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NGO Jobs in Kenya – Jhpiego

Jhpiego, an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO committed to improving the health of women and their families. 

Jhpiego - Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Health at National level and with County Governments in the areas of HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health, Family Planning and Non-Communicable Diseases.
 
We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent leadership and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities. 

These positions are for an anticipated project.
 
Senior Monitoring Evaluation and Research Advisor 

Ref: SMER2016
 
Reporting to the Project Director- Bridge to Scale project, the Senior Monitoring Evaluation and Research (MER) Advisor will be responsible for all MER activities in the project including: development of the M&E framework, health management information systems (HMIS), monitoring of project implementation, reporting of the key project indicators, promoting and spearheading all research activities of the project. 

S/he will lead MER capacity building for the project partners, technical reporting, data quality assurance, and building the capacity for the implementation of an effective project HMIS system.

S/he will contribute to the effective scale up of oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the project scope areas.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the project MER.
  • Contribute to strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of the MER activities.
  • Contribute in the preparation and implementation of the project’s work plans and reports.
  • Compile and analyse project performance data for decision making.
  • Coordinate with project staff to create, test, and refine relevant HIMS for effective collection, storage and use of project data.
  • Develop and maintain a system for archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations for activities undertaken.
Required Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in M&E, Computer Science, Statistics, Epidemiology, or a public health-related field.
  • 8 years of work experience working in public health projects involving following large cohorts of people including demographic surveillance systems.
  • Demonstrated experience managing diverse functions such as data managers, and research managers.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing a complex HMIS system which specific focus on longitudinal data collection systems.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in a complex research environment, developing research protocols, IRB submissions and protocol implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience in scientific writing and supporting the project teams to develop and write scientific papers.
  • Proficiency in the use of SAS, Stata, SPSS and MS Office.
Data Manager 

Ref: DM2016
 
Reporting to the Senior MER Advisor, the Data Manager will be responsible for the project data management for the Bridge to Scale project.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain the health management information system for the Bridge to scale project.
  • Develop System documentation and SOPs, maintain systematic data storage, filing and a report tracking system.
  • Capacity build the project staff on the Bridge to Scale HMIS system.
  • Support the project cluster MER managers to trouble shoot the Bridge to Scale HMIS.
  • Develop project reporting summary tools and provide electronic summary system for routine reporting.
  • Provide technical support in database management to meet data requirements for the project.
  • Assist to gather technical updates for project planning, monitoring, evaluation and operations research.
  • Develop and maintain a system for archiving project’s M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports.
Required Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field.
  • 5 years of work experience in data management and analysis of health/research projects and/or HMIS work in Kenya.
  • Must have 3 years’ experience in developing and managing complex health information systems.
  • Extensive knowledge in SQL and versed in SQL concepts such as triggers, indexes, and stored procedures.
  • Demonstrated working experience in programing; Visual Studio, C#.NET, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET AJAX, MS SQL Server and development of web based applications in ASP.Net, PHP and JavaScript.
  • Demonstrated experience developing M-health solutions.
  • Excellent analytical, oral and report- writing skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of SAS, Stata, SPSS and MS Office.
How to Apply

Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 8th July 2016. 

Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position. 

Please quote the respective reference code in the email heading.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer. 

Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply

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