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Project Manager - Health

10992-14N32072
Nairobi
13-Aug-18
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.

Purpose of the position:

To provide Programmatic and Technical management to project staff implementing Health projects toward the attainment of donor requirements to contribute to maternal Child Health outcomes.

To effectively communicate World Visions Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Project Management 35%

  • Provide strategic and technical support to implementation of health project: development and relief projects.

  • Coordinate development, implementation and monitoring of the work plans and budget utilization

  • Ensure implementation is in line with donor guidelines, timelines and targets

  • Coordinate implementation with counties to ensure integration, alignment and enhanced partnership with existing partners and County MOH

  • Coordinate schedules and administrative support to the project visits and donor communications/correspondence.

Project, Monitoring and evaluation 20%

  • Facilitate establishment of an effective M&E system for the project by integrating/mainstreaming with existing systemsn including DHIS2.

  • Coordinate appropriate monitoring tools within the various projects and utilization (includes utilization of MOH tools)

  • Ensure timely quality reporting to the donors and county MOH.

  • Review and build capacity of project staff to ensure quality reporting

  • Ensure both financial and program reports are send to the donor as per agreed timelines

  • Ensure proper, adequate and quality record/document filing as per standard operating procedures including M-Drive repository

  • Coordinate efforts in undertaking project partners routine quarterly/semi-annual reflection and learning events for subsequent project improvement.

  • Coordinate project internal data quality assurance and ensure high rating

Donor and partner Engagement 20%

  • Ensure timely response to donor queries and communication

  • Participate in the respective technical working groups at National level

  • Forge partnership with like-minded partners at National level

  • Represent organisation in various working groups meetings; regular and ad hoc as necessary

Fundraising and proposal development 20%

  • Participate in engagement for fundraising purpose

  • Participate in proposal writing as per call

  • Strive to scale existing projects by enhancing every existing opportunities

Others 5%

  • Effectively manage other assignments as may be delegated to you by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Bachelor’s degree health (Public Health, Nursing, Clinical medicine, Community health , Environmental Health or related field)

  • Minimum of five years’ experience of successfully designing, implementing and overseeing monitoring and evaluation tasks for health and/or development projects at the county level.

  • Experience with DHIS2 is an added advantage

  • Additional training in monitoring and evaluation of health projects will be an added advantage;

  • Experience working in Health in Emergency is an advantage

Other Competencies / Attributes:

  • Ability to take initiative and work under minimum supervision

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure

  • Sensitive to multi-cultural differences

  • Energetic and positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent program communications skills and understanding of knowledge management approaches and mechanisms

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Flexible, team player and result oriented