Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor Job in Kenya

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATHPlus) is a program under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) and Moi University whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to health care.
AMPATHPlus supports the Ministry of Health in eight (8) Counties of Western Kenya Region, with a catchments population of an estimated 3.5 million people.
Applications are invited from qualified candidates with significant technical ability to monitor and evaluate a large clinical Program.
Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor (1 Post)
Job Description: The M&E Advisor is ultimately responsible for the design and implementation of project data management and reporting system.
Responsibilities include monitoring program activities, planning and implementing studies, development of tools, establishing feedback mechanisms to project staff and partners, technical assistance to program staff, partners and county and sub county persons responsible for data management.
A primary responsibility will be to ensure that all those involved in the AMPATHPlus Program understand the role and importance of data and methods for using it to improve program effectiveness.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Chief of Party AMPATHPlus, the candidate will:
·         Develop and update project M&E Plan and PMP, including identifying appropriate indicators and design of data collection system for the project to collect and report on data to measure performance and achievement of project objectives;
·         Provide technical assistance to local implementing partners’ to develop systems for the continual collection, analysis, and presentation of data, and build the capacity of these partners to interpret and report on their progress and achievements;
·         Conduct regular quality checks of project data ensuring that data reported by Project corresponds with MoH data.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate should have:
·         Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Demography, Population Studies, Sociology, Applied Statistics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Systems Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or Health informatics related.
·         Minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience successfully designing, implementing and overseeing monitoring and evaluation tasks for health and/or development projects at the county levels.
·         PHD in Quantitative Social Sciences or proof of near completion will be an added advantage.
·         Ability to work independently, under pressure and to adhere to set deadlines
·         Competency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar). Experience with programming software a plus.
·         Experience with USG and Ministry of Health projects and reporting requirements.
·         Meet requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya and will be required to have a clearance certificate from KRA and a Certificate of Good Conduct.
Terms of Employment: The successful candidate will be employed on 2-year renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and allowances.
Candidates who meet these requirements and are interested should submit their applications, copies of certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae giving details of their current remuneration on or before 9th December, 2016 to the address below:
The Chief of Party
AMPATHPlus Program
P.O. Box 4606– 30100
Eloret
Applications can also be received at ceo@ampath.or.ke
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
AMPATHPlus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individual regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

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