Consultant Optometrist Job in Kenya – SOS CV KE Nairobi Medical Centre

  • Published date: April 6, 2021
  • Category: Consulting & Strategy
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

SOS CV KE Nairobi Medical Centre

Terms of Reference: Consultant Optometrist

Background: SOS Children‘s Villages Kenya runs programs that include Family Care, Family Strengthening, Education, Health, Youth Empowerment and Advocacy.

Started in 1973 in Buruburu (Nairobi), SOS Children’s Villages Kenya has expanded to 7 other counties in Kenya: Mombasa (1979), Eldoret (1990), Meru (2005) and Kisumu (2012) Busia and Homabay counties.

SOS CV Kenya takes care of over 15,000 children and youth under its programs

SOS Medical centers is one of the programs run by SOS Children’s Villages Kenya under health program.

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya provides individualized health care and supports communities in the development of improved health service infrastructure.

Currently, SOS Children’s Villages Kenya runs two medical centers in Nairobi-Buru Buru and Eldoret.

The medical centers serve vast clientele reaching an average of 80,000 clients per year.

Our mission is to be a trusted health-care partner to families by offering high quality, affordable medical services in a financially-sustainable manner.

Purpose: SOS Children’s Villages Kenya (SOS CV KE) Medical Centre Nairobi wishes to engage a suitable Consultant Optometrist on a Memorandum of Understanding terms.

The Consultant comes on board under partnership with the SOS MC Facility premises as per the designated time.

This is dependent on the number of clients that will be referred to him from within and outside the SOS MC facility.

The MC shall avail space and the Consultant will come with all the other equipment that he needs as an optometrist.

We will use the facility-based consultation, lab and pharmacy charges but the price of the glasses depends on the prescription given.

The MC will purchase pharmaceutical commodities as guided by the Consultant and are commonly used/ might need to prescribe often.

The optometrist shall abide by the MC Service charter and SOS CV Kenya organizational Core values and policies

Scope and Specific Tasks:

  • To review (and make appropriate recommendations) on all clients referred to his /her department;

  • Diagnosis and treatment of Ocular diseases

  • Prescribe, fit and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses and other vision aids

  • Recommend appropriate patient follow up and care options

  • Provide advice to patients regarding Vision and optical issues


  • To positively contribute to the SOS MC Mission and vision by

  • Analyzing Vision tests and identifying sight problems for clients

  • Prescribing corrective lenses and eyeglasses

Duration: The consultant is expected to propose a workable schedule for appointment dates for his/her office for delivering the above-mentioned assignment in consultation with SOS CV Kenya.

The contract is renewed annually

Cost Sharing:

The successful candidate shall sign an MOU with SOS CV KENYA detailing the cost sharing formula agreed as percentage of revenues earned.

Qualifications and Experience:

We are seeking a registered professional Optometrist with proven experience in providing optometry services for a period of not less than 2 years.

Add academic qualifications and professional certification required as a minimum

The consultant will also exhibit discipline and integrity as a responsible individual embracing the SOS CV KE, Core Values

Expression of Interest (EOI):

In addition to satisfying the requirements indicated under qualifications and experience above, interested individual should submit a proposal based on the Terms of Reference outlined above complete with:

  • The methodology and proposed approach: this should describe your detailed understanding of the objective of the partnership and approach towards achieving them including proposed days available for consultancy at SOS CV Medical centre.

  • Relevant Certification docs: At least the Academic certificates, tax compliance certificate, Indemnity and relevant professional certification.

  • List of equipment owned/lease and available for use (attach relevant ownership/lease proof)

  • CV with at least 3 referees with contact information (phone and email)

  • Cost sharing proposal as percentage of revenues earned.


Proposals should be submitted by email to clearly indicating “CONSULTANT OPTOMETRIST’ on the subject line to be received on or before Friday 9th April, 2021 1600 Hrs.

SOS CV Kenya reserves the right to accept or reject any or all submissions.

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