Deputy Chief of Party Job Vacancy in Meru, Kenya

Christian Health Association of Kenya 

Position Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Organizational Profile

Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK) is a leading National Faith Based Organization (FBO) of Protestant churches’ health facilities and programs from all over Kenya, established in 1946 with a goal of promoting access to quality health care.

Christian Health Association of Kenya is seeking for a highly experienced Deputy Chief of Party to be based in Meru for a USAID-funded Jamii Tekelezi Project (UJTP).

Job Purpose:

The job holder is responsible for providing overall program activity management and technical leadership ensuring technical soundness, quality and safety of interventions delivered at facilities in alignment to donor requirements, national guidelines, and global best practices.

Department: Health Programmes Department

Report To: Chief of Party

Supervision: Service Delivery Advisors


  1. Design and implement quality Prevention, Care and Treatment services at supported facilities to meet targeted objective and needs of beneficiaries.
  2. Serve as program technical lead by providing guidance to the Clinical Technical Advisory Program Team in activities including design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in coordination with the Program Director.
  3. Ensure program activities are conducted professionally to reflect best practices including but not limited to organizational policies, PEPFAR, UNAIDS, WHO, Ministry of Health guidelines.
  4. Provide technical quality assurance through support site improvement and monitoring systems at facility level as well as capacity building, mentoring and technical support to Clinical Technical Team and Site Level Staff.
  5. Participate in development of training materials, Standard Operating Procedures, Job Aids, and supportive supervision tools required to ensure program technical excellence and good client outcomes.
  6. Develop and maintain good relationships with Donors, Ministry of Health teams, County Government Health Management teams, Implementing Partners/Sub-recipients, and other stakeholders.
  7. Lead knowledge management, scientific and technical leadership efforts and the documentation of lessons and project outcomes.
  8. Ensure program strategies and approaches are evidence based and aligned with relevant guidelines.
  9. Participate and provide leadership at relevant technical advisory and policy meetings and forums.


Academic & Professional Qualifications:

  1. Masters or Advanced degree in a Clinical or Public Health discipline (Medicine, Nursing, Epidemiology)
  2. Hold a Certificate of Registration from a relevant Professional Council
  3. Hold a Valid Practice License from a relevant Professional Council


  1. At least 8 years technical leadership experience working in health sector.
  2. 5 years’ experience in HIV and TB Prevention, Care and Treatment.
  3. Demonstrable experience and knowledge of planning and designing interventions in HIV/AIDS.
  4. Demonstrable ability to report, monitor, evaluate budgets.

Skills and Attributes

  1. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Management and leadership skills
  3. Computer literacy
  4. Project Management skills
  5. Resource mobilization and proposal development skills
  6. Conflict resolution and mediation skills
  7. Excellent report writing and analytical

How to apply

Kindly send your application using this link by attaching your cover letter, CV and copies of certificates.

Please note, the attached documents should not exceed more than 2MBs to ensure successful submission of your application.

Applications should be addressed to:

The General Secretary

P.O. Box 30690 – 00100,


In case of any challenges using the application link provided, please write to us on stating the specific challenges experienced then apply through the email.

The closing date for receiving all applications is 20th January 2024.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.