Public Health Evaluation Expert, Kenya

3 months ago
Kenya
Type
Temporary Full-Time

Overview

Company Profile:

 

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including health, education, environment and economic development and crisis, conflict and governance.

 

Position Description:

 

IBTCI is currently seeking a Public Health Evaluation Expert for the USAID Kenya and East Africa Health Population and Nutrition (HPN) APHIAplus Imarisha Activity end of project evaluation. The Public Health Evaluation Expert will be a senior local expert clinician in the fields of HIV/AIDS/Tuberculosis/Health/Population and Nutrition. One-third of the IBTCI evaluation team’s level of effort will be devoted to addressing project outcomes, while two-thirds of evaluation team’s time will be devoted to analytical work and processes for the identification of more viable and feasible implementation strategies for ongoing and future activities. This position is open to Kenyan nationals only. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

 

The Public Health Evaluation Expert will take full responsibility for leading the components of the evaluation related to HIV/AIDS programs at the facility and community levels, while working with the other two team members. S/he will have strong demonstrated experience in the use of social science qualitative research methods in the collection and analysis of data. S/he will provide technical area leadership in the data collection, analysis of key findings, development of substantive and evidence based conclusions and action-oriented and practical recommendations, and on facilitating technical discussions geared towards developing implementing strategies on a broad range of development programs. S/he will take the lead in data collection, analysis and technical writing for the report sections on HIV/AIDS. The Public Health Evaluation Expert will provide technical advice on public and community health evaluation strategies and contribute subject matter expertise for the evaluation process. S/he will participate in all meetings including dissemination seminars with the donor, county health clinical and management teams, and other stakeholders. The Public Health Evaluation Expert will participate in fieldwork activities including health facility assessment, household surveys and organizational capacity assessments.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

Education: Doctor of Medicine (MD) with a Master’s degree in Public Health, International Development, Epidemiology, Health Sciences or related field

 

Language: English: Fluent in speaking, reading and writing required; Swahili highly desirable

 

Experience:

  • 6 or more years conducting evaluation and research in Sub-Sahara Africa, including the East Africa region
  • Significant work experience in HIV/AIDS programing and evaluation, especially in HIV prevention, care and treatment, HIV/TB, and pediatric AIDS
  • Demonstrated expertise on the use of social science qualitative and/or quantitative research methods in the collection and analysis of data
  • Experience in participatory evaluation methodologies, design, and end of program evaluations is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge and technical and management expertise in public health
  • Excellent analytical skills (both qualitative and quantitative)
  • Previous evaluation experience with a donor-funded health and HIV program activities in Kenya
  • Excellent verbal and written skills as well good organizational and team skills
  • Experience working with Ministries of Health and community organizations. Experience in conducting capacity assessments
  • Experience with MS Office packages is a must

How to apply:

 

Please submit all application materials at https://careers2-ibtci.icims.com.

 

No phone calls, please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

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