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M and E Program Officer and Manager of Data Management Unit Job in Kenya

Population Council is implementing research in Kenya to strengthen the evidence of HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health service integration and the benefits and costs of voucher-based reproductive health service delivery.

To implement these projects we wish to urgently recruit a highly competent, proactive and self-driven person to fill the following position:

M and E program officer and manager of data management unit

Key Responsibilities

The position will provide technical support for managing data (including in-depth analysis) for two large reproductive health projects in Kenya and Swaziland: The INTEGRA project is measuring the benefits and costs of integrated SRH and HIV services in two provinces in Kenya and in Swaziland.

The RH Vouchers Project is evaluating the impact of integrated HIV and RH services in Kenya and four other countries.

In addition to supporting the evaluation of the two major projects, a good understanding of M & E frameworks and management experience with spatial and survey data is essential.

The position will also lead the Data Management Unit by coordinating all aspects of data management for on-going and new operations research projects, including designing data entry screens, training research assistants on utilization of new data collection technologies, training and supervising data entry personnel and activities, and overseeing data cleaning.

Collaborate with the reproductive health team to ensure the appropriate data collection and analysis for reporting against the two Project Frameworks and on information dissmenination and utilization of results. prepare activity workplans.

  • Masters degree in demography, social science, public health, information technology, quantitative sociology or related discipline.
  • Relevant experience in reproductive health, family planning, HIV and AIDS, poverty, gender, and youth.
  • Minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience in managing large data bases and a demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills including the ability to translate technical information for nontechnical audience.
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to the attention of:

Human Resources /Logistics Manager
P.O. Box 17643-00500 Nairobi.

Or email:

Applications must be received not later than October 28th, 2011.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Population Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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