MSH Organizational Development Manager Jobs career in Nairobi, Kenya 2013
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information.
S/he leads the design of the organizational development aspects of the project and provision of capacity building support to the participating organizations.
- Contribute to the design and implementation of the selection process for participating organizations.
- Lead the process to adapt or develop, test, and implement competency assessments for local organizations implementing HIV/AIDS programs as well as a process for measuring progress to close the identified gaps.
- Oversee the development, implementation, and participate in the monitoring of the Project’s organizational and technical delivery assistance strategies.
- Undertake activities through consultations with managers of client organizations. S/he will build and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders and be responsible for achieving client-specific goals. S/he will focus on supporting sustainable change within organizations.
- Assist in the development and implementation of a process to evaluate the overall impact of the project’s activities, including the fellowship, short-term programs, and organizational capacity.
- Coordinate the project’s organizational development activities with donor, MOH, participating organizations and other Stakeholder groups, ensuring harmonization and collaboration with other capacity building initiatives to maximize the USG investment and minimize any overlap or duplication.
- Review, adapt, develop and/or modify, and implement tools, approaches, policies and advocacy initiatives to improve management and technical capacity of participating organizations.
- Collaborate with the Program Director and other team members in fully integrating activities into the project’s overall goals.
- Participate in technical review meetings and serve as an advisor to participating organizations on institutional systems strengthening.
- Develop technical strategies and implement annual work plans to ensure project deliverables are achieved.
- Ensure that participating organizations’ institutional capacity and opportunities are identified, shared and applied when appropriate through regular discussion with CDC and other collaborating agencies.
- Actively seek opportunities to work with selected public sector and civil society organizations (NGOs, FBOs CBOs, etc.) at all levels.
- Advanced degree in public health or another relevant technical area. Exceptional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree.
- Minimum of eight years of experience in the field of public health.
- At least six years providing organizational development technical assistance in Kenya with substantial knowledge and experience in Kenya building capacity for public sector institutions, NGOs and CSOs.
- Successful track record of implementing successful interventions within the Kenyan health system.
- Significant work experience in activities across the areas of leadership and management; organizational development, resource mobilization and governance.
- Experience working with HIV/AIDS programs.
- Demonstrated success and expertise in influencing and negotiation and advocacy work among senior-level donors and government counterparts in the country.
- Significant experience in local governance/public administration including capacity development of civil society organizations, policy reform, policy/legislative change, local community organizing, and advocacy.
- Proven, effective leadership skills. Superior ability in developing effective interpersonal relationships, negotiation and conflict management.
- Excellent written and oral communications and presentation skills in English.
- Willingness to travel within Kenya regularly.
To apply for this position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at https://jobs-msh.icims.com