FP/RMNCAH Advisor – Afya Timiza

Location: 
Turkana, Kenya
Contract type: 
full time, fixed contract
Salary: 
commensurate with experience
Closing date: 
Friday, 11 November, 2016
The Family Planning/Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health (FP/RMNCAH) Advisor is responsible for improving quality and utilisation of RMNCAH services. S/he will identify specific interventions for MNCH, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) in line with the circumstances in the sub-counties, and build capacity of government partners at all level to implement these approaches.
Responsibilities: 

Main Duties

  • Provide technical guidance, advice and support to project counterparts to effectively implement activities across a broad range of service delivery areas, including: quality improvement of FP/RMNCAH, MPDSR, maternity care, treatment and management of STIs, Family Planning, Nutrition and Wash
  • Promote the development of health workers and management staff capacity
  • Effective implementation and delivery of activities
  • Supervise RMNCAH Officers, and source and manage short-term consultants
Person specification: 
  • The candidate will hold at minimum a bachelor’s degree in a clinical field. S/he will have proven senior experience in implementing complex RMNCAH programs, preferably in Kenya.
  • The candidate will have experience in managing donor-funded programs and demonstrated ability to work effectively with all kind of stakeholders: government representatives, local community organisations, for-profit private sectors entities
  • The candidate will be fluent in English and Swahili.
  • A practical knowledge of the Turkana context would be an added advantage
Benefits: 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and a performance related bonus scheme.

Application process: 
  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Charlotte Langridge opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role in the subject header
  • Closing date for applications is Friday 11 November 2016. However, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and recruitment may be closed early if the right candidate is found, therefore early applications is advised
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
Other information: 
  • Options is an equal opportunities employer
  • Candidates are require to have the right to work in Kenya
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