This is a seconded position within the Health Promotion
Section (HPS) of the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children
(MOHCDGEC), hence will be the liaison person for coordinating implementation of results
areas 2 (Strengthened community
support for health behaviours) and 3 (Improved systems for
coordination and implementation of SBCC interventions) under the USAID Tulonge Afya project.
Will work alongside two other focal persons for Communications and Monitoring and Evaluation to ensure
a smooth coordination of SBCC activities between the USAID Tulonge Afya project and
the MOHCDGEC, notably the HPS and other MOHCDGEC departments, sections and programs.
This position also entails a technical role in supporting the HPS in developing its SBCC
strategic documents including
Coordination Framework and Capacity Strengthening Frameworks
and managing the logistics for their implementation. Additionally will liaise with
PORALG to ensure project adherence to the necessary protocols and procedures for implementation of
USAID Tulonge Afya's community 1strategy and other activities in the supported regions and
Also specifically responsible for
(a) Capacity and Institutional Strengthening-which
includes leading in developing- implementation plans for the Capacity Strengthening and
Community Support areas of the Project in collaboration with USAID Tulonge Afya;
technical support in the development and implementation of SBCC strategic documents
including the SBCC Coordination Framework and SBCC Capacity Strengthening
(b) Rationalization of SBCC activities- including coordinating the regional
collaborative and periodic meetings of health promotion coordinators in all supported regions and
districts; Supporting the community
SBCC work carried out by Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)
grantees in all supported regions;
(c) Coordination of SBCC work between the USAID Tulonge Afya
project and the MOHCDGEC,
including developing and maintaining a coordination tool to
ensure harmonization of joint schedules between all results areas of USAID Tulonge Afya
Project and all collaborating departments, units and health 'programs in the Ministry of
Health; Managing logistical, administrative and protocol issues required at HPS, MOHCDGEC
and PORALG for operationalization of the USAID Tulonge Afya Project
workplan; (d) Providing Technical
assistance to the Assistant Director HPS for capacity
building and coordination of Health Promotion issues at national, regional and district levels.
MS/MA with 3-5 years in public health, or health promotion
OR BS/BA with 5-7 years'
experience in similar/related field· At least 5 or more
years of work experience with a public health organization, some of which- should be at management
level capacity. Specific training and experience in SBCC is an added advantage. Experience
working in a health promotion or SBCC program
• Experience in coordinating program activities
in multi-stakeholder and
• Demonstrated' experience of
working collaboratively with the MoHCDGEC and PORALG
• Experience with USAID and other
donor-funded projects is an added advantage- Strong writing, editing, and proofreading
skills are essential, including ability
to present concepts verbally.
Excellent interpersonal skills
and ability to work effectively with a variety of audiences and organizations essential- Must be
self-motivated with a-posltive and
professional approach to management. Exhibits strong
collaborative spirit, with ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and manage a
high-volu'me work now- Knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Office essential.
Fluency in both English and Kiswahili.
How to Apply:
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. For detailed information, interested candidates
may either submit their application Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees.
Closing Date:June 28,2018. Interviews will be on 4th, 5th & 6th July 2018. Only short
listed car1ttidates will be contacted.