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Job Vacancy: M&E Officer - Data Management (Fluent in English & Swahili), Bungoma, Kenya - ONGOING RECRUITMENT
Role title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Data Management), MANI Kenya
Location: Bungoma, Kenya
Contract type: 1.5 year fixed term contract
We are seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer to support project M&E activities. The role will be responsible for data management (collection, entry, cleaning, analysis), generating and maintaining project score cards and dashboards, preparing project data for donor reporting, providing M&E support to provide real time and user friendly data to monitor activities to achieve results.
About MANI project
The Maternal and New-born Health Improvement (MANI) is a DFID-funded project contributing to reduce maternal and new-born mortality in Kenya by supporting sustained change in financing, planning and provision of and access to more efficient, effective, equitable and accountable service delivery in Bungoma county.
Summary purpose and objective of role
The role holder will primarily be responsible for:
Collation, verification and data entry of Health facility / Community Units data and research related data into the project database
Data cleaning and validation before producing summaries for project reporting
Trouble-shoot and maintain the project database (PMIS) to ensure it remains up-to-date for timely project reporting to DFID
Extract MNH data from DHIS, validate with PMIS, identify and address queries or discrepancies
Routinely provide real time data summaries / analysis outputs to the project technical team
Develop and maintain Excel-based data dashboards and scorecards.
Support with development and maintenance of up-to date GIS site maps
Maintain effective filing system for records at the MANI project office
Participate in routine report compilation (monthly, quarterly, annually) when necessary
Create and file all data in orderly manner and lock it in a safe place.
The Officer will also be required to assist in strengthening Government M&E / HMIS, which includes:
Maintaining an up-to-date Kenya Master Health Facility List (KMHFL) and Kenya Master Community Health Unit List (KMCHUL)
Assist HRIOs to carry out population projection, set and or review facility level target and track performance
Assist with M&E activities, including: capacity building, Data Quality Assessment (DQA), data collection and reporting.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. Statistics, Health Records, Public Health, Epidemiology, Information Technology Demography)
Willingness to live and work in Bungoma County
At least one year of project M&E and data management experience
Good understanding of data management and analysis using Excel, SPSS & STATA
Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint), excellent command of MySQL &Ms-Access databases, experience in troubleshooting and maintaining project level databases
Attention to detail and accuracy in data management
Strong time management, planning, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Good report writing skills
Good written and spoken Swahili and English
Commitment to equal opportunities
Experience of working in the health sector (especially in maternal and new-born health)
Experience of working closely with government at national or county level
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates should state the role in the subject header
Closing date for applications is: 19th August 2016
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.