21 Sep 2023

Recruitment & Training Officer at Healthy Entrepreneurs

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Job Description

Job Purpose;

As a Recruitment & Training Officer you need to ensure to select and train the right Community Health Workers in the most efficient and effective manner to become good performing CHEs that create health impact and economic empowerment in their communities and fully understand and stay committed to the Healthy Entrepreneurs Model.

Duties and Responsibilities:

(1)    Recruitment and selection of new Community Health Entrepreneurs (CHEs)

  • Introduce and present the Healthy Entrepreneurs concept to potential CHEs, (sub) county officials, local chiefs, opinion leaders and CHEWs.
  • Build rapport on the right levels in the County, Subcounties, and communities.
  • Able to identify/address the issues of stakeholders with the CHE model and support in the solutions in a political sensitive way.
  • Plan and prepare budgets for the recruitment and selection activities together with partner(s) and the HE Office.
  •  Select new CHV’s joining the CHE network based on approved qualitative and quantitative selection methods.
  • Communicate the next steps to selected CHVs.
  • Report on the results and actual costs to the HE management and Finance Department.

(2)    Training of new Community Health Entrepreneurs (CHEs)

  • Together with the HE Office ensure timely preparations of trainings, including all needed materials, such as (but not limited to) Time Tables, Budget, MoH facilitation, phone installations, surveys, CHE contracts, starter kit orders, product lists, chief letters, Certificates etc.
  • Create Budgets for all activities in time and report on the actuals afterwards (with receipts).
  • Conduct Healthy Entrepreneurs training programs according the Training Curriculum and Training Manual.
  • Register missing goods from the starter kits and make sure they are (re)delivered by HE.
  • Train the CHE’s in the official ways of communicating, ordering and doing the payments.
  • Train the CHE’s on the Business aspect (mindset, efforts) of the Community Health Entrepreneur.
  • Conduct the End-of-training Exam.

(3)    Planning and reporting

  •  Plan and coordinate the inception, recruitment, surveys, market research and training activities for new CHEs, together with Partners, the HE-office and the (Sub)county Ministry of Health.
  • Consider the costs of planned meetings, surveys, training programs, training venues and support Partners in cost-efficiency and keeping the costs within the available budgets.
  • Renew the Training Materials when and where needed, due to new events, new technology, new content.
  • Conduct Surveys regarding availability of health products and services and present a summary of the results of the M&E surveys to the HE management.
  • Organize the Baseline survey in starting (sub)counties amongst (end)customers, health centers and create reports based on the results.
  • Ensure the systems (ODOO and Kobo) are up to date with the right customer data.
  • Ensure that all Commitment fees are paid by the CHE’s on day 1 of the Training; phones will not be given out before the payment.


  • Any other duties that may assigned to you from time to time.
  • Support the team in managing and resolving operational issues.
  • General office management and administrative tasks, including preparation of reports, budgets, letters and documents, receive and sort email and deliveries.
  • Conduct ad hoc activities that are related to the implementation when needed.
  • Built on a close, collaborative working relationship with the HE Kenya team.


Goals Objectives for the Position or Department

  • Ensure high quality inceptions, recruitment and selection of CHV’s
  • Ensure high quality trainings together with the MoH and other Partners
  • Ensure a good performing network of CHEs, with active and impacting CHEs

Education Level Required for the role.

  • Degree or Diploma in Business Management, Sales, or Public Health.


Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Integrity, self driven, excellent communication skills
  • Planning and Organization skills
  • Education, Training and Presentation skills
  • Knowledge on ICCM and basic health topics
  • Knowledge of the Kenyan Public Health System and the Ministry of Health
  • Advanced (practical) knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and ERP / Financial systems, Smartphones
  • Knowledge of surveys, data interpretation, statistics
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in relevant areas

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 27th September, 2023


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