Health Strat Strategic Information Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Health Strat Strategic Information Advisor Jobs in Kenya

  • Health Strat is an indigenous public health organization specializing in designing and implementing innovative health system solutions.

  • Health Strat implements donor funded programs in HIV/TB/RMNCAH/FP in Kenya, at both the national and county levels.

  • We are inviting applications from experienced and qualified individuals for the position of Strategic Information Advisor.

    About the Project:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation & Strategic Information Systems (MESIS) Project is a project led by Health Strat in partnership with the National and AIDS STI Control Program (NASCOP) through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  • The project supports enhancing strategic information capacity for HIV/AIDS programs towards sustaining epidemic control in Kenya through monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and data science.

    Position Summary:

  • Reporting to the Project Director, the SI Advisor will be the lead technical expert responsible for all strategic information responsibilities related to the program, including all monitoring, evaluation, analytics, and reporting of performance and results.

  • S/he will lead activities to strengthen EPMP which includes overseeing support to MOH at national level to monitor, document and analyze performance of HIV/TB services and support implementation of data quality audits (DQAs) and data quality improvement initiatives (DQIs).

  • S/he will be responsible for guiding the overall SI strategy, implementation of related activities and provision of timely and relevant information to project stakeholders.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain project log-frame matrix, particularly in the areas of objective hierarchy, indicators, and monitoring mechanisms.

  • Develop and maintain the overall framework for project M&E, such as annual project reviews, participatory impact assessments, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons-learned workshops.

  • Lead the periodic monitoring of the project based on indicators and objectives outlined in the work plan.

  • Participate actively in the implementation of Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control (QC) and Quality Improvement (QI) measures for all MESIS project dashboards and supported platforms.

  • Ensure that relevant and good quality project data is analyzed, visualized, and is accessible to all stakeholders in the right format for use.

  • In collaboration with NASCOP, coordinate design of data collection tools, indicator selection, sampling, training of field teams and support implementation of annual data quality audits (DQAs).

  • In collaboration with the PEPFAR SI ITT, support the annual MOH-PEPFAR data alignment activity.

  • Carry out
    activities to enhance capacity of SIRI and Project implementation team to use information for decision making.

  • Provide TA & mentorship to SIRI and the project M&E points of contact.

  • Lead internal & external timely M&E reporting, providing relevant strategic information for evidence-based programmatic and strategic decision-making.

  • With assistance from the M&E Points of Contact (POCs), compile & disseminate quarterly, semi-annual & annual NASCOP performance reports.

  • Maintain a database to ensure all project outputs and results are accurately recorded and coordinated to inform project staff and other relevant stakeholders.

    Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, mathematics, Biostatistics, informatics, or related field.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biostatistics, statistics, Health Records and Information, Public Health Informatics or related field.

  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience in designing, establishing, and managing monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data intensive, performance-based programs funded by PEPFAR.

  • Demonstrable experience with DHIS-2, DATIM, 3PM, DREAMS M&E and other HIV/TB data management and reporting platforms.

  • Training on DHIS-2 and/or other relevant open-source software used for HIV/TB data management.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics and visualizations utilizing Microsoft Excel, STATA, Power BI, Tableau, GIS.

  • Familiarity and experience with MoH and CDC/PEPFAR reporting regulations and requirements.

  • Experience providing training in M&E systems and tools preferred.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants who meet the criteria above should send a cover letter detailing their suitability, a copy of their CV and contact information (name, email address and telephone) for three referees to

  • by 5pm EAT on October 12, 2021.

  • Applicants are required to include the position title they are applying for on the subject line of the email.

  • Incomplete applications and applications received after specified deadline will not be considered.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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