IBTCI Program Manager and QA/QI Monitors Jobs in Kenya

IBTCI is contracted by USAID to conduct monitoring and evaluation for USAID-funded activities in Kenya and East Africa. 
IBTCI is looking for long-term and short-term staff to implement Site Improvement through Monitoring System (SIMS) over the next 2 years.
SIMS goal is to increase the impact of PEPFAR programs on the HIV epidemic through standardized monitoring of the quality of PEPFAR support at the site level (e.g. health facility; ward, county, etc.), focusing on key program area elements. 


SIMS aims to systematize and broaden ongoing PEPFAR site monitoring processes and improve documentation of this oversight.
This is accomplished through administration of standard tools that assess adherence to PEPFAR standards of care and service delivery, as well as within entities that support and guide service delivery.
Program Manager
The Program Manager will be responsible to ensure on-time submission of all required deliverables as well as the quality of each deliverable outlined in the USAID/IBTCI SIMS Task Order contract. 
She/He will ensure all activities function smoothly and efficiently in accordance to the USG technical team leads guidance. 
The Program Manager will;
  • Coordinate the day-to-day management of all technical and administrative staff;
  • Provide overall technical leadership and expertise in SIMS implementation;
  • Mentor, support and supervise activity staff and facilitate the development of all activity deliverables;
  • Oversee and have direct input into all human resources functions including recruiting (when necessary), training, performance planning and evaluation for all direct reports;
  • Ensure that activity planning, development, resource availability and management of activities function smoothly and efficiently;
  • She/he will lead the institutionalization of quality assurance and quality control in the SIMS activity;
  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of data;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Degree in medicine and postgraduate qualification in public health and quality Improvement from a recognized training institution;

Nairobi with field visits to North Eastern, Coast, Rift Valley and Nyanza/Western regions.
QA / QI Monitors
QA/QI Monitors will be responsible for planning and implementing data monitoring, management and data entry and quality assurance monitoring. 
SIMS site assessments will be conducted on a regular and ongoing basis over the next two years. 
Specifically, the QA/QI Monitors will;
  • Collect data using the SIMS tools;
  • Verify the accuracy of SIMS data before submission;
  • Ensure the SIMS data meets USG reporting requirements;
  • Assist with data cleaning and quality assurance;
  • Submit SIMS data within 24 hours after data collection;
  • Back-up data on a daily basis;
  • Assist in field logistics including organization of meetings and confirming appointments;
  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of data, when required;
  • Participate in the review of SIMS monitoring tools;
  • Participate in regular management meetings with IBTCI staff, as needed;
  • Collaborate with IBTCI Public Health Specialist and Senior M&E Advisor to ensure high data quality;
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Degree/diploma in nursing, or community health from a recognized training institution;
Required skills/Experience
  • At least four (4) years of data monitoring and management at facility and community levels;
  • At least four (4) years of experience on HIV programming in Kenya;
  • Familiarity with the MoH HIV data collection and reporting tools;
  • Experience with interviewing techniques;
  • Excellent verbal and written skills as well as good organizational and team skills;
  • Experience working with the MoH and private health facilities desirable;
  • Experience using Ms. Office packages;
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail;
Location: North Eastern, Coast, Rift Valley and Nyanza / Western regions. 
Please specify your current residence.

To Apply: 
Kindly send your updated/detailed CV, indicating your current and expected salary, to cmbithuka@ibtci.com by May 4, 2016 subject line: Program Manager or QA/QI Monitors. 
Only shortlisted applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted

Kenyan nationals only.

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