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  • Posted: Jan 30, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Centre for Health Solutions - Kenya (CHS) is a local, not-for-profit organisation. We understand the local context, make use of local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure we implement evidence-informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns.
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    Library and Information Officers - 3 Positions

    REF: CHS/HR/STP/DSIO/04/2023

    Overall Job Function

    Reporting to the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, the DREAMS SI Officer will be responsible for data management and coordination of all DREAMS SI field-related activities and provide constant feedback to both the technical and program teams including health care workers in supported wards and health facilities. He/she will also ensure DREAMS data quality through site visits for mentorship and routine data quality audits. He/she will also establish and support a strong data demand and information use for DREAMS and ensure timely and accurate reporting to the Donor, MOH and the program.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide technical support to staff through mentorship in CHS-supported Wards on DREAMS data collection, collation, analysis and reporting of health information to relevant stakeholders using national and donor reporting systems.
    • Take the lead in the timely collection, cleaning and reporting of monthly, quarterly and other routine data to the donor and other stakeholders.
    • Support the implementation of web-based and mobile DREAMS-specific solutions to facilitate real-time data transmission and reporting.
    • Support DREAMS data cleaning and monitoring of data entry into the DREAMS data capture systems through regular data quality audit for quality client management and reporting.
    • Develop, disseminate and implement DREAMS related Standard operating procedures on data management and other procedures
    • Contribute in the review and/or development of monitoring and evaluation tools and systems that are responsive to DREAMS data needs
    • Organize and/or participate in DREAMS SI related capacity building activities targeting CHS staff; DREAMS staff; and other stakeholders
    • Ensure regular supply of DREAMS data tools in all supported sub-counties
    • Provide expertise in developing and/or review of indicators for monitoring and evaluation of DREAMS program performance
    • Coordinate monthly meetings, support supervision and data review meetings in all supported wards
    • Carry out RDQA for service delivery sites on a quarterly basis, provide feedback on data quality issues and implement the data quality improvement plan.
    • Support initiation and tracking of quality improvement projects in DREAMS sites
    • Strengthen data utilization for decision-making at sub-county level
    • Participate in research studies that may be undertaken by CHS or any of her collaborating partners
    • Provide technical lead in quarterly data feedback to county health management and sub-county management teams
    • Document best M&E practices and disseminate the same to relevant stakeholders
    • Respond to ad hoc requests for collection and analysis of data when the need arises
    • Participate in regional and national stakeholders’ forums or conferences on health and give presentations during these meetings
    • Carry out any other duties as may be specified by the supervisor

    Person Specification

    • Bachelor’s degree in biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Records and Information Technology, Public Health, Computer Science, or its recognized equivalent.
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of DREAMS projects
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, Dashboards, Power pivots, advanced excel formulas, conditional formatting)
    • Proficiency in data real-time data collection applications including ODK.
    • Working knowledge of PEPFAR, CDC, and MOH reporting requirements
    • Sound understanding of DREAMS and public health programming.
    • Demonstrated ability to independently complete assigned tasks.
    • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines and work with minimum supervision

    Required Competencies and Skills

    • Strong organization, communication and program management skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good relationships with project staff, donors, and other partners
    • Demonstrated excellent Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and data analysis skills)

    Applications close on February 05, 2023

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details to clearly indicating the position title and reference number as indicated in the subject line. Applications close on February 05, 2023. CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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