Strategic Information Lead Job in Kenya

Job Title: Strategic
Information Lead

Hiring Organization: CIHEB
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 01/10/2024

Background

The
Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (Ciheb)-Kenya is a
local non-governmental organization collaborating with the Ministry of Health
and County Health Management Teams to strengthen health systems for improved
quality of health care in Kenya. Ciheb-Kenya is collaborating with the county
governments of Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Taita Taveta, Machakos, Makueni, Kitui,
Nairobi, Kisumu and Migori to support the implementation and expansion of high
quality, sustainable and comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment
programs and expansion of COVID-19 vaccination with funding from the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Job
Summary:


The SI
Lead will manage all monitoring, evaluation and learning and strategic
information components of the program. S/he will be responsible for the design
and implementation of monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) systems that
document, report and enable timely use of results, as well as strengthen and
use relevant national and county reporting systems. S/he will be expected to
develop a strong monitoring and evaluation plan consistent with donor’s results
framework, including appropriate indicators, baseline assessment plan/ data,
targets and plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and
complete reporting. S/he will be responsible for the design and implementation
of the learning agenda, as well as implementing key findings in the program in
collaboration with the technical director. S/he will coordinate the collection
of data and conduct field visits for data validation, quality, and completeness
of data sets. He will be responsible for building the capacity of the supported
facilities, county health team and project staff in collecting, utilizing, and
disseminate data as well as ensuring harmonization of all data.

Duties
and Responsibilities:

Oversee,
implement and monitor all monitoring and evaluation activities for the
program.

Develop
a robust strategic information approach that can track the immediate and
intermediate effects of program activities, including changes in
knowledge, attitudes, responsiveness, data use and technical assistance
demand.

Design
and implement an M&E system capable of timely tracking performance and
using the data to adjust implementation for optimal performance

Conduct
training and workshops related to M&E for program, county, sub-county
and facility teams

Ensure
timely reporting of supported activities to county, MoH and donor through
DHIS2 and DATIM

Scale
up use of HMIS systems for HIV including eHTS, KenyaEMR

Work
with PI/PD/Senior Technical Advisor to establish networks for
collaboration between CDC, other stakeholders and donors, academia,
research institutes, and other CDC funded programs in country

Work
with PI/PD and technical team in developing program goals and objectives
as well as MER tools and strategies and synthesize data to inform the
decisions on project performance

Provide
regular reports on the status of implementation against the project goals
and objectives to PI, PD, Senior Technical Advisor and CDC and other
program managers as required.

Collaborate
with the project team in identifying project activities, processes and
outcomes for documentation and sharing lessons learned and best practices

Collaborate
with MOH M&E department, Health informatics and Data warehouse to
create platform for dialogue, data sharing, and addressing key M&E
issues within MOH

Strong
understanding of Kenya health information systems, and issues related to
data (e.g. data security; tracking through the cascade etc.) on key and
priority populationsJob Specification:

Atleast
5 of which are with PEPFAR-funded programs and 3 of which are CDC-funded.

Proven
expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, evaluation and
implementation research, health information systems, reporting, data
quality assessments, data analysis, and presentation.

Must
have prior experience in capacity building, such as developing content,
planning, and facilitating trainings and providing technical assistance.

Preferred
familiarity with adult learning principles/techniques and demonstrated
ability to design and facilitate learning opportunities for adults.

Proficient
in use of data management and analysis tools and advanced skills in MS
Excel or statistical packages such SAS, SPSS.

How to
Apply:

Kindly
send your application that includes a cover letter and an updated CV including
names of three professional referees to CIHEBKENYA_Recruitment@cihebkenya.org on
or before 24th January 2024. Applicants
are advised to include the title “Strategic
Information Lead
” on the subject line.

The
Center for International Health, Education and Biosecurity (CIHEB)-Kenya is an
equal opportunity employer.

Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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