics or a related subject
  • Considerable experience in RNMCH program implementation at facility and community levels
  • Significant experience of engagement with government at County level and/ or a background working within government
  • Experience in analysing and presenting data for use in decision-making, action, accountability and/ or advocacy
  • Experience using MPDSR data as a clinician, health manager or other technical capacity
  • 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 week commencing 15 May 2017
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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