Goldstar Senior Technical Officer-M&E Job in Kenya

Through the APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde and APHIA plus Health,
Communications and Marketing projects, Goldstar Kenya is building the
capacity of private practitioners to provide comprehensive and
integrated HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment services that are
in line with Government of Kenya health strategies and national
standards. 
We seek qualified candidates for the following positions.
Senior Technical Officer-M&E

Location: Nairobi
Reference No: GSKenya-STOME-044

Basic Function:

Undertakes
functions for the overall management and coordination of monitoring and
evaluation (M&E) activities for Gold Star (GS) Kenya, focusing
specifically on systems for collecting data for measuring project
implementation, effectiveness, quality assurance, documentation and
reporting. 
The position overseas implementation of data
management and M&E activities in accordance with guidelines
stipulated by the funder and regularly updates project staff on progress
towards implementation of the work plan and designing methods for
demonstrating program outputs, outcomes and impact.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manages and coordinates implementation of M&E for GS Kenya.
  • Supervises and provide guidance to Data Management staff.
  • Leads development of quality assurance systems for GS Kenya to ensure data quality.
  • Provides direction and technical assistance to GS Kenya in developing strategic and implementation plans.
  • Ensures
    appropriate data collection tools and systems are in place and being
    used correctly to collect required and accurate data for performance,
    monitoring and evaluation.
  • Oversees and guides development the management information systems and project databases.
  • Prepares and reviews program performance monitoring plans (PMP) as required by funders.
  • Operationalizes
    the PMP, including data collection and verification and prepares
    project performance and data reports as required.
  • Identifies M&E technical assistance (TA) needs of providers, facilities and/or subrecipients and provides/organizes TA through training, mentorship, and/or on-site supervision.
  • Coordinates schedule of and participates in program monitoring visits/forums with other GS Kenya staff as necessary.
  • Ensures
    all relevant GS Kenya staffs are aware of and adhere to funder
    monitoring, evaluation and reporting guidelines and requirements.
  • Continuously reviews and advises on progress towards the achievement of targets.
  • Advises and promotes best practices in data management and M&E among GS staff and providers/facilities/sub-recipients.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Masters
    degree in Social Sciences or Public Health. Must have at least 5-7
    years of experience in M&E.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing,
    databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of
    the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, and MS Access. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability lead a team.
    Experience with USAID-funded programs is an advantage. 
  • Proven
    experience in HIV/TB/STI- and/or reproductive health-related research
    and/or surveillance is a plus. 
  • Flexibility to travel up to 25% time.
Interested candidates are encouraged apply via email to: gskenya-hr@goldstarkenya.org. 
Please
specify source in your application and quote the Reference # provided
on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including
salary requirements, to be received not later than November 2, 2012. 
Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.


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