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Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Research Job in Nairobi 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:

Title: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Research
Location: Nairobi with travel to ICAP sites
Overall Job Function:
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 Senior 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:
The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-Research will report to the Director of Strategic Information and Research.

He/she will be responsible for M&E activities, in particular:
  • Provide technical research support in writing of research protocols, ethics approvals, research abstracts and manuscripts using program M&E data
  • Provide mentorship of program staff in the analysis, interpretation and use of program M&E data
  • Provide technical support in the analysis and presentation of program M&E data
  • Assist in the strategic use of program data for program improvement
  • Provide technical input for program evaluation
  • Minimum of a Master level degree in either epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or related discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in biostatistics and/or program M&E, preferably in a HIV related field.
  • Strong data management and analysis skills
  • Expert knowledge of data analysis programs such as SPSS, STATA, and/or EPI INFO
  • Research background with significant publications (minimum of 2 peer reviewed manuscript publications as first author)
All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP before 7th June 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an equal opportunity employer

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