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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges.


FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
Job Title: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Reports To: Director, Monitoring & Evaluation.
Program: Afya Nyota ya Bonde Program

Location: Nakuru
Job Summary: The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be part of the HIV Service Delivery Support Activity – Rift Valley M&E team and will work under the direct supervision of the Director Monitoring and Evaluation.
He/she will assist the Director M&E to implement and manage a comprehensive monitoring and information system, ensure consistency, timely reporting and integrity of data; oversee management and reporting and use of complex, related information”. Conduct data analysis, interpret data, including statistical values, and provide advice and consultation regarding data capture tools.
He/she will participate in other activities related to HMIS, research, targeted evaluation, surveillance surveys and monitoring and evaluation as well as provide assistance and training to project and implementing partner staff involved in data collection, analysis and reporting at all levels.
Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Assist in writing the M&E quarterly reports.
·         Assist in project evaluations and research activities.
·         Keep abreast of latest trends in Monitoring and Evaluation.
·         Produce analytical products with high quality data visualization
·         Provide technical support to County and Sub-county M&E officers and Health and Records Information Officers (HRIOs)
·         Support the design, review and roll-out of robust M&E systems that will assure real-time quality project data from facility level
·         Oversee the designing, development and use of data capture tools and user guides to meet project requirements with a view to minimizing the data collection and reporting burden for implementing partners.
·         Oversee the development of necessary documentation and provide support to all project and implementing partner staff to understand project reporting requirements and indicator definitions
·         Support Data Manager and Systems Developer in implementation of project health management information systems and databases.
·         Ensure the development and manage implementation of a functional data quality assurance system at project and implementing partner level with regular reports for the M& E Director.
·         Monitor use of data quality assessments tools by project and implementing partner staff
·         Provides assistance to Technical teams to develop data analysis and use plans
·         Assists in data analysis (routine and adhoc) and interpretation using various statistical and database packages and appropriate presentation formats
·         Under guidance of Director M&E develop/review Standard Operating Procedures for M&E Officers for field visits and Technical Assistance to implementing partners
·         Monitor use of standard operating procedures for field visits by M&E Officers and document the process and support timely site level data capturing and provide trouble-shooting where required.
·         Monitor quality of data and assist in developing data quality products such as bulletins, reports
·         Conduct routine data quality assessments on program data bases and provide ongoing support to implementing partners to do the same
·         Train and mentor implementing partner and MOH staff in specific M&E processes and tools. Build the capacity of project and partner staff in Monitoring & Evaluation and national HMIS
·         Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Project Director.
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities, Expertise and Competence:
·         Experience in capacity building of partners in monitoring and evaluation
·         Extensive knowledge of USAID/PEPFAR/GOK reporting systems and requirements
·         Good planning, coordination and organizational skills
·         Tact and diplomacy in dealing with implementing partners including the MOH
·         Knowledge of standards, desirable outcomes or SOPs in HIV/AIDS programs is an added advantage
·         Experience supporting development of M&E systems for donor funded projects
·         Understanding of PEPFER MER indicators and reporting requirements and timelines (DATIM and HFR)
·         Design and implementation of data quality processes including protocols
·         Experience using DHIS 2, Power BI, IQCare, Kenya EMR, Afya Mobile, and other applications used to support health management information systems
·         Data analysis, both qualitative and quantitative using appropriate data analysis tools
·         Dedicated team player with excellent interpersonal, communication, report writing and analytical skills
·         Takes initiative and able to work without supervision in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
·         Ability to exhibit professionalism and high ethical standards
·         High level of integrity and able to maintain confidentiality.
·         Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask
·         Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
Key Performance Indicators:
·         Proportion of individual workplan achieved by the end of the reporting period 95%
·         Proportion of supported facilities with complete and timely reports 100%
·         Proportion of sites achieving >80% (Green and Dark Green) score in data related program area during SIMS visit conducted by the donor 95%
·         Percentage data concurrence during site level data quality assessment – >95%
·         Proportion of facilities scoring more than 95% concurrence on all indicators during scheduled data quality assurance – >95%
Minimum Requirement Standards:
·         Master’s degree in Demography, Public health, Bio statistics or a related field with at least 5-7 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of USAID funded or HIV/AIDS projects or a BA/BSc with 7-9 years of experience.
·         Experience in data management and knowledge in best practices in data management.
·         Experience in planning and implementing surveys is an added advantage.
·         Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, and Ms Access.
·         Demonstrated experience with National Health Management Information Systems and electronic medical records system.

