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Field Officer ( 2 Posts) - Makueni and Nakuru

Deadline: 10/06/2022

Job Description

  • Oversee outreach activities within the assigned project site in liaison with other team members.
  • Determine the health and communication needs of the target populations and make recommendations for continuation of or change in services.
  • Ensure achievement of targets for a 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 documented.
  • Educate, coach and motivate Peer Educators/Mobilizers.
  • Conduct monthly meetings with peer educators/mobilizers to identify challenges and troubleshoot.
  • 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

  • Diploma in Social Work
  • Degree in Social Sciences
  • At least 2 years of 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:  Makueni and Nakuru

Reports to:  Project Coordinator

Start date:   Immediately

Language:  English, Kiswahili

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online (indicating your expected salary and the county you are applying for) via Email:  east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 10th June 2022. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 


Data Clerk ( 3 posts) - Uasin Gishu, Makueni and Nakuru County - Uasin Gishu, Makueni and Nakuru County

Deadline: 08/06/2022

Job Description

  • Manage and organize client files at the service sites.
  • Accurately enter data into various databases.
  • 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 is desirable.

Additional Information

Position:       One-year renewable contract with the possibility of extension based on performance

Location:       Uasin Gishu, Makueni and Nakuru County

Reports to:   The Site Coordinator

Start date:    Immediately

Language:    English

How to Apply

Applications indicating the county of choice, a cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae should be sent to the email below by close of business on Wednesday, 8th June 2022.

Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


HIV Testing and Counselling Provider (3 posts)- Uasin Gishu, Makueni and Nakuru County - Uasin Gishu, Makueni and Nakuru County

Deadline: 06/06/2022

Job Description

  • Provide quality HTS services within the designated project sites in Nakuru County and hotspots in accordance with the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health in Kenya.
  • Mobilize eligible KPs eligible for HTS services.
  • Link to care for all positive Clients.
  • Update KP records registers, COMETs and files.
  • Screen all the eligible KPs for TB.
  • Preparing and submitting reports within set deadlines.
  • Meet all performance targets.
  • Participate in outreach activities.

Education & Experience

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or higher.
  • Certificate in Voluntary Counselling and Testing from National AIDS and STIs Control Programme (NASCOP).
  • Must have been enrolled in Proficiency Test with satisfactory results.
  • Experience in providing HTS to Key populations.
  • Strong personality with good leadership skills.
  • Ability to prepare timely reports.
  • Unquestionable confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Proficient in English and Kiswahili languages.
  • IT literate (Word, Excel and internet).
  • Familiar with local community structures.
  • Experience working with USG funded projects desirable.

Additional Information

Position:        One-year renewable contract with the possibility of extension based on performance

Location:       Uasin Gishu, Makueni and Nakuru County

Reports to:    The Site Coordinator

Start date:     Immediately

Language:     English

How to Apply

Applications indicating the county of choice, a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, National AIDS & STIs Control Program Certificate and PT results only, and sent to the email below by close of business on Wednesday, 8th June 2022.

Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Prevention Counsellor/Social Worker -3 positions (1 Nakuru, 1 Makueni and 1 Uasin Gishu County) - Nakuru, Makueni and Uasin Gishu County

Deadline: 06/06/2022

Job Description

  • The Social Worker will support the successful implementation of all psychosocial activities within the Key Populations [KPs] and Vulnerable Populations (VPs) Program.
  • The Social Worker will be responsible for the provision of quality case management including direct counselling to VPs and KPs as per their needs.
  • In collaboration with the clinical staff, he/she will support the sensitization of the Outreach Workers and Peer Educators in response to Gender-Based Violence [GBV] and GBV case management.
  • He/she will establish therapeutic rapport with VPs and KPs with a view to offering individualized and group counselling within the Wellness Centre (WC) and during outreach activities; and sensitize, problem-solving, dialogue and mediate with KPs and VPs about issues of trauma, GBV any other related psychosocial issues.

Education & Experience

  • Must be the holder of a Diploma in Psychosocial Counselling/Sociology or a related field.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in Key Populations or Vulnerable Populations counselling.
  • Preferably, should be a current resident of Makueni County.
  • Extensive experience providing psychotherapy to individuals and groups.
  • Understanding of and experience implementing culturally appropriate interventions, including individual, group and Community-based approaches for the Key populations.
  • Experience with gender-based violence programming is highly desirable.
  • Possess working knowledge of Microsoft Suite.

Additional Information

Position:    One-year renewable contract with the possibility of extension based on performance and availability of funds

Reports to: The Site Coordinator

Start date: Immediately

Language: English

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating desired salary, a CV, and relevant academic and professional certification via email below by close of business on Monday, 6th June 2022.

Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


HIV Testing and Counselling Provider - Nakuru, Kenya

Deadline: 01/04/2022

Job Description

  • Provide quality HTS services at the RWC and hotspots in accordance with the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health in Kenya.
  • Mobilize eligible KPs eligible for HTS services
  • Link to care all positive Clients
  • Update KP records registers, COMETs and files
  • Screen all the eligible KPs for TB.
  • Preparing and submitting reports within set deadlines.
  • Meet all performance targets.
  • Participate in outreach activities.

