Health Coordinator Position at GN Kenya: Join Our Impactful Team!

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Kenya

Kenya Good Neighbors

Health Coordinator Position at GN Kenya: Join Our Impactful Team!

Empower Communities Through Maternal and Child Health Initiatives

Job Description

Are you a dedicated professional seeking to make a difference in maternal and child health? Look no further! GN Kenya, an esteemed international humanitarian and development NGO, is actively seeking a dynamic Health Coordinator to lead our Maternal and Child Health Project. This role presents a unique opportunity to contribute to our mission of eradicating poverty and enhancing the quality of life worldwide.

About Us

GNI, established in 1991, holds consultative status with UN-ECOSOC and has been instrumental in community development initiatives across the globe. Our projects encompass education, healthcare, income generation, local mobilization, child rights protection, and sustainable development.

Role Overview

As the Health Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in advancing maternal and child health initiatives within our Maternal and Child Health Project. Your responsibilities will include:

1. Maternal Health Advocacy and Training

  • Provide expert facilitation and training for maternal health components.
  • Contribute valuable insights during project meetings and teleconferences.

2. Technical Support and Coordination

  • Offer technical assistance for maternal, newborn, and child health activities.
  • Foster coordination and synergy across strategic projects.

3. Stakeholder Engagement

  • Promote collaboration with stakeholders, including Ministry of Health and County authorities.
  • Act as a liaison between the project and the Ministry of Health at County and National levels.

4. Project Development and Oversight

  • Contribute to project conceptualization, proposal development, and partner identification.
  • Oversee construction plans and equipment procurement for maternal health facilities.

5. Capacity Building and Evaluation

  • Conduct training for health officials and community health committees.
  • Lead monitoring, evaluation, and reporting efforts.

Qualifications and Skills

We are seeking a proactive candidate with the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medicine, nursing, or public health (registered with relevant governing body).
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in healthcare.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in developing and managing Maternal Health projects.
  • Strong track record in securing funds for international projects.
  • Proficiency in designing and facilitating maternal health initiatives, especially at the community level.
  • Exceptional team management skills, particularly with community counterparts.
  • Fluent in English, with Maasai language proficiency as a plus.

Application Process

To join our mission-driven team, kindly submit the following to administration@goodneighbors.ke by August 18, 2023:

  • Comprehensive application including certificates, testimonials, and resume.
  • If applicable, share publications or portfolio relevant to the role.
  • Cover letter with your expected remuneration (mandatory).

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

Applying for the Health Coordinator position at GN Kenya? Here are some valuable tips to stand out:

  1. Showcase Your Expertise: Highlight your experience in maternal health projects and fund acquisition for international initiatives.
  2. Demonstrate Team Skills: Emphasize your ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams and community partners.
  3. Speak the Language: If proficient, share your Maasai language skills to demonstrate cultural sensitivity.
  4. Attention to Detail: Ensure your application is complete, including all required documents and your expected remuneration.
  5. Passion for Impact: Convey your enthusiasm for making a positive impact on maternal and child health.

Join us in transforming lives through healthcare and community development! Your expertise can make a lasting difference.

To apply for this job email your details to administration@goodneighbors.ke


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