Technical Advisor – Accountability
Job TypeFull Time
Experience8 years
Job FieldProject Management

Job Purpose

The Technical Advisor, Accountability will be responsible for improving health systems accountability and structures for transparent, efficient and effective delivery of quality health services including Strengthened Capacity and Commitment of Leadership to Advance Shared Goals and Strengthened Systems and Structures to Ensure Citizens Voice and Participation in Health Sector Decision Making.


Provide direct technical expertise on;

Creating accountability and transparency in the provision of public services.
Addressing leadership knowledge and skills gaps of CSOs and community leaders.
Increasing citizen participation and decision-making in the health sector.
Strengthen counties’ abilities to increase and sustain funding for the health sector.
Addressing the mismatch between public priorities and government(s) spending priorities.


Guiding program design:

Support county program staff to design programs and projects.
Help define the approach to teaming/partnering with other organizations.
Support selection of indicators for country programs.


Engaging in business development:

Review technical quality of proposals, including review of technical activities and ensuring alignment to Amref’s outcomes.
Input into go / no-go decisions on proposals.
When necessary, write technical narratives of proposals.
Provide input on budgets required for project delivery.
Engage with Partners and the Ministry of Health Officials and do outreach in support of the program.


Building the technical capacity of county program staff to ensure ongoing program quality and innovation:

Work with county program colleagues to help analyze data that inform periodic review and course correction as needed.
Share cross-context learning with country program staff across the region.
Conduct technical training and ongoing technical coaching for country program staff, including on Amref outcomes, theories of change, evidence and indicators.
Review and share program-specific tools/resources/curricula and work with Technical Unit specialists to contextualize and adapt County specific materials.


Education, Experience & Competencies

At least Eight (8) years of Public Health experience four (4) of which must includemanaging, complex technical service delivery programs of similar scope and dollar value.
At least a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Medicine, Management, Business Administration,or a related field.
Working knowledge of USAID policies and procedures.
Knowledge of administration and budget management.
Prior experience in improving health system accountability is desired.
Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English required.
Interested? Please visit our website https://amref.org/vacancies/ to make your application. You will be directed to our online portal where you will need to create an account in order for you to be able to submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter detailing why you are the best fit for this position and your CV with relevant skills and experience. The closing date will be Friday, June 2, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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About Amref Kenya

Amref Health Africa in Kenya is the country programme office of Amref Health Africa, Africa’s largest International Health NGO. This is the largest and oldest country programme in Africa with an average annual budget of USD 40million. We have 19 innovative products and project models that have successfully been implemented and transformed 5.4 million lives.