Health Systems Specialist

Panagora Group
Kenya
Apply by 1 February 2017
Posted on 12 January 2017

Job Description

Health Systems Specialist - Kenya

Panagora Group, a woman-owned small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development, seeks health systems specialists to support a long-term, USAID-funded project in Kenya.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical guidance in the development and implementation of national health policies, programs, and plans with regards to HIV/AIDS, maternal, newborn, child health (MNCH), family planning (FP), water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), nutrition, and health systems strengthening.
  • Coordinate the planning and implementation of technical activities pertaining to the health services infrastructure
  • Contribute to the identification and targeting of health inequities and the inclusion of vulnerable groups to ensure equitable access to health services

Key Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in health policy and administration, health sector development, public health or related field.
  • Minimum seven (7) years of relevant, senior-level professional experience managing and implementing health systems strengthening programs in the areas of health policy and administration, health sector development, public health with a minimum of (5) years’ experience in sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya experience preferred.
  • Five (5) years demonstrated experience in managing and supervising health systems activities and teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter to connect@panagoragroup.net with the position title in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.

About the Organization

Panagora Group is a woman-owned small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our vision is to provide high-quality, high-impact social and economic development consulting, with a special focus on public-private partnerships, human and institutional capacity-building, knowledge sharing and collaborative learning, NGO/community engagement, and integrated solutions that build country capacity and independence.

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