Jhpiego NGO Jobs : Senior Monitoring Evaluation & Research Advisor and Data Manager


Jhpiego, an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO committed to improving the health of women and their families.
Jhpiego – Kenya works in close collaboration with both the Ministry of Health at National level and with County Governments in the areas of HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health, Family Planning and Non-Communicable Diseases.
We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent leadership and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

These positions are for an anticipated project.
Senior Monitoring Evaluation and Research Advisor
Ref: SMER2016
Reporting to the Project Director- Bridge to Scale project, the Senior Monitoring Evaluation and Research (MER) Advisor will be responsible for all MER activities in the project including: development of the M&E framework, health management information systems (HMIS), monitoring of project implementation, reporting of the key project indicators, promoting and spearheading all research activities of the project.
S/he will lead MER capacity building for the project partners, technical reporting, data quality assurance, and building the capacity for the implementation of an effective project HMIS system.
S/he will contribute to the effective scale up of oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in the project scope areas.
  • Provide technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the project MER.
  • Contribute to strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of the MER activities.
  • Contribute in the preparation and implementation of the project’s work plans and reports.
  • Compile and analyse project performance data for decision making.
  • Coordinate with project staff to create, test, and refine relevant HIMS for effective collection, storage and use of project data.
  • Develop and maintain a system for archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations for activities undertaken.
Required Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in M&E, Computer Science, Statistics, Epidemiology, or a public health-related field.
  • 8 years of work experience working in public health projects involving following large cohorts of people including demographic surveillance systems.
  • Demonstrated experience managing diverse functions such as data managers, and research managers.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing a complex HMIS system which specific focus on longitudinal data collection systems.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in a complex research environment, developing research protocols, IRB submissions and protocol implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience in scientific writing and supporting the project teams to develop and write scientific papers.
  • Proficiency in the use of SAS, Stata, SPSS and MS Office.
Data Manager
Ref: DM2016
Reporting to the Senior MER Advisor, the Data Manager will be responsible for the project data management for the Bridge to Scale project.
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain the health management information system for the Bridge to scale project.
  • Develop System documentation and SOPs, maintain systematic data storage, filing and a report tracking system.
  • Capacity build the project staff on the Bridge to Scale HMIS system.
  • Support the project cluster MER managers to trouble shoot the Bridge to Scale HMIS.
  • Develop project reporting summary tools and provide electronic summary system for routine reporting.
  • Provide technical support in database management to meet data requirements for the project.
  • Assist to gather technical updates for project planning, monitoring, evaluation and operations research.
  • Develop and maintain a system for archiving project’s M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports.
Required Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field.
  • 5 years of work experience in data management and analysis of health/research projects and/or HMIS work in Kenya.
  • Must have 3 years’ experience in developing and managing complex health information systems.
  • Extensive knowledge in SQL and versed in SQL concepts such as triggers, indexes, and stored procedures.
  • Demonstrated working experience in programing; Visual Studio, C#.NET, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET AJAX, MS SQL Server and development of web based applications in ASP.Net, PHP and JavaScript.
  • Demonstrated experience developing M-health solutions.
  • Excellent analytical, oral and report- writing skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of SAS, Stata, SPSS and MS Office.



   How to Apply


  • Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: [email protected] by 8th July 2016.
  • Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
  • Please quote the respective reference code in the email heading.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply