Embassy of The United States Jobs 2022 for Public Health Specialist (Junior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor) available. See details below on how to apply for the position of Public Health Specialist (Junior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor) in Millar Cameron.
The Embassy of the United States of America to Kenya, located in Nairobi, is home to the diplomatic mission of the United States to the Republic of Kenya. The embassy opened in central Nairobi on 2 March 1964, when the United States established diplomatic relations with Kenya.
The Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting Advisor will report to the Division of Global HIV and TB (DGHT), Deputy Branch Chief Health Information Systems (FSN 12 – N89204), Monitoring and Evaluation Branch. The Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting Advisor will provide data input to inform technical oversight on monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities and ensure accountability and efficient use of resources. The incumbent will assist in provision of specialized technical assistance (TA) to PEPFAR funded implementing partners and the Ministry of Health.
Qualifications and Evaluations
- Minimum 3 years of experience working with public health programs, preferably in developing countries.
- The incumbent should possess theoretical and practical knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methods;
- The incumbent should possess experience working with HIV/AIDS programs or related health service programs;
- Experience working with one or more implementing partners preferably funded by USG or UN agencies;
- Experience with the PEPFAR’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting system is Required.
- Basic knowledge of MER practice and methods through training and job experience;
- Knowledge of the Kenyan HIV/AIDS context, especially the Kenya AIDS Strategic Framework (KASF);
- Familiarity with public health and HIV/AIDS programming and data collection, analysis and presentation;
- Knowledge of monitoring and surveillance systems and knowledge of current MER tools and systems in resource limited and data poor environments;
- General knowledge of Kenyan public sector health system and its affiliate agencies, donors and related private sector program would be an asset.
- Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines: statistics, mathematics, public health, epidemiology, or demography is required.
LANGUAGE: Fluency in Level IV English and Level III Kiswahili, both written and oral, are required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Evidence of excellent interpersonal, facilitation, and team building skills/experience will be required;
- Excellent communication skills in English, written/verbal and diplomacy.
- Excellent technical, coordination, interpersonal and teamwork skills;
- Strong quantitative and analytical skills, verbal skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues;
- Must have the ability to obtain, analyze, organize and interpret data and present findings in both oral and written form;
- Presentation skills and diplomacy are critical. Must be able to prepare precise and accurate reports and to develop and present briefings;
- Practical knowledge of database systems business intelligence platforms, and proficiency in MS-Office applications is required;
- Sound judgment combined with a mature and professional demeanor is a necessary trait;
- Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines or date for special events;
- Ability to work within other crosscutting issues guiding development work in Kenya.
- Advanced numerical skills with standard Keyboarding skills
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO)
The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
- All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
- Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Nairobi, Kenya may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
- For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
- HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference
- HOW TO APPLY
Closing Date : 3 February. 2022
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