Regional HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (Hope Project)

Employer: World Vision

Location: Nairobi - Kenya ((Based in Nairobi but focusing on Somalia, northern Uganda and the DRC)

Closing date: 5 Mar

Qualified Kenyan citizen preferred

Job description:

To provide technical management and leadership in the overall monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system for the Dutch government - funded Home-based Care for OVC-HIV/AIDS

Prevention and Empowerment Project (H.O.P.E) in 3 countries in East Africa.

The Advisor will be based in Nairobi and will be responsible for strengthening and implementing a comprehensive performance measurement and reporting system, including data analysis, monitoring, evaluation, feedback and narrative reporting to the Netherlands World Vision Support Office.

Duties will include design of data collection instruments and methodologies, data analysis, capacity building and on- the-job mentoring, guidance and support to the national Project Managers and their partners.

The Advisor will be part of the WV Africa Regional Health and HIV/AIDS team and will liaise closely with the HOPE Project Managers posted in Uganda, East DRC and Somalia and also with the Project Coordinator in WV Netherlands support office.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Masters degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Population Studies, Sociology, Management or other relevant social science field; Doctoral qualification in relevant discipline preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant monitoring and evaluation or research experience, preferably including at least 3 years working with HIV/AIDS related programs; international experience (East Africa) preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in designing and conducting impact assessments and operations research, preferably for HIV/AIDS-focused or HIV/AIDS-related programs.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in training and field use of qualitative data collection methods such as PRA/PLA, Appreciative Inquiry, focus group discussion among others.

  • Experience and skills in quantitative research methods.
  • Experience and skills using Microsoft Word and Excel and database programs (preferably including Epi Info, SPSS, and Access) for data entry, analysis, and reporting; experience in desktop publishing software preferred.
  • Very strong English language communication skills, both oral and written, required. Fluency in French, and/or Kiswahili preferred.
  • Ability to build positive relationships across cultures and does have cross cultural communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least 30% of time in East Africa.
  • Commitment and maturity.

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