Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at KEMRI – RCTP – FACES

On Friday, October 17th, 2014
Program Description: The Research Care and Training Program (RCTP) is collaboration between the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW). 
RCTP leads the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program, a comprehensive HIV prevention and Treatment program working in over 140 clinics in Nyanza, Kenya.

Due to its continued growth, the program is seeking motivated, pro-active individuals to fill the following position of Monitoring and Evaluation Data officer with the FACES program.

(2 Positions)

Reports to: District Coordinator

Location: Suba and Migori
Duration: One Year Renewable
Vacancy No. FN-44-10-2014
Position Purpose: To provide program and research data management and quality assurance support for FACES, and to ensure complete data capture for program-wide synchronization and reporting.
Key Responsibilities:
Reporting directly to the Coordinator and technically to the M & E data manager, the incumbent shall
undertake the following;
  • Coordinate Sub county level M &E /Data activities for HIV care and treatment, testing and counseling, Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT), Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC), and community engagement.
  • Supervise data clerks in Electronic sites in their day to day data entry.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of M& E data tools for MOH and FACES program areas.
  • Review and verify accuracy of MOH and program data for NASCOP, PERFAR and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with county health management team (CHMT) to compile monthly and quarterly reports as required.
  • Manage all sub county databases including KePMS/PEPFAR/DHIS/VMMC/Lab/Pharmacy reporting.
  • Build capacity through training and mentorship programs for all providers in the facilities under the sub county supported.
  • Participate in stakeholders activities to ensure incorporation of M&E/data activities into programs for HIV prevention, care and treatment within the sub county and county level
  • Work closely with Sub county health records officers (SCHRIO) to manage KenyaEMR implementation and other reporting modules within the county and sub county level
  • Contribute to targeted public health evaluation and research including proposal, manuscript, and abstract writing, training, monitoring, analysis and dissemination of findings within the county and sub county level
  • Serve as a resource in the evaluation of ongoing HIV/AIDS programs and in the subsequent development of new and/or expanded programs for the care and treatment of HIV/AIDS
  • Attend designated M & E/Data meetings in the national, county and sub county level
  • Manage, track, and delegate data requests within the county level as directed by the program coordinator
Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Social science, Applied Mathematics or Statistics desired. M &E training from a recognized Institution is an added advantage.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years M&E / data management skills in a clinical setup.
  • Must be competent in computer statistical packages i.e. SPSS, SAS or STATA
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 year’s relevant work experience preferably in a clinical research setup.
  • Other Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in English.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to coordinate and work as a team.
Applications should include the following
  • A cover letter stating current position (if applicable); and date available to start working for the program
  • A current CV including email and mobile phone contact information,
  • Name and phone number for two professional referees,
  • Two letters of recommendation preferably from a previous employer,
  • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates.
All applications must be sent electronically to the email address below followed by hard copies which should be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 21st October 2014
Human Resources Manager
P. O Box 614-40100
Please write the Vacancy Number, and Position applied for on the envelope and in the subject Line
of the Email.

Note: RCTP or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered for employment. 
Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR department. 
Any job applicant who tries to corrupt our employee during any stage of the staff hiring process will be disqualified.
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