Tuesday, April 15, 2014

IT Field Coordinators Jobs in Kenya

Field Coordinators - 3 month Fixed term Contract
A non-profit making organization working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health is seeking a qualified Kenyans to fill the position of Field Coordinators. 

These are various positions based in the following counties; Kwale, Lamu, Kilifi, Tana River, Taita Taveta and Mombasa.

The field coordinators will support the counties health workers in the rollout of an IT based system to the ministry of health. People based in these counties are highly encouraged to apply .

The coordinator must be able to function independently and flexibly as well as build strong relationships with county government officials and partners across the public and private sectors.

  • Assemble and set up the various PC components at the health facilities
  • Training the users on the various aspects of PC handling, maintenance and use. 
  • Train users on the actual use of the system i.e. using browsers, creating log in emails, navigating the platform, and online commodity management
  • Monitoring and reporting-Carry out monthly assessment and report on the progress and effectiveness of the platform
  • Convey the concerns/suggestions of the county teams on the improvement on the platform and the general effectiveness of the program
  • Logistics-Coordinate movement of the equipment (PCs) from vendors, receiving at the counties, ensures safe storage; ensure safety   transportation to the facility and proper choice of installation position in the facility/health centers.
  • Inventory-Work with counties to keep up to date  inventory of all the  equipment used in the rollout
  • First university degree in a related field – Computer Science, IT  etc. or  equivalent relevant experience
  • Proficiency  in Microsoft office applications
  • At least 1 year experience related working experience or working in IT programs.
  • Good understanding of health systems in Kenya and the operations at the county government.
  • Approachable, positive, friendly and has proactive customer service philosophy. Generally pleasant demeanor and highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ready to work in hardship areas
  • Available immediately
Suitable candidates should email an application letter and Curriculum Vitae with three referees to eongute@gmail.com and cc recruiteramity@gmail.com by Close of Business on Wednesday, 16th April 2014. 

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

In your email subject kindly indicate your preferred county – duty Station.