Deadline: March 17, 2023
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The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization, and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to support the implementation of the M&E framework for various projects within Research and Related Capacity Strengthening Division.


The M&E Officer will play a critical role in ensuring that data collected is accurate, complete and timely, and that it is used to inform programmatic decisions and improve performance:

  • Assisting in the development of project M&E plans, including identifying project indicators, setting targets, and establishing data collection and analysis methods;
  • Leading design of data collection tools and collecting data from various sources, including project staff, partners and beneficiaries, to track the progress of the project;
  • Entering data into databases and maintaining the accuracy and completeness of project data;
  • Assist in analyzing project data to identify trends, patterns and insights, and presenting findings to the M&E team and project stakeholders;
  • Assist in preparing and submitting reports on project progress, impact and outcomes, and sharing these reports with project stakeholders;
  • Assist in drafting indicator definitions to ensure that project M&E activities are conducted in accordance with established standards and procedures;
  • Providing support to project teams in the implementation of M&E activities, including facilitating data collection and supporting data analysis;
  • Collaborating with other members of the M&E team, project managers, and other stakeholders to ensure that project M&E activities are aligned with project goals and objectives;
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of project M&E processes and procedures to ensure that they are efficient, effective and responsive to project needs; and
  • Perform any other tasks required to advance the projects’ and the division’s M& E agenda.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Demography, Development Studies, Project Management, or a related field.
  • At least two years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, with experience in formulation of M&E frameworks, tracking project milestones, data collection and analysis.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data analysis software such as Stata or SPSS.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

This position is classified under Nationally Recruited Positions (NRP), Grade VI in our scales.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal by March 17, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted; shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate. 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

P. O Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi


APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons