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    As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

    Senior Technical Officer- Pharmacy

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Responsible for strengthening and managing the pharmaceutical commodity management system for public health project working in close collaboration and partnership with established public and private sector supply chain systems supporting integrated RH/FP, MNCH, TB, HIV and malaria programs. S/He will mentor and support capacity building of health service providers on pharmaceutical management information systems, pharmacovigilance tools and provide policy and technical updates in support of current national guidelines for the priority high impact interventions on HIV/TB management including ART.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • • Work closely with the County Health Management Team (CHMT) to support supply and management of pharmaceuticals and non-pharmaceuticals for the supported region and sites, including coordinating CHMT support for the counties.
    • • Ensure all the central sites and standalone sites adopt the use of Electronic Dispensing and Inventory Tracking Tool (EDITT).
    • • Be the team lead for the logistics information management system of pharmaceuticals and non-pharmaceuticals.
    • • Coordinate identification of training needs and support implementation of relevant training modules targeting health workers in supply and management of pharmaceuticals and non-pharmaceuticals.
    • • Work closely with the technical officers to ensure implementation, and accurate, timely and reliable reporting of pharmacovigilance from all supported sites.
    • • Work closely with the STOs/TOs and health care workers in management of treatment failure.
    • • Work closely with the STOs/TOs to ensure all facilities are prescribing optimal ARV regimens and that they have clear targets and dashboards to monitor progress..
    • • Together with his/her supervisor, coordinate the Care and Treatment STOs/TOs to develop weekly, monthly and quarterly work plans and review the budgets and requisitions for technical soundness as far as supply and management of pharmaceuticals and non-pharmaceutical products is concerned.
    • • Coordinate continuous availability of vital commodities’ equipment, furniture and the various monitoring and evaluation tools required for functional pharmaceutical activities.
    • • Take part in the donor review meetings on a quarterly basis and Site Improvement through Monitoring System (SIMS) sites visits.
    • • Participate in the various relevant technical working groups (TWGs) in the county and supra county levels.
    • • Keep abreast of newer medicines for managing HIV and work closely with then clinical team to ensure these are introduced, used and their use monitored in supported sites

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPETENCE:

    • • Experience in HIV programming including treatment monitoring and pharmacovigilance.
    • • Prior experience in working in the donor sector especially USG is desirable
    • • Experience working with Ministry of Health structures and other development partners is a must
    • • Experience with implementation and use of pharmacy dispensing tools is a must
    • • Must be a team player, mentor and trainer, and possess effective leadership skills.

    KEY PERFROMANCE INDICATORS:

    • • Proportion of individual workplan achieved by the end of the reporting period 95%
    • • Proportion of supported counties and subcounties with complete and timely forecasting and quantification of pharmaceutical and nonpharmaceutical products using available reporting system -100%
    • • Proportion of supported sites prescribing and dispensing optimal ARV regimens- 100%
    • • Proportion of eligible facilities reporting on pharmacovigilance- 90%
    • • Proportion of sites achieving >80% (Green and Dark Green) score in medication dispensing program area during SIMS visit conducted by the donor -95%

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

    A relevant MA/MS/MPH with 5-7 years of experience or Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent from a recognized reputable university with 7-9 years’ experience. Registered with the Pharmacy and Poison’s Board and licensed to practice in Kenya. Experience in implementation of HIV related pharmacy and pharmaceutical activities in a donor funded project is desired.

