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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Project: WRP Mil-Mil PEPFAR Program
Location: Nairobi
Job Purpose: To provide technical support in the design and implementation of all monitoring and evaluation activities for the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) / WRP PEPFAR program.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Interact with partners and monitors work plans as needed to manage the data collection and cleaning. 
  • Ensure that databases are consistently up to date and ready for transfer and/or analyses, and report progress or delays to KDF management as appropriate. 
  • Oversee the quality and timely completion of assignments of all data management assistants.
  • Serve as Point of Contact for all data management assistants on activities and KDF program staff.
  • Ensure that data is available to KDF management and key technical personnel. 
  • Design and implement new operating methods to improve data flow, collection, editing, processing and distribution. 
  • Support the design and implementation of operational research. 
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and periodic reports for KDF and/or PEPFAR management.
  • Organize and analyze data received and make recommendations as necessary. 
  • Manage the logistics of all data collection in conjunction with facilities. 
  • Perform related work as may be assigned in the general support of the PEPFAR program.
Support implementation of M&E activities:
  • Implement and monitor (M&E) work plans and budgets and ensure reporting deadlines.
  • Build the capacity of facility staff by providing supportive supervision and mentoring to KDF - supported facilities on strategic guidance, standard operating procedures on data management, and quality assurance measures. 
  • Build the capacity of facilities in use of data for informed decision-making and program planning. 
  • Oversee data management activities on data processing and report generation; and support the flow of reports for KDF monitoring systems. 
  • Conduct data quality assessments and continued supportive supervision and provide feedback on data quality issues to all facilities. 
  • Train and build capacity of M&E staff in effective use of all paper-based and electronic based systems for the monitoring of programmatic performance and monthly reporting.
  • University degree/Advanced Diploma in Information Technology, Data Management, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Epidemiology/Statistics or a related discipline.
  • At least two years of work experience in program monitoring and/or field based monitoring and evaluation. 
  • IT skills preferred; familiarity with patient-level databases and national reporting systems preferred (IQCARE, Open MRS, and KEPMS). 
  • Excellent skills in training and mentoring other M&E personnel. 
  • Experience working with public health and HIV/AIDS data preferred. 
  • Proficiency with computer applications, including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and complete tasks according to agreed deadlines. 
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work in a diverse team as well as independently. 
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Swahili. 
  • Experience in data analysis and statistical packages such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, or Epi-info. 
  • Ability to travel as required.
 How to apply: 

Those fulfilling the requirements of the position should submit their applications to: 

The Director, 
Walter Reed Project Mil-Mil PEPFAR Program, 
P.O Box 29893 – 00202, 

before 28th February, 2013.

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