Jhpiego MERL Officers Jobs in Kisumu and Migori, Kenya

Jhpiego MERL Officers Jobs in Kisumu and Migori, Kenya


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.

The Impact Malaria Project awarded to PSI and managed by a consortium of partners and funded by PMI / USAID, aims to reduce malaria associated morbidity and mortality.

In Kenya the project is led by Jhpiego. Impact Malaria supports malaria diagnosis, case management and prevention of malaria in pregnancy in 8 priority counties: Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Vihiga, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya and Kisumu.

We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent management 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 to fill the following positions:

  • MERL Officer
  • 2 Positions
  • Based in Kisumu and Migori

    Reporting to the MERL Advisor, the MEL Officer based at the county will work closely with MOH to strengthen documentation, data use for decision-making at sub-county, facility and community levels.

    They will contribute to M&E capacity building of Ministry of Health (MO H) 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 CHVs.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide continuous technical and mentorship support to health care workers on data management processes, data analysis skills and interpretation of indicators
    to meet impact Malaria and MOH program requirements
  • Continuously strengthen capacity of project and health care workers at county, sub-county and community levels on us of DHIS2 and other community system
  • Perform routine data cleaning and ensure the validity, accuracy, consistency and completeness of Malaria data at all levels county, sub-county and community levels before reporting

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Health Records, Public Health, Social Sciences
  • Minimum of 3 years’ progressive work experience
  • Professional training in M&E/DHIS
    Hands on experience in statistical analysis packages – STATA; SPSS, Epi info.
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative methodologies;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing M-health Solutions
  • Working experience with MOH systems and personnel and in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage
  • Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation.
  • Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 28th September 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.

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