Temporary Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Job in Kenya

African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

Vacancy Announcement: Temporary Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, with a regional office in Dakar, Senegal.

Our researchers are contributing to the body of evidence about the critical issues in population health and wellbeing impeding Africa’s development in order to provide strong direction and recommendations to policy- and decision-makers at all levels.

Our priority research areas are Human Development, Health and Well-Being, Data Science and Evaluation, and Population Dynamics and Urbanization in Africa.

In addition to the research component, APHRC has other programmatic areas in Research and Related Capacity Strengthening, Policy Engagement and Communications and International programs.

APHRC seeks to recruit two Temporary Monitoring and Evaluation Assistants to support the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plan 2022-2026.

The M&E Assistant will play a critical role in ensuring that data collected is accurate, complete and timely, and that it is used to inform programmatic decisions and improve performance.


  • Assist in collecting data from various sources, including APHRC staff, partners and beneficiaries, to track the progress of strategic objectives;
  • Enter data into databases and maintain the accuracy and completeness of data;
  • Assist in analyzing data to identify trends, patterns and insights, and present findings to the M&E team;
  • Assist in preparing and submitting reports on impact and outcomes
  • Provide support to the MEL unit teams in the implementation of M&E activities.
  • Collaborate with other members of the MEL team, project managers, and other stakeholders to ensure that M&E activities are aligned with MEL Plan goals and objectives;
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of M&E processes and procedures to ensure that they are efficient, effective and responsive to project needs; and
  • Perform any other tasks required to advance the MEL unit’s agenda.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Demography, Development Studies, Project Management, or a related field.
  2. At least two years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, with experience in formulation of M&E frameworks, tracking project milestones, data collection and analysis.
  3. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  4. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data analysis software such as Stata or SPSS.

 Application documents should include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV with contact details of three referees
  3. Copies of your academic certificates and relevant testimonials.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application documents via email to cvs@flexi-personnel.com  by 20th June 2023.

Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant.”

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and are committed to the protection of vulnerable persons