Careers

Joining HJFMRI is a smart career move that shows your commitment to changing and improving health and quality of life throughout the world. As part of the HJFMRI team, you will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with top-quality people in a dynamic work environment.

Our reputation is built on high standards of conduct and the excellence demonstrated by our personnel. Supervisors and employees, therefore, have a responsibility to establish and maintain an efficient, professional work environment and are expected to perform the duties of their positions to the very best of their abilities. HJFMRI offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, as well as employee growth and professional development opportunities. If you seek to join an organization where you work alongside friendly and committed professionals, consider joining the HJFMRI team. 

Senior Project Manger: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire a Senior Project Manager for an upcoming contract. The Senior Project Manager will support the attainment of HJFMRI’s overall goals by providing administrative project oversight to maximize the effective use of project resources. Specific areas include: budget and accounting, space management, personnel management, overall management, contracts, and purchasing. Resolves problems and exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies. 

Program Specialists: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire two Program Specialists for an upcoming contract. The Program Specialist works with the supervisor and to support sites and objectives 2 and 3 in program startups, work plan development and results frameworks and tracking deliverables for all awards. May be requested to support specific sites in the region through travel and online meetings. 

Procurement Specialist: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire a Procurement Specialist for an upcoming contract. The position ensures all procurement are competitive and adhere to all regulations. Achieves acceptable turn around for all project procurements. 

Project Accountant: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire Project Accountant for an upcoming contract. This position will provide support to accounting processes and the review of payments and invoices made in execution of program activities. 

Project Director: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire a Project Director for an upcoming contract. The Project Director has overall responsibility for the attainment of HJFMRI's overall goals by providing leadership, operational, financial and administrative oversight of programs and operations. To support these responsibilities, the Project Director must possess excellent communication skills, sound judgment, and demonstrate initiative. 

IT Specialist: The IT specialist will evaluate, recommend improvements and optimize the information infrastructure of the surveillance system and will work closely with other members of the surveillance team: coordinating secretariat, TWG, Data managers, Microbiologists, Epidemiologists and Project Managers at all surveillance sites. 

Health Capacity Building Manager: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire a Health Capacity Building Manager for an upcoming contract. The Health Systems Capacity Building Manager (HSCM) will oversee and guide all one health program activities implemented the consortium partner and the coordinating Secretariat. S/he will serve as the primary point of contact to the secretariat staff and coordinate activities within the AMR partner organizations, MOH at national and local levels, and other external parties. A key component of this program is sustainability, thus the HSCM is responsible for ensuring effective capacity building and skills transfer to the Secretariat.

Data Manager: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire a Data Manager/Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for an upcoming contract. This role will be an Individual with experience in database management and data analysis, monitoring and evaluation of health research data hired to support local entities in the data functions of the Kenya National AMR surveillance system. The manager will oversee the core data management functions for the surveillance system and will work closely with other members of the surveillance team: Microbiologists, Information technologists, Epidemiologists and Project Managers at the central NPHLS labs and laboratory staff in hospitals across the country. Data collection will be primarily captured and transmitted electronically and disseminated in many formats.

Epidemiologist: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire an Epidemiologist for an upcoming contract. The AMR epidemiologist will be an Individual with 5 years of experience in monitoring and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance and use in the human, animal, and environmental sectors to support local entities in the implementation of the Kenya National AMR surveillance system in selected sites across the country. The applicant will apply their knowledge of research and practice issues around antimicrobial resistance and experience in standard statistical methods/tools in research and with quantitative and qualitative research method to provide timely and meaningful surveillance outputs to local, national and international stakeholders. 

Laboratory Quality Officer: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire a Laboratory QA/QC Safety Officer for an upcoming contract. The officer will be engaged to provide support to the laboratories within the Kenya national surveillance system to operate at the highest safety and quality standards to ensure quality AMR data outputs. The Quality and Safety Manger will develop, implement, manage and maintain effective Quality and Safety policies and procedures across all sectors of the National surveillance system.  

Financial and Admin Specialist: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire Finance and Administration Specialist for an upcoming contract. The position ensures all accounting transactions and in line with GAAP and complaint with the Donor regulations. Ensures reporting is accurate and timely for the project.

Clinical Microbiologist: HJFMRI-KE seeks to hire a Clinical Microbiologist for an upcoming contract. The applicant will be expected to evaluate and provide technical input into all technical procedures at reference and sentinel sites hospital laboratories to improve quality and consistency of data generating in the network. The Clinical microbiologist will provide technical expertise in data interpretation and reporting and translation of AMR data into improved practices, guidelines and policies in human health. The clinical microbiologist will coordinate engagement with healthcare teams and public health professionals and facilitate communication among stakeholders in the surveillance system in support the objectives of the Kenya national action plan and surveillance strategy. 

The listed positions are contingent upon award of the contract to HJFMRI. Interested candidates are requested to email their application letter and Curriculum vitae with position title on the subject line including names and contacts of three references to nairobijobslogin@hjfmri.org by July 19, 2019. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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