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Community Health Information Systems Advisor Job in Kenya


Community Health Information Systems Advisor

Health, Education, and Social Programs
International Health and Development Division
Nairobi, Kenya

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. 

The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. 

Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. 

ICF’s site is www.icfi.com.The position is based in
Nairobi, Kenya.

Job Description:

The International Health and Development Division of ICF (formerly Macro International Inc.) seeks a Community Health Information Systems Advisor to join our team. The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya. This position will support strengthening of community health information in Kenya working through appropriate Government of Kenya (GOK) entities and along with stakeholders including USAID and implementing partners.

Qualifications

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work with GOK and USAID counterparts to determine priority areas in strengthening community health information system (CHIS)
  • Support GOK/MOH in implementing key activities to strengthen community health information by supporting technical working groups, advising counterparts and participating in the implementation of key activities
  • Coordinate the linking and integration of the CHIS with the District Health Information System (DHIS) and the National Health Information System (NHIS) in order to promote improved use of health data
  • Work with key stakeholders to build consensus various issues around CHIS particularly on data to be collected and/or managed by the various stakeholders
  • Support the GOK in developing an enabling policy framework that that will support enhancement and expansion of the CHIS from its current limited state to a more comprehensive and truly representative system
  • Supervise team members, create work plans, document achievements and submit quarterly reports.
Basic Qualifications:
  • A Master’s Degree in public health, public policy, health information or community health
  • Background in implementing, managing and assessing community –based health and social service activities
  • Experience working with national level stakeholders in strengthening systems including knowledge and experience with routine data collection, quality control, utilization and capacity building
  • Experience working with relevant ministries within the Kenyan Government and local partners
  • A sound technical background in M&E, health information, leadership and management as well as negotiation skills 
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

To express interest, please submit a current CV and cover letter at www.icfi.com/careers to position 1200001150

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talents development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF international is an equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer-M/F/D/

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