Overview

Data Officers

The USAID Stawisha Pwani is a 5-year program funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to increase the use of quality county-led health services in four Coastal counties of Kilifi, Kwale, Mombasa and Taita Taveta. The aim of the program is to strengthen county health systems with a focus on HIV Prevention & Treatment, Family Planning, Reproductive, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (FP/ RMNCAH) and Nutrition. The program will support the four county governments toward sustainability in quality and systems of health services. The program objectives are:

Increased demand for and access to quality HIV prevention services.
Increased demand for and access to quality HIV treatment services.
Use of quality FP, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health and Nutrition services(FP/RMNCAH).
Strengthened capacity of county health systems, local partners and communities to deliver quality health services.
We are looking for a dynamic well qualified and motivated individual to join our great team by
filling the following vacant position: –
Job Purpose

To provide support in development of monitoring and evaluation plans and frameworks for the project activities, development and operationalization of data collection, aggregation and reporting tools. S/He will also be responsible for data entry, verification and analysis of programs routine and periodic data.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Assist the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in ensuring follow-up on EMR system issues in the facilities is done appropriately and timely to ensure smooth operation at these sites.

Ensure timely and correct data capture, analysis and reporting as per the data management SOP.
Support in development, review and implementation of monitoring and evaluation work plans.
Respond to training needs of service delivery and program staff and on the monitoring and evaluation components at the site as need arises.
In a timely manner, update the site level performance dashboards.
Provide inputs during design and implementation of institutional and project data collection instruments as well as monitoring and evaluation methodologies.
Support the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data and present fact sheets from programs.
Undertake data review activities at the service delivery level and give feedback to the sites/project on data and data quality issues.
Provide support in conducting baseline, midline and end-term evaluation of all the programs and researches conducted at the site.
Communicate closely with Sub-County Health Information Officer and Monitoring and Evaluation Officers to ensure priority tasks are completed.
Ensure regular daily, weekly and monthly backup of all active EMR databases is done on the organization’s server one drive.
Carry out basic data analysis to guide service delivery and implementation strategies.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Health Records/Health Information/Computer Studies/Statistics or any relevant course.
At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment
Training and experience in database management and statistical packages such as SPSS, NVivo, Excel, Access.
Experience in implementing programmes and working with EMRs will be an added advantage.
Demonstrated analysis, communication, interpersonal, report writing and presentation skills.
Proactive, creative, systematic thinker and problem-solver.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations . The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.
The closing date is 22 July 2021. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit our website http://www.lvcthealth.org for more information about the organization. LVCT Health DOES NOT CHARGE any fee whatsoever in any part of the recruitment process.

About LVCT Health

LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models. We also carry out sexual and reproductive health research - translating our research to policy and practice; providing evidence for HIV policy reforms and service delivery; and developing capacities of indigenous organizations in building sustainable human resources for community HIV Prevention. We give special attention to those with greatest vulnerability to infection and with special service needs - including survivors of sexual violence, persons living with disabilities, men who have sex with men, Youth and Sex Workers. Our offices are in Nairobi, Western Region, Eastern and Central Region and Rift Valley.