Posted by: VSO
Date: Mar 31st, 2021

Role Overview:

This country assessment will build on the current SRMNCAH program pillars focusing on 1) Health workforce capacity development (Supply Side), 2) individual and Community engagement (demand Side), and 3) linkage and referral. (health systems strengthening).

The assessment will have a national focus where the consultant will be required to carry out a thorough desk review to understand the SRMNCAH situation in Kenya. The desk review will help identify areas of an in-depth analysis with key informants and primary actors. He/She will also review evidence drawn from VSO’s programming at global and country levels to draw best practice and lessons for future programming. The findings from this assessment will help inform the shape of the future Health portfolio in Kenya reflecting the VSO’s global people-first strategy and VFD methodology.

Skills, qualifications and experience:


? At least 7 years’ experience in Public Health and especially in SRMNCAH and Health Systems Strengthening, Primary Health Care

? Experience of conducting analytical research and studies

? Strategy and Theory of Change development

? Experience in delivery or engagement with UN/AU systems around Health SDGs or Agenda 2063 targets

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful

• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations

• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships

• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis due to the urgency of the assignment.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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