Assistant Program Coordinator at KEMRI RCTP

On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Program Description: The Research Care and Training Program (RCTP) is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW). 
It is a dynamic comprehensive HIV research, prevention, care and treatment program in Kenya. 
It is a rapidly expanding program. 
Due to its continued growth, the program is seeking motivated, pro-active individuals to fill the following vacancy in our FACES II Program Kisumu office.
Position: Assistant Program Coordinator – Suba District
Ref: FN 063-13.
Key Requirements
  • Diploma in clinical Medicine and Surgery from recognized from a recognized institution and must be registered with the clinical Officers’ Council
  • Registered (eligible) to practice with the Kenya Medical and Dental Practitioners Board.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and a minimum 1 year experience in management and HIV Clinical care.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and strong leadership ability is essential.
Duties Include:
  • Development of program systems to ensure delivery of high quality accessible HIV prevention, care and treatment services in the districts we support.
  • Oversight of the implementation of the programs developed including clinical care, mentoring, training, site evaluation and development, counseling and education, community follow-up, commodity management and monitoring and evaluation at the district level.
  • Oversight of budget development and participation in budget management
  • Developing and maintaining relations with the partners including the Ministry of Health, collaborators and donors
  • Clinical mentoring and training, leadership development and capacity building.
The job involves approximately 50% program development and coordination, and 50%clinical mentoring and patient care.
Note: A detailed Job Description will be give to successful candidates.
Applications should include the following:
  • A cover letter stating current work (if applicable) and current salary
  • A current CV with the names and telephone contacts of at least 2 referees
  • At least two letters of reference preferably from a previous employer
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates
  • Copy of the latest pay slip (where applicable)
  • An email address and a telephone number (land line or mobile).
All applications must be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 23rd July 2013.
Human Resources Manager,
P. O Box 614-40100
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualifications.
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