IT / mHealth Assistants Job Vacancies in Kenya

Position Title: IT / mHealth Assistants

In 2021, USAID Kenya awarded Abt Associates, the Kenya Vector Control Activity, now renamed PMI Kinga Malaria. It seeks to build on PMI investments under PMI AIRS and VectorLink. The purpose of the project is to plan, implement, provide technical assistance for, monitor, and evaluate critical malaria vector control activities.

This includes indoor residual spraying (IRS) and insecticide treated net (ITN) activities for prevention of malaria in Kenya.

The project has six objectives:

(1) indoor residual spraying and other proven vector control interventions,

(2) entomological monitoring and surveillance,

(3) ITN durability monitoring

(4) data driven decision making to inform strategic deployment of ITNs and IRS,

(5) capacity building of Kenya national malaria program and selected counties and

(6) continuous net distribution system in the community through multiple channels.

In 2024, Abt Associates shall implement IRS in Busia and Migori Counties and in other counties thereafter as determined by USAID Kenya.

In close collaboration with the Division of National Malaria Program (DNMP), Migori and Busia County governments, PMI Kinga Malaria seeks to recruit professionals in different fields to support in implementation of Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) in all the seven sub-counties in Busia County namely, Bunyala, Butula, Matayos, Nambale, Samia, Teso North and Teso South; and Five sub-counties in Migori county namely; Awendo, Uriri, Suna East, Suna West and Nyatike.

The positions being sought are as follows:

Supervisor: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor

Location: Migori and Busia Counties, Kenya

Number Required: 2 (1 Migori and 1 Busia)

Overall purpose: To provide real time IT and mHealth support to the county office and county field staff as well as ensuring mHealth services and reporting across project sites. He/She will work in close collaboration with the county MEL team, County coordinator and IT Manager.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Setup of computers and peripherals in data centers
  • Computer maintenance and troubleshooting at the county data centers and offices.
  • LAN support and troubleshooting
  • Monitoring electricity supply and engaging generator backup as needed.
  • Monitoring internet connectivity across the two counties and providing the support needed.
  • mHealth phones setup and support both in the office and at the operations sites
  • mHealth phone issuance within the county of operation
  • Maintenance of IT issuance forms for the county
  • Tracking phone usage among supervisors within the county
  • Maintaining an inventory of all IT equipment as needed
  • Support in securing and tracking IT equipment.

Required qualifications and experience:

  • IT graduate or holder of Higher National Diploma with at least 2 years' experience in IT related role.
  • 1 years’ experience in IRS data and coordination will be a preferred advantage.
  • Additional professional training in IT will be an added advantage.
  • Applications Installation and trouble shooting


  • Flexibility and willingness to travel on needs basis.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to work for 6 days in a week (Monday to Saturday)
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Strong computer and LAN skills: Microsoft Office

NB: These positions will be on a short-term contract, not more than 2 months and/or on a need basis and those who participated in previous campaigns will have an added advantage. All qualified applicants including minorities, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit for details of the job descriptions on the job listings noted above and send a cover letter and updated CV to with the title of the position being applied for in the e-mail subject line specifying the work location preferred i.e. county and/or Operations Site as applicable e.g. ‘Store keeper-Migori county – Wath Onger Dispensary’ by COB, Wednesday, October 18, 2023.

Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Abt Associates is committed to fostering a diverse, multicultural work environment where our employees respect one another and share a commitment to our firm’s values, mission, and strategies. Abt Associates Inc. provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to age, race, color, sex, creed, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status.