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.
Person specification
  • 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

  • Please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience 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.
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