CARE Jobs in Kenya

1. CARE Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Kenya - Ref: MES/01/2017 (1 Post)



CARE Kenya is looking for qualified Kenyan National to fill the following position

Job Summary

CARE seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded project “Family Planning/ Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health in Eastern Counties of Kenya.”

This procurement is expected to be a five-year cooperative agreement in the $10-$25-million USD range; it is expected to be released in February 2017 and awarded in July 2017.

This position is subject to project award and funding.

The position is expected to be based in Kitui or Eastern Kenya.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against outputs, outcomes and impacts.
  • Lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement.
  • Guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt.
  • Support all the technical staff in M&E functions and manage the M&E team.

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as mathematics, business, statistics, epidemiology or public health.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience designing and implementing M&E activities for complex programs in developing countries.
  • Demonstrated firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality health service and support programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g., FP/RMNCAH services, performance against each funding stream).
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project’s activities and support project supervision.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on program outcomes
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English; excellent demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills. Ability to travel within project areas as required.

    How to Apply:
    Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV, email & telephone contacts of three professional referees to, The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International in Kenya, Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke so as to be received not later than Monday, 23rd January 2017.


    2. CARE Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya - REF: COP/01/2017 (1 Post)

    CARE Kenya is looking for qualified Kenyan National to fill the following position

    CARE seeks a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded project “Family Planning/Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health in Eastern Counties of Kenya.” This procurement is expected to be a five-year cooperative agreement in the $10-$25-million USD range; it is expected to be released in February 2017 and awarded in July 2017.

    The Chief of Party is accountable for the overall vision and leadership of the project and is accountable for delivering results. The successful candidate should possess significant experience managing program, financial, and operations of USAID- or other international donor-funded projects.

    This position is subject to project award and funding.

    Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the completion of all technical requirements, including project results and deliverables, in accordance with the project work plan.
  • Build and maintain productive working relationships with USAID, project partners, and key stakeholders. Serve as the primary liaison among all project stakeholders.
  • Manage the project’s operational, financial, and administrative priorities; direct the planning and budgeting processes. Create or adapt management systems in line with CARE’s standard operating procedures, ensuring consistency with project needs.
  • Build partnerships among international -, national- and community-level stakeholders; interact with numerous Government of Kenya institutions and senior-level county and sub county-level government officials.
  • Design and oversee an annual project cycle in accordance with USAID’s annual planning cycles
  • With staff and partners, translate project goals and objectives into implementable strategies and plans.
  • Oversee the preparation of quarterly and annual project activity reports, M&E reports, and other deliverables, as specified in the agreement. Report against the project’s targets.
  • Represent the project at high-level meetings, conferences, and other fora.
  • Guide team members to fulfill the project’s strategic goals and objectives.
  • Supervise and mentor senior staff, delegating responsibilities as appropriate. Clearly communicate expectations for staff performance.

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in health, social services, management, or business administration, or related field.
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in managing complex public health programs or programs of similar scope and size.
  • Minimum of ten years of demonstrated technical experience as senior staff in at least two of the following areas: maternal, newborn and child health; family planning/reproductive health; nutrition; quality improvement/quality assurance; health systems strengthening; M&E; and operations research.
  • At least seven years’ experience in development, managing, overseeing, or evaluating public health programs in Africa of similar size and complexity.
  • At least seven years’ experience in program management and administration, financial management, award contractual compliance, subaward management, and tracking project performance and costs via specific funding streams.
  • Demonstrated ability to create synergies and work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level.
  • Strong management skills, strategic vision, leadership qualities, interpersonal skills, as well as written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project description.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English; excellent demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff and teams.
  • Track record of strong commitment to sharing knowledge, documenting experiences, supporting creative initiatives, and sharing credit.
  • Experience managing required programmatic and financial reporting requirements. Ability to travel within project areas as required.

    How to Apply:
    Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV, email & telephone contacts of three professional referees to, The Human Resources & Development Manager, CARE International in Kenya, Email: Vacancies@care.or.ke so as to be received not later than Monday, 23rd January 2017.

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