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AMURT seeks to recruit a qualified Business official for an anticipated Large health program In Kenya. The Business Official will report to the principal Investigator.

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to ensure programmatic and financial integrity of the project and to achieve rapid and sustained goals, objectives and targets.
  • Ensure that project is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of beneficiaries, its people and donors.
  • Ensure compliance with the terms of the award.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with DONOR as well as other stakeholders.
  • Represent AMURT and the project’s progress, achievements and lessons learned to donors and other key stakeholders, through meetings, conferences, and presentations.
  • Provide technical leadership and ensure the quality and sustainability of interventions.
  • Collaborate with project team to build capacity around HIV treatment, TB, PMTCT, HIV testing, clinical laboratory support, HIV clinical monitoring systems, and health system strengthening.
  • Lead the annual work planning process in close collaboration with DONOR and project team.
  • Closely monitor progress towards PEPFAR –funded project targets, as well as national targets.
  • Guide the analysis, synthesis and reporting of outputs and results in close collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Team.
  • Oversee the quality, preparation, and timely submission of project reports to the donor.
  • Mentor, support, supervise and manage a team of highly qualified staff and align their efforts to ensure rapid and sustainable results.
  • Write and/or review project materials and publications.
  • Work with finance and project staff to develop and track project budgets.
  • Work with Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) staff to develop M&E frameworks and effectively track data/results.
  • Work closely with AMURT/DONOR home office staff to ensure effective, timely and coordinated project implementation.
  • Ensure compliance with DONOR operational policies and regulations.
  • Advanced degree in public health, health administration, international health or a related field; MD preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience managing HIV care and treatment programs at a regional or national level, including planning, designing, implementing, mentoring, and evaluating and documenting results.
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills in French and good written and oral communications skills in English.
  • Strong technical and programmatic knowledge and experience in the following areas: HIV testing and linkage to care, HIV treatment, TB, PMTCT, clinical laboratory support, routine viral load testing, HIV clinical monitoring systems, and health system strengthening.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in institutional capacity building and experience in working effectively with district, provincial and national government authorities.
  • Experience in coordinating and collaborating with a broad set of stakeholders, including multi-lateral and international donors and local and international NGOs.
  • Previous experience working with DONOR, with intimate understanding of local health system and HIV gaps and opportunities, and solid relationships at government agencies.
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving project needs.
  • In-depth knowledge of PEPFAR projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, team-building, and representational skills.
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts.
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in technical staff.
  • Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally 30%.

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV (Not more than 3 pages), certificates and relevant testimonials to jobs@amurtafrica.org by 28th February 2021 indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number as the email subject. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

“AMURT is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to child safe guarding

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Date posted
February 24, 2021
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