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Clinical Associate

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide guidance and interpretation of clinical guidelines, procedures, and legislation relevant to the project.
  • Leverage KeHMIS centers of excellence and visit them on a schedule to understand user journeys, document facility work-processes supported by KeHMIS applications and recommend how KeHMIS applications can be optimized to support them
  • Support the design, organization, and implementation of solutions touching on clinical aspects of the project
  • Collaborate with the technical teams and other partners, supporting the design of suitable strategies, based on sound and current clinical evidence.
  • Liaising with external partners within the context of clinical information, evidence, and discussion forums.
  • Contribute to the development of expert knowledge on quality improvement in clinical settings within the project.
  • Support technical teams in defining clinical project parameters and clinical resource requirements and make these recommendations to the project director and project management team.
  • Plan, develop and contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness of clinical outcomes from the EMR/EHR Implementation.
  • Identify complex clinical systems and organizational challenges hindering the accomplishment of project goals and objectives and determining procedures to be followed inn implementing appropriate remedial actions.
  • Participate in and advise, when necessary, inductions /orientation programs for new staff and training for existing staff on clinical aspects of the project.
  • Provide support to the project leadership director in coordinating project activities, interpreting and communicating clinical and program guidance to project teams.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Clinical Officer with experience in clinical health care especially in HIV service delivery, active licensure preferred.
  • Experience providing HIV clinical services in a clinical setting is required.
  • Experience working in research/surveillance or study setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international HIV treatment initiatives and Kenya’s HIV treatment guidelines.
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years’ experience on infectious diseases and HIV and AIDS management, with at least 3 years’ experience working on health care delivery in a resource challenged setting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work across-culturally with diverse teams.
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail and quality.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical written and oral communication skills.
  • High degree of judgment, maturity, ingenuity, and originality to interpret strategy, to analyze, develop and present work and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs.

Senior Technical Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide technical leadership and guidance in planning and implementing monitoring, evaluation and research/learning activities in the PEPFAR and COVID-19 / emerging pandemics space. Specifically, the Senior Technical Advisor will:

Technical Leadership

  • Lead / contribute to the design, implementation and use of national and USAID M&E systems, including:
  • Lead collaborative processes to develop MEL frameworks, logic models, theories of change, indicators, and indicator reference sheets
  • Support country processes to review, compare, and align MOH indicators/requirements with PEPFAR/USAID indicators
  • Lead data quality assessments including leading the development of protocols, standard operating procedures and data collection forms for data quality assessment activities
  • Provide technical leadership in the design and implementation of assessments, evaluations and research activities related to digital health, informatics, data analytics, and data use for the global COVID-19 and HIV response. This may include:
  • Leading and contributing to the development and refinement of research questions
  • Leading and contributing to the development of study protocols and terms of reference for case studies, data quality/data use assessments, M&E and health information system (HIS) assessments, etc.
  • Participate in data collection efforts, including supervising and/or conducting key informant and/or focus group interviews
  • Lead analysis of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Synthesize findings and prepare case studies and presentations as requested
  • Serve as a point of contact and technical expert in Data.FI custom indicators and learning questions and participate in processes to refine and improve upon the custom indicators and execute activities related to answering key Data.FI learning questions
  • Contribute to new business development, strategy, and other corporate initiatives, as required

Capacity Development

  • Conceptualize, design, and lead efforts to build capacity of MOH counterparts, USAID and local implementing partners on MEL, digital systems for data capture and research
  • Support and guide capacity building of internal teams and partners through formal trainings, mentorship, coaching and supervision

Management

  • Maintain strong, positive working relationships with country teams, partners, government counterparts, USAID Washington, and USAID Mission staff as primary point of contact for specific project activities
  • Negotiate workplans with USAID, including building consensus around benchmarks, products, timelines, and developing budgets
  • Liaise with Data.FI partners to determine partner’s scopes of work and budgets, and input into contracting
  • Manage workplan completion, working in partnership with Data.FI partners and the Data.FI management team
  • Participate in communities of practice and develop strategies to improve MEL and research practices within Project and partner activities
  • Coordinate meetings and liaise with US government, country collaborators, and other program staff across organizations to carry out activities, as required
  • Support timely, accurate and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to USAID, including narrative progress reports and weekly, monthly quarterly, semi-annual and annual quantitative results

