Kenya Red Cross Society – Project Officer – Health (Isiolo).

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Overall Purpose

Responsible to the County Coordinator for providing operational support and leadership in the day-to-day implementation of a public health project to improve health indicators in Isiolo County for 6 months (5th October 2020 to 31st March 2021).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely implementation of the day to day activities of the project as per the project log frame, ghant chart and budget.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching including on-job learning to KRCS volunteers to ensure coherent and coordinated quality implementation.
  • Work in close consultation with the County Coordinator, Regional Program teams including MEAL and the HQ program manager as necessary.   
  • Ensure project risk matrix analysis is observed through the project implementation
  • Carry out beneficiary targeting, mobilization, and registration in line with community based targeting approaches and register beneficiaries using KRCS approved data collection platforms like RedRose platform.
  • Carry out required verification and validation of cash transfer beneficiaries
  • Follow up on the project progress, document and share timely periodic project progress reports.
  • Conduct field monitoring of project activities as well as support evaluation activities.
  • Implement community engagement initiatives including timely response to complaints and feedback to ensure active participation of the local communities.
  • Contribute to development of case studies, best practices for learning and sharing of key findings and recommendations within the Movement as well as with external stakeholders.
  • Ensure smooth coordination of KRCS activities with relevant Government Ministries (MOH)/Authorities including local leaders and communities as well as other NGOs.
  • Participate in regular and periodic project meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Higher diploma in relevant areas such as Public Health/Community Health/Development studies or related disciplines. University degree is an added advantage.
  • Certificate in RCRC movement training in cash and voucher assistance/CTP is added advantage.

Desired Competencies

  • A good understanding of community work and development programming and effective project management.
  • Good understanding of MNCH services and Kenya MoH immunization schedule
  • Significant understanding of operational realities of cash transfer programming.
  • A good understanding of the County Government structures and County Health Strategy.
  • Demonstrated competency in Microsoft applications especially word, excel and power point.
  • A good understanding of the local area, culture and language in Isiolo County

Application Procedure

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply strictly through the https://www.redcross.or.ke/Careers to reach us not later than 23rd November 2020; Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job disclaimer and notification: Kenya Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge / accept any amount or security deposit from job seekers during the selection process or while inviting candidates for an interview.

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Kenya Red Cross

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