IntraHealth International Program Officer Job in Kenya 2019

IntraHealth International
Because Health Workers Save Lives

Career Opportunities

The goal of the USAID funded Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya Mechanism is to strengthen HRH systems at the national and county levels to improve health outcomes for the Kenyan people.

In order to strengthen its team, the Mechanism is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following position:

Program Officer

Reporting to the Team Lead- Management and Leadership, the Program Officer will provide programmatic and logistical support to the National and Counties interventions.


  • Maintain and update calendar of project activities including travel and visiting schedules, staff and other meetings and remind the team of upcoming events.
  • Provide logistical support to all project activities including ensuring availability of required presentations, equipment and materials.
  • Prepare and send out invitations through e-mail to participants of project funded activities and communicate with the participants to ensure they are aware of the accommodation, allowances and other logistical arrangements.
  • Support the national level to schedule dissemination meeting of HRH policies and guidelines with counties particularly in support of implementation of universal health coverage.
  • Assist in the coordination and planning of National HRH – ICCs and the donor partners meeting.
  • Work with Cluster managers to ensure that documentation of mentorship program is undertaken, mentorship tools are tracked, and consolidated and mentorship reports are submitted on time.
  • Prepare and/or edit drafts of routine office correspondence, reports, contracts, and terms of reference for contractors and respond to enquiries as necessary.
  • Develop County profiles including list of County leadership contacts and update regularly.
  • Establish and maintain a filing system for the program portfolio including uploading and regular updating of program deliverables into the office database.
  • Liaise with the procurement, logistics and finance teams on requisitioning for services in line with approved budgets in collaboration with the supervisor.
  • Conduct activity budget monitoring to ensure effective utilization of financial resources in consultation with the supervisor.
  • Follow up and submit project progress reports as appropriate.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management, Organization Development, or equivalent relevant field of study.
  • At least 4 years working experience in a similar environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power point).
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with prioritization paying attention to detail, quality and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated competence in working with stakeholders.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Experience in a USAID funded project is an added advantage.

How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter indicating your daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees who must have been your supervisor in your current or former
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Closing date for applications is March 15, 2019

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted