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Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya - NGO

Vacancy: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant 

Based in Nairobi

Planned Parenthood Global (PP Global) is the international division of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) an international nongovernmental organization working in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights. 

The Africa Regional Office of PP Global seeks to recruit two staff to support monitoring and evaluation activities of a three-year reproductive health project. 

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in NGOs and working in multi-sector programs.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will provide support to the management of M&E activities for projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Follow up with partner M&E staff for timely and adequate reporting
  • Review partner quarterly data completion and reporting tools for adequacy
  • Undertake data entry including on online data capture screens
  • Work with regional M&E staff on analyzing project data and writing reports.
  • Update and maintain projects reporting schedule
  • Assist in facilitating planned assessments, surveys and evaluations
  • Support the establishment of a filing system for projects
  • Work with program staff to assist in the development and implementation of partner M&E plans and tools
  • Assist in training and technical assistance to partners on use of M&E tools.
  • Collaborate with regional M&E and program staff on writing abstracts and articles for publication and make presentations at conferences.
  • Together with program officers, conduct facility visits to verify and validate data collected.
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating quarterly and annual project review meetings
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree public health, sociology, statistics, international development, or a related field plus a minimum of two years of experience in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Preference will be given to those with specialized data management training and experience
Skills and Knowledge: 
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. 
  • Good analytical and decision making skills. 
  • Ability to anticipate, prioritize and manage multiple tasks with keen attention to detail and follow through; ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Good computer skills in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; data management and analysis applications; and GIS applications. 
  • Strong knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights issues including service delivery. 
  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal and negotiation skills; and cultural sensitivity is imperative. 
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information, and communicate clearly and persuasively verbally and in writing. 
  • Must possess excellent written and oral English communication skills. 
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 35% of time.
How to Apply
Please send your application cover letter, curriculum vitae with three references and salary history via email to with M&E Assistant as the Email Subject by Tuesday, April 7, 2015. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Planned Parenthood Global is an equal opportunity employer.

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