African Population and Health Research Jobs

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Duties/ responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the implementation of the Center’s Strategic Plan (2012-2016)
  • Coordinate the review of the existing M&E framework to align to the strategic plan.
  • Conduct surveys to collect data on key indicators to measure success and impact of the Center’s programs.
  • Coordinate finalization of annual and five-year implementation plans to align to the strategic plan.
  • Participate in the annual review of the strategic plan to assess progress in its implementation.
  • Implementation of the Projects Management System (PMS)
  • Coordinate the review/revision of an in-house and purpose built Project Management System (PMS) to ensure sufficiency in meeting the Centre’s needs
  • Review the PMS manual to align to any changes made in the system
  • Facilitate training of staff in using the PMS as need arises
  • Undertake periodic monitoring of the system’s implementation and share quarterly reports from the system with senior management
  • Develop protocols for supporting APHRC’s partners to implement a similar system
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of CARTA activities
  • Support the M&E activities of the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA), a large doctoral level training programme coordinated by APHRC and involving nine African universities and four research centers in Africa.

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or other related field
  • Minimum 3 years of demonstrated progressive experience in project monitoring and evaluation, planning and management, with an international NGO.
  • Experience working with research-oriented institution is desirable.
  • Knowledge of current trends in Monitoring and Evaluation, including effective methodologies.
  • Good understanding of design and implementation of evaluation strategies.
  • Good understanding of computerized systems and processes
  • Demonstrated experience in proposal development and report writing
  • Strong statistical analysis skills of both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Facilitation and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    Interested candidates are invited to send applications via email no later than April 26, 2012, enclosing a detailed CV, quoting current and expected salary and providing contact details of three referees to jobs at or to the address below.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    The Human Resources Officer

    African Population and Health Research Center

    P.O. Box 10787-00100 GPO, Nairobi

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