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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization that conducts high quality and policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. 

APHRC seeks to recruit an experienced Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

Major Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of M&E frameworks to align to the Center’s strategic plan;
  • Conduct baseline to collect data on key indicators to measure success and impact of the Center’s programs;
  • Coordinate finalization of annual and five year implementation plans to align to the strategic plan;
  • Ensure the implementation of Projects Management System;
  • Contribute to the design of and assist in managing program assessments and evaluations and promote a culture of evidence-based decision making and effective communication of program results to different stakeholders;
  • Provide M&E technical assistance to research programs such as reviewing M&E methods, conducting relevant trainings , designing M&E tools, and ensuring quality control of M&E outputs;
  • Routinely collating M & E data for major programs and reporting on progress to funders
  • Lead activities related the documentation and dissemination of Center’s best practices;
  • Participate in the design, writing, and review of project proposals, including incorporation of monitoring and evaluation components in project proposals;
  • Participate in the evaluation of new partners using the Center’s partner-assessment guideline;
  • Participate in the assessment and documentation of the Center’s policy influence
  • Participate in external monitoring and impact evaluation of programs and initiatives in Africa.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s degree in public health, statistics, demography, or any other relevant field;
  • At least 5 years post-qualification experience designing and implementing M&E systems for international donor-funded programs;
  • Experience in: Impact and performance evaluations; Assessments and feasibility studies; Cost effectiveness analysis; Monitoring plans, strategies and indicators; M&E-related policies and programs; Technical training on M&E skills, tools and methods;
  • Experience in capacity building to undertake measurement and evaluation of research programs in developing countries;
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) with a wide range and level of audience;
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral);
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as ability to work in a culturally diverse team.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal by 17 June 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi


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