HRH Officer – Afya Timiza

Samburu, Kenya
Contract type: 
full time, fixed contract
commensurate with experience
Closing date: 
Friday, 11 November, 2016
The Human Resources for Health (HRH) Officer will provide technical assistance to the county governments of Turkana and Samburu to strengthen county, sub-county and facility level HRH priorities, resulting in improved workforce availability, distribution, capacity, and retention.

Baseline Development

  • Support the HRH component of the organizational capacity assessment (OCA), identifying capacity gaps

Capacity Development

  • Work in partnership with the county governments to create a capacity development plan to improve HRH performance

Strategy Development, Training and mentorship

  • Liaise with and leverage HRH support for the counties from existing and/or planned donor funded HRH projects (e.g. USAID national mechanisms)
  • Provide technical assistance, training and mentorship on specific technical areas, such as:
  • HRH leadership at county level through a functional HRH TWG
  • HRH strategy development
  • HRH mapping
  • HRH database development and use
Person specification: 
  • The candidate will hold at minimum a bachelor’s degree or a professional certification in Human Resource Management or a related discipline
  • The candidate will have at least three years demonstrated experience at mid-level in operational set-up designing and managing HRH systems preferably in the health sector in Kenya.
  • The candidate will have demonstrated ability to work effectively with all kind of stakeholders: government representatives, local community organisations, for-profit private sectors entities, especial in building capacity in HRH
  • The candidate will be fluent in English and Swahili.
  • A practical knowledge of the Turkana and/or Samburu context would be an added advantage
Application process: 
  • To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Charlotte Langridge 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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