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The PMI AIRS Kenya Project seeks candidates for the USAID – funded PMI AIRS (Africa Indoor Residual Spraying 2) Project to be implemented in six sub counties (Rongo, Awendo, Uriri, Suna East, Suna West and Nyatike) in Migori, Kenya in the following positions:
 
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) Assistant – Advanced
Supervisor: County Coordinator
Location: Migori County, Kenya
No. Required: 6

 
The Project: The USAID-funded PMI AIRS (Africa Indoor Residual Spraying 2) Project led by Abt Associates supports the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), as well as USAID Missions and Bureaus

with malaria programs outside the PMI focus countries, in planning and implementing IRS programs with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria in Africa by enhancing USAID’s ability to implement IRS programs on the ground through cost-effective commodities procurement and logistics systems, access to technical expertise, and implementation of IRS in countries affected by malaria.

The PMI AIRS Project is led by Abt Associates, an international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training services in more than 128 countries.

Role Profile

Overall Purpose: To manage efficient data entry and data base support services to AIRS County project in co-ordination with the County Coordinator and AIRS Kenya project M&E Manager. S/He will ensure proper data entry and filing system for IRS and other epidemiological data collected in the field.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly projections for data management needs.
  • Verifying data and ensuring entries are correct daily.
  • Ensure that data from the field captures defined variables.
  • Coordinates with the County coordinator in ensuring that required data is timely uploaded to the database and sent to project country M&E Manager.
  • Ensure timely reporting on IRS related coverage situations.
  • Backing up the database-Daily.
Required qualifications and experience:
  • Vocational training specifically in IT related area possibly degree level
  • 1 year experience desirable in data entry and supervision of data teams
  • Additional professional training in date entry preferred.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  • Willingness and flexibility to work long and  unsociable hours
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • Knowledge of USAID procurement policies and regulations a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and database software;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting;
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large amount of information.
  • Ability to communicate clearly to diverse audiences.

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and CV to [email protected] with the title of the position being applied in e-mail subject line e.g. “Community Mobilization/IEC Assistant” and specify location/ward preferred of by COB Friday, December 12th, 2016.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Equal Opportunity Employer: As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Abt Associates is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment where our employees respect one another and share a commitment to our firm’s values, mission, and strategies. Abt Associates Inc. provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, creed, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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