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NGO Jobs in Nairobi Kenya - Pathfinder International

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

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with excellent technical skills in Monitoring and evaluation to join our team in the APHIAPlus Nairobi Coast project.

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor 
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Role Purpose

The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor will have the primary responsibility for the design, planning, and supervision of the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities that measure the overall performance of the APHIAPlus Nairobi – Coast project against set objectives.

S/he will generate and implement annual Performance Monitoring Plans, liaise with USAID Strategic Information Team and with MOH counterparts in the two provinces in order to design interventions that support strengthening of monitoring capabilities in the provincial health system.

The role will include designing and then commissioning consultants to conduct surveys and special studies.

Job Requirements

  • A Masters degree in a quantitatively-related social science, medicine, epidemiology, or related field with over five years relevant work experience.
  • Significant experience in developing and utilizing monitoring and evaluation systems for large scale health sector related integrated health programs, preferably USAID-funded.
  • Experience in overseeing the development of data management systems
  • Demonstrated ability in working collaboratively with and building the capacity of national, regional and district level government partners, NGOs, FBOs and other institutional partners.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Kenyan health system at the national, regional and district levels and experience in scaling-up institutional capacities for planning and management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to translate and communicate research findings to policy makers, program managers, donors and other stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and management skills
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist


Role Purpose

Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, the position will support in the design and implementation of M&E systems and activities within the project.

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

The role 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 midterm and final evaluations, and oversee M&E staff.

Job Requirements
  • A graduate degree in quantitative social science or its equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in monitoring and evaluation in the health sector
  • Applied skills in Monitoring and evaluation 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 and data management skills are essential for this role.
  • Good collaboration and team participation skills.
  • Excellent written (report writing), oral, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable/experienced in computer applications, in particular MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet etc.
Data Management Specialist 

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Role Purpose

Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, s/he provides the technical expertise to implement different stages of data and database management in line with the needs of the overall monitoring, evaluation, research and reporting framework of the project.

S/he manages the integrity of the databases, translates information requirements of program managers in the desired data architecture, develops processes to link and analyze data from a variety of data sources.

S/he provides guidance for designing, development and use of data capture tools.

The role will ensure use of standard national and project specific tools to collect, analyze and synthesize data.

Job Requirements
  • A Bachelors Degree in IT or a data management related field with 5-7 years progressive work experience.
  • Proven experience in database design, development, implementation, documentation and management using a variety of tools including SQL-compliant relational databases
  • Experience with the design and support of high standards for data quality and security in large, multi-user data management systems
  • Demonstrated experience with Health Management Information Systems;
  • Working knowledge of USAID/PEPFAR/GOK data requirements
  • Good planning and organizational skills
Candidates who meet the above requirements should send their CV and cover letter detailing current and expected salary clearly indicating the location they are applying for and include daytime telephone contacts to

Closing date for applications is 16th December 2011.

Applicants who had previously applied for re advertised positions need not apply again.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Pathfinder International is an equal opportunity employer

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