The HealthIT is a project funded by USAID  with the contract holder being University of Nairobi Enterprises & Services Ltd (UNES).  The goal of the Project is to “contribute towards enhancing evidence-based decision making by all health sector stakeholders through leveraging and strengthening integrated Health Information Systems (HIS)”.

The Project supports the Government of Kenya in managing the growth and evolution of sustainable digital health technologies and data systems that support evidence for action as well as building the capacity of the system users to use and sustain these systems. Such systems include Kenya Health Information System (KHIS), Kenya Master Health Facility/Community List (KMHFL/KMCUL), Early Infant Diagnosis Viral Load (EID/VL), TiBU and MOH Analytics Platform. Besides, it also supports the Ministry of Health in the development, update and roll out e-learning content for the systems via the MOH Virtual Academy.

The project is currently in the seventh year of implementation and is seeking to fill in a vacant position as follows:


Location:  Nairobi

Contract Duration:  One-year


The Lead Capacity Building and Institutional Learningroleis key to the Project’s role in updating and implementing the capacity building strategy in both Health Information Systems and Child Protection Information Management Systems at the national program and sub national levels.  The position will work with the technical teams to support the development of capacity building strategies in use of digital platforms. 

This duties of and responsibilities will include:

  • Work with the Ministry of Health Department of Health Informatics and M&E (MOH DHI and M&E) and Ministry of Labor and Social Protection Department of Children Services (MOLSP DCS) to review and implement capacity building strategies and plans
  • Support the review of HIS training curriculum or adapt existing resources into learning modules for information system users
  • Develop and maintain training materials including eLearning content and modules.
  • Design and develop dynamic, interactive and user-friendly multimedia training solutions
  • Organize and execute physical and online trainings in collaboration with project technical teams
  • Manage the design, development, implementation and maintenance of the Learning Management System (LMS) and the Virtual Academies Platforms
  • Manage complete development process of courseware materials to include eLearning and LMS/training delivery systems, document management
  • Ensure completed projects, courseware and LMS/training systems meet users’ expectations
  • Work with design and development team to define processes, work flows, effective content production and implementation of up to date development and LMS technologies and methodologies
  • Manage the creation of storyboards/scripts and production-ready content for video or web-based training programs
  • Support in management of administrative capabilities in the LMS.
  • Create digital assets for e-learning courses.
  • Collaborate with other project members on curriculum development and mentor junior developers and training.
  • Ensure production of quality eLearning course material, including course design documents, course outlines, course descriptions, PowerPoint slides, diagrams, interactive exercises, and assessments.
  • Design measurement instruments and create advanced learning activity questions for certification exams.
  • Guide, coordinate and collaborate with project staff and partners in the implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of activities
  • Support the building of lasting in-county capacity to deliver online learning technical support. 
  • Document and present program reports and lessons learned to the key stakeholders. 

Skills/Knowledge Required: 

  • Degree in a related professional field but masters preferred.
  • Five years of relevant professional experience in capacity building.
  • Experience with MoH and USAID is an added advantage. 
  • Experience in working with online learning platforms such as Moodle.
  • Experience in working with online learning content creation/authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate and Elucidat. 
  • Experience in content development for adult learners.
  • Experience in software development and database administration is an added advantage
  • Experience in Instructional Design, Graphic Design, Performance based learning, Course/ User Interface Design, Curriculum Development, Learning Strategies and Development, Quality Assurance Testing
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute planned activates efficiently within strict timelines. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary, multicultural teams and monitor efforts. 
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and work with stakeholders at all system levels 
  • A proven, successful record of achieving results, preferably in a difficult working environment 
  • Excellent writing, computer, management and organizational skills. 
  • Experience in implementing Health related USG-funded projects in Kenya is desirable. 
  • Fluency in English is required, language skills in Kiswahili, and other languages of Kenya are highly preferred. 

Applicants interested in the above positions should submit the following:

Cover letter detailing why you want to be considered for the position, as well as current and expected gross salary.

Detailed CV including at minimum:

  1. Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  2. Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  3. Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  4. Names of 3 referees with their contacts.

Copies of ALL academic and professional certificates and testimonials. 

Please follow this link to register and apply for this job:

The applications should be received before the close of business of August 14, 2023.

N/B: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted. UNES does not require any payment in order to process your applications.



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