Internship Opportunities

To enable the Council achieve its mandate and vision, the Council wishes to recruit an Intern to support the Health Committee at the Council:

Scope of Assignments

Support the Health Committee in streamlining county activities in the Health sector for effective service delivery.

The specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  1. Assist in researching and developing position papers for the committee in relation to all devolved functions of health
  2. Assist in coordination of engagements for the health committee in consultation with the director of health services.
  3. Collection, compilation and management of health related data generated from the Counties on key emerging issues.
  4. Assist in establishing the current Bills before National Assembly, Senate and County
  5. Assemblies on matters affecting health services;
  6. Assist in monitoring the media coverage and generate briefs on matters related to the health function;
  7. Working closely with the Health Technical Advisors in advising COG on matters related to all devolved health functions ;
  8. Ensure easy access to Health updates, reports, and ensuring that the relevant parties have updated information
  9. Ensure timely execution of COG Health Committees activities through regular follow ups
  10. Support in organizing and coordinating committee meetings and preparing agendas
  11. Prepare Reports on progress and achievements to the Committee as guided by the health committee annual work plan
  12. Maintain and provide access to statutory registers and information required from time to time.
  13. Undertake any other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Supervision

The Assignments will be task managed by the Council of Governors Health Committee supervised by and reporting to the Director Health Services.

Duration of the assignment

The internship duration is for a period of six (6) months.

Required Qualifications

  1. Have a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, Medical Laboratory, Bachelor of Food Science & Nutrition, Health Services Management, Nursing, Clinical Medicine,Pharmacy or any other related field from a recognized institution
  2. Certificate in Computer applications.
  3. Experienced in undertaking comprehensive research;
  4. Outstanding Interpersonal, analytical and communication skills;
  5. Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail;
  6. A high level of computer literacy and proficient in written and spoken English and
  7. Kiswahili; and
  8. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Method of Application

Interested persons should send their CV with names and addresses of three referees and Cover letter ONLY to hrcog@cog.go.ke on or before Friday 1st October, 2021, indicating the
name of the position applying for in the subject on the email.

Council of Governors is an equal opportunity Employer.
Persons living with disabilities and Persons from the marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

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