    Senior Technical Officer-Lab

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Senior Technical Officer (STO), Laboratory Technical Specialist will provide laboratory support and guidance to staff and partners for a public health project in Kenya. S/he will implement and monitor laboratory systems strengthening initiatives according to international standards, funder and Government of Kenya requirements. S/he will implement a laboratory capacity building and networking strategy and support laboratory training, mentorship, technical assistance, and quality assurance activities to build the capacity of facility staff, government counterparts and local partners in supported laboratory facilities. The STO will support the development and adoption of laboratory procedures and manuals and train staff in their use. S/he will also evaluate programmatic effectiveness and provide laboratory technical assessment reports to include corrective actions and capacity building plans. S/he will take lead in the lab-clinical interface to improve patient monitoring and use of laboratory results for clinical decision making.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Prepare and oversee implementation of laboratory work plan in consultation with County and subcounty Laboratory coordinators
    • Liaise with the various CMLTS/SCMLTs in order to improve delivery of lab services for HIV care including EID, PCR tests, CD4 tests, Hematological tests and Biochemistry tests Provide technical assistance/guidance on laboratory testing processes, infection prevention and control, and quality of HIV testing and HIV/TB care and treatment
    • Will be a member of the regional technical team and will take part in the donor review meetings on a quarterly basis and SIMS sites visits
    • Development, implementation and review of laboratory standard operating procedures (SOPs) to be applied in HIV Care and Treatment services
    • Work closely with the STOs/TOs to ensure all facilities are provided with their lab related targets and dash boards, and ensure that these are updated on a monthly basis
    • Conduct training and on-site mentorship for laboratory personnel
    • Support laboratory sample transport networking in supported facilities
    • Provide technical support for the purchase of laboratory equipment, reagents and controls
    • Support commodity forecasting, quantification, reporting and redistribution/buffering in supported facilities in partnership with county teams
    • Coordinate performance and documentation of daily internal quality control and participation in External Quality Assessment to MOH supported facilities
    • Work closely with the HTS lead to ensure all HTS providers undergo proficiency testing to assure quality of HIV testing
    • Identify and mobilize NGOs/ FBOs / CBOs and other stakeholders that will coordinate with HSDA in laboratory activities.
    • Participate in the various relevant TWGs in the county and supra county levels

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPETENCE:

    • Experience in supporting laboratory activities in a donor funded project
    • Working knowledge of USG funded programs and reporting requirements
    • Documented evidence of HIV/AIDS laboratory training as part on continuing professional development
    • Dedicated team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing and analytical skills
    • Takes initiative and able to work without supervision in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
    • Ability to exhibit professionalism and high ethical standards
    • High level of integrity and able to maintain confidentiality.
    • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask
    • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Word, MS Power Point, and MS Excel for generating and analyzing reports
    • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.

    KEY PERFROMANCE INDICATORS:

    • Proportion of individual workplan achieved by the end of the reporting period -95%
    • Proportion of supported counties and sub counties with complete and timely reporting of commodities using online reporting system -100%
    • Achieve Zero stock outs of essential laboratory commodities including RTKs, VL reagents, EID supplies
    • Proportion of eligible clients that have VL results (VL uptake) at HSDSA supported sites -90%
    • Reduced TAT for VL to maximum 14 days; GeneXpert to maximum 2 days and EID to maximum 7 days
    • Proportion of eligible clients with cd4, sCrAg tests- 100%
    • Proportion of TB suspects undergoing GeneXpert tests at HSDSA supported sites 95%
    • Proportion of sites achieving >80% (Green and Dark Green) score in Laboratory and Infection Prevention and Control program area during SIMS visit conducted by the donor- 95%

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

    MS/MA/MPH in relevant filed with 5-7 years of experience or BS/BA Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences with a Minimum 7-9 years’ experience in implementation of HIV related medical laboratory activities in a donor funded project. Registered with KMLTTB

    Associate Director, Clinical Services

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Associate Director Clinical Services will be a very critical part of the HSDSA Afya Nyota ya Bonde Team working very closely with the Deputy Chief of Party to drive the Technical Direction and Oversight for the project. S/he will be responsible for providing leadership, technical oversight, and strategic direction for integrated HIV Care and Treatment services covering the 90s across HIV identification, linkage to care and ART initiation, retention and viral suppression. S/he will also provide leadership in PMTCT, TBHIV, Pediatric and Adolescent HIV services, quality Improvement and service delivery. S/he will work closely with the County Health Management Teams to provide mentorship for site level staffs, lead site mentorship missions and performance review. S/he will provide mentorship, coaching and regular updates to technical officers at project level with a goal of increasing technical and management competencies across the project. S/he will be responsible for working closely with the entire project management team and service providers to ensure that the quality of care is sustained across the program as defined by the MOH quality standards.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • With the DCOP, set program direction and approaches
    • Lead and direct technical capacity building activities  for provision of evidence based  and quality HIV/AIDS care and treatment services
    • Oversee the work of the technical staff and ensure that the work of each technical area is coordinated at all levels.
    • Lead TA Field Missions, CMEs for HSDSA Staff and MOH staffs; Lead SURGE Review meetings and site visits
    • Represent the DCOP as needed
    • Collaborate with monitoring and evaluation staff to monitor and evaluate contribution of trainings, support supervision and mentorship activities to service delivery outcomes
    • Provide support to project personnel to technically enable them to provide high-quality prevention, care, and treatment technical assistance and mentorship support to implementing partners
    • Develop a detailed implementation and activity program plan, including program targets to guide implementation
    • Ensure all other care and treatment components including M&E, laboratory, community linkage, pharmaceuticals, QI, trainings, are all linked and implemented according to the plan
    • Prepare quarterly, semi-annual and annual narrative progress reports
    • Provide high level mentorship to TOs/STOs in service delivery across all counties
    • Perform site visits and technical program reviews
    • Ensure dissemination and distribution of care and treatment job aides, including guidelines, SOPs, and other related documents
    • Participate in identifying program training-needs and-provide recommendations 
    • Participate in relevant meetings with the Ministry of Health and as well as with donors and other implementing partners

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPETENCE:

    • Demonstrated experience in program design, strategic planning, and program management and implementation experience.
    • Experience in clinical management of HIV care and treatment for infected adults and children in resource poor
    • Knowledge and experience in program management and capacity building
    • Knowledge and experience in writing proposals and reports
    • Extensive knowledge on PMTCT, TBHIV, HIV care and ART services and quality of care assessment

    Desired Qualities

    • Team Leadership and continuous improvement
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Teamwork and positive attitude
    • Efficiency and effectiveness

    KEY PERFROMANCE INDICATORS:

    • Proportion of individual work-plan achieved by the end of the reporting period- 95%.
    • Proportion of PLHIV identified across supported sites- 95%
    • Proportion of allocated targets achieved for HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults newly starting ART at HSDSA supported sites-  95%
    • Proportion of HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults eligible for ART with a current viral load- 95%
    • Proportion of HIV-infected paediatrics, adolescents and adults achieving viral suppression (<1000) at HSDSA supported sites   90%
    • Proportion of supported sites achieving >80% (Green and Dark Green) score in HIV C/T and TB program area during SIMS visit conducted by the donor          95%
    • Proportion of PLHIV screened for TB in the last visit at HSDSA supported sites       95%
    • Proportion of allocated targets achieved for TB/HIV co-infected patients started on ART       95%
    • Proportion of eligible PLHIV screening TB negative started on IPT- 80%
    • Proportion of sites conducting CQIs using KHQIF Model, maintaining a current CQI file with completed CQI projects-           80%

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

    Masters’ Degree in MMed or Public Health (MMed/MPH) or related field with at least 7-9 years HIV/AIDS works experience (especially within the context of health systems strengthening or health systems development); or quality assurance/quality management. Training in Project Management will be an added advantage

    Health Records Information Officer

     

    BASIC FUNCTION:

    • Working closely with the mentorship team in conjunction with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and MDT
    • Team Leader, the Health Records Information Officer will be responsible for mentoring health workers in various health facilities to maintain service registers, conducting regular data quality assessments activities, ensure accurate and timely facility reports and support facilities to run basic data analysis for decision making.
    • S/he will be required to maintain confidentiality and integrity for the facility data as directed.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ensure facilities have standard data collection and reporting tools
    • Support facility based service providers to update health records and registers in line with national guidelines including the EMR
    • Verify data based on MOH defined service standards.
    • Support and mentor health workers on data utilization for decision making.
    • Responsible for ensuring data quality is maintained.
    • Support health workers in conducting regular data quality assurance.
    • Actively follow-up facilities to ensure that commonly agreed data management improvement plans are followed and monitored by all parties.
      Provide basic data summaries to facility as required from time to time.
    • Support facilities to maintain data confidentiality and security.
    • Support facilities to use data for decision making.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor from time to time.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS STANDARDS:

