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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Nyeri Kenya

Centre for Health Solutions- Kenya (CHS) is a local indigenous Kenyan organization that utilizes local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.
Through the TEGEMEZA project, CHS is working in partnership with the Ministries of Medical Services and Public Health and Sanitation to support the implementation of HIV prevention, care and treatment activities at provincial and district health facilities in Central Kenya. 

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

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Central North (Nyeri)

Ref: 0020/CHS/M&E/2012
Overall Job Function
Reporting to the Senior Technical Advisor – Monitoring and Evaluation, this position is responsible for coordination of the M&E portfolio and technical aspects including mapping, database management to ensure that all M&E processes are participatory in nature and encouraging stakeholder ownership and mutual accountabilities; responsible for capacity development of supported facilities.
Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Provide technical support to CHS supported health facilities in collection, collation, analysis and reporting of health information to relevant stakeholders using national reporting systems
  • Work in liaison with other CHS program staff and stakeholders to strengthen systems for monitoring patient outcomes; monitoring quality of care; tracing patients who default; data quality assurance; and data collection, collation, analysis and dissemination
  • Participate in the review and/or development of monitoring and evaluation tools and systems that are responsive to data needs
  • Organize and/or participate in M&E related capacity building activities targeting CHS staff; health facility staff; and other stakeholders
  • Ensure expertise in developing and/or review of indicators for monitoring and evaluation of program performance
  •  Ensure timely and proper implementation of MOH monitoring and evaluation guidelines including roll out of new tools in all CHS supported facilities
  • Strengthen data utilization for decision making at facility and district level
  • Ensure documentation of best M&E practices and disseminate the same to relevant stakeholders
  • Provide lead in timely collection, cleaning and reporting of quarterly and other routine data to donors and other stakeholders
Qualification and skills required
  • A bachelors degree in public health, biostatistics, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, social sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least 3 years experience in monitoring and evaluation of health programs in Kenya
  • Advanced skills in using MS Excel, Access, Powerpoint and statistical software such as SPSS, STATA and Epidata
  • Must demonstrate thorough understanding of ART HMIS in Kenya
  • Must demonstrate understanding of MOH, PEPFAR, WHO and UNGASS HIV/AIDS indicators
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in staff supervision and training of health care workers
Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to clearly indicating the subject line as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer by 5.00p.m by Friday, 31st August 2012.
The Centre for Health Solution-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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