STRATEGIC INFORMATION(SI) ADVISOR

Reporting to the Deputy Director-MEL, the incumbent will be responsible for leading the SI function. S/he will work with the project teams, sub-grant partners and MOH to identify and address facility-level and regional capacity gaps in M&E and SI. S/he will develop and direct SI work plans and provide strategic guidance on SI capacity building and mentorship to all KARP affiliated sites. S/he will support HMIS/EMR (IQCare) to ensure timely and accurate entry of reports into the electronic data bases and reporting to MOH and donor.
S/he will take lead in analysing and writing of monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual programmatic performance reports and their submission in stipulated deadlines
Academic Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or related field.
• A Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics or related discipline will be an added advantage.
• Demonstrable knowledge and experience of PEPFAR and MOH reporting requirements.
• Demonstrable knowledge of EMR systems (IQCare)
• At least 4 years’ experience in Strategic Information and Monitoring and Evaluation in a USG funded program

  1. Provide technical assistance to KCCB KARP and stakeholders on SI and M&E
  2. Integrate HIV SI activities into wider HSS and strategic objectives at faith-based affiliated sites.
  3. Support HMIS/EMR(IQCare) to ensure timely and accurate entry of reports into the electronic data bases
  1. Develop – in conjunction with stakeholders – a realistic, accurate and cost-effective project M&E work plan and strategy in conjunction with program staff.
  2. Develop and refine existing clinic and community-based reporting systems, indicators for HIV care and treatment, training and improved enabling environment.

DESCRIPTION OF KEY DUTIES:

1.    Provide technical assistance to KCCB KARP and stakeholders on SI and M&E
2.    Develop – in conjunction with stakeholders – a realistic, accurate and cost-effective project M&E work plan and strategy in conjunction with  program staff.
3.    Develop and refine existing clinic and community-based reporting systems, indicators for HIV care and treatment, training and improved enabling environment.
4.    Integrate HIV SI activities into wider HSS and strategic objectives at faith-based affiliated sites.
5.    Support HMIS/EMR(IQCare) to ensure timely and accurate entry of reports into the electronic data bases

6.    Monitor activities undertaken by KARP implementation partners related to M&E, including periodic data quality assessments (DQA) and provide documented site visit reports which track progress against program descriptions, implementation plans and work plans, assess progress and barriers to achievement, recommend action for improvement or modifications to address programs and document and highlight results.
7.    Provide supervision of Electronic Medical Records implementation and report generation in supported facilities.
8.    Active participation and supervision of Quality Improvement activities.
9.    Take lead in analyzing and writing of monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual programmatic performance reports and their submission in stipulated deadlines
10.    Facilitates data auditing and verification to assure internal consistency and validity of project activity monitoring data reported by all sites, through quarterly data verification and auditing visits.
11.    Facilitate the interpretation and use of M&E data, through the regional level and facility level review meetings between the program, the county teams and health care workers.
12.    Facilitate implementation of capacity building courses through workshops and on the job trainings on monitoring, evaluation and reporting as required for data clerks and the health workers
13.    Provide guidance and support to the program in the implementation of monitoring tools, which will include, but not be limited to, data collection, analysis and reporting on program indicators;
14.    Supervise the Regional Data Managers working at the regions
15.    Liaise and manage relationships with clients/donors, government officials, and public and private sector organizations; serve as program SI representative on technical working group.
16.    Prepare written reports, strategy documents, presentations, models, analyses, and recommendations.
17.    Develop innovative SI toolkits and operating procedures and implement methodologies.
18.    Provide technical assistance to promote evaluation strategies to promote data usage and ownership that enhance program and services and enhance sustainability
19.    Coordinate with the CQI advisor to provide technical support to the program, the data clerks and health care workers in data utilization to   inform continuous quality improvement.

20.    Participate and support in routine program review meetings and other reviews as required.
21.    Supervises the entry of verified KCCB KARP programmatic data that is compliant with all MOH/PEPFAR/OGAC/CDC reporting requirements for DATIM, DHIS, EMR and SIMS
22.    Provide support for the design and implementation of performance and outcome evaluations for KARP program.
23.    Promote the use and dissemination of implementing sites results to guide policy formulation, program planning and improvement.
24.    Any other duties that may be reasonably assigned.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:-
GENERAL SECRETARY
KENYA CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
P.O BOX 13475-00800
NAIROBI.
hr@karp.or.ke
To reach him on or before 9th June 2017
Candidates to only submit application letters and CV’s. Academic certificates and testimonials will be needed if candidates are shortlisted.
NB: Please include the Position Title you are applying for in the subject line of your email.
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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