Monitoring & Evaluation Learning Advisor Jobs at PATH
NOTE: This position is contingent upon donor funding.
PATH is currently recruiting for a ME&L Advisor for the impending USAID/Kenya Strategic Information project to be based in Nairobi out of the established PATH Kenya Country Program. There will be a dual linkage between the HQ-based Digital Health Solutions group and the Kenya Country Program. This position will report to the Chief of Party.
Monitoring & Evaluation Job Responsibilities
- Provide overall technical guidance and leadership on the implementation of the project monitoring, evaluation and learning
- Develop a performance monitoring plan covering activities to compile, analyze and present data for reporting of program progress and Establish baseline for indicators in the M&E plan using existing data sources and conduct special studies as needed.
- In collaboration with the Deputy Chief of Party, lead preparation of annual work plans, quarterly reports and other deliverables
- Develop suitable dissemination materials for sharing project related
- Support operationalization of the M&E Plan by developing and managing an M&E system to serve as a repository of all project related M&E
- Maintain and update the M&E system on an ongoing basis and generate needed reports to meet donor and other stakeholder
- Lead implementation of assessments, establish, oversee data cleaning and entry procedures as per standard
- M&E practice at PATH and consolidate lessons learned.
- Oversee data collection and monitoring activities at the target counties by the
- Lead technical assistance to strengthen the government health information systems in capturing needed data to inform indicators and implementation processes.
- Manage in-country communication with the third party evaluator of the project to ensure coordination and active exchange of data and learnings.
Requirements for the Monitoring & Evaluation Job
- Master’s degree or higher in monitoring and evaluation, health informatics, public health, or related discipline.
- Minimum of 7 years’ experience and demonstrated skills in monitoring and evaluation of health and related
- At least 5 years M&E experience with donor-funded projects is required, preferably for USAID.
- Experience in successfully managing and implementing the monitoring and evaluation of health programs in developing countries
- Demonstrated knowledge and use of either Tableau software or SPSS required
- Experience in providing technical assistance and conducting capacity building activities in relation to monitoring and evaluation
- Experience in managing and supervising a monitoring and evaluation team of data collectors and program officers
- Demonstrated understanding of and familiarity with a range of applied research and monitoring and evaluation approaches including health information and data management
- Proven ability to motivate and mentor staff and create a positive team
- Strong communication and problem-solving skills, capacity to analyze data, monitor progress, and recommend necessary recourse for maximizing program progress and impact.
- Ability to oversee data collection at various levels to ensure accuracy and clarity of data interpretations.
- Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues.
- Ability to facilitate results oriented discussions with stakeholders and collaborate with cross-functional teams.
- Fluency in English required; knowledge of Swahili an asset.
- Experience in Kenya is strongly preferred.
- USAID cooperative agreement management experience highly preferred.
- Ability to travel in-country as necessary; limited international travel expected.
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