Coordinator – Universal Health Coverage Delivery Lab at Amref Health Africa

Business Development Officer at Amref Health Africa

Coordinator – Universal Health Coverage Delivery

Amref Health Africa was founded in 1957 and has since grown to become the largest African-based international health development organisation; currently implementing more than 140 programs, directly reaching more than 12 million people across 35 African countries. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in eight countries in Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Malawi, South Sudan, Zambia and Senegal. Amref’s work in each country responds to local needs and priorities strengthen existing capacities in communities to take control of their health and strengthen the local health systems. In additional eleven advocacy and fundraising offices are located in Europe and North America. In the spirit of Ubuntu, partnership and networking are key elements of Amref Health Africa’s approach. Amref has a staff complement of over 1,500.

Amref Health Africa is driven by its vision of ‘Lasting health change in Africa’ and its mission ‘To increase sustainable health access to communities in Africa through solutions in human resources for health, health service delivery, and investments in health’.

The UHC Delivery Lab is a regional hub that supports African countries to accelerate their journey towards UHC and facilitates shared learning on matters UHC within the region. The UHC Delivery Lab is based on the work of the AHAIC Commission’s report on the state of UHC in Africa and seeks to support countries and institutions to contextualise and action the recommendations in the report.


The Coordinator will support the Senior Health Policy Advisor at the Executive Office in the coordination of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Delivery Lab activities.


  • Develop and monitor country specific work plans based on country demands and varied country approaches.
  • Coordinate engagements within countries and regional institutions.
  • Work closely with administrative teams to coordinate country requests which may vary but is not limited to internal and external team travel to personnel/contractor recruitment.
  • Coordinate and engage with country teams to channel requests to the Senior Health Policy Advisor and in collaboration with the Policy Analyst, outline rationale for proposed requests of support from different country teams and institutions.
  • Maintain a consistent and effective communication channel with country leads, and other relevant internal (Amref teams) and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the various teams including but not limited to the ICT and administrative teams.
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings with different internal and external teams.
  • Support in drafting key reports and documents particularly in the collation of country deliverables.
  • Track requests with budgetary implications and channel to the Senior Health Policy Advisor.
  • Collaborate with the partnerships team where necessary for effective stakeholder engagement.
  • Maintain a bird’s eye view of the multiple programme activities across implementing countries.
  • Any other duties assigned.



  • Master’s in Public Health, Health Policy, and/or Health Systems
  • Post graduate training in Project Management


  • Five (5) years of relevant experience in public health
  • Experience supporting health projects in more than one country


  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and attention to details
  • Good coordination, problem solving and networking skills
  • Highly organized and strong presentation skills


  • Team player
  • Highly organised
  • Politically astute
  • Self-driven
  • Ability to maintain a big picture view
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High integrity and honesty
  • Ability to work independently and under tight timelines
  • Hard working and results oriented
  • Ability to write clearly, concisely and in a logical manner

Interested? Please visit our website to make your application. You will be directed to our online portal where you will need to create an account in order for you to be able to submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter detailing why you are the best fit for this position and your CV with relevant skills and experience. Closing date will be June 16, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and have not retained any agent in connection with recruitment.

Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.


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