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Project Officer - Monitoring & Evaluation Job in Kenya - I Choose Life

I Choose Life - Africa (ICL) is one of the leading NGOs in the country working with the youth and has programs in over 30 institutions (tertiary institutions and high schools) across six provinces in Kenya.

Its goal is to contribute to the Kenya National AIDS Strategic Plan to reduce HIV, improve the quality of life of those infected and affected and mitigate the socio-economic impact of HIV and AIDS. ICL’s vision is “An AIDS Free Africa”.

Its mission is “to create a movement of caring communities among youth that make responsible and informed choices with regard to life and HIV and AIDS through prevention, care and support and mitigation of socio-economic impact”.


We are seeking a suitable person to fill in the position of a Project Officer - Monitoring & Evaluation within our NPI Project in Nairobi

Job Title: Project Officer - Monitoring & Evaluation

Job Analyst: Project Manager

Location: Nairobi

No. of Positions: 1

Job Purpose

The Project Officer will assist in the effective and efficient management of the project by supporting the design, planning and management of the project.

The Project Officer will also assist in the collection of qualitative and quantitative data of program activities within the project and setting up systems that facilitate accurate, consistent and timely reports.

They will further facilitate outreach and training activities for Most at Risk Populations while providing strategic leadership in micro-enterprise development for the target population for alternative income generation & poverty eradication

This position has an inclination towards Structural Intervention and as such the successful candidate must have some experience and also demonstrate a passion for Entrepreneurship and Resource Mobilization aspects.

Key Roles & Responsibilities Include (But are not limited tTo):

  • Assist the Project Manager in the development of new project proposals.
  • Assist the coordination all project activities including preparation of work plans
  • Plan and conduct regular outreach and other thematic activities to reach the target population and Supervise peer education and outreach activities.
  • Plan and facilitate implementation of HIV Counseling and Testing activities.
  • Create partnerships within the project sites for the attainment of project goals.
  • Plan and implement Community mobilization activities.
  • Ensure evaluations of trainings and outreach activities are conducted and reports written and submitted to the project manager/monitoring and evaluation officer.
  • Participate in project, organizational and institutional meetings and work harmoniously with other stakeholders.
Academic qualifications, experience, skills and personality desired:-
  • A Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences.
  • A minimum of two years training experience in a youth setting on aspects of HIV/AIDS prevention or behavior change in a project setting .Experience in working with tertiary institutions will be an added advantage.
  • Be an excellent facilitator and have the ability to create partnerships within the project area.
  • Experience in implementing USG funded projects is highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a team, foster a team approach and incorporate capacity building activities into the programme.
  • People management skills as well as mentorship experience and capability.
  • Ability to analyze and utilize programme development gaps for designing Programs.
Application and contact details:

Please send your CV and cover letter quoting your current and expected salary to hr@ichooselife.or.ke to reach us on or before 23rd March, 2011.
The subject line of your application should be ‘APO –Monitoring & Evaluation’ only

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