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Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Manager Job in Kenya

Summary: Population Services International (PSI) is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health.

Working in partnership with the public and private sectors, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.

Vacancy: Senior Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Purpose

The Senior Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation, will provide M&E technical guidance and management to enhance the existing Management Information System (MIS) for the PSI/Kenya office. 

You will also provide field support in all monitoring and evaluation activities, including development of M&E data collection tools, data analysis, synthesis of data from varied sources, writing and editing of project reports, and training of all relevant PSI/ Kenya staff.

Reporting to the Director, Research and Metrics you will;
  • Implement and enhance the organization-wide M&E framework and plan with particular focus on collecting, analyzing and managing data related to process, input and output indicators to report to donors and other stakeholders;
  • Develop and actively manage donor logframes and performance monitoring plans, including working closely with external evaluators during donor assessments and evaluation
  • Work with HQ, regional offices and program staff to ensure that adequate and auditable MIS systems and quality controls are in place that meet donor requirements and program needs;
  • Oversee  and manage the transition of the current database solution to a more robust relational web based database system (DHIS2) ;
  • Enhance and build in spatial data into the MIS system to collect data that can be used for programmatic decision making;
  • Actively represent PSI/Kenya in national M&E stakeholders meetings
  • Manage the staff, activities, and budget of the Monitoring and Evaluation unit of the Research and Metrics Department and PSI/Kenya;
  • Build the capacity of Regional M&E Officers to analyze & disseminate regional data and conduct data quality audits, and that of program staff to conceptualize, collect, use and disseminate MIS data
  • Provide technical assistance in producing quarterly reports of program outputs and accomplishments

Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, or equivalent
  • Certification in SPSS and/or STATA, MS Access and Arc GIS
  • 8+ years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation, 3 of which must be at managerial level
  • Proven experience in  management and use of routine  program data
  • Experience in database development and management
  • Proven skills in leadership, Strategic planning, analytical ability, planning and organization;
  • Report writing and presentation skills

How to apply:

Send your application including a covering letter that demonstrates why you are the best candidate for this position, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email and Skype address, and the names of three professional referees by Close of Business Friday 4th October 2013

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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