February 2019 MSH Senior Technical Officer (Child and Newborn Health Specialist) Job in Kenya

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a USAID Contractor for the Afya Uzazi activity, is a non-profit organization with a mission to close the gap between what ¡s known about public health problems and what is done to solve them, particularly ¡n developing and transitional countries.

The headquarters are in the United States and we have operations in more than 40 countries and employ staff from over 60 nations.

MSH is inviting applications for the following position:

Senior Technical Officer – Child and Newborn Health Specialist

Position Summary: The Senior Technical Officer will oversee the strengthening of quality of maternal, newborn and child health services by scaling up high impact interventions and reinforcing widely accepted standard care practices.

S/he will also be responsible for guiding the scale-up of the use of oral rehydration solution (ORS)/zinc in the management of diarrhoea in private facilities, as well as addressing inequities in immunization coverage through the Reaching Every Community (REC) approach.

The officer will utilize the national Harmonized Competency Based Training Curriculum for Obstetrics and Neonatal Care to ensure appropriate care at various levels as well, as a reinforced referral system through continuous trainings and training of trainers.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or other related field and 4-6years’ experience, or a Master’s degree and 2-4 years’ experience.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing newborn and child healthcare interventions and training healthcare workers in high volume settings.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, CV, with telephone contacts and three traceable referees of which one must be a previous supervisor.

To access full Position description and to apply visit www.jobs-msh.icims.com NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, 8th February, 2019.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability.

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