Helen Keller International Job Vacancy 2019 for National Coordinator, Health & Nutrition, Application Details

Helen Keller International Job Vacancy 2019 for National Coordinator, Health & Nutrition, Application Details

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Helen Keller International Job Vacancy 2019 Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Helen Keller International Job Vacancy 2019

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Helen Keller International (HKI) is among the oldest international nonprofit organizations devoted to preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition. Headquartered in New York City, HKI works in 21 countries: 12 in Africa, 8 in Asia-Pacific, and the United States. HKI builds local capacity to combat blindness and malnutrition by establishing low-cost, sustainable programs. We also provide scientific and technical assistance, as well as invaluable research and data, to governments and international, regional, national and local organizations around the world to help expand current approaches and develop effective new approaches.

Scope of Position

The National Coordinator for Health & Nutrition (NCHN) position consists in ensuring coordination of all health & nutrition (H&N) programs in Kenya.

The NCHN will report to HKI’s Regional program manager and will support all activities conducted in Kenya. The NCHN will also provide technical support to Vitamin A Supplementation (VAS) programs at the regional level when required.

The position will require some travel in various counties of Kenya and in various countries in Africa.

The position will be located in Nairobi, Kenya.

The key objectives of the NCHN position are:

  • Provide technical support to HKI Health & Nutrition programs in Kenya.
  • Ensure coordination at the national and sub national levels with Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders.
  • Support the definition of a technical strategy for Health & Nutrition in Kenya and efforts towards definition of programs and seeking of funds to implement them.
  • Provide technical support to VAS programs in Africa.

Specific Responsibilities

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The NCHN will:

  • Provide technical support to HKI Health & Nutrition programs in Kenya
  • Provide technical support to HKI officers in the field to run HKI H&N programs.
  • Support the design and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation activities for HKI H&N programs.
  • Ensure regular analysis of HKI H&N Programs including finance burn rates, program performance and program implementation
  • Ensure coordination at the national and sub national levels with Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure regular and active participation to all relevant H&N forum in Kenya
  • Actively participate to relevant H&N conferences in Kenya
  • Ensure active coordination with Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders in Kenya
  • Support the definition of a technical strategy for Health & Nutrition in Kenya and efforts towards definition of programs and seeking of funds to implement them.
  • Support the definition of a national H&N strategy for HKI in Kenya
  • Support the identification of funding opportunities through regular coordination with relevant donors
  • Support the preparation of proposals and budget for H&N programs in Kenya
  • Provide technical support to VAS programs in Africa.
  • Provide technical support to HKI VAS programs in Africa
  • Provide support to the monitoring and evaluation of HKI VAS programs in Africa
  • Support the production of studies and knowledge products when required

Requirements

  • Master of public health or equivalent
  • At least five years experience in humanitarian programs
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience in advanced statistical analysis and research
  • Ability to analyze data and produce reports
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience in preparation of donors proposals, budgets and reports

See also – Airtel Kenya Job Vacancy 2019 for Lead Direct Sales.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Helen Keller International career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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