Take lead in planning and management of the UHC HRH sub-committee secretariat activities including, communication to stakeholders, providing linkage to the various stakeholders, taking minutes and, writing activity reports.
Serve as primary focal point for receiving and collating feedback and updates from the UHC HRH sub-committee and taskforce committee on policy and strategy on HRH.
Provide organizational development support towards the operationalization of the Kenya Health HR Advisory Council and Kenya Health Professionals Oversight Authority.
Coordinate activities relating to review of the Health Sector Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan (2014 -2018), and development of new plan up to dissemination stage.
Support resource mobilization activities with development partners to enable implementation of the UHC HRH sub-committee and taskforce committee on policy and strategy on HRH for example in review and development of HRH strategy, alignment of community health personnel scheme of service and harmonization of HIV/ RMNCAH community workforce to GoK Community Strategy.
Support the alignment of relevant HRD documents to UHC including those related to the capacity building of Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) to deliver on the UHC mandate
Support establishment of a regular engagement mechanism between union leaders and county/national government.
Through the stewardship of the MOH Human Resource Director, coordinate and monitor implementation of existing priority HRH issues and plans towards UHC; and identify important emerging HRH issues that require attention.
Bachelor’s degree with a focus on human resources management
A Master’s degree in HRM will be an added advantage
At least 4 years working experience in supporting public health sector at the national level.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of health workforce issues in Kenya
Proven experience working and liaising with external stakeholders, including GOK/ MOH, international donors, health organizations – private and faith-based is highly desirable
Familiarity with public sector HR issues including development/formulation of strategies and policy guidelines will be highly desirable
Knowledge of relevant employment and labor laws applicable in Kenya
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Good project management and coordination skills
Solid computer skills to include proficiency using e-mails, power point, word and spreadsheet applications
This position will be for an initial contract period of 1 year.