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Community Liaison Project Officer

CMMB Kenya
Kitui, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator- CHAMPS, The Project Officer – Community Liaison will ensure the community-based delivery of RMNCH services in CHAMPS through effective coordination and function of the Community Health Volunteer system inter-phasing with the link health facilities. As such, the incumbent will directly oversee the work of CHVs and the CHEWs while actively engaging and providing technical support to health facility management committees. For this critical synergistic function, the incumbent will ensure routine conduct of health data feedback forums with community leadership members.
Interested applicants should submit their application together with resume/CV indicating position applied for on the subject line by 20th March 2019. Include telephone and email contacts of 3 references and your daytime telephone/cell phone contact. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and distribute appropriate job aids and education materials relevant to the program focus areas for community health volunteers and other targeted community groups
  • Facilitate partnership meetings between facility and community health volunteers to review performance on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis at facility level.
  • In liaison with the community strategy focal person and Community Health Extension Workers, provide technical support and supervision to CHVs and Community Health Committees in discharge of their mandate.
  • Provide technical and hands-on support for implementation of Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement of WASH, MNCH and livelihoods interventions within the community.
  • Provide technical support and supervision for implementation of quality community WASH and MNCH activities.
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of strong systems and structures to enhance community-facility linkages at facilities and community in project area for improved outcomes among project beneficiaries
  • Monitor the performance and reporting by Community Health Volunteers, community units and community focused activities towards realization of program outcomes.
  • Support implementation, at community level, of evidence-based techniques and strategies to ensure quality programming in WASH, MNCH and livelihoods.
  • Support the identification training needs among CHVs and other community groups, plan trainings and facilitate training sessions on the various program focus areas.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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