Assisted Network Technical Advisor, Supervision (2 Positions)

  • Living Goods
  • Kenya
  • Jan 04, 2018 - Jan 31, 2018
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical advice through conducting trainings and coaching sessions for community health extension workers (CHEWs) and sub-country management teams (SCMT) on performance management and supervision of CHVs.
  • Provide ongoing coaching of Sub County and county health management teams on how to review and analyze data on the performance dashboards and interpret to support CHVs to deliver against targets.
  • Provide technical assistance and capacity-building across the sub county and share learnings and get feedback.
  • Support CHEWs and other county health teams on field visits
  • Support the Program Manager in the initial engagement and co-design the support with a new county and sub county, helping to establish ways of working ensuring the county and sub county government are fully engaged.
  • Support the Program Manager monitoring of performance management based on milestones demonstrating that the implementer is able to achieve certain performance metrics sustainably over time.
  • If needed, represent and offer support in county and sub county technical meetings and engagements and actively seek out, identify, advise upon and implement opportunities for collaborative work across the sector.
  • Prepare and present reports and key insights as necessary to support the Program Manager. 
  • Support the Program Manager to ensure CHEWs are equipped for supportive supervision
  • Develop and initiate new ideas to improve how we provide technical assistance.  
  • Manage project expenditures and track records to keep costs as low as possible

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in health sciences.
  • Post-graduate training in Management or Public Health an added advantage.
  • 5 years or more experience bringing a sound understanding of the Kenya Health System and prior technical assistance work experience with and/or involving close association with national and county governments. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Should be flexible and willing to travel across Kenya and primarily based in the field.
  • Good computer and analytical skills a must. 
  • Able to manage priorities, take initiative, and work without constant supervision. 
  • Honest, reliable, diplomatic and well organized.