IntraHealth International Job Vacancy 2018 for Program Officer, HRH Coordination Manager, Application Details

IntraHealth International Job Vacancy 2018 for Program Officer, HRH Coordination Manager, Application Details

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for IntraHealth International Job Vacancy 2018Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

IntraHealth International Job Vacancy 2018

At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators. Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse. And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive. That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.

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For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work.

Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.

Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

 

Program Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience4 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Human Resources / HR   NGO/Non-Profit   Project Management

Job description

Summary Of Role

Reporting to the Team Lead -Health Workforce Training, the Program Officer will provide programmatic and logistical support to the National and Counties interventions.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update calendar of project activities including travel and visiting schedules, staff and other meetings and remind the team of upcoming events.
  • Provide logistical support to all project activities including ensuring availability of required presentation equipment and materials.
  • Support the County HRH/HRD Manager in the implementation of the county cluster interventions
  • Support the counties to adopt and implement HRM policies and guidelines.
  • Assist in the coordination and planning of inter county HRH ICCs.
  • In liaison with County HRH/HRD Manager support strengthening of the function of Health HR Units in all HR issues
  • Prepare and/or edit drafts of routine office correspondence, reports, contracts, and terms of reference for contractors and respond to enquiries as necessary.
  • Develop County profiles including list of County leadership contacts and update regularly.
  • Establish and maintain a filing system for the program portfolio.
  • Liaise with the procurement, logistics and finance teams on requisitioning for services in line with approved budgets in collaboration with the supervisor.
  • Conduct activity budget monitoring to ensure effective utilization of financial resources in consultation with the supervisor.
  • Follow up and submit project progress reports as appropriate.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources Management, Social sciences or equivalent relevant field of study.
  • At least 4 years working experience in a similar environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power point).
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with prioritization paying attention to detail, quality and deadlines
  • Demonstrated competence in working with stakeholders.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Experience in a USAID funded Project is an added advantage.

Required Skills

  • Communication skills,
  • Presentation skills
  • Planning and coordination
  • Interpersonal skills

Competencies

  • Innovation
  • Accountability
  • Service Excellence
  • Effective Communication (Oral and Written)

Summary Of Benefits

IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

HRH Coordination Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Human Resources / HR

Job description

Summary Of Role

Working under the direction of the Team Lead – Leadership and, Management, the HRH Coordination Manager will provide technical assistance and coordination on HR management and development issues, especially those relating to universal health coverage (UHC) and, support a special national level taskforce committee on HRH policy and strategy. S/he will ensure that adequate technical and coordination support is granted to the taskforce, especially in review of the HRH strategy II and, development of the new HRH strategy (2019-2023). The support will be through a multi-stakeholders’ consultative approach comprising of the public health sector, national institutions with HRH mandate, private and faith based health sector players, development partners and implementing partners.

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Responsibilities

  • Take lead in planning and management of the UHC HRH sub-committee secretariat activities including, communication to stakeholders, providing linkage to the various stakeholders, taking minutes and, writing activity reports.
  • Serve as primary focal point for receiving and collating feedback and updates from the UHC HRH sub-committee and taskforce committee on policy and strategy on HRH.
  • Provide organizational development support towards the operationalization of the Kenya Health HR Advisory Council and Kenya Health Professionals
  • Oversight Authority.
  • Coordinate activities relating to review of the Health Sector Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan (2014 -2018), and development of new plan up to dissemination stage.
  • Support resource mobilization activities with development partners to enable implementation of the UHC HRH sub-committee and taskforce committee on policy and strategy on HRH for example in review and development of HRH strategy, alignment of community health personnel scheme of service and harmonization of HIV/ RMNCAH community workforce to GoK Community Strategy.
  • Support the alignment of relevant HRD documents to UHC including those related to the capacity building of Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) to deliver on the UHC mandate
  • Support establishment of a regular engagement mechanism between union leaders and county/national government.
  • Through the stewardship of the MOH Human Resource Director, coordinate and monitor implementation of existing priority HRH issues and plans towards UHC; and identify important emerging HRH issues that require attention.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus on human resources management
  • A Master’s degree in HRM will be an added advantage
  • At least 4 years working experience in supporting public health sector at the national level.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of health workforce issues in Kenya
  • Proven experience working and liaising with external stakeholders, including GOK/ MOH, international donors, health organizations – private and faith-based is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with public sector HR issues including development/formulation of strategies and policy guidelines will be highly desirable
  • Knowledge of relevant employment and labor laws applicable in Kenya
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good project management and coordination skills
  • Solid computer skills to include proficiency using e-mails, power point, word and spreadsheet applications
  • This position will be for an initial contract period of 1 year.

Required Skills

  • Communication skills,
  • Presentation skills
  • Planning and coordination
  • Interpersonal skills

Competencies

  • Innovation
  • Accountability
  • Service Excellence
  • Effective Communication (Oral and Written)

Summary Of Benefits

IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package. We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

How to Apply

Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

 

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