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Clinical Officer/Site Coordinator - Burnt Forest, Kenya

Re-advertised
Deadline: 10/01/2022

Job Description

  • Managing the operations of the Burnt Forest Roadside Wellness Centre.
  • Examining, diagnosing, treating and counselling of target groups at the RWC.
  • Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) among long distance truck drivers, sex workers and the community members with whom they interact. This shall be done in accordance with the National guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health or other relevant Ministries.
  • Ensure effective use of syndromic approach to management of STIs, Malaria and other common illnesses.
  • Management of Opportunistic Infections (OIs).
  • Screening for Tuberculosis.
  • Administration and management of ART.
  • Adherence monitoring of use of medication particularly for TB and HIV cases.
  • Develop proper records of all HIV and TB infected patients served and ensure follow up.
  • Provide health education and counselling to the truck drivers, commercial sex workers and communities with whom they interact.
  • Recording data according to North Star Alliance’s specifications.
  • Preparing and submitting reports within set deadlines.
  • Meet all performance targets.
  • Refer all cases requiring specialized care and management to relevant health facilities and or services.
  • Organize outreach activities in collaboration with other partners and stakeholders.
  • Identifying key stakeholders and engaging them in the relevant activities.
  • Ensuring effective linkage with other North Star staff.
  • Any other duties which may be assigned by the Regional Director from time to time.

Education & Experience

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from a recognized College.
  • Must be registered by Clinical Officers’ Council.
  • A degree in Clinical Medicine or Social sciences will be an added advantage.
  • Over 3 years’ experience in a reputable health institution/Facility.
  • Strong personality with good leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage/implement projects and prepare good and timely reports.
  • Excellent inter-personal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Proficient in English and local languages.
  • IT literate (Word, Excel and internet).
  • Familiar with local structures.
  • Ability to work with key populations.

Additional Information

Position: Full time basis
Location: Burnt Forest, Kenya
Start date: Immediately
Language: English

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted by close of business on Monday, 10th January, 2022 to the email address below. east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Data Clerk - Kenya

Deadline: 07/01/2022

Job Description

  • Manage and organize client files at the service sites
  • Accurately enter data into various data-bases.
  • Identify and correct data entry errors using appropriate quality control methods.
  • Prepare relevant reports as needed.
  • Work with the M & E Officer on DQA and other data matters
  • Provide general data entry support across the program.

Education & Experience

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Grade C or higher.
  • Certificate in IT/Health records and Information.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to enter data into a computer quickly and accurately.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to think analytically.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • At least 6 months’ data entry experience.
  • Experience in Key population & HIV data management is an additional advantage.
  • Experience working with USG funded projects desirable.

Additional Information

Position:      One-year renewable contract with possibility of extension based on performance
Location:      Kenya
Reports to:    The Site Coordinator
Start date:    Immediately
Language:      English

How to Apply

Applications to include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, academic and other certificates (indicating your expected salary) and sent to the email below by close of business on Friday, 31st December 2021.Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Outreach Coordinator - Kenya

Deadline: 07/01/2022

Job Description

  • Oversee outreach activities within the assigned project site in liaison with other team members.
  • Determine health and communication needs of the target populations and make recommendations for continuation of or change in services.
  • Ensure achievement of targets for number of truckers and sex workers reached (daily, monthly, quarterly and annually).
  • Ensure that referrals and follow ups are done in collaboration with service providers and partners/government, and document.
  • Educate, coach and motivate Peer Educators/Mobilizers.
  • Conduct monthly meetings with peer educators/mobilizers to identify challenges and trouble shoot.
  • Conduct health education sessions targeting truckers and sex workers.
  • Document/record activities including preparation of periodic reports.
  • Establish contacts (linkages) with the government and other partners to leverage resources
  • Participate in program meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Social Sciences
  • At least 2 years’ experience in outreach work
  • Good communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to build rapport with community members
  • Good listening skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Mobilization skills
  • Facilitation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Leadership skills

Additional Information

Position: Full time basis
Location:     Kenya
Reports to:  Clinical Officer/Site Coordinator
Start date:   Immediately
Language:     English, Kiswahili

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) on Email:  east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 31st December 2021.   Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 


