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PricewaterhouseCoopers Jobs: Health Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (www.pwc.com) provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for clients and their stakeholders. More than 163,000 people in 151 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.
The PricewaterhouseCoopers network in Africa has member firms in over 30 countries with over 7,360 professional staff. We have the largest footprint of all the professional services firms on the African continent. We are proud that all
our firms are locally-owned and that we are committed to the development and prosperity of the African people and
economies.
In Kenya, our local capability comprises over 350 professionals who are able to combine their in-depth understanding of local business, social, cultural and economic issues with their deep functional and industry knowledge.
What we are looking for
The overall responsibility of the Health Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) expert will be to provide input on M&E and
programmatic aspects of health programmes in HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis on a day to day basis. This is a
regional role based in Nairobi and will cover several countries in Sub Saharan Africa.

The key responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical advice on tropical disease in line with the disease and country context for health programmes implemented country wide
  • Conduct an assessment of the capacity of implementing partners in the field of M&E and provide advice! recommendations on the capacity gaps identified to strengthen the monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Provide input for the budget and work plan review process to ensure that all programmatic aspects have been captured and accurately budgeted for
  • Review and verify progress of implementation on a periodic basis; identifying implementation bottlenecks in health and M&E related issues and providing appropriate recommendations
  • Maintain cooperative relationship with all key stakeholders in the health sector including implementing partners, policy makers and donor partners
  • Participate in external supervision and evaluation missions of the donor mission to the country
The person
The selected candidate will possess at least a Masters Degree in Public Health/Health Sciences or Social Sciences from a recognized university with over 7 years Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) related experience in the field of tropical diseases (HIV/AIDS, Malaria and TB) preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa.
They will have extensive knowledge of M&E methodologies, strong background in health programmes, a good understanding of routine health information systems and excellent knowledge of M&E principles and practices in the health/development sector.
Essential attributes for this role are a good understanding of the country context and environment, be independent and professional in executing the role, ensure quality service & consistency, ability to travel and work in several countries within the region, and solid experience in the management of people and systems in high-pressure environments.
Working knowledge of French will be an added advantage.
To apply for the position, please send an email to recruitment.ke@ke.pwc.com quoting the specific role on the email subject line. Kindly provide a CV detailing your qualifications, experience, contact details and names of three references.
Closing date: 24 May 2010.

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