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Program Officer, Immunization Programs

Kenya (Kenya)

  • Organization: CHAI - Clinton Health Access Initiative
  • Location: Kenya (Kenya)
  • Grade: Entry Level - Open for both International and National Professionals - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:

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Program Officer, Immunization Programs

Full Time
Program (Division)
Country Programs - Kenya

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit:


The successful candidate will have three primary areas of responsibility, which correspond to the four key pillars of best-in-class strategic planning and execution.


Immunization Strategic Planning

  • Support the Ministry of health in gathering the necessary evidence and data to inform immunization actions at all levels of the immunization program.
  • Work with the Ministry of health, county governments, and partners, to ensure the immunization data is utilized in implementing strategic actions
  • Support costing and evidence-based prioritization of activities within the immunization strategic plans

Strategic Implementation of Immunization Programs

  • Support regular assessment of the immunization program
  • Support data analysis, dashboard generation and developing visualizations to inform implementation activities
  • Supporting in integration of data analytics activities into routine MoH processes and activities.

Capability Building for Immunization Programs

  • Leverage best practices on strategic planning and execution to adapt and embed those process within the Ministry of Health and county governments
  • Identify opportunities for mentoring / on-the job skill transfer for Ministry of Health staff at all levels
  • Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders in government, international partners, donors and NGOs, and ensure coordination of resources and efforts
  • Continually identify opportunities for CHAI to add value and maximize impact; document and share lessons learned
  • Other responsibilities as needed
  • Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of work experience in a data demanding results-driven environment
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency at data analytics and data visualization
  • The ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders and quickly demonstrate credibility
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and good attention to detail
  • Deep experience in program management and project delivery, ability to work proactively within a context of ambiguity and to remain focused on impact
  • Proven track record working in challenging multi-stakeholder environments
  • First-hand experience of strategic capability building, with previous exposure to strategy work at organization level
  • Experience working with government institutions
  • Personal qualities including resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, independence, humility and strong work ethic


  • Experience working and knowledge in GIS analytics and mapping


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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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