Global Fund Malaria Round 10 Project
AMREF Kenya has been selected by the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) as the dual track Principal Recipient (PR) for the malaria component under Global Fund Round 10 and will be responsible for the financial management of the grant and ensuring quality implementation by Sub Recipients (SR).  The project aims at contributing to the acceleration of quality and effective management of malaria in the country in order to achieve and sustain national malaria control targets in line with global malaria control targets and the Millennium Development Goals.  The project will work with thirty civil society organizations providing them with grants and building their capacity to implement quality and effective malaria interventions.  The project will establish the first ever Community Case Management of Malaria (CCMM) in the country.
We are therefore looking for individuals, who are well organized, highly motivated and results oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, to fill the following positions which are based in Nairobi.
PROJECT ASSISTANT – KCO/HR/073/2011
The position reports to the Project Manager.
Purpose of the Job:
To assist in technical expertise and support project activities and implementation of the project strategy.
Key Responsibilities:

Assist in co-coordinating and participating in planning and implementation of project activities.
Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project.
Assist in operations research and documentation.
Assist in organizing and conducting field visits and meetings with relevant partners and stakeholders.
Participate in development of new proposals and concept development for fundraising.
Assist in control and account for the use of project resources and assets.
Assist in managing relevant project financial transactions.
Provide administrative and logistical support to the project.  

Qualifications and Competencies:

The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent.
Must be ICT proficient.  At least three years relevant work experience in a busy NGO
Experience in monitoring and evaluation and implementation of the community strategy will be an added advantage.In addition the ideal candidate must have strong analytical, problem solving and networking skills.
Be a team player and communicator and work under minimal supervision.

This is a challenging opportunity for dedicated and highly motivated professionals.  If you would like to join this dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, please quote the position and reference numbers in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by e-mail to
 recruitment@amref.org

The closing date for submitting applications is 21st December 2011.  We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.







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