LVCT Health Public Health Evaluation Officer - Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Public Health Evaluation Officer - Jobs in Kenya

•LVCT Health is an established Kenyan NGO that is renowned for the implementation of health programs at scale in Kenya. Through its vision of Empowered Healthy Communities, LVCT Health is a leader in designing and implementing innovative HIV prevention and treatment approaches, sexual and reproductive health and gender-based violence programs reaching the most vulnerable populations. The organization works with the government and other stakeholders at the national and county levels.

•LVCT Health seeks to fill the position of PHE Officer for the CDC-Dhibiti Project supporting the Implementation of Sustainable, Comprehensive, High-Quality HIV Prevention and Treatment Programs in the Central Region (Kiambu, Murang’a, Nyeri & Kirinyaga counties) of the Republic of Kenya. The project aims to support the Government of Kenya (GoK) at the National and County level in its HIV and AIDS initiatives in Kenya.

Job purpose
The Public Health Evaluation Officer will work with the PHE Lead in implementation learning activities geared towards assessing and documenting clinical and operational program effectiveness under Dhibiti project in close coordination with the Technical and SI teams. The PHE officer will contribute to generation of a strong evidence base to improvement of the quality of programs under the project.

Key Responsibilities
•Support in the design and implementation of all aspects of the Public health evaluation studies/learnings
•Work closely with the Technical team under guidance of PHE Lead to identify priority program and public health learning and evaluation questions
•Participate in identifying and evaluating interventions to address key programmatic challenges using strong scientific methodology to inform the program, MOH, and the broader HIV field
•Support in ensuring the highest quality scientific, ethical and regulatory standards for all learning activities
•Contribute to capacity building of project staff, partners, and MOH personnel in the conduct of Public Health Evaluation through trainings, mentoring, and sharing/review of relevant scientific literature
•Participate in preparation of study reports,
abstracts and manuscripts and dissemination of results at county, national, and international levels
•Work with county and other project teams to facilitate sharing of experiences across the project and county health departments to improve knowledge and programming
•Any other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
•Degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Maternal Child Health, Public Health or HIV related sciences
•Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in Public Health Evaluation, health research in developing countries, including protocol development, design of surveys, training of research staff, data collection, data analysis, and scientific publication elaboration
•Experience in HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health research
•Experience in working with the Counties/MOH collaboratively
•Ability to supervise and train staff
•Good interpersonal skills, communication, accountability, continual learning, and results driven
•Good data analytic and report writing skills

How to apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to .

  • The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

  • The closing date is September 07, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit our website for more information about the organization

  • LVCT Health DOES NOT CHARGE any fee whatsoever in any part of the recruitment process

    For more information and job application details, see; LVCT Health Public Health Evaluation Officer Jobs in Kenya

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