10 Apr 2017

Program Coordinator 2017 Job in Kenya - Ministry of Health

Salary: (89,748 x 4,487 – 94,235 x 4,712 – 98,947 x 4,947 – 103,894 x 5,195 – 109,089 x 5,454 – 114,543 x 5,727 – 120,270)

Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care Project (THS-UC) is a 5 year project [2016 – 2021]
jointly implemented by the Ministry of Health and the Council of Governors.

The project aims to improve utilization and quality of Primary Health Care services with a focus on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) services in the country through improving access to and demand for and quality of PHC services; strengthening institutional capacity in selected key areas to improve utilization and quality of Primary Health Care services and provide cross-country and intergovernmental collaboration in the devolved Kenyan health system.

The Ministry of Health [MoH] jointly with the Council of Governors [CoG] is recruiting,experienced individuals with excellent organizational and technical skills, team players, dedicated, hardworking and have the ability to work in a high pressure environment to fill the following positions:

The Program Coordinator will be based at the CoG Offices to coordinate with the Program Assistant in supporting County Health Management Teams [CHMTs] for timely and effective implementation of the project. He/She will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Council of Governors.

Job Description

  • Support orientation and capacity building of County Health Management Teams on the project and its implementation.
  • Facilitate, in collaboration with Heads of Planning, dissemination of Annual Work Plans and budgeting guidelines and tools for the project.
  • Support Counties in formulation and consolidation of evidence-based and budgeted\ AWPs and timely submission of reports.
  • Support establishment and capacity building of county peer verification teams for the project.
  • In collaboration with M&E unit of the project, support coordination of annual peer verification among counties using established teams during life of the project.
  • Ensure collaboration between the 4 Program Assistants and CHMTs in identifying areas for development of proposals for cross-county and intergovernmental collaboration and sharing the same with PMT
  • Ensure timely submission of technical and financial reports from Counties and any other reports as may be required from time to time.
  • Liaise with other stake holders in the implementation of the project


  • Master’s degree in health, economics, or development related field from a recognized university.
  • First Degree from a recognized university.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience working in the health or related sectors
  • Hands on experience in PFM – planning, budgeting, implementing, monitoring, and reporting
  • Hands on experience in M&E especially Health Management Information Systems

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should submit their application in hard copy so as to reach the address shown below (Clearly stating the reference in the letter and on the envelope) by close of business on 24th April, 2017 at 5.00pm.

Applications to include CVs with details of daytime contacts, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all certificates/testimonials and copy of National Identification/Passport.

The Director, Human Resource Management and Development
First Floor, Afya House
Ministry of Health
Cathedral Road
P.O. Box 30016-00100

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