The Regional Program Coordinator (RPC) will provide field level coordination and technical support
- Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
- Experience Level: Mid level
- Experience Length: 5 years
We are a Christian Community Service Organization of the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK), Diocese of Nairobi. Our organization established in 1957 by the Church Missionary Society, primarily to address the spiritual and psychological problems of the Pumwani community. Informed by periodic evaluations and research, its mandate has expanded since 1990, to empower poor and vulnerable people by facilitating participatory development through social mobilization and capacity strengthening of the target communities.
We are working with Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) to implement the USAID 4BetterHealth Program, a five-year (2021- 2026) USAID/PEPFAR-funded Program. The program seeks to improve the quality of life of 32,226 orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their families by providing greater access to and uptake of quality health and social services in the Counties of Nakuru, Murang’a, Kajiado, Makueni, Machakos, and Kitui.
We diligently upholds the value of safeguarding vulnerable children and adults thus, we are seeking to fill the following position.
Position: Regional Program Coordinator
Location: Machakos, Kenya
Reports to: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)
Purpose of Position
The Regional Program Coordinator (RPC) will provide field level coordination and technical support, in the implementation of the USAID 4BetterHealth Program, by working closely with LIPs, national and county stakeholders and technical officers for optimal care and support to OVC and their households informed by the USAID/PEPFAR guidance and case management protocols.
• Ensure that client level results are effectively achieved and documented in line with donor (USAID) regulations and SJCC policies.
• Improve, disseminate, and monitor the implementation of standard operating procedures and scope of work for the LIPs.
• In liaison with the technical officers the RPC will support the continuous assessment of LIP capacity gaps and ensure capacity building activities are conducted in accordance with the action plans.
• Provide leadership to ensure the approach of co-planning, co-resourcing, co-implementation and co-monitoring with public and private stakeholders and actors, is entrenched in the program implementation system.
• Promote effective networking, linkages to other programs and institutional strengthening on implementing partners and community-based organizations on networking.
• Review LIP reports and give feedback on performance for purposes of improvement and learning.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The RPC should have the following professional skills and qualifications:
• Master’s degree in social sciences, Public Health Services, Development studies, or related field.
• A bachelor’s degree in any of the above fields.
• 3 years’ experience in management of program and partnerships
• A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in OVC programming in a similar position.
• Comprehensive understanding of OVC programing frameworks and USAID and Government of Kenya policies, strategies, and guidelines.
• Proven OVC expertise with broad knowledge of OVC reporting.
• Knowledge and experience of working with County government structures.
• Ethical conduct according to recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills: ability to effectively liaise with a variety of stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment.
• Highly flexible work attitude: able to provide leadership in a team environment and solve problems with minimum guidance.
• Proven skills in mentorship, training, development of training materials, and capacity building of Implementing organizations.
• Self-starter and self-motivated, hardworking, creative, passionate for quality of work
• Resourceful, innovative, results oriented.
• Willing to travel to program sites throughout the area served to support the program.
Send application with the following documents attached.
1) Cover letter that explains why you think you are well-qualified for the job should be addressed to The Chairman - HR Committee, St. John’s Community Centre; P. O. Box 16254-00610, NAIROBI.
2) Attach a resume showing the necessary qualifications, skills, and expertise and have three professional references (including email and phone numbers) for current/past work sites.
3) Copies of all certificates and testimonials
Note: It is important for candidates to follow these instructions to be considered for the position!
Applications to be received in the mail by COB on Friday, November 24th, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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