ICF Consulting

3 job(s) at ICF Consulting

ICF Consulting Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 15, 2018
Full time
ICF seeks a Chief of Party (COP) 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 COP will be the primary liaison with the USAID project contracting officer and his or her representatives, responding to client needs within the limits of the agreement. Lead and manage the project team – providing the vision, coordination, resource management, and supervision required to accomplish project objectives and to deliver superior quality products. S/he will ensure quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided under the contract, including necessary adjustments to operations to fit the requirements of USAID.   Basic Qualifications: The COP must have at least a master’s degree preferably in Public Health, Business Management, Project Management, and Public Policy and Management and demonstrated experience in the field of health informatics, monitoring and evaluation. The COP is expected to have the strategic vision, leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience, professional reputation, extensive project management experience especially in public sector project management, interpersonal skills and written and oral presentation skills to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the program description. S/he will also have at least 10 – 15 years of experience in developing countries (preferably in Africa), at least 5 of which involve experience interacting with other donor government agencies, host country governments and international donor agencies. S/he must have prior experience managing similar public sector projects preferably in Kenya as manager. This position will be based in Nairobi.
ICF Consulting Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 15, 2018
Full time
ICF seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (COP)/Technical Director 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   Basic Qualifications:   The DCOP/Technical Director must have at least a master’s degree in health informatics, public health, monitoring and evaluation or other social sciences related master’s degree relevant to the field health informatics, monitoring and evaluation. S/he is expected to have strong leadership qualities, good depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience, strong management experience and excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. S/he must have at least 7 – 10 years’ experience in developing countries, and have experience working in the area of monitoring and evaluation at the national level. S/he must have prior experience managing similar project or program. This position will be based in Nairobi
ICF Consulting Nairobi County, Kenya
Jan 15, 2018
Full 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.