FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally-driven solutions.
FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.
Associate Director, Economic Strengthening / Livelihoods
Position Summary: The Economic Strengthening/Livelihoods Specialist will be responsible for the technical aspects of project implementation that relate to individual and household economic strengthening, with a focus on household resilience, and linking key and vulnerable populations with health financing activities.
She/he reports directly to the Chief of Party and will advise and support the project team on viable and contextualized best practices in economic strengthening for key and other vulnerable populations, providing technical assistance to ensure the project meets stated goals, expected results and reporting requirements.
She/he will take technical leadership role developing/adapting activities to diversify and stimulate growth in household income and integrate economic activities with complementary interventions including health financing across the project.
She/he will be knowledgeable about evidence-based and state-of-the-art household economic strengthening approaches/strategies that address the different levels of household vulnerability.
· A Master’s Degree or higher in social sciences or related field with 5-7 years’ experience or Degree in Social Sciences or related field with 7-9 years’ experience.
· At least five years of experience working on complex development projects, with at least two of these years working in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably within the East African Community (EAC) region.
· During this period, she/he should have been involved in the design, implementation, reporting and evaluation of evidence-based economic/livelihood projects for vulnerable groups, including key populations.
· Knowledge or exposure to health financing will be an added advantage.
Senior Technical Officer / Strategic Information (SI) and Research
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Position Summary: The Senior Technical Officer (STO), Strategic Information (SI) and Research will be a member of the Research and Learning (R&L) team.
He/she will contribute to testing and evaluating regional and local solutions to health systems and community barriers impeding the provision of quality services to key and vulnerable populations including migrants along major transport corridors in the ECSA region; and in particular cross-border areas.
He/she will support implementation of the research agenda including the design and implementation of special studies and operationalization of a comprehensive 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 CB-HIPP 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 analysis and reports to inform program design, implementation and evaluation; regional and national policy, and respond to the project reporting requirements.
· 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 policies 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, Central and South 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 https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com where a detailed Job description will be availed.
Alternatively you can apply via email to: Kenya-HR@fhi360.org.
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 June 12, 2015.
Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted