KCCB Technical Advisor (Prevention) Job Vacancy in Kenya

KCCB is seeking candidates to fill the position of Technical Advisor – Prevention.

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) – General Secretariat is the national administrative, facilitative and coordinative arm through which KCCB undertakes all responsibilities which express the KCCB mission in Kenya.

KCCB is the prime recipient of a grant entitled KCCB-ACTS (Accelerate, Transition, Sustain) awarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).


JOB PURPOSE: Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor, this role is responsible for providing ongoing technical support in the implementation of high-quality HIV prevention services (HTS, PrEP, VMMC).

This position will ensure the technical and methodological soundness of activities based on current scientific evidence and national/donor guidelines.

The incumbent will provide technical support and oversight in collaboration with KCCB ACTS project management teams to ensure the successful planning and implementation of HIV prevention services activities, including work planning, budgeting, support supervision, technical support and reporting in assigned areas.

S/he will provide technical expertise, coordination and supervision of all HIV Prevention activities within the assigned project area in compliance with national and donor guidelines and policies.

S/he will work in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH), site teams and KCCB ACTS staff.


1. Take the lead in planning, implementation and supervision of all planned HIV prevention project activities within the project area, and ensure these activities are implemented to the highest degree of quality possible;

2. Ensure HIV prevention strategies are soundly implemented through supportive supervision and capacity building modalities, dissemination of guidelines and standards and implementing quality improvement and quality assurance initiatives;

3. Provide overall technical leadership in the implementation of HIV prevention service delivery component of the project;

4. Coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of costed project work-plans;

5. Oversee the integration of the project’s HIV prevention technical approaches for the achievement of successful project implementation using evidence informed, innovative and best practices;

6. Provide leadership in creating and strengthening community demand creation and referral networks between facility and community ensuring there is seamless implementation of VMMC activities;

7. Take lead in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and other reports as may be required and submit these to the Senior Technical Advisor in a timely manner;

8. Provide leadership on weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual project performance reviews, assessing progress in an objective manner in collaboration with C (SC) HMT, and Program officers;

9. Provide leadership for the VMMC component on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance interventions at facility level in collaboration with C (SC) HMT;

10. Participate in the donor progress report writing, continuation application and quarterly review report writing and presentation;

11. Take lead in site preparation for supportive supervision and SIMS assessments and ensure recommendations are implemented at facility level by project team in collaboration with C (SC) HMT;

12. Represent the project in technical forums including VMMC taskforce meetings, and at sub-county, county and national level

13. Provide regular feedback to senior technical managers, program and technical staff, on successes, challenges and lessons learned in implementation related to areas of technical expertise.

14. Author and co-author abstracts and presentations for journals and conferences.

15. Any other duties that may be reasonably assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience & Skills

1. Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) / Nursing from a recognized College/University

2. Minimum of 3 years working experience in development programs with significant TA experience in public health programs; HIV/AIDS program experience preferred

3. Working experience in donor funded public health program is an added advantage.

4. Trainings in VMMC service provision will be an advantage.

5. Demonstrable knowledge of HIV/ART management, diagnosis and treatment

6. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.

7. Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain relationships with project staff, donors, other partners and site teams.

8. Ability to identify problems, design interventions and oversee their implementation.

9. Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.

10. Basic computing skills

11. Analytical

12. Interpersonal

13. Conceptual

14. Presentation

15. Negotiation

16. Proposal/report writing skills.

Other Personal Attributes

1. Integrity

2. Self driven

3. Innovative

4. Intelligent

5. Detail oriented

6. Influential

7. Resilient Flexible

8. Result oriented

Application Process

Applications should be addressed to:

P.O BOX 13475-00800

Please apply online through the following portal:


To reach him on or before Monday, 3rd October 2022 at 5pm.

Candidates are requested to submit application letters and detailed CV including names and contacts of three Referees and to include the Position Title on the subject line of the application letter.

For more details about the above positions visit KCCB Website: www.kccb.or.ke under careers and bid