Apply by April 14
Apply by April 14

CHS/HR/STP/SIL/009/2024

Overall Job Function

Reporting to the Strategic Information Lead, the Strategic Information Officer will be coordinating all Strategic Information field-related activities for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services, and HIV/TB services and provide constant feedback to both the technical and program teams including health care workers in health facilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide technical support in the design and implementation of SI activities required to Act as a link between CHS and SCHMTs on both paper and electronic prevention, VMMC, care, and treatment data-related issues.
  • Provide technical support to CHS-supported health facilities in the collection, collation, analysis, and reporting of health information to relevant stakeholders using national reporting systems
  • Support the uploading of facility EMR data into the National Data Warehouse (NDWH) and KHIS
  • Support in troubleshooting EMR-related challenges and working with the HIS and ICT teams to resolve
  • Support the implementation of web-based and mobile health solutions to facilitate real-time data transmission and reporting.
  • Support EMR data cleaning and monitoring of daily data entry into the systems through regular data quality audits for quality patient management and report
  • Contribute to the review and/or development of monitoring and evaluation tools and systems that are responsive to data needs
  • Build the capacity of HRIOS, HCWs, and other stakeholders on M&E requirements
  • Work closely with other CHS staff and other stakeholders to strengthen systems for monitoring patient outcomes; monitoring quality of care; tracing patients who default; data quality assurance; and data collection, collation, analysis, and dissemination
  • Provide expertise in developing and/or reviewing indicators for monitoring and evaluation of program performance
  • Ensure timely and proper implementation of the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) monitoring and evaluation guidelines including roll out of new tools in all CHS-supported facilities
  • Strengthen data utilization for decision-making at the facility and sub-county levels
  • Participate in research studies that may be undertaken by CHS or any of her collaborating partners
  • Provide technical lead in quarterly data feedback to county health management teams and health facilities
  • Participate in joint quarterly support supervision of health facilities as may be organized by CHMTs and CHS teams
  • Provide advice to MoH through participation in relevant technical working groups
  • Document best M&E practices and disseminate the same to relevant stakeholders
  • Provide lead in timely collection, cleaning, and reporting of quarterly and other routine data to donors and other stakeholders
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for collection and analysis of data when need arises
  • Participate in regional and national stakeholder forums or conferences on health and give presentations during these meetings.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for collection and analysis of data when need arises
  • Participate in regional and national stakeholder forums or conferences on health and give presentations during these meetings.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by your supervisor.

Person Specification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Records, Statistics, Information Technology, Data Science, M&E, or other relevant qualification from an accredited institution
  • Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, Health Informatics Monitoring and Evaluation or equivalent will be an added advantage
  • Experience in programming software, advanced data analysis, and management tools like STATA, R commander, SPSS, and EPI-Info will be an added advantage
  • At least three years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS care and treatment, PMTCT, TB/HIV, and HTC programs in Kenya.
  • 3 years’ PEPFAR-funded work experience and familiarity with MOH and PEPFAR data reporting and strategic information activities
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative methods, operations research, Health Management Operations Systems and data quality assessments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, IT skills, data analysis, and management skills
  • Dedicated team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving skills, capacity building skills, report writing, analytical skills, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritize and organize competing workloads, multitask to meet reporting timelines

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CVs with contact details to vacancies@chskenya.org quoting the position you are applying, for and the reference number as indicated in the subject line. Applications close on April 14, 2024. CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis.