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I-TECH Country Director Job in Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Jan 30, 2014

Job Posting: Country Director
Kenya
At the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), we bring a spirit of respect, trust, and collaboration to all that we do.
Our offices and projects span across Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean, joining over 700 international and domestic staff in the mission of providing effective prevention, care, and treatment of infectious diseases in resource-limited settings.

As a center operated jointly through the University of Washington and the University of California, San Francisco, I-TECH draws on the research, resources, and expertise of these institutions and the strength of our global partnerships.

Our talented staff supports the development of a skilled health care workforce and well-organized national health delivery systems worldwide.
I-TECH staff bring a high standard of expertise to our projects and are linked by our passion, our professional standards, our personal connection to our work, and our commitment to integrity, flexibility, and quality.
I-TECH believes in creating a rewarding work environment through mutual respect and opportunities for personal and professional growth and renewal.
I-TECH is currently recruiting a Country Director for the I-TECH Kenya office.
I-TECH Kenya is leading the design, development and full implementation of an electronic medical record in Kenya.
This project is a crucial building block in Kenya’s development of a health management information system which is used at all levels from clinical sites to public health surveillance.
This position requires an individual with demonstrated expertise in public health and global health program implementation and capacity development.
Effective communication with diverse staff, the local Ministry of Health and other governmental bodies, US-based funders, and other implementing partners within and beyond Kenya is essential.
The Country Director must provide leadership in developing sustainable programs, and cope with rapid changes in both funding and programmatic direction as dictated by the funder.
Required credentials for this position are a MBChB (MD) or master’s degree or higher in public health, medicine, informatics or a related field, and at least 5 years’ experience with a leadership role in complex, multi-faceted public health programs, including at least 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role.
Applicants should also have knowledge of informatics, program management, monitoring and evaluation methods, and the cultural and programmatic issues faced by resource-limited countries with high HIV prevalence, and be fluent in spoken and written English.
If you have the required training, expertise, and experience, and would like to join I-TECH in this vital work, we encourage you to apply!
For complete details and application instructions, please visit the University of Washington Human Resources Website atwww.uw.edu/jobs Search for Requisition #99109.
Position is open until filled.
For more information about I-TECH, visit our website:www.go2itech.org

 

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