Plan World Health Organization Consultancy Request to Develop Kenya Data Quality Improvement Jobs in Kenya

Plan World Health Organization Consultancy Request to Develop Kenya Data Quality Improvement Jobs in Kenya

  • WHO is currently supporting the Ministry of Health in Kenya to develop and cost a Data Quality Improvement Plan that will run in the next 5 years. The plan will be implemented alongside the Kenya Immunization Strategic Plan.

  • WHO is therefore seeking a qualified candidate to provide technical support to Ministry of Health Immunization program to develop the five year Kenya DQIP.

    Tasks of the consultant

  • Conduct literature review available at WHO, MoH and other documents e.g. policies, manuals, guidelines with an aim of aligning the DQIP agenda to the recommended practices WHO and MoH.

  • Coordinate with the MoH and other partners to ensure timely completion of the DQIP. This shall include convening of meetings (virtual), consolidation of documents to be used in discussion, outlining of agendas.

  • To support NVIP to finalize ongoing data desk review and literature review

  • To support MOH to conclude the t health information system assessment

  • To coordinate data collection from the counties or any field work that may need to be carried out

  • Provide technical assistance to MoH immunization program to prioritize areas for data improvement based on findings of desk review and systems assessment

  • To coordinate with MoH and partners to ensure that the DQIP documentation is completed

  • To cost the prioritized activities in collaboration with MoH, WHO Kenya and WHO-IST for 5 year period.

  • To draft the DQIP

    Expected Deliverables

    Interim outputs

  • System assessment report

  • Data desk review report

  • Costed data improvement activities-2021-2026,

  • Monitoring and evaluation framework for the DQIP

    Final deliverable

  • Finalized Kenya DQIP with all components



  • A consultant with first degree in in Health Information Systems Management or M and E, Information Management, Statistics, Business Information Technology or health sciences

  • A Masters degree in
    health information or statistics or monitoring & evaluation is desired



  • At least five years’ experience working with health information system or health data strengthening activities

  • At least 5 years’ experience in development of short term or medium term plans relating to health information system or monitoring and evaluation or information management or data governance.


  • Experience in immunization/surveillance programme

  • Experience working with counties

  • Working WHO or international organization

  • Skills: Evidence of excellent writing proficiency, interpersonal skills


  • The consultancy is expected to last for six weeks and the consultancy is expected to commence on 03 August to 11 September 2020.

    Administrative arrangements

  • The consultant will work and collaborate on a day-to-day basis with NVIP, DDSR and HIS division. The consultant will enter into contractual agreement with World Health Organization (WHO) Kenya country office and will report to WHO FRH Cluster Lead and WHO Country Representative for both technical and administrative requirements.

    Payment Schedule

    Deliverable Percent

  • Signing of contract 50%

  • Submission of draft DQIP 25%

  • Finalized DQIP 25%

    How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates should submit a Cover Letter and a Curriculum Vitae based on the TORs on or before 15 July 2020 using the email address; with a copy to

  • Please quote the title of the consultancy on the subject while applying for this position.

  • Application is open only to the Kenyan Nationals.

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