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Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya

mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organisation headquartered in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission.

m2m empowers HIV-positive pregnant women and new mothers to become role models in their communities by promoting AIDS awareness, testing and services. m2m currently operates in 8 countries in Africa and receives funding from a diverse set of funders.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

 To coordinate all of the M & E activities for m2m Kenya, with the aims of measuring program performance, improving program quality, and reporting program activities to m2m donors.

The position works in close collaboration with local partners including the MOH to achieve optimal program results; and liaises with m2m Kenya management colleagues and relevant staff at m2m HQ in Cape Town, South Africa.

The position reports to the Country Representative and is based in Nairobi.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Work in collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders to implement the m2m monitoring & evaluation plan for Kenya
  • Supervise the implementation of all M & E activities, including site level data collection, timely reporting, interpretation, and analysis
  • Encourage the routine utilization of m2m program data at all levels, and support program adaptations as indicated and the promotion of continuous program quality improvement
  • Manage the m2m program database in Kenya, including data entry, report production as requested, and routine reporting to m2m Head Office as required
  • Provide training to m2m management and field staff on M & E topics to build capacity at all levels
  • Provide technical guidance to the development, implementation and evaluation of pilot projects, operations research, and program evaluations in partnership with HO staff
  • Provide technical contributions to the design of the M & E component of the Kenya Mentor Mother Program
  • Lead the in-country development of M & E systems and processes for new program components in partnership with HQ staff (e.g. partner capacity building)
  • Support documentation of lessons learned, reporting, and presentation at appropriate regional and international forums
  • Assist with program reporting and additional management activities at the request of the Country Representative
  • Communicate and work closely with the program team, CR and m2m M&E Manager in Head Office in Cape Town, South Africa
Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • Masters degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in research/program monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in the implementation and management of health M&E systems; experience in HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, or MCH strongly preferred
  • Experience training others on M & E systems (data collection, interpretation, analysis)
  • Computer skills and experience using MS Excel, Outlook and Access
  • Knowledge of SPSS, Epiinfo, Epidata or Stata packages (at least one of these)
Competencies Required:
  • Excellent administration, communication and management skills
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Dynamism, independence, creativity
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili essential
  • Possession of own car and valid driver’s license beneficial
  • Enthusiasm to work on behalf of m2m’s mother and infant clients
To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to the mothers2mothers Human Resource Department via email to by December 11, 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

If you do not hear from us by January 20, 2012, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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