Maternal And New-Born Health Officer

Maternal And New-Born Health Officer

Options Consultancy Services

Maternal And New-Born Health Officer

Details of the offer

We’re seeking a dynamic Maternal and New-born Health Officer to implement the Maternal and New-born Improvement Quality of Care (MANI-QC) Project in two counties of implementation. The Health officer will also successfully provide technical leadership to support county, sub-county and facility counterparts improve service quality and maternal and new-born health outcomes.
Person specification:
To succeed in this role, you will have:

Bachelor’s degree in the health sciences and clinical experience (e.g. Nursing or Clinical Officer)

Demonstrated experience and knowledge of maternal and new-born health

Experience and knowledge in the key technical areas of the role (Quality improvement, MPDSR, C/BEmONC, HMIS etc)

Strong analytical skills and the capacity to think strategically, including ability to produce high quality policy materials and advice for development implementation


Since 2015, Options Kenya has been implementing multiple small and large-scale programmes funded by multiple donors, each with unique contractual and compliance requirements. This, combined with Kenyan laws and Options Kenya compliance obligations, presents a complex and challenging environment in which to do business.

The County Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Officer will be responsible for implementation of the Project in two of the four counties of implementation. S/he will work closely with the Project Lead, the Senior M&E Officer, County Management Health Teams (S/CMHT), health facility staff and other counterparts at county level. The position has a combined technical and managerial focus, ensuring delivery of results in two neighbouring counties: Nandi and Kericho. The County MNH Officer will be based at the Options offices in Kericho, with regular travel to Nandi county S/he reports to the Project Lead and is responsible for line managing the Logistics Assistant.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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