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Pathfinder International Jobs in Kenya

Pathfinder International is an international non-profit organization that is dedicated to supporting highquality comprehensive reproductive health services in Kenya.

In order to effectively meet the growing demands for our projects, we wish to recruit for a Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist to be based in our Nyeri office.

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist – Aphia II Central

Reporting to the Project Director, the M&E Specialist has primary responsibility for the design and implementation of M&E systems and activities to measure overall project performance.

S/he will assist partners in data collection, analysis, and presentation, including leading the design and Operationalization of systems and tools.

S/he will work closely with MOH counterparts and prepare regular reports for USAID.

S/he will also design and conduct operations research, and participate in project evaluations.

Job Requirements

Advanced degree in quantitative social science or relevant field with minimum 5 years experience and applied skills in M&E of development projects.

Knowledgeable of challenges faced in Kenya in the areas of HIV/AIDS, RH/FP, MCH, OVC is preferred. Familiarity with M&E software is essential for this role.

Upcoming Positions

Pathfinder is seeking candidates for upcoming projects in Kenya. The projects will address HIV Prevention for adults and youth, working with both government and civil society and linking closely with existing prevention programs to avoid duplication and leverage resources. These positions are subject to project award.

The Project Director

Leading a prevention project in one province the Project director will oversee planning, budgeting, reporting and evaluations while ensuring compliance with management and financial procedures.

S/he will have authority for all project decisions overseeing staff, and will serve as the primary Project liaison for the donor, GOK entities, and stakeholders. The incumbent will work closely with the project team to set strategic directions for the project.

Job Requirements

A Master’s degree in public health, behavioral science, communication or related discipline coupled with 10 years of relevant health and development experience are essential.

Proven project management and leadership skills and accomplishment in designing, implementing and evaluating behavior change strategies will be an added advantage. Experience managing HIV/AIDS prevention programs and knowledge of PEPFAR are preferred.

Biomedical HIV Prevention Services Coordinator

The Biomedical HIV Prevention Services Coordinator will provide technical leadership in areas of increasing access/improving biomedical HIV-prevention intervention for general population, youth and PLHIV.

S/he will also work closely with NGOs, CBOs and relevant government ministries to ensure linkages of biomedical HIV –prevention interventions and community outreach activities.

Job Requirements

The applicant must possess a Diploma in nursing or in the medical field with a minimum of 5 years work experience in HIV/AIDS programs. Masters in public health; HIV/AIDS Counseling skills; knowledge of STI management, VMMC and PEP programming will be an added advantage. Training and counterpart development skills are essential for this role.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

The M&E Officer will be responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities; measure the performance against goals and objectives of the project. In addition to preparing reports s/he will ensure that all aspects of the M&E system are met and that ongoing results are disseminated among partners and stakeholders.

Job Requirements

The applicant must have a degree in quantitative social science or related field with a minimum of 3 years experience and applied skills in M&E of development projects. Experience in developing and utilizing monitoring and evaluation systems preferably PEPFAR-funded is desirable.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for please send your application and CV detailing your experience for the positions; your current and expected salary and include daytime telephone contacts to kenyajobs @ pathfind.org or mail to the Human Resources Manager, P.O. Box 48147, 00100 Nairobi.

Closing date for applications is 10th March 2010.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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