12 Surveillance Officers Jobs in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: 12 Surveillance Officers Jobs in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

ICAP of Columbia
University (registered in Kenya as Center for International Programs-Kenya) is
working in partnership with the Ministry of Health to strengthen Public Health
Initiatives in Kenya.

Applications are invited
for the following fixed term PROJECT RISE POSITIONS

JOB TITLE: Surveillance Officers – 12 positions

LOCATION: Nairobi with travel to ICAP sites

Overall Job Function

Reporting to the
Surveillance coordinator, the surveillance officer is a member of the senior
regional  management  team  and  will  oversee 
programmatic activities and site support at county health facilities for
efficient delivery of quality services.

Key Responsibilities

  • To
    oversee the planning, initiation and implementation of hospital-based
    sentinel surveillance system for AFIs
  • To
    provide technical support for the planning and implementation of
    hospital-based sentinel surveillance system for AFIs
  • To
    provide technical support for the planning and implementation of
    hospital-based sentinel surveillance system for AFIs
  • To
    provide on-going supervision of ICAP-supported hospital-based sentinel
    surveillance system for AFIs
  • To
    participate in training and mentorship of site facility staff for
    hospital-based sentinel surveillance system for AFIs
  • To
    participate in designing programs to assist in monitoring, evaluation and
    quality improvement  activities for hospital-based sentinel
    surveillance system for AFIs
  • To
    liaise with Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in
    coordinating the implementation of Acute Febrile Illnesses (AFI)
    surveillance in multisite hospitals
  • To
    prepare budgets, work plans, reports and other technical papers for acute
    Febrile Illnesses (AFI) surveillance

Qualifications

  • Diploma
    in clinical medicine, Higher Diploma in Epidemiology, Research and
    Surveillance
  • BSc
    and MPH, or an advanced relevant degree an added advantage
  • At
    least 5 years of experience with donor-funded health programs

How to Apply

All applications
including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at
least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the Country Director,
 jobs@icapkenya.org on or before September 23rd 2021.