AMREF Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Reference Number: KCO/TSO/001/2012

Duty Station: Nairobi

Closing Date: 27th July 2012

AMREF Kenya is looking for an individual who is well organized, highly motivated and results oriented to join a dynamic M&E team and help bring lasting health change in Africa

Purpose of the Job:

Assist in providing M&E technical expertise to the M&E Unit by ensuring effective coordination, planning, reporting and communication at the country and/or programmes and projects.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Participate in strengthening existing M&E systems in the projects, programmes and AMREF Kenya Country Office.
  • Assist Projects in data capturing, reporting and QA/QC using monitoring tools to track project indicators.
  • Support in coordinating execution of events in the department including consultancy work, meetings and workshops.
  • Support to ensure effective management of office operational procedures, logistics maintenance of asset inventory, stationery and supply requisition.
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual programmatic performance reports.
  • Assist in developing summary report on key issues emerging from projects monthly reports, evaluation reports, feedback reports and project visit reports.
  • Support in developing and maintaining databases and filing systems for all projects, consultancies, collaborators, contracts, and MOUs.
  • Maintain AMREF Kenya programme information resources, publications and materials for effective use by the programme staff and stakeholders.
  • Support in compiling relevant technical reports related to AMREF programmes/projects and store them in convenient form e.g. CD ROM for quick and easy reference.
Qualifications and Competencies:
  • The ideal candidate should have a first degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health or its equivalent.  
  • Professional training in M&E and at least three (3) years of relevant work experience.  
  • Must have hands on experience in statistical analysis packages – STATA; SPSS, Epi info. 
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative methodologies.  
  • In addition the ideal candidate must have strong problem solving and networking skills.  
  • Must be honest, a team player, good communicator and able to work under minimal supervision.
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional.  
If you would like to join this dynamic M&E Team and help bring lasting health for Africa, please quote the position and reference numbers (KCO/TSO/001/2012) in the subject matter and send your CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by e-mail to

The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 27th July 2012. 

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

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