Career Openings at Aga Khan University (AKU)

Career Openings at Aga Khan University (AKU),

Career Openings at Aga Khan University (AKU)

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The Aga Khan University is a private, autonomous university that promotes human welfare through research, teaching and community service initiatives. Based on the principles of quality, access, impact and relevance, the University has campuses and programmes in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Its facilities include …

Instructor, Neurosurgery


  • Assess and manage patients
  • Attend to emergency cases
  • Educate patients on wellness prevention and early detection of risk factors for disease(s)
  • Participate in establishing various planning parameters for addressing referral cases received at AKUH,N
  • Participate in discussions with relevant members of the clinical care team to enable better integration of patient care activities
  • Initiate discussions with consultants and colleagues to enable integration of clinical research activities, shared knowledge, institutional quality improvement and patient wellness activities
  • Work with outreach clinics identified within the Nairobi area to improve case volumes and mix
  • Attend journal clubs to discuss literature concerning patients care and new developments in medicine


  • Must have Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent
  • FCS, FRCS or M.Med Neurosurgery or equivalent  training completion
  • Provisional registration by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council after training completion awaiting full specialist registration
  • Certificate in ACLS/BLS/ATLS
  • Demonstrate competency and dexterity with all equipment utilized in the hospital environment
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity, compassion and respect for diversity and applies ethical principles appropriately
  • Seeks and accepts advice, and adheres to deadlines

Applications should be submitted latest by November 4, 2022

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Project Coordinator

Job Summary


The job holder will be required to ensure all activities under the AGECS grant are developed, rolled out and accounted for as described under the grant narrative document.


  • Enhance ability of medica organizations and civil society to identify and respond to gender and social barriers to equality through capacity building mentorship, advocacy, and research in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
  • Drive fellowship program delivered to professionals in media across Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, targeting mainstream, and community-based media organizations.
  • Lead Continuous Professional Development (CPD) modules developed and delivered to 20 media professional per country per year
  • Drive Gender Specialist Training of Trainers programme rolled out in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania
  • Lead the Gender Sensitive research conducted to understand portrayal of current practices and gaps representation of women in media
  • Proactively hire personnel as required under grant, lead the drafting of Terms of Reference, manage team members for the various grant activities as dictated by the budget and evidence of time sheets or contracts
  • Submit reports and budgets in a timely manner. Ensure reports are delivered quarterly and semi-annually.
  • Work closely with grant managers, the Aga Khan Foundation, Kenya, to establish report timelines and ensure alignment to the M&E protocols and grant holders
  • Develop communication and marketing plan for various grant activities.
  • Develop multi-pronged marketing and communications plan to assist in evidencing M&E protocols and highlighting the work of the project activities to develop public awareness of the goals and objectives of the AGECS grant and impact on the region


  • Master or post—graduate degree in Media, Communications, Social Work, Social Development, International Relations, Human Development or similar field.
  • M&E experience and development of M&E protocols mandatory
  • Good experience in managing and monitoring budget: work within the financial ecosystem will be highly regarded
  • Gender specialization and understanding of gender integration in the socio-economic framework of projects required
  • Strong working knowledge of digital media platforms
  • Strong evidence of Project Management evidenced by solid narrative reporting and budget management skills
  • Experience working with NGO’s CSO’s or CBMO’s
  • Must have sound financial acumen
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and overlapping activity expectations
  • Have good social network within the socio-economic development field
  • Must have valid passport and valid driver’s license

Applications should be submitted latest by October 31, 2022

Method of Application

Application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, should be sent to the Manager, Talent Acquisition, Aga Khan University, via the email: Please quote the position title on the email subject. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.