Closing Date : 2020-02-21
Duty Station : Nairobi, Kenya
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Organization: Options Consultancy Services
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 21 Feb 2020


Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We are a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need them most.

Main purpose of job:

Since 2015, Options Kenya has been implementing multiple small and large-scale programmes funded by multiple donors, each with unique contractual and compliance requirements. This, combined with Kenyan laws and Options Kenya compliance obligations, presents a complex and challenging environment in which to do business.

The County Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Officer will be responsible for implementation of the Project in two of the four counties of implementation. S/he will work closely with the Project Lead, the Senior M&E Officer, County Management Health Teams (S/CMHT), health facility staff and other counterparts at county level. The position has a combined technical and managerial focus, ensuring delivery of results in two neighbouring counties: Nandi and Kericho. The County MNH Officer will be based at the Options offices in Kericho, with regular travel to Nandi county S/he reports to the Project Lead and is responsible for line managing the Logistics Assistant.


To succeed in this role, you will have:

Bachelor s degree in the health sciences and clinical experience (e.g. Nursing or Clinical Officer)Demonstrated experience and knowledge of maternal and new-born healthExperience and knowledge in the key technical areas of the role (Quality improvement, MPDSR, C/BEmONC, HMIS etc)Strong analytical skills and the capacity to think strategically, including ability to produce high quality policy materials and advice for development implementation

Other information:

Options is an equal opportunities employer.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitmen.t

We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options vision.

Applications from Kenyan nationals are strongly encouraged, as well as candidates with the right to live and work in Kenya (priority will be given to candidates who hail from Sub-Saharan Africa

How to apply:

For more information, please click on the link:

To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to at Candidates should state the role (Kenya MNH Officer) in the subject header.

Closing date 21 February 2020: Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is for guidance only. Applications will be screened upon receipt and this vacancy may be closed as soon as sufficient applicants have been received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews may be organised directly with shortlisted applicants on a rolling basis and the position may be filled before the closing date.

Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including identification check, employment references, right to work verification, credit check and criminal record check (where appropriate).

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