    • Diploma in Statistics/Health Information Systems/Information Technology with at least 4 years work experience in data management systems and experience in use of MOH tools.
    • Experience in training is an added advantage.
    • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite and word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Epi Info, Stata. Good organizational, planning, interpersonal and communication skills

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

    Senior Technical Officer-Senior Technical Officer- Key Pop/GBV

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Senior Technical Officer Key Populations and Gender Based Violence provides leadership in the design and implementation of activities related to key populations and gender based violence. S/he is a key member of the HSDSA team working to improve services for KP across supported counties. S/he will work closely with NASCOP, County TWG and other local implementing partners representing KP to ensure that services are provided with respect and dignity for this marginalized and often stigmatized population. S/he will collect, compile, and analyze information relevant to KP and GBV to inform programming and decision making. She will liaise with other stakeholders outside health such as law enforcement officers and legal officers to provide holistic services for the KP and GBV population. Provides administrative and project support, in addition to communication efforts related to program management and execution. Ensures compliance with internal and external regulations. Monitors budget for programs and develops monitoring system for reviewing project status. Ensures completion of program while adhering to budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Develops/Reviews work plans, prepares presentations, and supports other related program objectives and deliverables

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • • Provide technical leadership in developing strategies and interventions to improve the quality and responsiveness of HIV prevention programming and service delivery for KP/PP.
    • • Provide technical assistance and mentorship to other project team members and facilitate technical capacity assessments in efficacious, evidence-based HIV prevention for key populations.
    • • Identify and map different categories of KPs in the targeted geographic areas in the county and work with STOs/TOs to set-up integrated DICEs as guided by annual plans and the donor.
    • • Provide comprehensive community-based HIV prevention services through Peer education and outreach for behavioral HIV prevention among KPs.
    • • Provide prevention package of services at facility and community level for HIV negative KPs.
    • • Provide information and training on the use and promotion of male/female condoms and lubricants (demonstration, skills building in negotiating condoms with sex partners, and ensure easy access to uninterrupted supply of condoms and lubricants).
    • • Expand and improve testing services for Key Populations using targeted outreach strategies as per the national guidelines
    • • Implement Test and Treat model as per the national KP guidelines
    • • Support early enrollment into Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) for KPs and monitor viral load (VL) suppression in the established cohorts in collaboration with health facilities (Support initiation and retention of KPs on ART under the new National guidelines of Treatment as Prevention (TasP)).
    • • Provide and facilitate access to Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to KPs in need in all health facilities.
    • • Provide comprehensive positive health dignity and prevention (PHDP) interventions for KPs.
    • • Develop a system to link and track KPs enrolled in care and treatment program (i.e. unique identifiers, document mobility trends of KP’s work location, etc.)
    • • Establish routine monitoring and surveillance system in KPs to demonstrate program effectiveness and inform program improvement over time.
    • • Provide other identified evidence-based prevention intervention (sister-to-sister, RESPECT SHUGA and EBAN) for KPs as appropriate.
    • • Facilitate problem solving and action planning within the project to address critical challenges and barriers to improving HIV prevention programming and service delivery to key populations.
    • • Prepare all required reports related to Key Population activities, including periodic progress reports, and donor reports, as appropriate.
    • • Participate and represent HSDSA project in national, regional and county prevention technical working groups
    • • Maintain collaboration with donor and other organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention for key population
    • • Any other duties assigned

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPLEXITY:

