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Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning Assistant Job in Kenya

The National Empowerment Network of People living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya (NEPHAK) is a national network that unites people living with HIV (PLHIV) and those affected by TB and AIDS through community based organizations and non-governmental organizations including PLHIV networks. 

NEPHAK works in partnership with line government structures and like-minded civil society organizations to improve community health in Kenya.
 

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning Assistant
 
Summary: The position is part of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM) New Funding Model with the Kenya Red Cross Society as the Principle Recipient in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Machakos County. 

The position is responsible for providing support to program/project implementation in monitoring and measuring the impact of programs and activities; implementation of M&E systems focused on data collection, storage, analysis and reporting; supporting the gathering and management of data; ensure the use of appropriate monitoring and evaluation approaches and information systems; and dissemination of relevant information to stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
 
Reporting to the Programme Officer, the MERL Assistant shall be responsible for:
  • Monitoring and assessment; roll out and implementation of M&E related initiatives
  • Support surveys, studies, evaluations, data collection, and quality control exercises
  • Facilitate review meetings with CHVs and provide supportive supervision to them for effective reporting.
  • Monitor program implementation through regular contact and field visits and identifying opportunities and mechanisms for program improvement
  • Support the analysis and produce reports to monitor progress
  • Facilitate proper storage of all data and information and ensure regular back-ups
  • Synthesize lessons and experiences for continuous improvement of programme
  • Documentation and Reporting by assisting in compilation of quarterly, annual and ad-hoc programme reports.
Qualifications and Competencies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Level of Education
  • Diploma in any relevant field is a must. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or any related fields is desirable.
Specialized Training / Professional Qualifications
  • Additional qualifications in Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Statistics, MIS IT, or Development related subjects will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in community participatory methodologies
  • At least two (2) years in a similar position.
Competencies / Abilities / Skills Required
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build trust among partners and colleagues.
  • Strong organizational and management skills.
  • Strong information technology skills.
Working Conditions: The position periodically requires the jobholder to sometimes work long and odd hours when necessary to meet deadlines or respond to specific situations. Frequent travels in sometimes difficult circumstances may be necessary.

Interested and qualified candidates should send an Application Letter and CV to:

NEPHAK National Secretariat,
3rd Floor, Wood Avenue Court, Wood Avenue, off Lenana/Argwings Kodhek Roads
P. O Box 75654-00200
Nairobi

Or email: careers@nephak.or.ke ONLY, 

by Monday 14th December, 2015.

NEPHAK is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women living with HIV are encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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