Education & Experience

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or higher.
  • Certificate in Voluntary Counselling and Testing from National AIDS and STI Control Programme (NASCOP).
  • Must have been enrolled in Proficiency Test with satisfactory results.
  • Experience in providing HTS to Key Population.
  • Strong personality with good leadership skills.
  • Ability to prepare timely reports.
  • Unquestionable confidentiality.
  • Excellent inter-personal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Proficient in English and Kiswahili languages.
  • IT literate (Word, Excel and internet).
  • Familiar with local community structures.
  • Experience working with USG funded projects desirable.

Additional Information

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

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, kindly submit your application letter (indicating expected salary) and CV online on Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 1st April 2022. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Project Finance Officer - Nakuru County, Kenya

Deadline: 30/03/2022

Job Description

  • Project Financial record keeping.
  • Entering various transactions into the accounting system on a daily basis and filing all financial records appropriately in line with the filing system.
  • Ensuring that Wellness centres are well supplied in a timely manner.
  • Processing Purchase orders and payments.
  • Ensuring that all requisite procurement procedures have been followed and the requisite support documentation is available and appropriately filed.
  • Preparing donor reports and submitting them within the stipulated deadlines.
  • Preparing internal financial reports (Budget monitoring reports, etc) on a monthly basis by the 13thday of the following month.
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management.
  • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects.
  • Maintaining the Assets register. Updating regularly and arranging for Assets verification twice a year.
  • Carrying out bank and other accounts reconciliations and preparing reconciliation statements on a monthly basis by the 13thday of the following month.
  • Ensuring that all bills and statutory deductions are paid in time to avoid penalties.
  • Arranging for physical cash counts once a quarter at the centre level.
  • Ensuring adherence to the financial procedures.
  • Participating in Budget preparation and review.
  • Maintaining Project records
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required and respond to any queries raised.
  • Prepare and submit statutory reports and tax returns related to project on a timely manner.
  • Maintain project staff records
  • Receive, review and file project staff time sheets
  • Prepare the project Payroll.
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Finance and Human Resource Manager.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • At least 3 years’ experience in project accounting
  • Working knowledge of USAID funded projects is a must.
  • A good understanding of the health landscape in Kenya would also be desirable.
  • Proficiency in electronic accounting systems.
  • An excellent communicator with strong writing skills.

Additional Information

Position: One-year contract – renewable
Location: Nakuru, Kenya
Reports to: Finance and Human Resource Manager
Start date: April/May 2022
Language: English

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, kindly submit your application letter (indicating expected salary) and CV online on Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 30th March 2022. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Finance Assistant - Kenya

Deadline: 13/02/2022

Job Description

  • Project financial record keeping.Entering various transactions into the accounting system on a daily basis and filing all financial records appropriately in line with the filing system.
  • Ensuring that Wellness centres are well supplied in a timely manner.
  • Processing Purchase orders and payments.Ensuring that all requisite procurement procedures have been followed and the requisite support documentation is available and appropriately filed.
  • Preparing donor reports and submitting them within the stipulated deadlines.
  • Preparing internal financial reports (Budget monitoring reports, etc) on a monthly basis by the 13th day of the following month.
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management.
  • Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects.
  • Maintaining the Assets register. Updating regularly and arranging for Assets verification twice a year.
  • Carrying out bank and other accounts reconciliations and preparing reconciliation statements on a monthly basis by the 13th day of the following month.
  • Ensuring that all bills and statutory deductions are paid in time to avoid penalties.
  • Arranging for physical cash counts once a quarter at the centre level.
  • Ensuring adherence to the financial procedures.
  • Participating in Budget preparation and review.
  • Maintaining Project records
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required and respond to any queries raised.
  • Prepare and submit statutory reports and tax returns related to project on a timely manner.
  • Maintain project staff records
  • Receive, review and file project staff time sheets
  • Prepare the project Payroll.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legal, internal and Partner regulations
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Finance and Human Resource Manager.

Education & Experience

  • At least a Diploma in Accounting or related field.
  • Accounting Technicians Diploma (ATD) or Certified Public Accountant II (Intermediate level)
  • At least 1 years’ experience in project accounting
  • Working knowledge of USG and Global Fund funded projects is a must.
  • A good understanding of the health landscape in Kenya would also be desirable.
  • Proficiency in electronic accounting systems.
  • An excellent communicator with strong writing skills.

Additional Information

Position: One year contract – renewable
Location: Kenya
Reports to: Finance and Human Resource Manager
Start date: March/April 2022
Language: English
North Star is an equal opportunity employer

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, kindly submit your application letter (indicating expected salary) and CV online on Email: east.africa.office@northstar-alliance.org  on or before 13th February 2022. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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.