Sumary Our client is an international nonprofit organization that harnesses the vitality of the private sector to address health problems of low-income and vulnerable populations in more than 60 developing countries. With programs in malaria, reproductive health, child survival and HIV, our client promotes products, services and health behaviors that enable low-income and vulnerable people to lead healthier lives. The nonprofit organization is now looking to fill the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Manager in its Nairobi office. The incumbent will provide technical guidance on and manage and enhance an existing Management Information System (MIS) for the Kenya office. Reporting to the Director of Research, The Manager will also provide field program support in all monitoring and evaluation activities, including data analysis, synthesis of data from varied sources, writing and editing of project reports, and training of relevant staff. Responsibilities M&E systems development and enhancement Implement and enhance the organization-wide M&E framework and plan with particular focus on collecting, analyzing and managing data related to process, input and output indicators to report to donors, the program and other stakeholders. Work with HQ and regional offices, including program staff to ensure adequate and audit-able MIS systems and quality controls are in place, meeting donor requirements and program needs. Oversee and manage the transition of the current database solution to a more robust relational database management system with an accessible interface that enables double data entry and verification. Develop a clear and comprehensive Data Quality Assurance Policy with appropriate tools for the same. Improve current data collection tool to allow for multiple copies to be generated at the point of data collection. Enhance and build in spatial data into the MIS system working closely with Google and other map making resources to collect data that can be used for programmatic decision making. Management and Capacity building Manage staff and activities of the Monitoring and Evaluation unit of the Research and Metrics Department. Build capacity of program staff to conceptualize, collect, use and disseminate MIS data. Provide technical assistance in producing quarterly reports of program outputs and accomplishments. Work closely with IT to improve and enhance the MIS Assist with management of the Research and Metrics departments as required Requirements Master's Degree in Demography, Epidemiology, Public Health or related fields Minimum of five years working experience in program monitoring and evaluation, preferably in HIV/AIDS, Malaria and/or reproductive health. Qualification or demonstrated experience in database development and IT is highly desirable. Ability to analyze data and compile technical reports of findings consistent with the data desired. Experience using SPSS required, exposure to STATA is added advantage. Ability to conceptualize, outline, perform and direct capacity building of staff undertaking M&E activities. Ability to translate technical information into easily understood data for decision making Superior writing and presentation skills Strong interpersonal skills Be able to work both independently as well as in teams Computer literate with the ability to work with standard data management software packages including Microsoft ACCESS, SQL server, etc. How to apply Send your application including a cover letter and detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 10th December, 2010. Adept Systems MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.adeptsys.biz Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Visit our website for more vacancies.