Key Competencies Required: 

  • Strong familiarity and demonstrated professional experience in monitoring, evaluation, learning and research, with a preference for global experience in HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, or other global health programs
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing PMPs or other results frameworks, with strong familiarity with development and use of USAID global health indicators
  • Advanced knowledge of PEPFAR data reporting streams and an understanding of how PEPFAR data and indicators relate and/or align to country health M&E and information systems, including clinical (EMR) and community-based information systems
  • Strong research skills, with demonstrated competencies in mixed-methods design, qualitative and case study methodologies; and strong background in technical writing for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated skills in capacity building through technical assistance and coaching both face-to-face and at a distance. This includes strong skills in public speaking and delivering trainings and workshops
  • Familiarity or past experience working with data from country health management information systems (e.g., DHIS2, HIV electronic medical records, LMIS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID, CDC, and PEPFAR partners in the field, to improve program performance and build analytical capability
  • Experience analyzing qualitative data using Atlas.ti, NVivo, or other qualitative analysis software is an asset
  • Experience coordinating teams, and coaching, mentoring, and training internal staff, partners, and country government counterparts through a variety of methods
  • Willingness to travel and work abroad 25-30% of the time in developing countries and elsewhere
  • Excellent oral and communication skills in English. French and/or Spanish language proficiency is strongly preferred

Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred:

  • Experience in public health programming in a LMIC context, and in particular HIV care and treatment, prevention, and community-based programs
  • Detail-oriented and deadline-driven with strong organizational skills
  • Able to work in a dynamic and agile environment with changing requirements and priorities
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in team settings
  • Well-honed active listening skills, combined with a desire to actively coach, mentor, and provide thoughtful feedback to colleagues, peers, and direct reports
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a fast-moving and multicultural and cross-functional team while maintaining a client-centered focus
  • Ability to work independently and to manage a wide range of activities on a daily basis with limited supervision
  • Proven capacity to take initiative and willingness to learn new skills as needed
  • Ability to work cross-culturally with flexibility to work across time zones, occasionally accommodating meeting times outside of the regular workday

DATA ANALYSTS

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement data analysis plans using statistical techniques.
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets for HIV/TB program improvement.
  • Identify insights from data and prepare reports for HIV/TB program improvement.
  • Assess the quality of data and cleaning data.
  • Create visualizations of data using statistical techniques to show insights.
  • Support evaluations and studies using the national data warehouse as a data source.
  • Prepare ad hoc data sets and analytic outputs for program planning and improvement.
  • Work closely with other Data Analysts & Data Use team to develop and disseminate information products.
  • Advise the DWH team and Data Use team on the required HIS enhancements to meet stakeholder needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • University education in biostatistics or statistics.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the same or similar position in HIV/TB program.
  • Proficient and working knowledge of R Programming Language for data cleaning, statistical analysis, and data visualization.
  • Creative and Analytical Thinking, excellent problem-solving skills including the ability to analyze and resolve complex problems.

Kenya Investment Mechanism – Finance and Operations Intern

Responsibilities

·         Support preparation of payment approval forms for invoice processing ensuring all documentation is attached.

·         Review procurements, budgets, reports, and other documents to ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures

·         Provide support on human resources management comprising of scheduling interviews, documentation, reference check and compiling selection panel reports.

·         Track office consumables ensure replacement and monitor monthly consumption.

·         Compile procurement documentation including utilities and ensure documentation is complete prior to submission for payment processing.

·         Support in updating asset and inventory register on regular basis,

·         Assist in management of electronic and physical document registry including filing and retrieval of supporting documents.

·         Participate in coordinating office meetings and offsite meetings.

·         Any other task relevant to this scope that may be determined from time to time.

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirement for this role includes:

·         Graduate degree within the last 2 years from any of the following courses: Commerce (Finance or Accounting), Business Administration, Statistics, Research, CPA – K, Economics, or related courses

·         Must be proficient in Excel and Word and be comfortable in Microsoft software environment,  

·         Ability and maturity to interact with key staff and c-suite level officials  

·         An application letter narrative how the candidate would benefit from a program of this nature

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in English

·         Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail

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