ICT and M&E Officer Job

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  • Apply Before : February 18, 2022
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Job Description

Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence-informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.

CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of an ICT and M&E Officer – Ezesha99DOTS (DAT Activity) in Nairobi and is contingent upon funding:

Overall Job Function

This role oversees the development, configuration and installation of the Ezesha99DOTS technology, Ezesha99Dots seeks to pilot digital adherence technologies (specifically Medication Adherence Sleeves) for Tuberculosis in Kenya. The ICT and M&E Officer will be responsible for providing ICT and M&E technical expertise in the development, roll out, routine system management of the DAT technology in collaboration with the TB ARC II team and NTP. He/she will also be responsible for the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning of the Ezesha99DOTS (DAT Activity) as per the donor requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

ICT technical support to the Project;

  • Identification and engagement of a technology provider to support system set-up, customisation, pre-testing, commissioning, rollout and maintenance of the DAT technology/system
  • Support installation and configuration of applications (hardware and software) including procurement of the ICT needs of the project as well as management of the cloud hosting of data from the system whilst ensure security, privacy and confidentiality of the project data
  • In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, liaise with service providers for SMS bundling and airtime provision to different cadres of staff
  • Routinely review User support (e.g. poor performance) and faults (e.g. system failure) occurring in the operation of hardware and software and determine course of action to reduce system downtime
  • To receive, prioritise and respond to issue tickets and requests for support from end users at all levels

Monitoring and Evaluation technical support to the project;

  • Support and participate in the implementation of project activities such as patient enrolment and registration into the system, support supervision visits to facilities implementing the technology
  • In close collaboration with the project coordinator and the TB ARC II ICT Specialist, lead in the execution of the Ezesha99DOTs Project Monitoring and Evaluation plan as expected by CHS and the donor including but not limited to collating, consolidating, tracking and monitoring, analyzing, visual presentation of the reports and dashboards for project data
  • In collaboration with the TB ARC II Nairobi Regional Officer, coordinate the review of the Ezesha99DOTS project performance during regular monthly and quarterly performance review meetings and experience sharing and dissemination forums in the count
  • Support the project team in planning and implementing end of project evaluation, documentation processes including development and publication of relevant products
  • Offer ICT and M&E technical expertise to NTP ICT section as required.

Person Specification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology or related field
  • Ability to understand the requirements of business and translate them technically
  • Familiar with outside data sources and APIs
  • Experience with MySQL and SQL server databases
  • Experience in software development, and design including web applications
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C++, C#, .Net, PHP
  • Technical knowledge deploying complex web-based digital health systems and managing complex databases
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation support including data analysis and presenting statistical reports to different audiences
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and informadhere to strict timelines/deadlines
  • Poses good interpersonal ,communication and report writing skills
  • Experience working in collaboration with the county or national governments.

How To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to vacancies@chskenya.org clearly indicating the subject title as  ICT and M&E Officer – Ezesha99DOTS (DAT Activity): CHS/HR/TBARCII/IMEO/01/2022 by 5.00PM February 18, 2022.

Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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