SAIDIA Project Data Clerk Job in Kenya

Project Data Clerk

Position Identification:

Department  : Programs
Job Title : Data Clerk, SAIDIA project (Ref.2012/DC/44)
Reports To : Program Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability
Duration : 1 month

Background Information


Support and Assistance To Indigenous Implementing Agencies (SAIDIA), is a US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funding initiative composed of two member organizations, both working hand-in-hand with the GOK and in close collaboration with sixteen indigenous organizations that were selected as implementing sub-grant partners.  
The program implements eleven service areas namely Palliative Care, Basic Care and Support, OVC, Health Systems Strengthening, Abstinence and being faithful and Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS,  ART Services, TB/HIV, and Testing and Counseling.

The overall program strategy is to develop and reinforce capacities among the sixteen indigenous sub-grant partners in improving HIV prevention, treatment, and care and support services to marginalized people in the four provinces of Kenya namely Central, Eastern, Nairobi and Rift valley. 

Beyond providing anti-retroviral therapy, the program is strengthening in-country technical expertise, building capacity of indigenous umbrella organizations to support ART, developing locally appropriate models of care, and applying evidence-based practices to improve care and treatment as well as maintaining a clear and precise data.

Purpose

  • Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, and working closely with the Health team, the Data Clerk will maintain up-to-date KePMS database. 
  • S/he will receive, review and enter data from partner staff into SAIDIA database monthly and share with program team for review.
Responsibilities   
  • Receive project data from CRS and partner staff
  • Review and validate data sent from the field and support project and partner staff in preparing data for entry to the system.
  • Enter data from partners into KePMS in line with CDC guidelines and according to data calendar
  • Analyse KePMS data and share with project team during project meetings
Expertise Required
  • At least grade C Plain in KCSE
  • A Diploma in Information Technology, Health Records or other relevant field
  • Computer proficiency in databases and spreadsheets
  • At least 1 year experience using KePMS
  • Proficiency in data analysis software such as SPSS, Epi Info will be an added advantage.
  • At least 1 year health data entry experience and familiarity with Ministry of Health HMIS
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of CDC and PEPFAR data requirements

Working Relationships

Internal: Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability Program Manager, SIADIA CoP, Project Officers.

External: Implementing Partners, NGOs/Consortium members working with HIV and AIDS unit.

Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by 12 noon, Wednesday  June 13, 2012.

Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program
E-mail: hr@ke.earo.crs.org

Note:  Please indicate the Reference Number of the position you are applying for on the ‘email subject’ . 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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