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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job in Kenya

Funded by United States President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), RTI International is providing strategic, technical, management, and operational support to the Department of Malaria Control (DOMC) under the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS) to expand the use of Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) as an intervention for malaria prevention and control in Kenya. 

RTI International is recruiting for an 
M&E Officer for the IRS Kenya Project to be based in Nairobi with frequent travel to field offices in Nyanza. 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating in-country planning and implementation of the randomized impact evaluation, including overseeing qualitative and quantitative data collection, measurement design, and liaising with all evaluation partners;
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation strategies and requirements, including the development of an M&E strategy and plan based on key process and impact indicators for the project, and developing systems and tools for tracking indicators.
  • Providing technical assistance to project staff and partners in the design and implementation of M&E plans and ensuring that appropriate monitoring and evaluation tools are used;
  • Oversee the Monitoring and Evaluation component of IRS through supervision and training of national authorities to undertake geographical reconnaissance, entomological baselines and post spraying review and reporting.
  • Design and implement, in collaboration with PLNP partners, a plan for local M&E activities to support the program activities; track progress on a regular basis toward project results through M&E processes and related tools that support quality assurance for key project result areas.
  • Work with the various authorities to implement recommendations to address current gaps in data collection, data inputs, sources, flow, forms, registers and reports; suggest additional strategies for strengthening data collection and interpretation as appropriate.
  • Participate in IRS micro-planning and coordinate post-IRS review and dissemination of results to relevant audiences including the USAID Mission and NMCP, following each IRS round
Minimum Qualification: 
  • B.Sc. Mathematics/Statistics with at least 6 years work experience in Public health/ Management of Information Systems or equivalent at field level or in-country malaria program, IRS environment, private sector and/or public sector
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection/survey design, implementation and analysis.
  • Background in monitoring and evaluation or research in relevant area, including some of the following: performance measurement, indicator selection, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methodologies, and database management.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using computers, with experience using statistical programs such as SPSS, Access etc.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience working in project monitoring and evaluation.
How to Apply: 

Candidates who meet the above minimum requirements should submit application letter and detailed CV with contact information (including telephone & current gross salary) to on or before September 23rd 2011. 

Due to urgency of the recruitment, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis and we may offer the positions before the closing date. 

RTI International would like to graciously thank all candidates for their interest. 

Only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA /M/F/D/V employer. 

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