Jhpiego – Program Officer (Program & Operations).

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Reporting to the Project Director, the Program Officer will provide programmatic and administrative support to the project. S/he will be responsible for coordination, implementation, monitoring and reporting of program activities and supplementary operations. S/he will support the program team in work plan development, monitor implementation, support management of sub-awards, and provide administrative support.


  • Provide support in the design, planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities
  • Participate in the development the project work plans and support preparation and monitoring of activity budgets
  • Support sub-award management including development of sub-award milestones and budgets, monitoring implementation and compliance to donor and Jhpiego policies
  • Compile periodic (monthly, quarterly and annual) project reports and provide relevant programmatic information for internal and external reporting purposes
  • Maintain records and monitor the implementation of project activities, providing continuous feedback to the project team, seeking assistance in problem solving as necessary
  • Organize and coordinate logistics for project activities and meetings. This includes scheduling the activities, compile and organize relevant background materials, documenting and disseminating minutes/reports and follow-up on the action plans.
  • Representation of the project in professional forums that include meetings and workshops with Government and other institutional partners**
  • Facilitate the procurement and management of consultants, supplies and assets required for project implementation
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel for project staff which includes booking air tickets, airport transfers, arranging for travel advances, making hotel reservations, etc.
  • Liaise with the administration manager to provide efficient field transport services to project staff and ensure accurate maintenance of vehicles, transport related records and systems
  • Mentor, motivate and supervise administrative staff under his/her supervision


  •  Bachelor’s degree in public health, social science, business administration or related qualification
  •  At least 3 years’ relevant experience working with health or related programs in the nonprofit sector in a similar capacity
  •  Critical thinking and problem solving skills to facilitate program implementation
  •  Excellent organizational skills including the ability to work in a complex environment with multiple assignments sometimes under short deadlines
  •  Excellent analytical, verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  •  Good interpersonal skills, dynamic personality and a team player
  •  Strong change management, results oriented and decision making skills
  •  Computer proficiency, particularly in the use of MS Office suite

How to apply

Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by Friday , 19th November 2021. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position. Have the title of the role you are applying for as the email subject. The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.




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