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Oct 27, 2017

Jhpiego Technical Advisor (FP / RMNH) Job in Kenya

Jhpiego is a nonprofit NGO that prevents the needless deaths of women and families in limited resources settings. 

To accomplish this, Jhpiego implements innovative evidence-based solutions for intractable problems in health to overcome barriers to high-quality care services for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Jhpiego is the lead implementing partner for Afya Halisi, a USAID’s five year project which aims to deliver quality, integrated services in the areas of family planning (FP) / reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the focus counties of Kitui, Migori, Kakamega and Kisumu.

 We are seeking to recruit an experienced individual who has excellent organizational and technical skills, is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Technical Advisor – FP / RMNH

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Category: International Positions

Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, the Technical Advisor will provide technical oversight in service delivery with emphasis on integrated reproductive, maternal, newborn, and adolescent health (RMNH)/Nutrition services, supervision and quality improvement systems, & training and orientation systems.  

This includes development, implementation and monitoring of the FP/RMNH components of the project’s work plan.


  • Provide overall technical guidance and leadership for implementation of activities within the FP/RMNH technical area
  • Contribute to the capacity building of the project staff and MOH competences in FP/RMNH knowledge and skills
  • Work with Division of Family Health to develop and review policies, tools and strategies to improve access to FP/MNH interventions
  • Review and analyze data for performance monitoring of the FP/MNH program and utilize the data to take corrective actions
  • Provide leadership in writing of abstracts for conferences and manuscripts for publication
  • Provide guidance and support to county staff to coordinate and link initiatives of other partners in supporting health facilities in service delivery
  • Represent the project in national and county technical committees including TWGs, ICCs and stakeholders meetings in relation to MNCH programming
  • In collaboration with staff, prepare and track the progress of program and activity budgets
  • Contribute in the preparation quarterly and annual technical reports to the project and its funding agencies
Required Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in medicine, nursing/midwifery, public health or related field
  • 7+ years’ relevant professional experience
  • Strong clinical experience in application of FP/MNH knowledge and skills
  • Ability to manage projects, set priorities, and plans for the successful implementation of programs
  • Strong background in management in decentralized/devolved health system in Kenya
  • Experience working with donor funding agencies and/or private sector foundations
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office
How to Apply

Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: [email protected] by 1st November 2017.

Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

Please include three references with your application. 

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. 

Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply

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