We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Project Director for an anticipated multiyear project to improve postpartum hemorrhage prevention and management in Kenya. The activity aims to improve maternal health outcomes through expanded availability and utilization of interventions (medication or otherwise) to prevent and treat postpartum hemorrhage up to ten selected counties in Kenya. The program will work with county governments on introduction of new interventions and strengthen existing health systems to support their successful introduction and use within current public sector health system infrastructure.
This position is subject to project award and funding.
The Project Director will be an FHI 360 employee working and placed at the country office in Nairobi with frequent travel and possible long-term placement in relevant county sites. Under the guidance of the country director and project Technical Partner, the Project Director will manage coordination and assistance with implementation of national policy surrounding new postpartum hemorrhage prevention and treatment interventions to health systems in up to ten selected counties. Specifically, the Project Director will collaborate on costed and practical implementation plan development for carbetocin and select PPH prevention and management modalities with the Ministry of Health and national-level stakeholders and then work with county governments in adapting the implementation plan and providing concomitant technical assistance through the project to foster implementation within the county public sector system. The Project Director will supervise technical assistance activities across county government partners and also monitor consortium partner technical assistance.