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AMPATHPlus Medical Officer and Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Kenya

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Posted: Jan 1, 2014

AMPATHPlus Medical Officer and Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Kenya

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATHPlus) is a program under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) and Moi University whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to health care.
AMPATHPlus supports the Ministry of Health in eight (8) Counties of Western Kenya Region, with a catchments population of an estimated 3.5 million people.

Applications are invited from qualified energetic candidates with ability to manage a large clinical care program for the following vacant positions:-

1) Medical Officer 
1 Post
The successful candidate will be the Project Manager for the “FLTR” (Find, Link, Treat and Retain) program an effort to Find every HIV positive person in a selected catchment of 2 million persons.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Guide the team on how to Find, Link, Test and Retain (FLTR) HIV infected patients in the community.
  • Be able to understand barriers to successful FLTR.
  • Oversee all components of FLTR and give outcomes.
  • Provide clinical care.
  • Teach and mentor care providers.
  • Work closely with data management team and monitoring & evaluation to support program improvement and reporting to the management and donors.
The ideal candidate must:
  • Possess a MBChB degree from a recognized university.
  • Have more than one-year practical experience in a busy hospital.
  • Be registered as a medical practitioner by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist’s Board.
  • Prior experience with the Ministry of Health will be an added advantage.
  • Commit to work with the Program for a minimum period of two (2) years.
  • Be a creative contributor to the FLTR Program and help guide it towards success.
  • Have excellent communication skills in English, Kiswahili and able to multitask.
  • Have good leadership/management skills.
2) Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor 
1 Post
Job Description
The M&E Advisor is ultimately responsible for the design and implementation of project data management and reporting system.
Responsibilities include monitoring program activities, planning and implementing studies, development of tools, establishing feedback mechanisms to project staff and partners, technical assistance to program staff, partners, and County and sub county persons responsible for data management.
A primary responsibility will be to ensure that all those involved in the AMPATH Plus project understand the role and importance of data and methods for using it to improve program effectiveness
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and update project M&E Plan and PMP, including identifying appropriate indicators and design of data collection system for the project to collect and report on data to measure performance and achievement of project objectives;
  • Prepare and disseminate quarterly, routine program progress reports (tracked against work plan);
  • Supervise the timely production and storage of accurate, reliable data and carry out analysis and interpretation of project data.
  • Prepare reports on project performance against established goals and objectives, and, at appropriate times, on project achievements.
The ideal candidate should have:
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Demography, Population Studies, Sociology, Applied Statistics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Systems Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or Health informatics related
  • PHD in Quantitative Social Sciences or proof of near completion will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of six years of progressively responsible experience successfully designing, implementing and overseeing monitoring and evaluation tasks for health and/or development projects at the county levels.
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar).
  • Experience with programming software a plus.
  • Experience with USG and Ministry of Health projects and reporting requirements.
Terms of Employment
The successful candidate will be employed on a 2-year renewable contract terms with a competitive salary, allowances and other benefits.
All candidates who meet these requirements and are interested should submit their applications, copies of certificate together with detailed Curriculum Vitae giving details of their current remuneration to:
The Chief of Party
AMPATH Plus Program
P.O. Box 4606– 30100
For details please refer to our website: www.ampathkenya.org
So as to reach him on or before 15th January 2014.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.


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