Strategic Information Specialist Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Strategic Information Specialist

Hiring Organization: CIHEB
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/15/2024

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Strategic Information Advisor, the SI Specialist will provide technical assistance and capacity building to M&E and data management staff at Point of Service in support of SI activities. S/he will provide support to the M&E and data management components at the Point of Service level

Roles and Responsibilities:

Provide specialized training to facility and other partner staff in Health Information Systems including the Kenya EMR, Web ADT and other databases

Provide mentorship and capacity enhancement to site data officers, HRIOs and M&E teams on HIV-related M&E systems

Provide support and data analysis training to health facility staff with a focus on the use of HIS and mHealth solutions capitalizing on use of the Kenya EMR modules for optimal information support to facility healthcare workers

Ensure timely and accurate reporting to both the program and donor

Conduct routine data management including data collection, collation, analysis and presentation both to program and other stakeholders

Ensure availability of national M&E HIV-related tools in supported facilities, mentor health care workers on use and reporting

Develop and revise M&E processes and related tools that support quality assurance for key program areas

Provide capacity building and other form of support to site level staff on M&E activities such as data collection, analysis and interpretation

Conduct targeted site visits to provide mentorship on all issues related to Strategic Information

Support Data Demand for Information Use at the facility and program by mentoring and monitoring facility and sub-county data review meetings.

Conduct data quality assurance activities in supported facilities triangulating data between program database and National HIV databases, NDW, KHIS, NASCOP VL-EID website

In liaison with the MoH health management teams, conduct joint support supervisions data reviews and DQAs

Mentor facility teams on the development and monitoring of data quality improvement plans initiating Continuous Quality Improvement

Develop SQL queries for data extraction and other related activities

Qualifications and professional skills

A Bachelor’s degree in Science, Health Information Systems, Public Health, Health Informatics, Statistics, Mathematics or any other relevant degree. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage

Training in M&E from a credible institution is desirable

A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working with HIV Prevention, Key population and DREAMS data systems.

Ability to understand PEPFAR MER 2.6 HIV Prevention indicators

Strong analytical skills with competences in use of any two of the following Softwares: R, Stata, SPSS, Epi Info, Tableau and Power BI.

Advanced computer skills including advanced excel, MS access, PowerPoint etc.

How To Apply

Kindly send your application that includes a cover letter and an updated CV including names of three professional referees to on or before 3nd April 2024.