Technical Integrated Officer Job Vacancy in Nakuru, Kenya

Gold Star Kenya

Position Title: Technical Integrated Officer

Gold Star Kenya (GS Kenya) was established in 2010 as a local Non-Governmental Organization; GS Kenya was born out of the success of the Gold Star Network, a social franchise program initiative established in 2006 to promote comprehensive quality HIV care amongst a network of private health providers in Kenya. GS Kenya implements health-related projects in Kenya. GSK is seeking to fill various positions under the 5-year USAID-funded service delivery project- the USAID Tujenge Jamii project, providing HIV care and treatment, as well as family planning/reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, adolescent health (FP/RMNCAH), nutrition, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services. The project is focused on increasing the use of county-led health and social services in four counties in Kenya, namely Baringo, Laikipia, Samburu, and Nakuru.

Working Here

We value our employees and we believe our organization offers a friendly working environment and a balanced work culture that inspires self-growth and professional excellence where individuals are inspired to live and driven by our core values:

  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Community engagements
  • Quality
  • Innovation

Where we work

Driven by our mission of Empowering communities to achieve better health our current team is spread across Kenya.

We are seeking to fill the position of Technical Integration Officer to be based in Nakuru County.

S/he will be reporting to Care &Treatment Senior Technical Officer USAID Tujenge Jamii (UTJ).

Position Summary

To provide leadership and technical direction for implementation of HIV/TB prevention, care and treatment services as well as RMNCAH/WASH and Nutrition services in Nakuru County. The TIO will be the lead for the assigned mentorship team and will be the focal person between the mentorship teams, sub-county health management teams (SCHMT) and UTJ. The TIO will work closely with the MOH and County Health teams, other implementing partners and service providers in the region to strengthen health systems and ensure quality prevention, care and treatment interventions are initiated and supported across the program is consistent with the national MOH/County Health Services quality standards and guidelines.

The TIO will be responsible for supporting the training, on-site practical technical supportive supervision, mentorship and coaching of the site level staffs. The TIO will provide guidance and regular updates to the mentorship team and service providers in adult and pediatric TBHIV prevention, care and treatment, PMTCT, quality assurance and quality improvement. The TIO will ensure clinical integration of OVC and Key Population services working alongside the OVC and KP partners.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Provide direct technical assistance to the regional mentors and health care facilities staffs supported by the project including clinical mentoring, strengthening monitoring and evaluation and information system, facilitation of community linkages, patient flow analysis, improvement of adherence support system, development or improvement of referral system, etc.
  • Provide technical oversight, monitoring and support to county/sub county multi-disciplinary teams as assigned.
  • Supporting accelerated HIV care and treatment efforts directed towards increasing enrolment of HIV infected children and adolescents.
  • Ensure that project-supported clinical care activities at ART/PMTCT/TB sites conform to Kenya National HIV care and treatment guidelines and the project standards.
  • Guide the development and/or refinement of materials related to HIV/AIDS care and treatment, including clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, drug formularies, training materials and monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • Spearheading continuous quality improvement (CQI) implementation in supported counties.
  • Partnering with MOH/NASCOP in offering mentorship, orientation, training and technical updates to service providers.
  • Supporting Site Improvement Monitoring Systems (SIMS) evaluation in supported counties, the formulation and monitoring of activity plans to mitigate identified gaps in performance.
  • Contributing to formulation of JWP in collaboration with MOH and overseeing the implementation of the JWPs that the project has with service delivery partners while strengthening collaboration with MOH/County Health Services.
  • Representing the project and organization in key sector meetings when called upon.
  • Writing and evaluating relevant reports as part of the routine project reporting and accountability requirements.
  • Participate in the development of quarterly and annual plans and activity reports.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with MOH staff at all levels and other partners to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the program at all levels.
  • Maintain smooth regular information flow with County MOH officials, UTJ technical staff on technical issues.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Comprehensive knowledge of integrated HIV and AIDS, TB, QA/QI, reproductive health, family planning, public health.
  • Ability to provide a wide range of clinical services and capability to effectively transfer skills combined with effective communication.
  • Excellent managerial and administrative skills.
  • Sensitivity of cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV/AIDS/TB.
  • Ability to lead and work with others and maintain compatibility among project staff, sub- contractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage projects, set priorities and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to travel regionally, nationally and internationally as needed.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, team player with internal motivation and drive.

How to apply

  • Working experience of at least 7 years post qualification and 5-7yrs experience in a HIV/AIDS/TB.
  • Bachelor’s degree (added advantage) in relevant field with 5-7 years’ relevant experience in successful field implementation of HIV/AIDS/TB programs in Kenya.
  • A Registered Clinical Officer/ Nurse with at least Seven (7) years’ work experience in a supervisory role.
  • MPH added advantage.
  • HIV/AIDS/TB program management experience.
  • Familiarity with decentralized public health systems.
  • Familiarity with current national service delivery guidelines for the prevention, management and control of HIV and TB disease conditions.
  • Strong program management and people skills and experience in diplomacy with other stakeholders.
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office Suite.

Gold Star Kenya has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email to: We do not ask for money at any stage of recruitment. The application should include a cover letter and CV/resume saved in one pdf document and to be received not later than 3rd March 2023.

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.