Participate in the development of strategy for implementation of IST activities through writing of technical concepts and sharing of technical inputs in planning and technical meetings.
Provide technical and managerial oversight in the implementation of In-service training activities.
Sensitize training institutions, county health departments of health (CDoH) and health service delivery partners of the mechanisms role and how they fit in.
Coordinate, schedule and convene periodic meetings with USAID funded Afya Mechanism’s/APHIAPlus projects on IST and advocate for institutional based in-service training. Support counties in the Project geographical coverage areas (27 counties) to establish functional training committees that will conduct training needs assessment, forecast in-service training requirement for the county through projections and budgeting, development of training calendars for IST and optimize the use of training information systems i.e. Integrated human resource information system (iHRIS-Train) so as to enhance coordination, planning, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of in-service training to health service delivery needs.
Lead the implementation of the Inter-county HRD and county HRD for a with counties, partners and medical training institutions as a platform to actualize IST institutionalization milestone for sustainability.
Manage delivery of quality in-service training of health workers through- collaboration with MOH technical departments responsible in the training of TOTs, and service providers. Collaborate with service delivery partners on IST that includes training needs assessment (TNA), training implementation and post training follow up.
Roll out the utilization of IST tools that includes; mentorship, supportive supervision and post training follow up in partnership with service delivery partners and counties.
In partnership with HRH Kenya partner for pre-service training lead the roll-out of innovative IST through e/m-Learning for health workers, counties and
Reporting and documentation of in-service training intervention during weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to meet expectations of USAID, GOK and other key stakeholders. This will include development of relevant technical briefs and abstracts for conferences and peer reviewed journals
Representation to key meetings and fora as delegated.
A Master’s Degree in education, MPH, Medical Education or a related field of study is required
Excellent understanding of the health sector in Kenya and educational systems. Prior experience supporting Ministry of Health (MOH) training processes, working with partners in health systems strengthening
At least 7 years’ experience in curricula development/review, guideline development and implementation with County Governments e.g. Health or education departments or relevant government structures.
At least 7 years work experience in managing a training function in an NGO setup working with MOH and partners.