Site Data Clerks Job Vacancies in Kenya

Position Title: Site Data Clerks

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: 43 (18 Migori and 25 Busia)

Overall, Purpose:To support spray field mobile data collection, train and mentor field teams and continuously troubleshoot mobile devices throughout the campaign.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Set-up of mobile DHIS-2 application before training and before the campaigns.
  • Training and mentorship of spray operators and team leaders.
  • Duplicates resolution.
  • Review insecticide serialization/database reports and support error resolution.
  • Review GPS data capture and Household Head details
  • Entry of all data collected using paper.
  • Ensure that sprayer operators have correct list of geographies to use every morning before departure to field.
  • Work together with sprayer operators and team leaders to verify data for correctness, completeness, and validity before syncing data on mobile DHIS-2 daily.
  • Ensure that team leaders summarize data daily and submit the same to AMEE database.
  • Conduct data collection verification (DCV) in the structures assigned to ensure quality data.
  • Continuously support troubleshooting of smartphones.
  • Ensure documentation of issuance and return of all mobile devices at the site level.
  • Fully charge devices to 100% each end of day.
  • Retrieval of phones and clearance post campaign.
  • Syncing of all data in the phone’s post campaign.

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Training in Biostatistics, Statistics, Data Science, Public Health, Epidemiology, Computer Science or IT or any other numeric or computer related course with experience in M&E and or research.

Minimum educational requirements:

  • Degree + 2 years of relevant work experience (where 1 year in IRS is a preferred advantage) OR
  • Higher National Diploma+ 2 years of relevant work experience (where 1 year in IRS is a preferred advantage) OR
  • Diploma + 6 years of relevant work experience (where 1 year in IRS is a preferred advantage)
  • 1 year experience desirable in data entry and supervision of data teams
  • 1 years’ experience in an MEL role will be a plus.
  • Familiarity with DHIS-2 is desirable.
  • Experience working with mobile data collection systems a plus.
  • Additional professional training in data entry preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and database software


  • Willingness to reside within the County of jurisdiction.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to work for 6 days in a week (Monday to Saturday)
  • Ability to work as a team player in an environment of high daily targets.

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.