Project Coordinator - Kenya

Deadline: 07/01/2022

Job Description

  • Ensure effective implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the organisations HIV and other projects and timely provision of deliverables.
  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Manage the implementation and operationalisation of Roadside Wellness Centres or Blue Box clinics for designated sites.
  • Organise outreach services.
  • Conduct quality assurance/audits of Wellness Centres.
  • Manage, monitor and report on designated Unit / Centre expenditure against project budget.
  • Prepare reports on performance against agreed project objectives, targets, deliverables, milestones and timeframes and which define project progress, problems and solutions.
  • Provide direction and leadership to project staff.
  • Prepare programme budgets and reviews.
  • Identify new funding opportunities in line with the Organization’s Mission for the continuation of project activities after the current donor funding.
  • Support project proposal development processes.
  • Consistently monitor regular and transparent reporting on all donor activities and related results.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project including County/District Governments.
  • Identify and manage programme related risks.
  • Any other duties which may be assigned by the Director.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or related field.
  • Master’s Degree in social sciences or related field will be an added advantage.
  • Computer Literacy and Competence.
  • A strong written and oral command of English.
  • Knowledge of health issues for mobile populations, healthcare delivery systems and models in Africa.
  • Demonstrate a high level of energy, resourcefulness, persistence and stamina in their achievement of objectives.
  • Be an excellent team player, and have very strong communication skills especially in the interaction and negotiations with other partners.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Broad management experience.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Experience in multi-cultural communications.

Additional Information

Position:      One week
Location:      Kenya
Reports to:    The Director
Start date:    January 2022
Language:      English

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) on Email:  east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 20th December 2021.   Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 


Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Kenya

Deadline: 07/01/2022

Job Description

  • Works with senior leadership, staff, consultants and external partners to define data needs, align and enhance the organization’s technological capacity, analyze and report data in forms that are useful and relevant to meet the operating, decision-making and reporting needs.
  • Supports the coordination of training and technical support needed to implement appropriate processes/protocols for timely, consistent data collection and reporting aligned with program, training, management and reporting needs
  • Ensures that all data collection processes, used for internal and/or external purposes are aligned with the organization’s as well as project goals and priorities.
  • Identifies and recommends cost effective strategies for enhancing North Star Alliance’s data collection, tracking and management capacity, including providing training and technical assistance.
  • Implement established standards for data reporting and ensure that reports are produced and disseminated in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provides regular guidance, technical assistance and training to staff in support of data collection, tracking and utilization activities.
  • Works with management to inform, design and promote linkages between data collection and utilization with program design, operations, assessment, and quality control for the purpose of performance improvement.
  • Provide administrative and logistical assistance with third-party evaluations.
  • Create dissemination documents on North Star Alliance’s work for internal and external stakeholders including dashboards/scorecards, website, organizational partners and donors. Other projects and responsibilities as needed to advance the strategic data management and institutional learning priorities of North Star Alliance.
  • Carry out Routine Data Quality Assessments (RDQA) and follow up for necessary system strengthening

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Monitoring and Evaluation/ Statistics/ Research with previous project management experience in public health. Master’s Degree in relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years’ experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Proven experience in research, project planning and risk management.
  • Experience in data entry, analysis, and reporting required.
  • Ability to communicate sophisticated technical information into accessible and meaningful information for use in decision making and program improvement.
  • Experience in applied evaluation and data tracking and utilization to inform program improvement required.
  • Proven experience in people management.
  • Working knowledge of USG and Global Fund funded projects is a must.
  • Computer Literacy and Competence essential.
  • Must be in possession of a valid and current passport, driver’s license and be prepared to travel outside the border of East Africa
  • Be accustomed to working with people from different countries, cultures and backgrounds.

Additional Information

Position:      One-year contract renewable
Location:      Kenya
Reports to:    Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Start date:    January 2022
Language:      English

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) on Email:  east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 31st December 2021.   Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 


Senior Programme Manager - East Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: 31/12/2021

Job Description

The Senior Programme Manager is responsible for effective co-ordination of the programmes and ensuring its overall integrity and coherence. The role includes managing the programmes inter-dependencies, including oversight of any risks and issues which may arise.

In addition, the Programme Manager’s duties will include monitoring and evaluation and resource mobilization.

We are looking for a person with over 10 years of experience in programming and working with diverse donors. The person should be conversant with USD funding procedures, a senior, strategic and hands-on project manager with a can-do mentality, who will:

  • Assume responsibility for overall project oversight including programme planning, design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Proactively monitoring the progress of the programme, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action.
  • Ensure proactive project risk identification and assessment and implementation of adequate mitigation measures.
  • Participate in talent sourcing and mentoring the programme team in the processes involved in delivering results.
  • Ensure effective quality assurance and overall integrity of the programme.
  • Prepare and manage the programme’s budget including monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realised benefits as the programme progresses.
  • Ensure that there is allocation of common resources and skills within the programme’s individual projects.
  • Together with the resource mobilization team, participate in preparation of funding proposals which address the needs of the target populations and which align with North Star’s mission.
  • Ensure strong networking with individuals and organisations that could be future potential clients and partners.
  • Oversee and facilitate timely and accurate project tracking, analysis of outputs, and reporting.

And perform other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional, and courteous manner.

Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in development studies and project management or any related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of (project) management experience in the Non for Profit sector with a successful track record.
  • Experience in fundraising and conversant in Global Fund and USD funding procedures.
  • Experience in budget management and delivery timelines.
  • Extensive experience in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Power point etc.
  • Experience in working internationally across a variety of countries.
  • Experience in working with virtual teams internationally, in a matrix set-up is an advantage.

