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Monitoring and Evaluation Officers Jobs in Kenya

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities.

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Applications are invited for the following positions:

1. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Evaluation & Research)

Location:
 Nairobi with travel to ICAP sites

Overall Job Function:

Work under the guidance of the Director ME to provide technical support in the planning and implementation of Evaluation and Research activities within ICAP HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program in coordination with the Kenyan Ministries of Health.

The M&E Officer is accountable for the planning and conduct of evaluation and research development of tools and training. S/he will also be responsible for analysis of data for key conference presentations and manuscripts.

Key Responsibilities:

In coordination with the Country Director and with technical oversight from the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation and Research, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Evaluation and Research) is responsible for MER activities in particular:
  • Facilitate and offer technical support in planning and implementing of evaluation and research activities, including protocol design, implementation, data collection, data analysis and reporting writing.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to study coordinators at all stages of the evaluation and research.
  • Build and support multi-disciplinary teams required for the conduct of the evaluation and research.
  • Complete and compile all necessary research documentation and information to gain appropriate regulatory and ethical approval.
  • Ensure adherence to research methodology and evaluation standards, and ethical protocols.
  • Identifying research and evaluation staff capacity building needs, facilitating access to capacity building opportunities, and providing training and mentorship.
  • To lead design and analysis of data for key conference presentations and manuscripts.
  • Contribute to the development of ICAP Program/MER strategy, methodology and processes.
  • Perform study
Requirements:
  • Advanced Degree in epidemiology and/or medical statistics.
  • At least 5 years experience in evaluation and research.
  • Strong statistical data analysis skills in the health field.
  • Preference will be given to those with medical background.
2. Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Operations

Location:
 Nairobi with travel to ICAP sites

Overall Job Function:

Work under the guidance of the Director ME to provide technical support in the planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities within HIV care and treatment program at ICAP-supported facilities in coordination with the Ministries of Public Health and Sanitation and Medical Services.

The appointee will work closely with the in-country Director, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research.

Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Coordinate monitoring and evaluation activities within the HIV program
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools for ICAP programs
  • Audit and troubleshoot M & E systems within the HIV program at MOH health facilities
  • Build capacity through training and mentorship programs for monitoring and evaluation at MOH facilities
  • Participate in stakeholders activities to ensure incorporation of monitoring and evaluation into programs for HIV prevention, care and treatment
  • Contribute to targeted public health evaluation and research including proposal writing, training, monitoring, analysis and dissemination of findings
  • 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
Requirements:
  • Advanced Degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, international health, or related discipline
  • At least 5 years professional experience in monitoring and evaluation systems, with at least 3 years experience in monitoring and evaluation of HIV programs Strong data management and analysis skills
  • Strong supervisory and management skills
  • Excellent analytical and information management skills, with advanced proficiency in relational databases
All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees should be addressed to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP and sent via email to icap.vacancies@gmail.com on or before 21st October 2011. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.columbia-icap.org


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