Health Strat Monitoring and Evaluation Director Jobs in Kenya

Health Strat Monitoring and Evaluation Director Jobs in Kenya


  • Health Strat is an indigenous public health organization specializing in designing and implementing innovative health systems solutions.

  • Health Strat implements donor funded programs in HIV/TB/RMNCAH/FP at both national and county levels.

  • We are inviting applications from experienced and qualified individuals for the below key positions for an anticipated USAID-funded HIV service delivery project in Kenya.

  • These positions will be based in Nairobi, Coast and Western regions of Kenya.

  • Recruitment and selection of the final applicants is subject to USAID approval.

    Monitoring And Evaluation Director

    Role and Purpose

  • Reporting to the Chief of Party (COP) the M&E Director, will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the project monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track implementation against targets, outcomes and impacts.

  • He/she will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement.

  • He/she will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidates project reports, promote learning and sharing of best practices and lessons learnt.

  • He/she will support all the technical staff in M&E functions and will manage all M&E staff in the project.

    Primary Responsibilities

  • Works closely with USAID to develop and implement performance monitoring plans, including identification of project inputs, outputs, outcomes, performance indicators, and targets.

  • Develops/adapts and implements data-collection and performance reporting systems.

  • Provides field-based technical assistance and monitoring of M&E systems and reporting.

  • Consults with USAID and other stakeholders to establish a cost-effective results-orientated transparent, reliable, and valid M&E system that can easily be tracked and verified.

  • Collaborates with partners to develop individual M&E work plans as appropriate.

  • Designs/adapts project performance monitoring database to report national and global indicator and ensures that the findings of service-oriented, strategic analysis and evaluations are used to inform project strategies and to refine performance monitoring plans and planning frameworks.

  • Leads the implementation of the project’s baseline, mid and endline -project evaluation.
    Disseminates information on project evaluations through written reports, conference presentations, and publications.

  • Documents project achievements against targets using monitoring data and works with project staff to document the factors behind gaps and over achievements.

  • Institutes regular use of performance monitoring data within the project and identifies and documents best practices.

  • Conducts field-based monitoring, technical assistance and training to project teams, sub-grantees, Counties, sub counties and partner organizations as necessary.

  • Builds capacity of staff, especially project staff, on the use of data for decision making, performance improvement, research and evaluation.

  • Reviews all reports prior
    to submission.

  • Manages production of data to meet all reporting requirements including quarterly and annual reports, research, technical reports, presentations, etc.

  • Assists project technical staff with preparation of reports as appropriate.

    Person Specifications

    Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Demographics, Mathematics, Statistics or related field

    Experience & Skills

  • Minimum of seven years of experience designing and implementing monitoring, evaluating and reporting on programs related to RMNCH/FP and HIV/TB in developing countries.

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of USAID reporting requirements.

  • Demonstrated experience with KenyaEMR/ OpenMRS,

  • Strong background or formal training in evaluating development programs such as but not limited to RMNCH/FP and HIV/TB.A firm command on the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs.

  • Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of the project (e.g. service integration, performance against each funding stream).

  • Experience designing and conducting evaluations.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the health context and structural issues in Kenya including socioeconomic, institutional and policy issues that are related to essential services in population, health, and nutrition.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with various constituencies including headquarters, donor agencies, international and local partners, and other stakeholders.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, capacity to analyze Project Management Plan data, evaluate progress, and recommend necessary recourse for maximizing program progress and impact.

  • Experienced user of statistical software packages, such as SPSS, STATA, SAS or similar.

  • Experience working with complex programs involving short deadlines, multiple tasks, in coordination with multiple partners, to achieve expected results.

  • Strong presentation skills including the ability to present and undertake high-level policy dialogue with USAID and other key stakeholders.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs to recruitment@healthstrat.co.ke by May 27, 2020.

  • Candidates are required to indicate the position title & the location of interest on the subject line of the email when applying e.g. “Chief of Party, Nairobi Region”.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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