COP– Public Health, Kenya

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CHF International
Apply by 1 October 2009
Posted on 20 July 2009

Job Description

**COP – Public Health** CHF International’s mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them to improve their social, economic and environmental conditions. CHF International is seeking a COP for an upcoming CDC funded public health program in Kenya based in Nairobi.

The COP is responsible for the successful implementation of the overall program, which is designed to build the capacity of community partner organizations and twinning partners to implement integrated HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) programs at the community level.

The COP is responsible for the overall program direction and management of the project including financial and staff management. S/he serves as the principle liaison with implementing partners, donor, and host government counterparts on all matters related to the program. The COP is responsible for ensuring that program activities are delivered on time and within budget, in a quality manner, while providing technical leadership in the field of HTC. He/She will provide the strategic vision and leadership for the program, maintaining a clear delineation of roles and responsibilities between the partners, while responding to changing conditions in the areas of operation.**Qualifications:** Medical degree preferred or at least MPH; Prior successful COP experience or equivalent on similar international development donor funded programs; US Government (CDC, USAID) experience preferred; 10+ years of professional international development public health experience; Ability to manage simultaneous programs in different geographic regions; Strong interpersonal skills; Proven experience in Kenya or the region preferred; Fluency in English required (written and spoken).