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Sep 10, 2017

EGPAF Data Entry Clerk NGO Job in Kenya

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Job Vacancy: Data Entry Clerk - UNITAID Project
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15 countries and at over 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. 
The Foundation’s global mission is to eliminate pediatric HIV and AIDS by implementing HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

Through a grant from UNITAID, EGPAF will introduce and scale-up innovative point-of-care (POC) early infant diagnosis (EID) in nine African countries. 

This four-year project will procure and distribute more than 279 POC EID platforms and 300,000 POC EID tests worth an estimated total cost of US$ 24 million. 

The Project will enable the testing of up to 300,000 HIV-exposed infants, resulting in increased pediatric HIV diagnosis, earlier initiation of infants on ART, increased pediatric ARV coverage, and improved survival of HIV-positive infants.

Job Summary: Under the guidance of the Strategic Information and Evaluation Officer, the Data Entry Clerk will work to ensure success of the EGPAF Project’s agenda of improving POC EID through continuous quality improvement, data quality assessments, technical assistance and capacity building to EGPAF Project’s technical staff and health care workers at the National, Regional and facility level in support of strategic information activities. 

S/he will provide support to M&E and data management components within the EGPAF Projects and at the facility level.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist the EGPAF UNITAID SI&E Officer to ensure regular, complete, accurate, timely and quality monitoring reports from health facilities (regions) on all required indicators;
  • Work closely with the EGPAF UNITAID SI&E Officer and project technical team to manage all data entry related activities;
  • Work with the Facility staff and Field Support Staff to ensure timely data collection and reporting to EGPAF Country Office;
  • Assist in basic analysis of data and provide timely feedback for decision making;
  • Assist and participate in DQA at supported facilities;
  • Assist and participate in targeted mentorship and supportive supervision on documentation and reporting at supported facilities;
  • Support monthly Regional data review meetings for supported facilities;
  • Participate to any other documentation process of project activities.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors in Biostatics, Health Information Management Systems, IT, Health Records and Information or related field from a recognized institution of higher learning and a certificate in M&E related courses
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience on monitoring and evaluation and data management for a HIV program
  • Familiar with national HMIS and NASCOP EID system and reporting requirements
  • Experience in providing on site mentorship to health care workers on HMIS, cohort analysis and other SI related issues
  • Experience in providing support to EMR implementation at site level
  • Proficiency in computer packages for generating and analysis reports
  • Experience with managing and coordinating teams
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy, high pressure team environment
  • Ability to prioritize workload and demonstrate outcomes on strict deadlines
  • Commendable knowledge & skill in monitoring & evaluation activities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Closing date: 17 September, 2017

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted

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