ICF Consulting Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 15, 2018Full time
ICF seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded technical support activities in Kenya. These activities will support ongoing efforts by the national and county governments and development partners to strengthen outcome measurements, learning, and accountability (MLA) systems in order to provide quality data and synthesized information for planning, implementation, policy development, and decision making. These activities will take place in yet to be defined counties with the project office based in one of the focal counties. Qualifications Key Responsibilities: The M&E Advisor will support the development and strengthening of Monitoring and Evaluation System; support partnership and utilization of data to inform policy and strategies, facilitate and support the preparation, collation and dissemination of Health data; develop monitoring, evaluation and learning tools for the project as needed; develop an evaluation plan for the program and maintain a program monitoring database; lead efforts to design and implement training to foster learning and informed decision making; manage all M&E activities related to reporting on all required indicators. This includes measuring and tracking progress made toward achieving targets. The M&E Advisor will also support the documentation of best practices and facilitate the use of such data to foster learning; contribute to the design and assist in managing program assessments and evaluations and promote a culture of evidence-based decision making. Basic Qualifications: The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor must have an advanced degree in a relevant discipline, and applied skills in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities, strong data analysis background especially in analyzing large and complex datasets. S/he must have a firm command of M&E issues related to health systems strengthening that includes health informatics, and human and institutional capacity strengthening. The M&E Advisor must have demonstrable analytical skills and experiences to identify and evaluate best practices and state-of-the-art approaches to be utilized by Activity. Additionally, s/he must have strong writing and organizational skills for reporting on health systems strengthening outcomes.