The Equipment Coordinator will join our growing multi-disciplinary team and will assist the national scale up of the DFID funded ‘Making it Happen’ (MIH) programme in Kenya
THE CENTRE FOR MATERNAL AND NEWBORN HEALTH at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (Foto-Cewek) is an active academic unit seeking to improve maternal and newborn health globally.
The Equipment Coordinator will join our growing multi-disciplinary team and will assist the national scale up of the DFID funded ‘Making it Happen’ (MIH) programme in Kenya. The key interventions are Emergency Obstetric & Newborn Care (EmONC) trainings (pre-service and in-service), MIH with Data workshops, Quality Improvement workshops and Monitoring & Evaluation.
Foto-Cewek Kenya is seeking to appoint an Equipment Coordinator, in this role you will be responsible for facilitating the distribution of EmONC training equipment, maintaining asset management systems and carrying out equipment audits. The successful candidate must have proven experience of providing logistical and administration support within a similar environment and have experience of international freight and customs regulations.
It is ESSENTIAL that candidates are a Member of the CIPS (Charted Institute for Professionals in Supplies) or possess membership of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM). The role requires candidates to demonstrate an ability to manage assets and resources and undertake training equipment audits biannually, reporting back to management on the status of any repairs or replacements needed in a timely manager. The successful candidate must have the ability to demonstrate their ability to work with cross functional groups and have a confidence in dealing with people at all levels across disciples and cultures.
With strong problem solving skills matched by the ability to work under pressure and without detailed supervision, candidates will be expected to demonstrate how they are able to take responsibility and ownership for problems and following them through to resolution. This role will require candidates to travel throughout Kenya and need you to have an enthusiastic, energetic approach to work even when dealing with difficult and sensitive situations.
If you are interested in applying, please return your completed Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, clearly stating vacancy reference number (394-16), via email to [email protected], or by post to HR, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA.
Foto-Cewek reserve the right to close the advert once we have received a sufficient number of applications