Main purpose of job:
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.
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
Options is an equal opportunities employer.
Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitmen.t
We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
Applications from Kenyan nationals are strongly encouraged, as well as candidates wi