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Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Job in Nairobi Kenya


Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor – (Civil Registration and Vital Statistics)
Health, Education and Social Programs
Nairobi, Kenya
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets.
The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement.
Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide.
ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
Job Description:
The International Health and Development Division of ICF (formerly Macro International Inc.) seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to join our team. The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
This position will support strengthening of vital events registration in Kenya working through appropriate GOK institutions and stakeholders to strengthen stakeholder coordination, integration of approaches and coverage, quality and use of vital statistics data.
Specific responsibilities include:
·         Work with GOK and other stakeholders to determine priority areas to be addressed in strengthening the national vital events registration system
·         Support GOK in implementing key activities to strengthen the vital events registration system by supporting technical working groups, advising counterparts and participating in the implementation of key activities
·         Coordinate the linking and integration of vital events data with existing in-country information systems in order to improve the accessibility and use of information
·         In collaboration with appropriate stakeholders, implement a pilot project to test the feasibility of mobile solutions for improving the availability of quality vital events data
·         Supervise team members, create workplans, document achievements and submit quarterly reports
Basic Qualifications:
·         Ph.D or Master’s Degree and 10-15 years of experience in demography, public health, epidemiology, public policy, health information or community health
·         Background in advising, implementing, managing, and assessing information systems
·         Background in civil registration and vital events monitoring
·         Experience working with national level stakeholders in strengthening systems including knowledge and experience with routine data collection, quality control, utilization and capacity building
·         Experience working with community health workers and community-level health services
·         Experience working with relevant ministries within the Kenyan Government and local partners
Preferred Skills:
·         Excellent interpersonal, communication and coordination skills.
·         Excellent English oral and written communication skills
·         Ability to work in a team environment with people of diverse backgrounds.
For more information about this position and to express interest, please visit us at www.icfi.com/careers and refer to position # MEval_120507
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled workforce.
ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/D/
All applications must be received on or before COB JUNE 8TH 2012

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