University of Nairobi Child Health Lead – Jobs in Kenya

The Project

The University of Nairobi has received funding from the United States Agency for International
Development (USAID) to support implementation of the Kenya Health Partnerships for Quality
Services (HIV, FP/RMNCAH, Nutrition and WASH) in Nairobi and Kajiado Counties through the
USAID Fahari ya Jamii Project. For successful implementation, the Project seeks to competitively fill the above position.

The Position

This is a full-time position based in Nairobi.

Job description

The Child Health Lead will provide high technical assistance to supported sites and communities to
optimize outcomes for child survival and development.

Job specifications

The ideal candidate will have:

A Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) degree with five (5) years’ work
experience in the field of HIV programming OR a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Medicine/Nursing with seven (7) years or more work experience in the field of HIV programming.

Postgraduate training in Child Health or Public Health (maternal-child health specialization) is desirable.

A current and valid practice license.

Terms of appointment

This a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract renewable based on performance and by mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience.


Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone and e-mail contacts.

Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of
Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to the Director, Human Resource, University of

Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.

Late applications will not be considered.

Applications should be emailed to as one file in Pdf.

Closing Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022
The University of Nairobi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only
Shortlisted Applicants Will Be Contacted.

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