NGO Statistics,Finance and M&E Jobs in Kenya,April 2018.Salary over Ksh150,000
Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.
Jhpiego is the lead implementing partner for Afya Halisi, a USAID’s five year project which aims to deliver quality, integrated services in the areas of family planning (FP)/reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), nutrition, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the focus counties of Kitui, Migori, Kakamega and Kisumu.
We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent organizational 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.
DATA MANAGER (1 post- Migori)
Reporting to the MEL Specialist, the Data Manager will provide leadership in routine data management operations including supporting timely data collection and entry, data quality at all data points, processing, cleaning, analysis and managing the project databases. S/he will provide support to research data collection and analysis efforts by the project including special initiatives, outlined surveys, studies and evaluations, participate in preparing for and playing a key role in data review meetings; reporting in USG’s Population Health and Environment System (PHES) and Trainet, writing donor reports and participating in dissemination forums.
Ensure timely collection, processing, entry, processing, review and collation of project data for relevant indicators – from DHIS2 and other sources (health facilities and the community).
Perform data cleaning and verify the authenticity and accuracy of the data before reporting to the donor. Work closely with M&E and IT teams to develop and/or review project data management systems
including data security, analysis plan, dissemination aids and templates.
Provide technical assistance to build the capacity of M&E staff in database design, development and implementation; data management, analysis, and reporting.
Develop and implement a capacity-building plan for project and relevant MOH staff in data management including analysis, use and dissemination.
Develop and implement a mentorship programme for health care workers and other data handlers on use of MOH and other reporting tools.
Contribute to development of in-depth analysis of Afya Halisi project data for publications, advocacy, proposal writing and presentation to various audiences as need arises.
Under the guidance of technical team leads, conduct in-depth and robust data analysis and presentation using appropriate software.
Participate in project led special initiatives, surveys and studies and providing technical assistance in data management and report writing.
Assist in writing of quarterly and annual project reports, and processing, review and submission of project data through PHES and Trainet systems.
Assist in writing/editing guidelines/SOPs for data entry, management and analysis.
Provide technical guidance in strategies for improving the quality of data from health facilities and the community, and overall data dissemination and utilization at project level.
Assist in carrying out data quality assessments to review quality of data at project level, DHIS2 and source documents at facility and community levels.
Participate in data review meetings at various levels, including project level.
In liaison with USG strategic information mechanisms, lead in project data analytics and visualization efforts to enhance data use at project, sub-county, county and national levels.
Master’s Degree in public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, information systems or related field,
At least of 5 years relevant experience with international development programs in FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH.
Experience and skills in DHIS2 framework/instance and national HMIS system, including knowledge of MOH data collection tools for FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH is mandatory.
Excellent understanding of database design and development, database programming (in Access, SQL). Excellent knowledge of SPSS and EPI Info and/or other statistical analysis package (SAS, STATA, R). Experience and skills in application of Geographic Information Systems
Experience and skills in use of PHES for FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH reporting
Knowledge of data visualization and business information software such as Tableau and Power BI will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of and interpretation of key indicators in FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH is essential. Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office
Excellent data management and analysis skills. Good writing and verbal communication skills.
MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING (MEL) ASSISTANT -Fixed Term (8 posts – Kitui (3), Migori(3), Kisumu (2))
Reporting to the Senior MEL Officer, the Afya Halisi MEL Assistant will assist in routine data collection, verification and entry. S/he will contribute to MEL capacity building of Ministry of Health (MOH) staff on data management; provide feedback to MOH on data quality, completeness and use; coordinate data quality audits (DQAs) and data review meetings with MOH; and participate in all other MEL activities.
Offer technical support on FP/RMNCAH, nutrition and WASH reporting tools, data management processes, analysis and interpretation to MOH to meet program requirements
Orient health facilities and Community Units on FP/RMNCAH, nutrition and WASH reporting requirements, indicator definitions and use of data tools
Coordinate data collection of Afya Halisi program activities to ensure timely and complete reporting
Support MOH in information system for purposes of collecting, analysis and synthesis of monitoring data in respective sub-counties
Collect, clean and enter health facility, community unit and project data for FP/RMNCAH, nutrition and WASH services into the project database
Collate and enter relevant Afya Halisi project data/results for required reporting periods into appropriate USAID reporting databases such as JPHES and Trainet
Participate in regular performance and data review meetings at project level
Plan and facilitate capacity building and training of MOH staff in M&E through on-the-job training and mentorship
Support MOH in archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis, files and reports
Strengthen use of data for decision making by supporting MOH in conducting data review meetings and use of RMNCAH score card
Participate in routine data quality assessments in assigned Afya Halisi sub-counties
University degree or higher diploma in health records, social sciences or a health information field. Additional relevant post graduate certifications are an added advantage
Two (2) years’ work experience in M&E of health projects and/or HMIS
Working experience with MOH systems and personnel and in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage
Knowledge of and interpretation of key indicators in FP/RMNCHAH, nutrition and WASH is essential. Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Office and data analysis packages
Excellent data management and analysis skills. Good writing and verbal communication skills
SERVICE DELIVERY OFFICER (SDO) – Fixed Term ( 5 Posts –Kisumu(2), Migori (2), Kitui (1) Reporting to the Senior Service Delivery Officer, the Service Delivery Officer will lead the Jhpiego team in strengthening integration of the project activities at the sub county level. The SDO will work closely with the sub county HMTs and HF teams, he/she will filter requests from the facilities / Sub county for support and help shape our minimum package of care to the sub counties under his/her jurisdiction. The SDO will support the sub county / HFs with technical assistance in setting AOP sub county priorities, the roll-out of the National Community Strategy through stakeholder sensitization, and the mobilization and institutionalization of the private sector involvement.
