Program Health Officer at Action Against Hunger USA in Nairobi, Kenya (Apply Now!)

Program Health Officer at Action Against Hunger USA in Nairobi, Kenya (Apply Now!)

Program Health Officer at Action Against Hunger USA in Nairobi, Kenya (Apply Now!)

Job Details:

  • Job Type: Job
  • Job Category: Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Hiring Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
  • Experience: 5-9 years
  • Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Action Against Hunger USA is seeking a Program Health Officer to contribute to high-quality primary healthcare delivery across Kenya. This role focuses on child health, newborn health, and community health, utilizing digital tools for data collection and reporting.

Summary of Position:

The Program Health Officer plays a critical role in delivering primary healthcare in Kenya. Responsibilities include child health interventions, newborn care, community health assessments, and mental health integration. The officer strengthens health systems, promotes health education, and utilizes digital tools for data collection and reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Design and Development: Collaborate with stakeholders to design evidence-based health interventions and project documents.
  • Project Implementation and Quality Control: Implement interventions, train healthcare workers, and ensure adherence to health standards.
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning: Conduct health assessments, monitor project activities, and contribute to research initiatives.
  • Coordination and Teamwork: Build strong relationships with stakeholders, participate in county-level coordination meetings, and advocate for health needs.
  • Communication and Teamwork: Represent Action Against Hunger in health forums, communicate effectively with stakeholders, and disseminate health education materials.

Requirements:

  • Masters/Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a health facility
  • Experience in management roles and NGO programming preferred
  • Proficiency in English; local language skills desirable
  • Strong teamwork, communication, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in stressful situations and share knowledge effectively
  • Good command of MS Excel and Word
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How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply through the Action Against Hunger USA website. The position is open on a rolling basis.

Action Against Hunger USA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants. Apply now to contribute to healthcare delivery in Kenya!

Program Health Officer at Action Against Hunger USA in Nairobi, Kenya (Apply Now!)

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