BroadReach Jobs in Kenya

1. Regional Technical Director - Infomatics & Analytics

BroadReach is seeking Technical Director candidates for a regional USAID position/program (BAA for Sustainable Development in Africa to improve health outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by disrupting current models of healthcare, changing how and why data/information is collected, analyzed and then used to achieve results.)

The Regional Technical Director- Informatics/Analytics will report to the Program Director and be responsible for the management of the informatics, analytics Teams’ projects/deliverables and ensuring that performance requirements are met.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Leading the execution of informatics and technology strategy for shared cloud-based and local informatics platforms to support the organization’s informatics solutions for its partnerships, clients and partners
  • Overseeing the implementation and maintenance of a network security function to ensure the integrity and privacy of the company’s data and computing environment and protect its investment in technology
  • Providing recommendations and strategic technical guidance on health informatics, governance, and data analytics to the Program Director for approval
  • Building and managing department teams and oversee research and development, as well as project management
  • Establishing data management lifecycle standards and ensuring adherence to USAID and other donor requirements
  • Providing technical guidance and input for annual work-plans, reports, and other deliverables
  • Performing technical liaison, on behalf of the program with USAID, regional entities, partners and other stakeholders, MOH and other Government of Kenya officials, and staff at BroadReach headquarters in Cape Town, SA
  • Liaising with USAID/AFR and other stakeholders to set up and conduct regular technical assistance and site support visits to provide mentorship and training to USAID/AFR staff in areas of data collection, collation and reporting and resolve problems identified in order to improve the quality of data reported
  • Providing leadership and technical support specifically for development of national and local level communication and advocacy campaigns and approaches leveraging national and community level partnerships
  • Analyzing and documenting data process flows using standard BRHC process documentation approaches, with the objective to identify areas presenting bottle-necks or where process strengthening will improve quality and/or increase capacity
  • Developing close working relationships, partnerships, and facilitating coordination with the regional health entities, relevant Ministries of Health, USAID-funded partners, and other stakeholders and partners, including non-USG donors
  • Continuous analysis of data in databases, reports and registers for purposes of knowledge discovery, identification of errors and the potential causes of those errors
  • Oversee quality assurance protocols for technical deliverables to ensure they meet high standards
  • Engaging informatics and analytics staff in formulating and implementing practices and processes that ensures that identified gaps and errors are resolved efficiently and effectively
    Mentoring, guiding and training site staff at each supported site, ensuring that data capturers and other staff responsible for data quality are adequately trained in the data processing procedures and the tools used to perform their duties

    Required qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Public Health, Computer Science, Data Management, Informatics, Global/Public Health Informatics or other related field. (Master’s degree in similar areas is highly preferred.)
  • 7+ years’ work experience in a monitoring and evaluation reporting role with the MOH in Kenya (and or regional country)
  • 5+ years of experience with BI tools, database management and data pipeline management
  • Experience of directly managing a team and supporting multiple work teams
  • Ability to work with large data sets and develop processes that extrapolate the data in an efficient manner
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize diverse information into manageable pieces
  • Demonstrated ability moving into problem-solving mode in response to challenges
  • Success working and thriving in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment effectively managing multiple priorities with tight deadlines
  • Solid understanding of the USG international development health industry and performance analytics
  • Ability to network effectively at all levels and influence without direct management oversight
  • Demonstrated strength in problem solving and analytics and capable of driving insight to action
  • Knowledge and experience with Donor funding reporting, highly preferred
  • Understanding of Health Information Systems, informatics, Analytics, and HIV/AIDS programs/healthcare systems in resource-limited settings advantageous, a plus
  • Willingness and ability to work in and travel to rural, low-resource settings
  • Advanced MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • English is the spoken and written language- other Africa languages preferred

    2. Regional Deputy Program Director
    The Regional Deputy Program Director reports to the Regional Program Director.

    Key responsibilities
  • Generating critical program planning and management documentation, including work plans, budgets, results-based frameworks and impact targets.
  • Reviewing supporting documentation and the concept notes to ensure completeness, consistency and adherence to the grant terms
  • Reviewing, analyzing and assessing grantees performance against KPIs as per grant agreement
  • Reviewing grantees financial reports and request any additional supporting documentation
  • Preparing and timely submission of technical, program and financial reports to USAID/AFR on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Ensuring the quality assurance of all technical requirements, including project results and deliverables as per the project work plan and budgets; Analyse burn rate against planned work plan numbers
  • Assisting the Program Director in identifying and developing plans to close critical gaps, including development of management or information systems to improve programs team performance
  • Documenting program achievements, lessons learned, and best practices
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge management systems for the Programs
  • Providing recommendations and analysis to the Program Director for approval
  • Assuring the highest levels of program quality for all program interventions; this will include appropriate adoption of Standard Operational
  • Procedures for assessments, monitoring and evaluation leading to program development that is responsive to priority needs and builds upon existing capacities;
  • Providing leadership and oversight to the evolution of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning through building off the ground work investment that has been achieved to date and through use of appropriately adapted technology, tools and guidance to field programs.
  • Establishing and maintaining feedback mechanisms for Data/Analysis, M&E results with all stakeholders to identify and share lessons learned and encourage use of data for decision making at all levels, as well as a stronger organizational culture for M&E and learning.
  • Providing leadership and supervision to country-based staff in technical and program implementation guidance

    Required qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in relevant field (public health, social science, management, international development); Master’s Degree highly preferred
  • 5+ years field experience in global health and/or programs management and coordination
  • Successful and proven negotiation, communication and organization skills
  • Demonstrated experience in project management in complex environments
  • Solid understanding of the USG international development health industry and performance analytics
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize diverse information into manageable pieces
  • Demonstrated ability moving into problem-solving mode in response to challenges
  • Prior experience developing and managing budgets and program work plans
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of technology project management
  • English is the spoken and written language- other Africa languages preferred
  • Willingness and ability to work in and travel to rural, low-resource settings
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency working within specialized software utilized in programs

    How to apply:
    To apply for this position, go to and click on Careers (under the “Contact” tab) to create an on-line account/profile. You can apply directly to the position by clicking on the following link: BroadReach Jobs.
    Please be sure to include your Cover Letter, Resume and name of Position.

    We only contact short-listed candidates. If we do not contact you, please know we will keep your resume on file for other relevant opportunities in the near future. We appreciate your interest in BroadReach.

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