Assistant Program Coordinator - KEMRI RCTP - Kenya

Program Description: The Research Care and Training Program (RCTP) is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW).
It is a dynamic comprehensive HIV research, prevention, care and treatment program in Kenya.
It is a rapidly expanding program.
Due to its continued growth, the program is seeking motivated, pro-active individuals to fill the following vacancy in our FACES II Program Kisumu office.

Position: Assistant Program Coordinator – Suba District
Ref: FN 063-13.

Key Requirements

    Diploma in clinical Medicine and Surgery from recognized from a recognized institution and must be registered with the clinical Officers’ Council
    Registered (eligible) to practice with the Kenya Medical and Dental Practitioners Board.
    Knowledge of MS Office and a minimum 1 year experience in management and HIV Clinical care.
    Excellent written and verbal communications and strong leadership ability is essential.

Duties Include:

    Development of program systems to ensure delivery of high quality accessible HIV prevention, care and treatment services in the districts we support.
    Oversight of the implementation of the programs developed including clinical care, mentoring, training, site evaluation and development, counseling and education, community follow-up, commodity management and monitoring and evaluation at the district level.
    Oversight of budget development and participation in budget management
    Developing and maintaining relations with the partners including the Ministry of Health, collaborators and donors
    Clinical mentoring and training, leadership development and capacity building.

The job involves approximately 50% program development and coordination, and 50%clinical mentoring and patient care.
Note: A detailed Job Description will be give to successful candidates.

Applications should include the following:

    A cover letter stating current work (if applicable) and current salary
    A current CV with the names and telephone contacts of at least 2 referees
    At least two letters of reference preferably from a previous employer
    Copies of academic and professional certificates
    Copy of the latest pay slip (where applicable)
    An email address and a telephone number (land line or mobile).

All applications must be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 23rd July 2013.
Human Resources Manager,
P. O Box 614-40100
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualifications.


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