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Oct 9, 2009

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) Job Vacancies

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) is a dynamic not for profit national Non-Governmental Organization with strong grassroots networks.

The Association provides leadership and plays a pioneering role in offering sustainable, innovative and comprehensive services in response to health and socio-economic needs of all Kenyans.

FHOK is committed to providing quality services and championing sexual and reproductive health (SRHR) other rights and the empowerment of Kenya's young people to exercise and enjoy these rights.

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) is seeking for qualified persons to fill the following positions:

1) Program Manager (Youth)

Location: Nairobi

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide technical support and assistance to the youth centre coordinators.
  • Training of volunteer peer youth Educators in peer education, training of teachers and PTA members as trainers of peer youth educators.
  • Ensure formation and orientation of project Advisory Committee.
  • Good understanding of current issues in Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS.
  • Re-printing of IEC materials (i.e. brochures and booklets) on HIV/AIDS and SRH issues.
  • Carry out support seeking activities at the national and local district levels.
  • Collaborate and link with Community Based Organization and Government and other stakeholders in implementing the project.
  • Co-ordinate the implementation of youth centre activities at the national level.
  • Monitor and supervise project activities at the project site.
  • Develop youth strategy and policies in accordance with IPPF youth standards.
  • Collaborate and Network with the relevant stakeholders in the youth programme.
  • Plan, co-ordinate, implement, monitor and evaluate the youth project.
  • Facilitate the production of BCC and advocacy materials focusing on youth.
  • Develop curriculum on youth issues.
  • Fund raise for the project by liaising with donors, collaborators and prepare proposals on youth.
  • Strengthen capacity of VCT services in the existing youth Centres.
Professional Qualification, Competencies and Experience Academic Qualification
  • Degree in Sociology, Social work, Community Development or Equivalent.
  • Length of Experience: 5 years' relevant experience Training in youth issues, counseling, proposal and report writing skills.
Additional Skills Required
  • Good writing, analysis and communication skills.
  • Must be a result oriented and team player
  • Other Personal Attributes includes Flexible and adaptable, innovative, self-motivated and independent.
The job will include Field travel from time to time.

2.) Information Technology Officer

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide administration to Organization's Servers including File, Mail and Sun Accounting system.
  • Provide Technical Support for Internet/email facilities at the Head office and branches.
  • Provide technical support and maintenance of computer systems and routine backups.
  • Provide support on disaster recovery through trouble shooting of software and hardware problems.
  • Identify and bridge the gaps in all computer systems by continuously analyzing the systems in response to Information Communication Technology changes.
  • Liaise with the user departments in identifying, developing and implementing new systems to respond to changes.
  • Develop innovative strategies to mobilize resources for the IT department.
  • Train users on new systems and software applications.
  • Provide regular support and update website.
Professional Qualification, Competencies and Experience
  • A holder of Bsc in Computer Science/Information Technology from a recognized University.
  • Professional qualifications in Hardware maintenance, Networking and Systems Administration -MCSE/CCNA.
  • Length of Experience: Three years' working experience on Linux, Windows 2008 and Windows XP Operating System.
Additional Skills Required
  • Good writing, analysis and communication skills.
  • Other Personal Attributes includes Flexible and adaptable, innovative, self-motivated and independent.
Salaries/ Remuneration
  • Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.
To apply, please send in a covering letter and a detailed CV by 21st October 2009 at 5.00 pm.

Executive Director
Family Health Options Kenya
P.O Box 30581-00100

Email: info @


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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