    • • At last 5 years’ experience in HIV programs targeting identification, linkage and HIV care, treatment and support services and GBV for KP/PP.
    • • Experience in implementation of assisted partner notification HTS (aPNS) for KP/PP
    • • HIV/AIDS related trainings; specifically in HIV prevention and evidence informed behaviour change communication for KP/PP
    • • GBV training and experience working with the legal, law enforcement and community gate keepers to protect the rights of KP/PP and other vulnerable populations
    • • Familiar with and experience working with Government bodies particularly NASCOP, NACC and other MOH departments
    • • Must understand PEPFAR /USAID/NASCOP/NACC Technical guidance requirements for HIV Programming for Key Populations
    • • Demonstrated understanding of national policies, strategies and guidelines especially for KP/PP HIV programming and GBV prevention and response services
    • • Proven track record of implementing programs requiring participation of government and community stakeholders
    • • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build partnerships and consensus, within teams and with other stakeholder
    • • Good interpersonal, organizational and written / verbal communication skills.

    KEY PERFROMANCE INDICATORS:

    • • 100% hotspot geo-mapping conducted in areas of operation
    • • 100% of peers trained as per national peer educators’ training curriculum
    • • Provide monthly technical support to peer educators to conduct micro-planning in all program area of coverage
    • • Hotspot lists and maps displayed at ALL supported facilities as per NASCOP process
    • • 100% optimum peer ratio attained at all supported sites
    • • 100% KPs contacted in the hotspots and listed in the outreach calendars
    • • 100% reached with minimum package services and referred for appropriate services including HTS, ART, VL, HIV prevention and GBV services
    • • 100% of eligible KPs started on PrEP
    • • 100% of HTS SP sensitized on Partner Notification Services, roll out at all sites
    • • Sensitization of Law enforcers’ at all supported sites
    • • Provide 80% services to the families of the KPs
    • • Participate in relevant TWGs and County/SC forums focusing on KP/PP work and in formulation of relevant policies, tools and guidelines
    • • Establish community safe space for sex workers
    • • Sensitizations to facility staff and peer educators on stigma and discrimination at all supported sites.
    • • 100% representation and involvement of KPs in strategy formulation
    • • Community advisory board committee formed

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

    MA in social studies/Community Health or MPH with 5-7 years of relevant experience or Degree in social sciences /Public health/from a recognized University with 7-9years’ experience in providing technical leadership in HIV Prevention at national or regional level.

    Senior Technical Officer-Community Services

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    To provide technical support to implement high quality Community Service and HIV Prevention strategies among the targeted populations who are at high risk of HV Infection.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide technical assistance to implementing partners in the design and implementation of HIV prevention activities targeted vulnerable populations as well as provision of community services
    • Coordinate HTS activities in the County
    • Develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components.
    • Analyze data sets and technical assessment findings for decision making.
    • Develops and oversees detailed work plans and budgets for implementing partners
    • Provides technical guidance on HIV prevention and community-based interventions including
    • community mobilization, development of messages, materials and communication channels.
    • Monitors ongoing Community services and HIV prevention interventions including HTS to ensure that activities are on schedule, meet program quality criteria, and yield expected results.
    • Develops excellent working relationships with all critical stakeholders, share information as relevant, and build and promote better working and synergies between activities, partners and the different components of the project.
    • Develops lessons learned from programs and apply these lessons to modify existing program and improve the design of new programs.
    • Represents the project at professional meetings and conferences
    • Maintains close liaison with partners working in the field of HIV prevention in the supported region.
    • Participate in the compilation and dissemination of project quarterly, annual and semi-annual reports.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    BS/BA in public health or related field, and 7-9 years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS or family planning with international development programs or Advanced degree with 5-7 years relevant in public health, communication, marketing, social science or related discipline. Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in managing behavior change communication and/or social marketing projects, with responsibility for providing strategic direction and managing staff/funds.

