Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with over four decades of experience in strengthening health systems, and capacity of local institutions.
MSH takes a comprehensive approach to improving health to achieve scalability, lasting impact, and sustainability.
Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
For more information please visit our website www.msh.org.
MSH seeks to recruit a highly motivated and result oriented individual to join a dynamic team as a HRH Policy and Leadership Manager in our Leadership Management Sustainability (LMS Kenya) Project.
Human Resources for Health (HRH) Policy and Leadership Manager
The HRH Policy and Leadership Manager will help ensure the delivery of technical support in developing human resources leadership and management capacity and human resources policies in the health sector.
Working with the Assistant Director for Organizational Development and HRH Policy, the HRH Policy and Leadership Advisor will provide assistance to the country-level counterparts and stakeholders in the public and private sector to develop a comprehensive approach to address the health workforce shortages across the country.
S/he will also identify both short-term and long term strategies that adhere to Health Sector Policy and Strategy.
The incumbent will provide assistance to the health sector leaders and managers at national level to review and align HRH policies in line with relevant devolution legislations and policies.
In addition S/he will build leadership and management capacity at the sub-national level to improve HRM systems in order to improve the quality and availability of health services in all parts of Kenya, especially in under-served/ resource-constrained geographic locations.
The successful candidate is required to have advanced degree in social sciences, public administration, management, or public health. 5-7 years experience in HRH policy, strategic planning development and implementation. Minimum of 5 years working experience with Kenya’s Health Sector.
Work experience in implementing and managing HRM systems and practices (e.g planning, recruitment, retention and performance management).
The ideal candidate should have excellent analytical, planning, management, and communication skills. Successful candidate needs to be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal, facilitation, relationship-building, negotiating and influencing skills.
S/he should work with minimal supervision under tight timelines and be able to support cross technical teams.
Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, and national origin, and citizenship, physical or mental handicap.
For further detail and to apply for this position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at www.Jobs-msh.icims.com by August 3, 2012.
If you cannot apply online or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to iRecruiterproblem@msh.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.