Deadline: April 17, 2023
Closed Job

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, with a regional office in Dakar, Senegal. Our researchers are contributing to the body of evidence about the critical issues in population health and wellbeing impeding Africa’s development in order to provide strong direction and recommendations to policy- and decision-makers at all levels. Our priority research areas are Human Development, Health and Well-Being, Data Science and Evaluation, and Population Dynamics and Urbanization in Africa. In addition to the research component, APHRC has other programmatic areas in Research and Related Capacity Strengthening, Policy Engagement and Communications and International programs.

APHRC seeks to recruit a Temporary Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant to support the implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework for various projects within Research and Related Capacity Strengthening Division. The M&E Assistant 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:


  • Assist in the development of project M&E plans, including identifying project indicators, setting targets, and establishing data collection and analysis methods;
  • Assist in the design of data collection tools and collect data from various sources, including project staff, partners and beneficiaries, to track the progress of the project;
  • Enter data into databases and maintain the accuracy and completeness of project data;
  • Assist in analyzing project data to identify trends, patterns and insights, and present 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;
  • Provide support to  project  teams  in  the  implementation  of  M&E  activities, including facilitating data collection and supporting data analysis;
  • Collaborate 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;
  • Contribute 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.

Application documents should include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV with contact details of three referees
  3. Copies of your academic certificates and relevant testimonials.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application documents via email to cvs@flexi-personnel.com  by 17th April 2023. Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant.” We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and are committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.