Field Coordinator
EngenderHealth
Kenya
3d ago

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Title : Field Coordinator

Reports to : Technical Advisor

Duty Station : Uasin Gishu(1), Bungoma(1), Kiambu(1)

EngenderHealth’s vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential.

This emphasis on rights directly underpins EngenderHealth’s values and principles : choice, quality, and excellence. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.

EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to fill in the Field Coordinator positions.

Kenyan nationals are strongly to apply.

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY :

EngenderHealth’s vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential.

This emphasis on rights directly underpins EngenderHealth’s values and principles : choice, quality, and excellence. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.

JOB SUMMARY :

The field coordinator has responsibilities to ensure effective implementation and linkage between service delivery and demand generation while ensuring quality activity implementation that meets the organizational and donor deliverables.

The Field coordinator provides day to day guidance and technical assistance in implementing and monitoring projects in assigned counties and in integrating content and participation of relevant stakeholder in EngenderHealth’ programs across community groups (adolescents and youth, women’s groups and community leadership) and that appropriate documentation is carried out.

The position works with the in-country team, as well as with a range of external partners and stakeholders

Roles and responsibilities

Health systems :

  • Monitor continued service provision of reproductive health services as supported at various assigned health facilities and pharmacies and documenting the same.
  • Supporting health facilities and pharmacies to organize monthly service delivery in-reach days and outreaches in collaboration with the community mobilisers ,Reproductive Health Coordinators , and partners
  • Liaise with the technical Advisors on technical issues arising from health facilities and facilities for follow-up and action and monitoring
  • Link providers and clinical mentors / program support team members as need arise to ensure
  • Supporting implementation of quality of care checks through supporting the integration of periodic client exit interviews in health facilities.
  • Monitor availability of MA, and contraceptive commodities and liaising with the technical advisors and commodities focal point for support to resolve gaps.
  • Community Access support :

  • Liaise with the technical advisors on technical issues arising from communities and health facilities for follow-up and action and monitoring
  • Support community-based groups, mobilisers in work planning and implementation of planned activities
  • Support documentation of activities and achievements from demand generation work and collection of
  • Provide linkage between demand generation and service delivery in liaison with relevant EngenderHealth technical advisors.
  • Ensuring that partners at community and county levels are utilizing data collection tools and such tools submitted to EngenderHealth on a monthly basis or as directed.
  • Project monitoring :

  • Collection of health facility CAC Log book and FP summaries data from sub-county programs focal person or as directed and transmission of the same to the health systems advisors
  • Collection and verification of data from CBOs and CHEWs for community access and mobilization work and transmission to the community access and youth advisors.
  • Submission of monthly work reports and calendar of activities to supervisors.
  • Identification of success stories within the health facilities and community and liaising with the relevant technical focal person for documentation
  • Administrative :

  • Coordinate preparation of EngenderHealth meetings and trainings as may be assigned
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned.
  • Accurate reporting of work assignments in various ICT EngenderHealth platforms.
  • EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Relevant diploma in Public / community health related field (clinical medicine, nursing) or community development.
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience
  • Knowledge and experience in community mobilization, capacity building and training of community groups
  • Relevant experience in working in adolescent reproductive health programs and especially with a focus on contraception, abortion care and community mobilization for behavior change.
  • Experience in event planning / coordination, administration, and / or public health is preferred
  • Ability to travel 50%
  • ESSENTIAL SOFT SKILLS

  • Working knowledge of computer software, Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Knowledge and experience in community mobilization, capacity building and training of community groups
  • Must be familiar with working with youths
  • Computer literate and good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Good working knowledge of both written and spoken English, Kiswahili and Major local language spoken in the specific county )
  • Apply
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