ICAP Prevention Officer and Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Kenya to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at County and Sub County health facilities. 
This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
Applications are invited for the following positions:
1. Position: Prevention Officer
Location: Kisumu with travel to ICAP sites in Nyanza


Overall Job Function: Working under the guidance of the Regional Director, the Prevention Officer will report to the Regional Prevention Advisor in Nyanza on a day-to-day basis to ensure quality HIV testing and counseling and support for adherence and psychosocial activities

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure provision of quality HTC services in line with National protocols and guidelines
  • Ensure 100% linkage for HIV positive clients to HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment
  • Establish and support psychosocial support groups
  • Supervise peer educators and HTC officers
  • Streamline appointment and defaulter tracing systems
  • Support retention strategies in facilities
  • Ensure treatment literacy is provided to enrolled clients
  • Provide quality mentorship and supportive supervision to MoH staff
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing
  • Experience in HIV programming specifically in running HIV prevention programs for at least 3 years
  • Psychological counseling training will be an added advantage
2. Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Location: Kisumu with travel to ICAP sites in Nyanza
Overall Job Function: The incumbent will work under the overall guidance of the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation to provide technical support in the planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (ME) activities within the ICAP HIV prevention, care and treatment program. 
The appointee will work under the supervision of the Regional Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support routine and cohort data collection
  • Provide technical support to facility and district health records personnel
  • Together with program teams, develop and operationalize a schedule for monthly facility and district level monitoring visits to review HIV service delivery and programs and data with a view to identifying gaps for support and mentorship.
  • Lead in the active audit of both paper M&E tools and electronic medical records for data quality assurance
  • Degree in a Health Records Information, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or related field
  • At least 2 years experience in HIV program
  • Ability to plan and manage simultaneous competing priorities with little supervision
All applications including a current CV, telephone number and referees (either current or former supervisor) should be sent to the 
Director- Human Resources, 
on or before March 31, 2016. 
Do not send certificates. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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