Implementation of planned activities, continue, improve and expand RH/FP/MNCH services within the county in a manner that ensures high-quality standards and efficiency
Successful transference of mentoring and service delivery to the MoH by supporting leadership, direction and coordination, and decision-making
Ensure strong coordination and maximum integration of all activities with other partners and stakeholders Assist with the development of work plans, liaising with Ministry of Health staff and donors regarding
implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.
Prepare budgets for all program activities and liaise with program support in the region for review and approvals of the same.
Assist the finance staff to prepare financial forms to advance/reimburse funds for on-going activities as well as reconcile payment documentation for program activities.
Order training and other materials required for implementation of program activities in coordination with the SSDO and ensure that these materials and supplies reach program activity implementation sites in a timely manner
Ensure that required technical and administrative reports are submitted on time, and are completed accurately and professionally.
Develop and promote partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders including and not limited to local authorities, relevant government of Kenya ministries and NGOs. Ensure inter-sectoral collaboration at the county level.
Lead the development/adoption of relevant materials to support field activities Documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learnt
Participate in the relevant Afya Halisi technical team meetings within the region and communicate support needs to the regional pool of technical managers
Clinical Officer or Registered Nurse
Possess strong clinical and training skills, particularly in the areas of RH- FP/MNCH.
At least five (5) years of progressively work experience, particularly in the areas of RH/FP/MNCH. Experience working with MoH personnel and good knowledge of health systems and programs
A demonstrated track record of providing mentorship and supervision for strengthening healthcare services; training in quality improvement approaches
Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills to facilitate program implementation Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills
Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS office.
AYSRH SERVICE DELIVERY OFFICER (AYSRH -SDO) – MIGORI
Reporting to the Senior Service Delivery Officer, the AYSRH SDO will assist in the implementation of AYSRH activities in each of the four focus counties. S/he will work closely with all the stakeholders on adolescent and youth related activities; collaborate with other USG funded mechanisms implementing AYSRH activities including DREAMS; be the key liaison between the project, MOH and other stakeholders on AYSRH related issues.
Provide leadership in the implementation of county AYSRH activities in liaison with the SSDO and TA – RH/FP/MNH
Support in the dissemination of Adolescent and youth National policy and facilitate its implementation
Convene county/sub county AYSRH focused meetings in liaison with the S/CSHMT including technical working group meetings
Represent the project in county/sub county AYSRH related meetings/activities
Provide leadership in community mobilization activities to increase update of services by AYSRH Provide leadership in advocacy for availability of AYSRH friendly health services
Mobilize adolescents and youth to identify service delivery gaps and work with the C/SHMT to address them. Contribute to documentation of successes, lesson learnt and challenges in implementation of AYSRH
Support/document successes, lesson learnt and challenges in implementation as well as report of project activities and results to the project and donor ,including monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Assist in biometric registration of participants during AYSRH Jhpiego activities
University degree or higher diploma in Community Development / Social Sciences Five (5) years of work experience in AYSRH programming
Working experience with MOH systems and personnel and in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills
Proven computer skills in MS Office, data analysis packages Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili
FINANCE ASSISTANT (Nairobi Office-Fixed Term)
Reporting to the Sr. Finance Officer, the Finance Officer is responsible for providing financial support to Jhpiego Nairobi Office and related programs to ensure the smooth running of the office in Nairobi. This includes handling day to day financial operations, with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, cash handling, payments and compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies.
Examine financial documents such as invoices, vouchers, purchase orders e.t.c to ensure completeness, accuracy, reasonability and validity of financial data.
Prepare payment vouchers and post to S2B and QBE financial system.
Ensure that accounting documents are filed on a timely basis and proper accounting records are maintained and are compatible with standard accounting practice, JHU/Jhpiego and donor guidelines.
Monitor and reconcile vendor statements on monthly basis and ensures timely settlement of bills.
Implement and maintain an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Jhpiego’s financial operations.
Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related field or CPA
Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in finance or accounting.
In-depth knowledge of USAID projects, regulations, compliance and reporting. Previous experience with donor-funded projects preferred
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP and internal controls
Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills with professional level oral and written English
Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented with high degree of accuracy. Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: [email protected] by 20th April 2018. Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with disabilities and
other minority groups are encouraged to apply.