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

    Technical Officer I -System Specialist

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Health Information Officer/Systems Developer is a key part of the HIV Service Delivery Support Activity - Rift Valley M&E team and will work under the direct supervision of the Senior M&E Officer. ""He/she will assist the SMEO to implement and manage a comprehensive monitoring and information system, ensure consistency, timely reporting and integrity of data; oversee management and reporting and use of complex, related information". S/he will help in development of digital solutions to improve monitoring, reporting and learning, will ensure the data bases are inter-operable to make reporting smooth and seamless, will work closely with the other M&E team members and clinical care team to ensure the EMR at site level are operational and are being used for patient management and will keep the EMR up to date working closely with the funded EMR systems developer. He/she will participate in other activities related to HMIS, research, targeted evaluation, surveillance surveys and monitoring and evaluation as well as provide assistance and training to project and implementing partner staff involved in data collection, analysis and reporting at all levels.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • • Provide support and leadership for project counterparts to design and develop database applications in response to ANYB’s information needs, using a mixture of DHIS 2, MS Excel, Access, Comm Care, VB, Java, Jasper Reports, ODK and SQL/MySQL. Oversees installation and maintenance of developed applications, writes application manuals, and trains users. Recommends hardware and software upgrades to databases and servers as needed.
    • • Oversee and monitor the rollout of electronic medical records and other HMIS solutions at facility level
    • • Provides ongoing design, maintenance and upgrading support to custodians and users of program databases and related applications. Trains and supervises others in specific data processing and design tasks. Reviews output indicator calculations in databases, and export/import of data between different software applications, while maintaining data integrity. Helps program links between client level data systems and aggregate databases. Builds capacity in data management issues (e.g., deletion of records, query management, data audit trails, internet reports) within the data users’ group.
    • • Advises on incorporation of data quality checks in program databases.
    • • Helps with programming data visualization products, including producing regular high-quality analysis products at project, county and sub-county program level. Leads and motivates teams to produce timely and high-quality results from program databases, including managing consultants where necessary.
    • • Provides guidance and monitors adherence to standards related to data security, including user access and database documentation, performing backup and recovery of program databases.
    • • Develops and ensures adherence to policies that ensure the security and confidentiality of FHI 360’s/MoH identifiable health data, including adherence to relevant national and international standards.
    • • Advises in the management of the hardware and software as related to the operations of the databases, including system development and maintenance, recommends purchase of new hardware and software, maintenance of records and reports relating to database operations and data/project archives. Provide leadership in the use of major health related software.
    • • Respond to user queries on existing HMIS and provide remote and on-site systems support to ensure stable system functionality
    • • Remains informed of current issues regarding HMIS applications and trends in the HIV/AIDS fields by review of current literature and involvement in professional networks; is alert to any implication of new technology or trends in uptake for project and program activities

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPETENCE:

    • • District Health Information System (DHIS 2), MS SQL/MySQL Design and Server Administration, Comm Care, MS Access/Excel, Power BI, other relational database design and analysis
    • • Good knowledge of programming principles and languages.
    • • Demonstrated ability to independently complete assigned tasks, train and facilitate learning and professional development among colleagues
    • • Familiarity with client/server or multi-platform application development.
    • • Solid understanding of basic assumptions of developing country public health practices for data acquisition and quality assurance.
    • • Knowledge and experience in project-level database design and administration
    • • Experience in supporting systems development for donor funded projects
    • • Working knowledge of USG funded programs and reporting requirements
    • • Dedicated team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing and analytical skills
    • • Takes initiative and able to work without supervision in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
    • • Ability to exhibit professionalism and high ethical standards
    • • High level of integrity and able to maintain confidentiality.
    • • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask
    • • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.

