Job Description/RequirementsAbout the Centre for the study of Adolescence (CSA)Centre for the study of Adolescence (CSA) is a leading national Organization committed to the promotion of the health and development of young people through research, technical assistance, advocacy and capacity building to expand choices and improve access to safe, affordable and sustainable Health services. CSA works in partnership with governments, relevant institutions, professionals and communities to support young people’s right to exercise choices, access to health services and participate fully in activities that promote their health and general wellbeing.Overview of the ProgramCentre for the Study of Adolescents, CSA, is sub-awarded by World Vision Kenya (WVK)- USAID Tumikia Mtoto Project to implement specific and appropriate Evidence-informed Behavioral Interventions targeting adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) aged 9-24 years in Embakasi North and South, Kasarani, Kamukunji, Westlands, Makadara in Nairobi and Thika and Ruiru Sub counties IN Kiambu.This is a 5 years OVC (Orphans and Vulnerable Children) and DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored and Safe) Program that aims to increase use of Quality County-led Health and Social Services. The DREAMS initiative is aimed at reducing new HIV infections among 9-24 years old AGYW through the provision of a tailored, comprehensive and evidence-informed service package for AGYW, their male sexual partners; families; and communities. The initiative acknowledges that keeping adolescent girls and young women HIV free also positively impacts their overall health, education, development, and wellbeing. The DREAMS strategy underscores the provision of adolescent friendly services and AGYW empowerment in all spheres of life.Applications are therefore advertised for the following positions in the USAID Tumikia Mtoto Project within CSA.4. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (3 positions Nairobi/Kiambu)Commencement of Duty: July 2021Duty Station: CSA Nairobi Office.Duration of contract: 1 year renewableReports to: Monitoring and Evaluation ManagerMain Duties:The post holders will provide data collection, tracking, cleaning and analysis support to the TUMIKIA MTOTO team in Nairobi and Kiambu.Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day monitoring and evaluation of the DREAMS initiative program in collaboration with M&E Assistants and ward co-ordinators in both Nairobi and Kiambu Counties Respectively. The M&E Officer will work closely with other DREAMS TUMIKIA MTOTO teams and in liaison with Government line Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Devolution and Planning, and the Ministry of Interior and coordination of national government. The officer will ensure timely collection, compilation and update of information and data from the field into DREAMS database as per the program SoP.Key Responsibilities:▪ Support administration of DREAMS data management and Quality.▪ Communicating with partners (from multiple sites) on data management to support smooth data collection and transfer of information.▪ Keeping a log - activities undertaken within the wards▪ Supporting the coordination of data collection (tracking), including scheduling and undertaking field visits for verifications▪ Performing quality checks on data, including data cleaning and verification of data.▪ Train M&E Assistants and Ward Co-ordinators on the data collection tools and deta recording in the M&E system.▪ Support managing program databases for programmes▪ Processing data and providing information for reporting▪ Work towards achieving programme objectives▪ Ensure familiarity with and adhere to all USAID TUMUKIA MTOTO policies and procedures and keep the staffs informed on the progress of activities.Education & TrainingDegree in Statistics,or equivalent in relevant discipline.Additional Training in Monitoring and Evaluation using databases SPSS, STATA and EXCEL.Experience and Knowledge▪ Demonstrated experience of working on program data for atleast 5 years preferably USAID funded programs.▪ Experience working in USAID funded programs, including tracking and logging information in databases.▪ Proven ability to manage program data and databases including cleaning, analysing and reporting data.▪ Familiarity with data management, entry and preliminary data analysis▪ Experience of using DREAMS data base, MS Excel for managing information and computing.How to Apply;Written applications including Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae indicating position and the county/ward applied for with day-time contact phone number(s) of three referencesThe application should reach theAdministrative Managerby not later thanJune 14th, 2021on E-mail:email@example.comThe Administrative ManagerCenter for the Study of AdolescenceMbaazi Avenue, Off Kingara Road, LavingtonP.O. Box 19329-00202, Nairobi; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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