Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Specialist – LVCT Health – Nairobi

Key Roles & Responsibilities
Lead the HSS Technical Support to the CHMTs and across project areas to ensure high quality HIV services and oversee overall HSS initiatives in project
Develop and implement a HSS plan with clear milestones through the life of the project towards county ownership of health services under the Dhibiti Project
Contribute to building the capacity of CHMT in key health system strengthening functions, including policy, planning, health care financing and resource mobilization, budgeting, Human Resources for Health(HRH) management (including transition plans) and supply chain management systems
In conjunction with the technical staff, support health facilities in undertaking HSS capacity assessments (SIMS) gap analysis; setting priorities; and developing and implementing capacity strengthening plans
Work closely with technical staff, to provide technical assistance in mainstreaming HSS into annual program work plans for all projects
Support other project staff to identify technical assistance needs required to achieve the expected project results and develop the work plans for capacity strengthening activities
In consultation with the chief of party (COP), provide technical and management support to technical staff in HSS with the aim of improving the management of HIV and FP/RMNCAH and Nutrition services
Through mentorship, coaching and training, build the capacity of the Dhibiti Project and county technical staff in the mainstreaming of health systems in their technical service areas – service delivery, laboratory services, pharmacy services and strategic information
Provide expert support in the development and application of HSS tools (gap analysis, supervisory etc.)
Support technical staff to undertake regular Health systems assessments e.g. Site Improvement through Monitoring System (SIMS) in the project service delivery sites
Coordinate identification of training and system improvement needs and support implementation of relevant training modules targeting health workers and CHMTs
Take part in the donor review meetings on a regular basis and in the SIMS assessments
Participate in the relevant technical working groups (TWGs) in the county and supra county levels

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
A degree in health or social sciences and a post graduate qualification in public health, health systems management, public policy or related fields
Minimum of 7 years working experience working in health systems strengthening
Demonstrable knowledge of national and county health systems and policy development
Ability to cultivate, develop and maintain good relationships with the county government and staff, colleagues and partners

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to . The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.
The closing date is September 07, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.