·         Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal trainings.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
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Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Director
Reports To: Chief of Party (Project Director)
Location: Rift Valley
Position Summary: The Monitoring & Evaluation Director will be responsible for the design, implementation and technical quality of all monitoring, evaluation and research activities for HIV Service Delivery Support Activity – Rift Valley (Afya Nyota ya Bonde) Program.
The position will be based in Kenya and will report to the Project Director/Chief of Party (COP).
Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities
·         Lead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, including the development of the project’s Monitoring and Evaluation plan; development and monitoring of project indicators; oversight of data collection and analysis; synthesis of data and project outcomes; data quality assessments and auditing of data;
·         Lead the design and implementation of the project’s research activities, including operations research, performance evaluations, impact evaluations and rapid/special studies.
·         Lead efforts to identify key research questions and develop studies that test innovative strategies for addressing improving the quality and uptake of health services;
·         Develop and lead implementation of strategies for institutional and individual capacity building on data collection, collation and reporting procedures; Build institutional and individual capacity of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts in county and sub-county levels, and other stakeholders in program monitoring and evaluation, data collection and management, report and use of data for program planning and improvements;
·         Oversee the dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to local, national and regional-level intergovernmental bodies, donors, partners and other stakeholders.
·         Promote forums which facilitate collaboration, learning and action as a result of this information among these actors;
·         Ensure that data from the project is fed into national health management information systems and promote its use among stakeholders for learning and policy development and programming;
·         Ensure research implementation adheres to FHI 360 and international policies and standards and remains technically and ethically sound.
·         Usher research protocols through FHI 360 Internal Review Board and national external review processes;
·         Monitor and maintain relevant protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports;
·         Oversee a team of monitoring, evaluation and research staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members;
·         Contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence;
·         Deliver presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
Minimum Recruitment Standards:
·         A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as public health, mathematics, business, statistics, or international relations.
·         At least seven years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for complex programs in developing countries.
·         A firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs.
·         Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g. service integration, performance
against each funding stream).
·         Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project’s activities and support project supervision.
·         Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on program and program outcomes and impacts.
·         Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
CLICK HERE to apply online

Position Title: Chief of Party
Reports To: Project Director, G3E – CSPD – Capacity Building – Portfolio I
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment and research.
FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve–improving lives for millions. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party (COP) based in the Nairobi, Kenya office to lead the SCS Global activity, Safeguarding Democratic Space in Kenya (SADES-K).
Project Description: Safeguarding Democratic Space in Kenya (SADES-K) is a USAID-funded program being implemented until August 2021. The overall goal is to enhance Kenya’s ability to hold a national conversation on reforms and national cohesion, and to safeguard democratic gains, including protecting civic space, respect for human rights and observance of rule of law.
Position Description: The Chief of Party is responsible for providing overall vision, leadership and guidance of the project. The COP is the project’s senior leader in Kenya and oversees all aspects of program performance, both technical and managerial.
Under the supervision of the Home Office, the COP serves as the project’s principal contact point for USAID and is also the project’s main contact for political stakeholders and civil society. The COP supervises all local staff and consultants. S/he also has overall responsibility in the areas of operations, administration, logistics, procurement, budgeting, and financial accounting.
Job Responsibilities:
·         Manage the Award, staff and activities.
·         Facilitate and convene grantee groups, consultations and other SADES-K forums.
·         Ensure the activity is coordinated and implemented in an efficient, cost-effective and cohesive manner.
·         Manage the preparation and presentation of work plans, M&E plans, and all reports.
·         Serve as the primary interlocutor with USAID/KEA.
·         Serve as the primary point of contact for information on the progress and current status of all activities under the project.
·         Serve as the primary point of contact with Kenya’s Building Bridges to Unity Initiative (BBI) Task Force.
·         Liaise with other donor-funded programs supporting the BBI to ensure complementarity and to avoid duplication.
·         Liaise with other relevant U.S. Government programs to ensure coordination and effective and efficient use of U.S. Government resources.
Minimum Requirements:
·         Master’s degree in international development, international relations, political science, law, public administration, conflict management or another related field.
·         15 years of relevant professional and progressive experience in managing development assistance, including field experience in governance reforms, political advocacy, peacebuilding/conflict and civil society programs.
·         Proven record of excellent management, leadership, and decision-making skills.
·         Demonstrated ability to think strategically and navigate politically sensitive terrain.
·         Familiarity with USAID programming, rules and regulations and experience managing USAID-funded programs in Kenya and/or Africa is desired.
·         Extensive networks within Kenyan civic and political sectors.
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application. AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. This is not an expatriate/TCN position.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
CLICK HERE to apply online

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