Project Manager - Health
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 Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.
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
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