    KEY PERFROMANCE INDICATORS:

    • • Proportion of individual workplan achieved by the end of the reporting period 95%
    • • Proportion of targeted facilities with functional and stable Electronic medical Records and is programmed to provide point of care services (by type) -95%
    • • Proportion targeted facilities utilizing and consistently reporting through recommended EMR- 100%
    • • Proportion of EMR inter-operable with other data management systems eg. EDITT, ADT, DHIS- 100%

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

    • • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Health Information Management Systems or equivalent and at least 3 years’ experience coordinating and designing HMIS for donor funded projects
    • • Proficiency in different programming languages

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

    Senior Monitiring & Evaluation Officer

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be part of the HIV Service Delivery Support Activity – Rift Valley M&E team and will work under the direct supervision of the Director Monitoring and Evaluation. “”He/she will assist the Director M&E to implement and manage a comprehensive monitoring and information system, ensure consistency, timely reporting and integrity of data; oversee management and reporting and use of complex, related information”. Conduct data analysis, interpret data, including statistical values, and provide advice and consultation regarding data capture tools. He/she will participate in other activities related to HMIS, research, targeted evaluation, surveillance surveys and monitoring and evaluation as well as provide assistance and training to project and implementing partner staff involved in data collection, analysis and reporting at all levels.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • • Assist in writing the M&E quarterly reports.
    • • Assist in project evaluations and research activities.
    • • Keep abreast of latest trends in Monitoring and Evaluation.
    • • Produce analytical products with high quality data visualization
    • • Provide technical support to County and Sub-county M&E officers and Health and Records Information Officers (HRIOs)
    • • Support the design, review and roll-out of robust M&E systems that will assure real-time quality project data from facility level
    • • Oversee the designing, development and use of data capture tools and user guides to meet project requirements with a view to minimizing the data collection and reporting burden for implementing partners.
    • • Oversee the development of necessary documentation and provide support to all project and implementing partner staff to understand project reporting requirements and indicator definitions
    • • Support Data Manager and Systems Developer in implementation of project health management information systems and databases.
    • • Ensure the development and manage implementation of a functional data quality assurance system at project and implementing partner level with regular reports for the M& E Director.
    • • Monitor use of data quality assessments tools by project and implementing partner staff
    • • Provides assistance to Technical teams to develop data analysis and use plans
    • • Assists in data analysis (routine and adhoc) and interpretation using various statistical and database packages and appropriate presentation formats
    • • Under guidance of Director M&E develop/review Standard Operating Procedures for M&E Officers for field visits and Technical Assistance to implementing partners
    • • Monitor use of standard operating procedures for field visits by M&E Officers and document the process and support timely site level data capturing and provide trouble-shooting where required.
    • • Monitor quality of data and assist in developing data quality products such as bulletins, reports
    • • Conduct routine data quality assessments on program data bases and provide ongoing support to implementing partners to do the same
    • • Train and mentor implementing partner and MOH staff in specific M&E processes and tools. Build the capacity of project and partner staff in Monitoring & Evaluation and national HMIS
    • • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Project Director.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPETENCE:

    • • Experience in capacity building of partners in monitoring and evaluation
    • • Extensive knowledge of USAID/PEPFAR/GOK reporting systems and requirements
    • • Good planning, coordination and organizational skills
    • • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with implementing partners including the MOH
    • • Knowledge of standards, desirable outcomes or SOPs in HIV/AIDS programs is an added advantage
    • • Experience supporting development of M&E systems for donor funded projects
    • • Understanding of PEPFER MER indicators and reporting requirements and timelines (DATIM and HFR)
    • • Design and implementation of data quality processes including protocols
    • • Experience using DHIS 2, Power BI, IQCare, Kenya EMR, Afya Mobile, and other applications used to support health management information systems
    • • Data analysis, both qualitative and quantitative using appropriate data analysis tools
    • • Dedicated team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing and analytical skills
    • • Takes initiative and able to work without supervision in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
    • • Ability to exhibit professionalism and high ethical standards
    • • High level of integrity and able to maintain confidentiality.
    • • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask
    • • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.

    KEY PERFROMANCE INDICATORS:

    • • Proportion of individual workplan achieved by the end of the reporting period 95%
    • • Proportion of supported facilities with complete and timely reports 100%
    • • Proportion of sites achieving >80% (Green and Dark Green) score in data related program area during SIMS visit conducted by the donor 95%
    • • Percentage data concurrence during site level data quality assessment – >95%
    • • Proportion of facilities scoring more than 95% concurrence on all indicators during scheduled data quality assurance – >95%

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

    • • Master’s degree in Demography, Public health, Bio statistics or a related field with at least 5-7 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of USAID funded or HIV/AIDS projects or a BA/BSc with 7-9 years of experience.
    • • Experience in data management and knowledge in best practices in data management.
    • • Experience in planning and implementing surveys is an added advantage.
    • • Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, and Ms Access. Demonstrated experience with National Health Management Information Systems and electronic medical records system.
    • • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal trainings.

