Monday, June 27, 2011

Health Systems Strengthening Advisor::NGO jobs in Kenya::Public Health Vacancy

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families. Jhpiego-Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Medical Services and the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the areas of HIV, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning.
We are currently looking for a Health Systems Strengthening Advisor for an anticipated project. Appointment to this post is subject to Jhpiego winning the grant.
Health Systems Strengthening Advisor
Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Health Systems Strengthening Advisor will provide technical leadership in strengthening medical training systems in Kenya. S/he will be responsible for preparation of annual work plans and quality implementation of the program and effective coordination of the program with collaborating partners.

Provide technical and programmatic leadership in program design and implementation. Strengthening of health training systems and processes that support primary clinic health care and community health service delivery including management of health facilities, equipment, human resources, management of health commodities, patient records etc. Improving delivery of quality primary health care according to evidence-based standards

CARE accountant jobs in Kenya::Dadaab

CARE International in Kenya is looking for suitable individuals to fill the following Jobs positions within its Refugee Assistance Program in Dadaab, North Eastern Kenya.  This is a non- family duty station.


Reporting to the Finance Coordinator, the Commodity Accountants will be responsible for monitoring, recording and reporting Contribution in Kind (CIK) by donors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Reconcile Store records with CIK reports and perform Stock Counts to confirm accuracy.
·         Maintain accurate records for all CIK.
·         Ensure CIK are correctly valued and recorded
·         Prepare Journal entries for booking CIK into SCALA as per CARE policy.


Vacancy Number: RO/PGI/IBLI/06/11
Department: Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Duration: two years with the possibility of renewal

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works at the crossroads of livestock and poverty, bringing high-quality livestock science, communications and capacity building to bear on poverty reduction and sustainable development. ILRI is one of 15 centres supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). ILRI has campuses in Kenya (headquarters) and Ethiopia, with other offices located in other regions of Africa (Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria) as well as in South Asia (India, Sri Lanka), Southeast Asia (Laos, Thailand, Vietnam) and East Asia (China).
This position would be part of the team developing, piloting, assessing the impact of, and scaling-up index-based livestock insurance (IBLI) products.  A comprehensive pilot has already been launched in Marsabit district of Northern Kenya and research into its implementation in Southern Ethiopia has already begun (see,   The successful applicant will play a central role in managing and coordinating the research operations for the team.  The IBLI project conducts two large annual household surveys in Northern Kenya and Southern Ethiopia and several other specialized modules throughout the year.  It also utilizes a suite of remotely sensed data.  This position involves coordinating and supervising the implementation of these surveys and will be expected to contribute to survey and research design as well as data analysis  This position also entails overseeing data cleaning and storage, writing reports based on analyzed data and contributing to research papers.

  • Contribute to the design of the IBLI research for development agenda (survey instruments, implementation strategy, implementation, data collection and analysis).
  • Oversee management of project data: data cleaning and storage, data inventory, data analysis, data mapping.
  • Prepare comprehensive survey codebooks that fully describe the survey design, data collection methods, cleaning and inventory process.
  • Prepare research reports analyzing and summarizing data.
  • Communicate and disseminate research findings which should include participation in meetings and workshops, giving periodic presentations to participating institutions, and communicating to policy makers through web and popular media.
  • Contribute to help strengthen existing partnerships and build new and innovative research partnerships.