The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization that conducts high quality and policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. APHRC seeks to recruit an experienced Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.
Coordinate the development and implementation of M&E frameworks to align to the Center’s strategic plan;
Conduct baseline to collect data on key indicators to measure success and impact of the Center’s programs;
Coordinate finalization of annual and five year implementation plans to align to the strategic plan;
Ensure the implementation of Projects Management System;
Contribute to the design of and assist in managing program assessments and evaluations and promote a culture of evidence-based decision making and effective communication of program results to different stakeholders;
Provide M&E technical assistance to research programs such as reviewing M&E methods, conducting relevant trainings , designing M&E tools, and ensuring quality control of M&E outputs;
Routinely collating M & E data for major programs and reporting on progress to funders
Lead activities related the documentation and dissemination of Center’s best practices;
Participate in the design, writing, and review of project proposals, including incorporation of monitoring and evaluation components in project proposals;
Participate in the evaluation of new partners using the Center’s partner-assessment guideline;
Participate in the assessment and documentation of the Center’s policy influence
Participate in external monitoring and impact evaluation of programs and initiatives in Africa.
Qualifications and Experience
Master’s degree in public health, statistics, demography, or any other relevant field;
At least 5 years post-qualification experience designing and implementing M&E systems for international donor-funded programs;
Experience in: Impact and performance evaluations; Assessments and feasibility studies; Cost effectiveness analysis; Monitoring plans, strategies and indicators; M&E-related policies and programs; Technical training on M&E skills, tools and methods;
Experience in capacity building to undertake measurement and evaluation of research programs in developing countries;
Strong ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) with a wide range and level of audience;
Strong quantitative and qualitative skills.
Strong communication skills (written and oral);
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as ability to work in a culturally diverse team.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal http://hrs.aphrc.org by 17 June 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru