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Date: January 2017
Division: Health Care
Department: Maternal Newborn Community Health Community Health (MNCH)
Position: MNCH Program Manager (50% Research)
Reports to: Maternal Newborn Community Health Director
Direct Reports: Program and Assistant Program Officers, Interns
Purpose: To provide administrative and operational management and research support to the various projects within the Maternal/Newborn Community Health portfolio, in support of the Director’s role of strategic leadership. Support the Director in achieving research objectives.
Responsibilities by Function
Administration, Management, Finance, and HR (50%)
- Provide day to day operational management support and oversight to the various MNCH Projects and their personnel, including resource planning, scheduling, performance management, issue resolution, and mentoring.
- Financial transactions: Authorize budgeted expenses for field activities, oversee cash reconciliations. As needed, write payment memos to Business Office for payment of financial transactions and other activities in liaison with the Director.
- Oversee monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of MNCHP’s expenditures against budget, financial and operational goals.
- Managing day to day processing of accounts of the MNCHP and maintaining administrative files.
- Management and program coordination: coordinate and run assigned MNCHP programs, managing program outputs across core educational initiatives and research initiatives, including liaison and coordination with other Hospital Departments, collaborators, and stakeholders.
- Liaise and coordinate with County and sub-County Health management teams to promote the mission of the project and grow the advocacy voice for Kijabe’s mission especially in Maternal Newborn Community Health.
- Donor and stakeholder relations including proposal development for funding, coordinating with Counties annual work plans and objectives, including where appropriate coordinating at the national level.
- Communications: Receive and answer enquiries, emails, telephone calls, and from staff, visitors (including donors and VIPs), vendors and contractors, and handle them professionally, liaising closely across the spectrum of the MNCH project portfolio and project staff for resolution appropriately.
- Prepare and edit reports for the Director as required, including transcripts, evaluation forms, JDs, monitoring and evaluation plans, etc
- Manage key result indicators for reporting staff
- Participate in training programs offered by the hospital to continually develop skills and acquire additional knowledge appropriate to this position.
- Any other duties as assigned by Director
- Independently able to do original research including comprehensive literature reviews and desktop studies to support the proposal development, analysis of global trends, application of theoretical constructs in behavioral change to innovations in community health
- Develop grant proposals for both research proposals and programming including budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, and analysis framework, with methodological rigor.
- Field research documentation, combined with strong analytic skills sufficient for independent work.
- Any other duties as assigned by Director
Working Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday
- Strong organizational skills
- Able to multitask
- Creative problem solving
- Experience within and knowledge of projects, in particular community health and development related projects.
- Experience with health advocacy at national, county, and sub county level.
- Able to use computer applications effectively including Adobe PDF, Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel) and other general applications
- Knowledge of financial management and cash flow documentation
- Be a team player and able to coordinate across programs within the portfolio of Maternal Newborn programing and with other departments
- Supervisory skills
- Desire to grow additional management skills for a results driven framework
- Demonstrated research capacity in both quantitative and qualitative methods
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
- Mature Christian with the heart and demonstrated passion to see others grow in spiritual maturity.
- Master’s Degree in nursing, medicine, community health, development, social science other relevant areas with 2 years’ administration/management experience
- Bachelor’s Degree in nursing, medicine, community health, development, social science or other relevant areas with 5 years’ administration/management experience
- Excellent English writing communication skills and editing ability
- Experience in field research and programming relevant to community health
- Experience working in vulnerable populations (work experience in arid regions of Kenya a plus)