Initiatives Inc Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Job in Western Kenya

 Initiatives Inc.

Job Vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Summary: Initiatives Inc. seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded health project.  
This five-year project aims at strengthening services and systems for HIV and AIDS with a focus on strengthening county, facility and community capacity to effectively manage HIV/AIDS service delivery.


Location: Western Province Kenya.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation systems and activities, including development of the M and E framework; data collection and storage processes and platforms; data analysis and report; documentation and visualization of results.
  • Manage routine data collection, data quality assurance and data analysis; document improvements, lessons learned and project progress and achievements relevant to indicators and targets.
  • Orient project staff on data collection and lead the project team in data interpretation and use. 
  • Ensure timely reporting of data to PEPFAR and USAID per donor requirements.  
  • Manage and supervise project monitoring and evaluation staff.
  • Oversee project reporting and documentation, including the development of articles for publication and/or conference presentations. 
Required Qualifications
  • Master degree or higher in public health, statistics, health services administration or another relevant field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience developing and managing monitoring and evaluation systems for public health programs, with specific experience in HIV programs.
  • A strong understanding of monitoring and evaluation of health systems strengthening interventions and outcomes.
  • High professional competency in data analysis and report writing for complex public health programs.
  • Extensive experience in qualitative and qualitative data analysis, GIS, and use of dashboards and other data visualization methods.
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
  • Professional-level English written and verbal communication. 
  • Previous experience in USAID- and PEPFAR-funded projects.
How to Apply:
All applicants should email a CV, cover letter, and contacts for three references to with “Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist” as the subject line.  

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