Job Opportunities

AIDS HealthcareAIDS Healthcare Foundation is a global not for profit organization, that provides cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to more than 300,000 patients in 33 countries and is headquartered out of Los Angeles, California. USA.

Since 1987, AHF has cared for thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. As we create and implement unparalleled programs in new communities globally, we expand delivery of healthcare and influence over policy with the sole aim of saving more lives. AHF global programs require the expertise of individuals to support delivery of quality services in clinics across its medical programs in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe.

Located at the AHF Plaza on plot 123 Parklands Avenue Nairobi Kenya, AHF Global Management Programs wishes to recruit dynamic, skilled, committed, self driven and results oriented individuals to fill in the following posts:

1. Position : Chief of Global Quality Management

Department : Global

Reports to : The Senior Vice President &The Bureau Chief, Africa

Location : Nairobi – Kenya.

Deadline to Apply : Two Weeks from the Advert date.

The Chief of Global Quality is responsible for clinical supervision and leadership of clinical providers in the four bureaus of Africa, Asia, Europe and Latina where AHF operates. He/she must be experienced in assessing clinical competence and current best practices that will ensure quality of care delivered in all sites is maintained. The Chief of Global Quality is also responsible for supervision of the Global Quality Team.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership responsibilities:

  • Lead and ensure establishment of Medical Executive Committees in each bureau and actively participate in medical leadership activities.

  • Coordinate treatment and care programs including monitoring of the implementation of medical programs, client enrollment and utilization of resources with Bureau level teams

  • Participate in the selection, training, orientation and support assignment of medical staff. 

  • Review performance of medical programs to ensure quality of care and efficient use of resources.

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory agency requirements

  • Ensure integration of HIV related services with the medical and prevention departments

  • Serve as a resource for the vetting, development and implementation of new projects / programs that will enhance quality of care

Clinical and Quality of care responsibilities

  • Maintain clinical activity by full participation in departmental clinical workload

  • Model and provide leadership for delivery of excellent services and ensure the successful implementation of effective strategies and approaches that will improve quality of care

  • Provide service, guidance, and promotion of quality standards through audits, peer review, quality management, and education initiatives.

  • Monitor development and implementation of standards for equipment, supplies, procedures and technology utilization/purchase

  • Actively engage in the implementation of electronic medical records

  • Coordinate Joint Conference Meetings between the Medical Staff and across bureaus

  • Review and make recommendations on requested clinical capital budget items.

  • Set and implement standards for quality/health and safety in the workplace

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human Medicine and Post graduate degree in Internal Medicine or Public health

  • At least 10 years post residency (not including fellowship training) clinical experience in internal medicine or internal medicine subspecialty.

  • Valid Medical License

  • Clinical competence and track record as a practicing physician.

  • Demonstrated management, leadership and executive capabilities

  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Sensitivity to issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to provide coverage at other AHF sites upon request.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Valid passport, Current driver’s license and up to date registrations with relevant professional bodies

2. Job Title : Deputy Bureau Chief & Director of Operations

Department : Administration

Reports to : The Bureau Chief, Africa

Location : Nairobi- Kenya

Deadline to Apply : Two Weeks from the Advert date.

Position Summary

The Deputy Bureau Chief & Director of Operations is required to be mission-focused, strategic, inspirational and a process-minded leader with experience in scaling up operations and programs of the organization; enhancing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented and dedicated individuals across the region. He/She must be a leader who is able to help deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make the vision of the organisation a reality. Importantly, he/she should have the skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to tap into the potential that each member of the team brings to this mission.

Reporting to the Bureau Chief, the Deputy BC / DOO will have both internal and external responsibilities, ranging from client and project management including business development, framing of key approaches; to administration (information technology, reporting, facilities management ), and human capital (HR/recruiting, mentoring, career progression). The DBC & DOO will partner closely with the Bureau Chief to chart the future growth of the organization’s services within the Bureau

Leadership:

  • Provide effective and inspiring leadership by being actively involved in all programs and services, developing a broad and deep knowledge of all programs.

  • Identify opportunities for AHF to leverage cross-program strengths to take advantage of new opportunities and/or to address organizational challenges.

  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain high-performance of Bureau staff with an emphasis on developing capacity in strategic analysis, planning and budgeting.

  • Prepare and submit an annual operational budget, manage effectively within this budget, and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered.

  • Ensure the continued financial viability of the bureaus operational programs through sound fiscal management.

  • Partner with the ABC in essential internal leadership activities (HR, Administration, and Organizational planning).

  • Ensure that all programmatic partners contracts and MoUs are up to date

Human Resources, Finance and Technology

  • Analyze the current technology infrastructure and scope, plan for and provide guidance on technologies that support the growth of specific program areas and the organization overall

  • Participate in proposal preparation and granting writing

  • Share in knowledge dissemination, reporting, and communications.

External Relationship Development:

  • Manage and cultivate existing relationships with funders and partners to secure and expand revenue streams.

  • Publicly represent AHF with the media and external constituency groups including community, governmental, and private organizations

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

As a prerequisite, the DBC & DOO must believe in the core values and management philosophy of AHF and be driven by the mission of the organisation. The candidate should demonstrate a passion for breaking new ground to lead change. Beyond that, the candidate should have proven experience in scaling a multi-site organization and demonstrated ability to both lead and build the capabilities of a driven, bright and diverse team. The DBC & DOO must have management experience with a not for-profit or for organization or similar organisation and experience in managing a “values-driven” organization.

Specific requirements include:

  • 10+ distinguished years in a senior management position in a non for profit organization, civil society or similar organisation

  • Advanced degree or MBA degree from a recognised university

  • Track record delivering exceptional results, commanding respect, and assuming leadership roles

  • Results-proven track record of exceeding goals; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment;

  • High level of business acumen

  • Strategic Vision and Agility-ability to think strategically.

  • Capacity Building—ability to effectively build organization and staff capacity.

  • Action Oriented—enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership

  • General Management—thorough understanding of finance, systems, and HR;

  • Solid educational background—undergraduate degree required with MBA or similar advanced degree

  • Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor

  • Operates with excellence in mind in all matters,

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are essential

  • Passionate about AHF’s Nonprofit’s mission and impact

  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings

  • Self-starter, self-disciplined

  • Remain focused in the face of pressure, delivers against timelines, not intimidated by tasks/time limitations

  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Sensitivity to issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to provide coverage at other AHF sites upon request.

Interested candidates should apply by email to:

The Regional Human Resource Manager, AIDS HealthCare Foundation Africa Bureau Office, Plot 123 3rd Parklands Avenue, Nairobi Kenya or through email:globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org.

The application must include cover letter of interest, detailed CV, certified copies of academic qualifications, one example of written work proving publication track-record, and must be submitted not later than 5:00pm March 15th 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.