NGO Jobs in Kenya - Global Fund Programme

The National Treasury
Global Fund Programme
Background to the positions: The Global Fund (GF) to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was established to increase resources mobilization to fight three of the world’s most devastating diseases and to direct those resources to areas of greatest need. 

Kenya has benefited immensely from the Global Fund in fighting Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria since inception in 2002. 

This program is implemented by the National Treasury and Ministry of Health, The National Treasury is the Principal Recipient for all government components of Global Fund grants in Kenya, and is therefore legally responsible for the management and coordination of all the grants. 

The National Treasury which is the Principal Recipient wishes to invite applications to fill the following vacancies based in The National Treasury Headquarters

Procurement Specialist

Reporting to the National Global Fund Coordinator.
Job Description
  • Participate in all steps of designing, implementing and monitoring of procurements using Global Fund grants
  • Support the preparation of the Global Fund procurement plans for the three programs (HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria) which are in line with GE procurement policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure the procurement,warehousing, distribution and use of pharmaceutical and other commodities using GE grants
  • Take into account GF guidelines and quality assurance policies.
  • Monitor the distribution of drugs and other commodities procured using the Global Fund grants and prepare a monthly report to the global fund coordinator
  • Represent the Principal recipients at all Ministerial Tender Committees (MTC) and ensuring that the deliberations are in line with GE requirements.
  • Coordinate the responses to issues raised by the LFA or the GF secretariat on Procurement and Supply Management plans
  • Prepare and maintain an asset register for all assets acquired using GE grants under the Principal Recipient — The National Treasury.
  • Conduct field Visit to verify that assets are in good use.
  • Prepare the plan for use of assets, at the end of each grant
  • Undertake any other task assigned by the National Global Fund Coordinator
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Commerce, Economics or their equivalents from recognised institutions
  • Professional Diploma in Procurement or Supply Management.
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience at a senior level in procurement and supply management in a busy organization procurement procedures is desirable
  • Good Computer skills; Knowledge of procurement and supply management software would be an added advantage.
Personal attributes: Integrity, Honesty and Self-motivation.

2. Pharmacist

Reporting to the National Global Fund Coordinator

Job Description: The overall responsibility of Pharmacist is to provide technical support to Principal Recipient (The National Treasury) in managing medicines and health products funded by Global Fund grants for HIV, TB and Malaria in Kenya.
Specific responsibilities are;
  • Provide linkage between Principal Recipient and Sub-Recipient (TB, HIV and Malaria National Control Programs), Procurement agent (KEMSA),Kenya Pharmacy and Poison Board and other health products regulatory authorities in procurement and supply chain management of health and non-health products
  • Provide technical support to the Sub-Recipients in preparation and tracking of Global Fund procurement and supply management plans (PSM) for health products, work plans, budgets and performance targets
  • Support and advise Sub-Recipients on forecasting, quantification and preparation of technical specifications of pharmaceuticals, health products and equipment to be procured under
    GF grants 
  • Provide technical support on pharmaco-vigilance and post marketing surveillance of medicines procured with support of Global Fund
  • Undertake regular site visits to cross check information reported by Sub-Recipients and Procurement agent (KEMSA)
  • Participate in procurement coordination and stock monitoring (commodity security, procurement planning, stock status report preparation and orders management planning)
  • Ensure that procurement of health products complies with Global Fund procurement policies and principles 
  • Review information entered in The Global Fund Price and Quality Reporting system
Required Qualifications:
  • The candidates MUST hold degree in Pharmacy from a recognized university and Possess a Post graduate degree in related field
  • Applicants MUST be registered with Kenya Pharmacy and Poison Board
  • A minimum of five years of post-internship experience in managing medicines and health products supply systems
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of the Kenya health system with good appreciation of pharmaceuticals and health supplies management
  • Experience in the procurement of health products including regulations and tendering process in the public sector
  • Experience in supply chain and logistics management information systems (LMIS)
  • Experience in quantification and forecasting of health product needs in public health programmes.
  • Understanding of HIV, TB, malaria market dynamics and existing global supply challenges as well as international health products procurement and supply management processes, applicable Kenyan and international laws and recognized standards
  • IT skills and proficiency in relevant computer packages
3. Accounts Assistant

Reporting to the Chief Accountant / Head of Finance
Job Description
  • Receipt and recording of all invoices and claims for payment
  • Follow up and record all temporary imprests.
  • Proper maintenance of all accounting records of the Principal Recipient - The National Treasury.
  • Initiate, record and track all bank trans actions
  • Any other task as assigned by the accountant in-charge or by the finance officers.
Required qualifications
  • CPAK.
  • At least 2 years working experience in the accounting position with a busy organization.
  • Experience with the Global Fund or a donor funded project will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of excel and word computer applications.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should make their applications and attach the following documents:

Certified copies of their certificates and testimonials, Curriculum Vitae and their telephone contacts and email addresses by 18th March 2016 to:

The Principal Secretary
Attn: The National Global Fund Coordinator
The National Treasury
Global Fund Program
P.O Box 30007-00100

Or hand delivered to The National Treasury, Global Fund Program, Treasury Building 11th Floor, Room no. 1105.

The applicants should indicate the position they are applying for on the envelope.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.