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The East African : January 6th 2014
The EastAfrican 42 ADVERTISEMENT JANUARY 4-10,2014 VACANCY The University of Maryland Baltimore Global Health Initiatives through its operating arm Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Kenya implements comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment programs to facilitate the Kenya Ministries of Medical Services and Public Health to control the spread of HIV and rapidly scale up HIV services, institute continuous quality improvement methods as well as the M&E infrastructure necessary to support these services, is seeking a suitably qualified person able to fill the following positions: CHIEF OF PARTY – Health Services Delivery Support and Capacity Enhancement Program Job Purpose: To provide overall leadership, program supervision, and organizational management Specific Responsibilities • • • • • Provide overall leadership, program supervision, and organizational management. • Make key decisions and solve problems in short time frames while ensuring operational and program integrity. Serve as the chief liaison with USAID on project-related matters. Support the efficient and accountable management and reporting of program achievements and finance Support monitoring, evaluation and learning on an ongoing basis Ensure that procedures are established and complied with for development, design and implementation of grants • Supervise the DCOP and other key staff • Capacity to build and effectively supervise a diverse team; effective organizational skills, including strategy development and implementation skills; interpersonal and creative problem-solving skills along with demonstrated capacity to establish productive relationships with high-level host country officials and stakeholders • Work very closely with the U.S. Agency for International Development Kenya office on all program performance issues • Work in partnership with the national Government of Kenya and County Governments to ensure the program is implemented to meet the country and counties’ health priority goals Education and Experience Requirements: • Master’s degree in business administration, health care management/administration, health economics or health services management. • Minimum 10 years of management experience in a progressively senior role overseeing projects with complex and challenging field operations in the health sector. • Extensive experience managing USAID funded projects and can demonstrate knowledge of USAID processes and procedures, rules and regulations. • Good understanding of the geographic areas in question including working experience in Kenya or its neighboring countries (Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan) preferred All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applications should be submitted on or before 18th January, 2014 to: The HR Manager, P.O. BOX 495-00606, Nairobi. Documents to be included: a cover letter with the applicant’s current contact information, CV showing the names and contacts of three professional referees, testimonials and two recommendation letters. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation does not demand for recruitment fees.
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