ICF International Health, Education and Social Programs M&E Advisor Job in Kenya

Health, Education and Social Programs M&E Advisor

Nairobi, Kenya

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. 
The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through
implementation and improvement. 
Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

Job Description:

The International Health and Development Division of ICF (formerly Macro International Inc.) seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (M&E) to join our team.

The M&E Advisor will provide technical assistance to the Kenya Ministry of Health under AfyaInfo, a USAID technical assistance (TA) project. 
The M&E Advisor will assist in strengthening the availability of routine health data based on worldwide best practices; focusing primarily on the implementation and institutionalization of data quality practices for the national information system..

The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support to the Kenya Ministries of Health, Division of Health Information Systems (HIS) in finalizing standards, protocols, and tools for ensuring the quality of routine health information
  • Develop data quality assurance curriculum to be used for training staff from MOH, NGOs, and CBOs
  • Review findings from data quality assurance activities and develop data quality improvement plans with government and community counterparts
  • Develop a supervision and intervention package to address gaps in facility and community-based health data quality
  • Facilitate national and decentralized data quality review summits
  • Contribute technical expertise to other projects as needed
Basic Qualifications:
  • Advanced University degree i.e. Master’s in Public Health (MPH), or Master’s Degree in health information strategy and policy, epidemiology, international health, demography, biostatistics or monitoring and evaluation
  • 8-10 years professional experience working in health information systems witha demonstrated experience and understanding of stakeholder consultations, requirements analysis, indicator harmonization, data quality improvements and information use
  • Demonstrated experience in organizational capacity building, collaboration with governments and non-governmental entities
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to understand, interpret and work with data
Professional Skills:
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities.
  • Ability to work with all levels of project staff in addition to the MOH and additional partners
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 
ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/D/V To express interest, please visit our website and apply online to job requisition number 1200002552 at www.icfi.com/careers


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