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29 Jun 2022

Full-Time Jobs at University of Nairobi (4 Positions)

University of Nairobi – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

The University of Nairobi, a body corporate established under the Universities Act 2012 of the laws of Kenya and the University of Nairobi Charter, is the pioneer institution of University education in Kenya and the region.

Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT)

REF – AD/6/62/22

Job description

The holder of this position will be required to offer high level technical support for integrated quality facility-based FP/RMNCH and PMTCT services.

Job specifications

The applicant should have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a clinical discipline (Nursing or Medicine)
  • Seven (7) years’ experience working in pediatric HIV/PMTCT, TB/HIV, MCH or ART
  • A valid/current practice license

Terms of appointment

  • This a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience

HIV Prevention and HIV Testing Services (HTS) Lead

REF- AD/6/63/22

Job description

The holder of this position will be required to support implementation of evidence-informed comprehensive, combination HIV prevention interventions.

Job specifications

The applicant should have:

  • A Diploma in a clinical discipline (Nursing or Medicine) or Master’s degree in Medical Sociology/Medical Anthropology or Gender Studies from a recognized institution
  • At least four (4) years’ progressive experience in HIV prevention and HIV Testing Services.

Terms of appointment

  • This a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience

Senior Program Officer (HIV/TB)

REF – AD/6/64/22

Job description

The holder of this position will provide overall leadership and technical support to the sub county based technical teams and oversee the design, planning and implementation of all aspects of supported HIV/TB activities at the county, sub county and facility level in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies.

Job specifications

  • The applicant should have a degree in Clinical Medicine or Nursing with at least four (4) years’ experience.
  • Advanced HIV/TB Care and Treatment trainings will be a distinct advantage.
  • Hands on clinical experience in HIV service delivery and technical coordination.
  • Proven experience and familiarity with MOH/GOK health systems

Terms of appointment

  • This a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience

Program Officer (RMNCAH/FP)

REF- AD/6/66/22

Job description

The program officer will work with the RMNCAH/FP team to support system strengthening activities in sub counties and high-volume facilities. He/she will provide technical oversight and capacity building on all aspects of RMNCAH/FP to ensure delivery of quality, relevant and quantifiable services. This position will also collaborate closely with the RMNCAH team to utilize evidence based strategies to strengthen quality of RMNCAH services. This position will report to the RMNCAH/PMTCT Lead Nairobi.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Stay abreast of latest technical developments in the field of RMNACH to apply innovative strategies to RMNCAH programming
  • Attend county and sub-county level RMNCH/FP technical forums to represent the program as needed
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly activity plans, budget plans and monthly reports as required
  • Spear head the implementation and tracking of quality improvement initiatives
  • Plan, conduct and supervise trainings with the county and sub County health management teams.

Desired knowledge, skills, and attributes

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with 3 years RMNCAH/FP experience or Diploma in Nursing with 5 years’ experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Kenyan public health sector and clinical settings, including governmental and non-governmental settings.
  • Training in FP and Reproductive Health and experience.
  • Registered member of the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation, training skills and report writing skills.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision, and well-developed computer skills.

How to Apply

NOTES
  • Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone and e-mail contacts.
  • Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to the Director, Human Resource, University of Nairobi.
  • Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
  • The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.
  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • Applications should be emailed to recruit-spoufyjp@uonbi.ac.ke as one file in PDF

Job Categories: Many positions. Job Types: Full-Time.

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