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    Senior Technical Officer- HTS

     

    Job Description

    The Senior Technical Officer will be responsible for providing leadership, technical oversight, and strategic direction for HIV counselling and testing services and QA/QI to ensure achievement of project HTS targets while ascertaining quality of the program. The candidate will provide mentorship, coaching and regular updates to technical officers and HTS providers, mentor’s HTS providers with a goal of increasing access to HTS services. They will be responsible for working closely with the project technical team and service providers to ensure that the quality of care is sustained across the program as defined by the MOH quality standards.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • • Provide technical support and quality assurance to the project, including for activities that mobilize stakeholders to support HIV testing services for men, and children and empower adolescents to seek HIV testing services and for support of quality HIV testing and treatment services for children
    • • Identify capacity gaps in line with project deliverable and conduct capacity building of service providers and managers through trainings, orientation, mentorship and supportive supervision for quality HTS service delivery
    • • Take lead in mentoring HCWs and HTS providers on assisted partner notification services (aPNS) across all supported sites with a view to achieving elicitation ratio of at least 1:3
    • • Support strategies to strengthen linkage, adherence and retention of the pediatrics, adolescents and adults including men especially for newly diagnosed patients
    • • Observe critical collaborative relationships required for the project, with HSDSA and other project stakeholders including County and Sub-Counties health teams, health care workers, and the community to scale up HTS
    • • Manage development of annual, quarterly and monthly work plans; monitor and report on progress towards project milestones on regular basis and document lessons learnt
    • • Ensure compliance with FHI360 policies, Donor rules and regulations and MOH policies, guidelines and SOPs
    • • Ensure presence and effective use of guidelines, SOPs, relevant commodities and data tools in the facilities
    • • Ensure ALL HTS providers are qualified and that they undergo quality assurance through proficiency testing (PT) as per national guidelines
    • • Support facilities for effective documentation, data quality and use of data for decision making

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPLEXITY:

    • • At last 5 years’ experience in HIV programs targeting identification, linkage and HIV care, treatment and support services. Experience HIV identification in men, children/ adolescents is a distinct advantage
    • • Experience in implementation of assisted partner notification HTS (aPNS) is desired
    • • HIV/AIDS related trainings; specifically, in HIV Testing services
    • • Demonstrated understanding of national policies, strategies and guidelines especially for HIV testing and treatment for children and adolescents
    • • Proven track record of implementing programs requiring participation of government and community stakeholders
    • • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build partnerships and consensus, within teams and with other stakeholder
    • • Good interpersonal, organizational and written / verbal communication skills

    KEY PERFROMANCE INDICATORS:

    • • 100% achievement of targeted testing targets
    • • 100% achievement of the New positive in children, adolescents adults and pregnant mothers.
    • • Ensure 100% screening in all entry points with HTS for eligible patients in IPD, OPD, MNCH and 95% index client testing in the facility
    • • Ensure all 95% of all contacts of index clients are reached through aPNS
    • • 100% linkage of all clients testing positive
    • • 95% of sites to achieve dark green and light green during HTS related SIMS visit indicators
    • • Ensure 100% Proficiency Testing and pass rate among the HTS providers
    • • Ensure 100% commodity availability in supported sites with 100% reporting through the HCMP

    MINUMUM REQUIREMENT STANDARDS:

    MS/MA in relevant field with 5- 7 years of experience or, BSC Nursing, Clinical Medicine & Surgery, Public Health, Community Health or a Social/health related field with 7-9 years’ of experience or Degree in Medicine with 3-5 years’ experience is an added advantage

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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