Kenya: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (1 position)

Organization: Amref Health Africa
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 08 Mar 2018


Documentation and Research
 Co-manage with the project research partner the implementation of a baseline community appraisal, and assist with subsequent data analysis.

 Produce project-related technical deliverables, including research briefs, power point presentations, white papers, and M&E guidelines, training modules, indicators and frameworks;

 Collaborate with the Senior Technical Advisor for Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and project manager to develop technical documentation based on project achievements such as briefs, abstracts, concept notes…

Capacity building
 Provide mentoring/training/refresher trainings to project staff (especially those responsible for completing monitoring forms) on the M&E tools and systems, including the MIS

 Provide oversight to project staff’s data collection and data entry activities, ensuring data quality through regular data quality checks;

 Coordinate regularly with project staff to identify and troubleshoot any issues with the M&E system;

 Lead and participate in quality assurance and improvement exercises, including standards settings, regular measurement of performance according to those standards, and collaborative reviews to assess quality

 Provide technical assistance on the utilization of data and evidence;

 Work with relevant stakeholders to enhance data use in advocacy and in decision-making related to optimal strategies and interventions

Monitoring and evaluation

 Work closely with project staff and partners in the design of the project’s M&E tools and systems (including the MIS) and MEL Plan;

 Ensuring that the MIS provides relevant information without overburdening implementation staff and work closely with staff to identify areas where specific components of the MIS are not delivering required information or are proving overly burdensome to implement so the MIS is adapted to program and evaluation needs.

 Analyse the project’s monitoring data for inclusion in quarterly reports to USAID; draft sharp and comprehensive syntheses based on data analysis, to be included in quarterly report-writing for USAID;

 Collaborate with project staff to regularly review the monitoring data and recommend shifts in project implementation, if needed;

 Write high quality reports, papers, training materials, and more informal products such as blogs and success stories, based on project data;

 Maintain and update the projects’ MEL Plan, indicators, and M&E tools and systems, as needed;

 Manage M&E activities related to the performance of programs, including M&E design; selection and measurement of appropriate indicators; development of appropriate M&E recording and reporting forms and mechanisms; data quality assurance processes and systems; database maintenance; appropriate data analysis; and appropriate dissemination or results

 Contribute to the design of methodologies and data collection methods and protocols for performance and impact evaluations;

 Participate to quarterly project review meetings with Amref USA

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter before March 08th, 2018 to with the subject line: REF: Amref/RMNCAH/2018/02-04. Applicants who speak/understand the following local languages are strongly encouraged to apply: Rendille, Samburu, Borana and Gabra. This position is reserved for Kenyan nationals only.