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Project Director


Medical & Pharmaceutical

KES Confidential
1 week ago

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: Planning and design of scope of work, establishing partnerships with local organizations and providing oversight for implementation of activities to address ASRH, FP, and RMC at national and county Levels. Required Qualifications Advanced degree with a minimum of a master’s degree in public health, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and child health, health management or related field At least ten (10) years of demonstrated technical experience, with seven years (7) at the senior level management in at least two of the following areas: maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH); family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH); nutrition. 7+ years’ experience in program management, financial management, award contractual compliance, sub award management and tracking project performance and costs via specific funding streams; as well developing, managing, overseeing, or evaluating public health programs in Kenya of a similar size and complexity. Demonstrated experience and knowledge in establishing project systems and overseeing project start-up and closeout. Previous experience working in Kenya with intimate understanding of local health system and FP/RMNCAHN gaps and opportunities, and solid relationships at government agencies. Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts, and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector, as well as create synergies among stakeholders. Knowledge of USAID programs, regulations, compliance, and reporting requirements. Excellent management skills, strategic vision, and leadership qualities. Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English and Swahili. Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in regional and national program and technical staff. Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office. Ability to travel nationally and internationally.

All staff members of Jhpiego, regardless of the level of their responsibilities are expected to:

Model the mission and values stated. Participate in the business development processes. Contribute to the knowledge sharing and transfer process . Make responsible decisions that result in time and cost containment and clear accountability. Participate in multiple teams, adopt team spirit, take responsibility for action items assigned and provide feedback as needed. Multitask, be able to manage competing priorities and be able to prioritize in order to meet program and/or organizational objectives. Performance Measures: (SMART: Simple, Measurable, Achievable, Results-oriented, Time bound) An annual work plan with specific SMART performance measures will be developed


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