Project Field Assistant Job Vacancy in Narok, Kenya

Position Title: Project Field Assistant

About is a data-driven charity working to champion perinatal health in Kenya, where neonatal mortality rates have barely changed in the last 5 years. We work with parents, communities and government in Kenya to provide life-saving antenatal and postnatal health information, connect at-risk mums and babies with the healthcare services they need and work with local health authorities to advocate for and improve the quality of perinatal care.

The role is setting up a pregnant adolescents’ support group project in Narok County where the prevalence of adolescent pregnancy rates is at 28.1% (KDHS 2022). This project aims to increase health literacy, encourage peer support, and utilization of maternal and child health services among pregnant adolescent girls in Narok County. This is with a view to improving safety in pregnancy and improving the quality of specialized healthcare provided to adolescent girls and their newborns.

This is an opportunity to join a growing and fast-paced international development organisation. We are looking for an agile, self-driven and passionate Project Field Assistant to support in the implementation of our pregnant Adolescents’ Support Group project in Narok. You will be working with an ambitious programming team in Meru and Nairobi, and will also collaborate with our UK based team for communications and financial processes and therefore need to be aware of cross-cultural working practices. To be successful in this role, you need to be compassionate, conscientious and ambitious!

The role will be based in Narok South but will work very closely with the programming team in Nairobi and Meru. About 30% travel to Nairobi and Meru is expected.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work with the health teams in Narok in the implementation of the pregnant adolescents project in Narok and ensure effective planning of activities, quality delivery and adherence to’s quality standards.
  • Maintain up to date documentation relating to project implementation.
  • Assist in tracking progress on project implementation as well as on the utilization of project resources.
  • Organizing for project related workshops and training.
  • Providing mentorship to Community Health Promoters to effectively facilitate group sessions for adolescent girls.
  • Collecting and reporting data for key programmatic outputs, outcomes, and impact indicators, including routine data validation.
  • Contributing to the development of monthly, quarterly and annual internal and external project reports based on agreed performance indicators.
  • Work with the local health facilities and community health promoters to develop an effective referral pathway for pregnant adolescent girls..
  • Ensure active community support for project activities.
  • Maintain good relationships with relevant local leadership, other local organizations/community groups in the area of Maternal Health, Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health, Education and Gender.


  • Degree in Public Health, Social work, Community health or any other related social science with at least 1-2 years of work experience.
  • Experience working in the community with a focus on young women and children.
  • Experience working with community health promoters.
  • Experience running community based groups.
  • Experience addressing public on health issues preferred
  • Familiarity with the local languages will be an added advantage
  • Sound computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to work in complex cultural environments.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Good community engagement and social mobilization skills.
  • Being a licensed motorcycle driver will be an added advantage.
  • Good multitasking skills.
  • Confident to integrate themselves with an international team

How to apply

Send us your CV (maximum of 3 pages) and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the position and how you will be a good fit to our programming team to Shortlisting will be done on an ongoing basis.