GOK Epidemiologist, Planning Officer, Accountant, Data Manager, Logistician Jobs in kenya

Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation
The Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Finance has received a grant from The Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. (GFATM) Round10.
The malaria component of the grant titled ‘Scaling up malaria control interventions for impact’ is targeted towards universal coverage of key malaria control interventions.
Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation wishes to invite applications from qualified candidates for the positions below as part of the GFATM-R10 grant implementation.
The successful candidates will be based at the Division of Malaria Control under the Department of Disease Prevention and Control located at KNH Grounds.
Applications to be made using PSC2 Forms which can be downloaded from the PSC Website and submitted on or before 6th July,2012 to the Ministry Headquarters- Afya House HRM Department Room 314.
You are advised to attach copies of the following documents:
  1. National Identity Card.
  2. Academic Certificates and testimonials.
  3. Detailed CVs.
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/Epidemiologist:
The Monitoring and Evaluation officer will address technical aspects related to information collection, flow, analysis, reporting and interpretation. He/she will be directly responsible of:
Specific responsibilities
The Monitoring and Evaluation will address technical aspects related to information collection, flow, analysis, reporting and interpretation. He/she will be directly responsible of:
  • Conduct health information system assessments with a focus on strengthening systems for malaria surveillance.
  • Coordinate the preparation of work plan, budget, M&E plan and performance framework for Global Fund Grants and the program as a whole
  • Participate in study design, data analysis and protocol writing as required
  • Assist in reviewing performance and quality of service delivery, and evaluation and use of strategic information
  • Coordinate the malaria surveillance activities from development of Kenya surveillance plan to training of health workers on malaria M & E and Surveillance.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly activity updates on the program and write quarterly and annual progress reports in collaboration with the same.
Qualifications and Competencies
The ideal candidate should have:
  • Post-graduate degree in epidemiology, Public Health, Infectious disease control with preference for malaria.
  • Requires minimum three (3) years experience in infectious disease control monitoring and evaluation.
  • Computer proficiency – Microsoft office suite applications, STATA, SPSS.
Prior experience in malaria programs and M&E systems in Kenya.
The Consolidated Monthly Salary attached to his post is Kshs. 107,184.
Planning Officer:
The role of the planner will be assisting the programme in integrating donor supported activities and the government in the spirit of the principles of three ones.
He/ She will work closely with the program officers to undertake the following responsibilities:
  • Plans, analyzes and evaluates current or proposed health programs within the division
  • Assists in the development and preparation of all annual county plans.
  • Work closely with the health ministries and other partners.
  • Prepares reports based on needs assessment surveys or specialized research studies.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Public Health Administration or a Health Economics related field.
  • Requires 3 years of experience in planning, research or evaluation in a recognized Institution.
  • Knowledge in the Budgeting systems and planning processes.
  • Knowledge of operations in Health Systems.
The Consolidated Monthly Salary attached to this post is Kshs. 60,000.
Senior Accountant:
The accountant will be involved in day to day accounting functions to properly allocate grant resources in accordance to the approved work plans, monitor budgets; provide financial reporting to both to the programme and other agencies as needed. 
He/she will be directly responsible for:
  • Preparation of funds allocation against the activities to be implemented.
  • Monthly financial monitoring of the expenses against the activities for which the disbursement was made.
  • Ensure all the expenditures are incurred in conformity with the laid down GoK and GF financial requirements and procedures.
  • Maintaining and coordinating the implementation of accounting and internal control procedures.
  • Prepare all financial progress reports on Global Fund.
  • Review the financial reports submitted in the GF progress update.
  • Support the Program manager to address queries from the LFA or the Global Fund secretariat on financial management and financial reports of the Global Fund grants
  • Monitor the financial expenses of districts to ensure they are in line with their work plans and funds disbursed by the programs
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Program Manager.
Qualifications and Competencies
The ideal candidate should have:
  • Bachelor degree in Commerce, Economics, or Business Administration. Accounting/ Finance option.
  • CPA Graduate.
  • Knowledge of GOK financial and accounting procedures.
  • Requires minimum of five (5) years working experience with a busy organization.
  • Experience with the Global Fund grants will be an added advantage.
The Consolidated Monthly Salary attached to this post is Kshs. 135,144.
Data Manager:
The data manager will address programmatic information needed to support grant implementation and reporting.
He/ She will work closely with the program officers to undertake the following responsibilities:
  • The key role is to collate, manage, analyze and maintain databases for program.
  • Provide feedback to the Health Information system regarding the quality assurance of data, detected deficiencies and corrective action in the databases.
  • Deal with routine problems arising in the course of data handling
  • Perform data cleaning and Programming of simple questioners into PDAs.
  • Maintain the Malaria Information Acquisition System and back up of malaria data
  • Ensuring timely reporting, data analysis and report writing within set timelines.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • A Bachelors Degree in computer Science, applied mathematics or statistics and Information Technology from a recognized university.
  • Requires minimum of three (3) years experience in data management.
  • Ability to design/develop computer databases and in cleaning data and performing data quality assurance.
  • Computer proficiency – Microsoft office suite applications, STATA, SPSS.
The Consolidated Monthly Salary attached to this post is Kshs. 107,185.
Logistician:
The logistician will work closely with the program officers and manager to ensure success for all logistics issues relatively to the implementation of the program.
She/he will also serve as the program’s liaison with partners on handling of commodities either as procurement or warehousing and distribution partners.
Specific responsibilities:
  • Assist with pipeline analysis and monitoring of essential supplies. Coordinate the dissemination of relevant information to stakeholders.
  • Assist in formulating and implementing logistics solutions for malaria commodities.
  • Designing multi-level detailed logistics management training.
  • Organize Logistics Committee meetings.
  • Monitoring and conducting supervisory activities on logistics in the Districts.
  • Writing progress report on malaria commodities on monthly basis.
  • Writing of quarterly reports to the MOH and partners
Qualifications
  • A Bachelors degree in any of the following: Business Administration, Economics, Commerce- Marketing or supply chain management option or in any related field.
  • Requires three (3) years working experience in logistics and Supply Chain management with a busy organization.
The Consolidated Monthly Salary attached to this post is Kshs. 60,000.
Note: All the positions are for a period of one year renewable contract depending on performance and availability of funding.
Mark Bor
Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Public Health & Sanitation


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