NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - FHI 360

FHI 360 is a non profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. 

Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. 

FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. 

FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the below positions for the Cross-Border Health Integrated Partnership Project (CB-HIPP).

Deputy Chief of Party

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Reference: 16898

Position Summary: The Cross-Border Health Integrated Partnership Project (CB-HIPP), supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), is designed to extend quality integrated health services in strategic border areas and other transport corridor sites in East, Central and Southern Africa.

In addition to service delivery focused on key and vulnerable populations, the project addresses the need for alternative health financing to increase uptake and sustainability of services within an enabling policy environment. 

USAID’s design highlights the substantial progress made in regional integration, trade, and infrastructure development. 

It also highlights the challenges and opportunities this progress presents for the health sector. 

The East African Community (EAC) and Partner States are playing a key leadership and partnership role on CB-HIPP.

The DCOP manages programs with deputy functions in a large regional project in the EAC region. Works with the Chief of Party to ensure continued high performance and responsiveness to changing needs and opportunities. 

Oversees technical and program areas and supports the Chief of Party in overseeing and promoting strategic planning and business development, with a focus on USG and non-USG funding sources in order to position FHI 360/CB-HIPP as a leader in HIV and broader health programming along transport corridors and cross-border areas in the EAC region.

Minimum Requirements:
  • BS/BA and 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs and includes 3-5 years of supervisory experience, overseas field experience required with strong knowledge of ECSA focus countries; experience collaborating with national bodies such as ministries of health and national AIDS commissions; 
  • MS/MA in public health or related field and 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs and includes 3-5 years of supervisory experience, overseas field experience required; 
  • PhD/MD or equivalent degree and 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs and includes 3-5 years of supervisory experience, overseas field experience required.
Senior Technical Officer / Strategic Information (SI) and Research
Location: Nairobi
Reference: 16905
Position Summary: The Senior Technical Officer (STO), Strategic Information (SI) and Research will be a member of the Research and Learning team. 

He/she will contribute to testing and evaluating regional and local solutions to health systems and barriers impeding the provision of quality services to mobile populations and communities living along major transport corridors and cross-border areas in the region. 

He/she will support the design and implementation of a comprehensive Strategic Information/M&E (SI/M&E) plan focusing specifically on systems for collecting data to measure project implementation, effectiveness, quality assurance, documentation and reporting. 

The position holder will support implementation of strategic information activities in accordance with guidelines stipulated by USAID and national regulations of countries where CBHIPP will have interventions. 

The STO SI and Research will in liaison with other R&L team members regularly update project management on progress towards implementation of the work plan, and design methods to demonstrate program outcomes and impact. 

The incumbent will generate accurate data analyses and reports to inform program design and implementation; regional and national policy, and respond to the project reporting requirements.

Minimum recruitment standards:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology, Bio Statistics, Demography or related field with 7-9 years relevant experience or Master’s degree with 5-7 years of relevant professional experience, developing, managing and implementing health sector development research. 
  • Experience in data analysis and monitoring and evaluation of large HIV and AIDS programming preferably with USAID funded multi-country/regional projects. 
  • Experience working in close collaboration with high level government and other counterparts required. 
  • Thorough understanding of USG processes, procedures and polices related to PEPFAR; policies and guidelines on HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment; epidemiology of HIV and AIDS; USG/PEPFAR program activities on HIV and AIDS in East, South and Central African (ECSA) countries. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of evaluation designs for HIV and AIDS/FP/RH/TB, malaria and STI programs as well as knowledge in health and other programs in the ECSA countries.
  • Proven experience in public health-related research and/or surveillance. Demonstrated experience in developing research reports. 
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, PowerPoint, Outlook, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Stata, and Ms Access.
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates are encouraged to register online through FHI 360’s Career Center, Key in the Job ID where the Job description will be availed. 

Alternatively you can apply via email to: Kenya- 

Please specify source in your application and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received not later than April 29, 2016. 

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.