Knowledge of the health sector and the NGO sector is welcome.

Additional Information

Position:  One-year contract renewable
Location:  Nairobi, Kenya.
Reports to: The Director, North Star Alliance
Start date:  Immediately
Language:   English

  • Authorised to live and work in Kenya.
  • Willingness to travel locally and internationally.
  • Recognises our Values; People Matter/ Integrity/ Quality/ Entrepreneurial Spirit.
  • Passionate about North Star’s mission.
  • Multiple interviews and an assignment can be part of the application procedure.

How to Apply

Application to include a motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae, and sent to the email below by close of business on Friday, 31st December 2021.Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Project Coordinator - Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Deadline: 10/12/2021

Job Description

  • Ensure effective implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the organisations HIV and other projects and timely provision of deliverables.
  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Manage the implementation and operationalisation of Roadside Wellness Centres or Blue Box clinics for designated sites.
  • Organise outreach services.
  • Conduct quality assurance/audits of Wellness Centres.
  • Manage, monitor and report on designated Unit / Centre expenditure against project budget.
  • Prepare reports on performance against agreed project objectives, targets, deliverables, milestones and timeframes and which define project progress, problems and solutions.
  • Provide direction and leadership to project staff.
  • Prepare programme budgets and reviews.
  • Identify new funding opportunities in line with the Organization’s Mission for the continuation of project activities after the current donor funding.
  • Support project proposal development processes.
  • Consistently monitor regular and transparent reporting on all donor activities and related results.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project including County/District Governments.
  • Identify and manage programme related risks. Any other duties which may be assigned by the Regional Director.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or related field.
  • Master’s Degree in social sciences or related field will be an added advantage.
  • Computer Literacy and Competence.
  • A strong written and oral command of English.
  • Knowledge of health issues for mobile populations, healthcare delivery systems and models in Africa.
  • Demonstrate a high level of energy, resourcefulness, persistence and stamina in their achievement of objectives.
  • Be an excellent team player, and have very strong communication skills especially in the interaction and negotiations with other partners.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Broad management experience.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Experience in multi-cultural communications.

Additional Information

Position:        One-year contract renewable
Location:       Uasin Gishu County, Kenya
Reports to:    The Director
Start date:     January 2022
Language:      English

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) on Email:  east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 10th December 2021.   Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Deadline: 10/12/2021

Job Description

  • Works with senior leadership, staff, consultants and external partners to define data needs, align and enhance the organization’s technological capacity, analyze and report data in forms that are useful and relevant to meet the operating, decision-making and reporting needs.
  • Supports the coordination of training and technical support needed to implement appropriate processes/protocols for timely, consistent data collection and reporting aligned with program, training, management and reporting needs
  • Ensures that all data collection processes, used for internal and/or external purposes are aligned with the organization’s as well as project goals and priorities.
  • Identifies and recommends cost effective strategies for enhancing North Star Alliance’s data collection, tracking and management capacity, including providing training and technical assistance.
  • Implement established standards for data reporting and ensure that reports are produced and disseminated in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provides regular guidance, technical assistance and training to staff in support of data collection, tracking and utilization activities.
  • Works with management to inform, design and promote linkages between data collection and utilization with program design, operations, assessment, and quality control for the purpose of performance improvement.
  • Provide administrative and logistical assistance with third-party evaluations. Create dissemination documents on North Star Alliance’s work for internal and external stakeholders including dashboards/scorecards, website, organizational partners and donors. Other projects and responsibilities as needed to advance the strategic data management and institutional learning priorities of North Star Alliance.
  • Carry out Routine Data Quality Assessments (RDQA) and follow up for necessary system strengthening
  • Any other duties which may be assigned by the Monitoring & Evaluation Manager from time to time.

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Monitoring and Evaluation/ Statistics/ Research with previous project management experience in public health. Master’s Degree in relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years’ experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Proven experience in research, project planning and risk management.
  • Experience in data entry, analysis, and reporting required.
  • Ability to communicate sophisticated technical information into accessible and meaningful information for use in decision making and program improvement.
  • Experience in applied evaluation and data tracking and utilization to inform program improvement required.
  • Proven experience in people management.
  • Working knowledge of USG and Global Fund funded projects is a must.
  • Computer Literacy and Competence essential.
  • Must be in possession of a valid and current passport, driver’s license and be prepared to travel outside the border of East Africa
  • Be accustomed to working with people from different countries, cultures and backgrounds.

Additional Information

Position:        One-year contract renewable
Location:       Uasin Gishu County, Kenya
Reports to:    Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Start date:     January 2022
Language:     English

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary) on Email:  east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 10th December 2021.   Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.