Jhpiego Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families.

Jhpiego is the implementing partner for the East Africa Accelerator Hub for The Challenge Initiative (TCI) – known as Tupange Pamoja in East Africa. The project is funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGFJ through The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health.

TCI is an ambitious program that leverages a matching challenge fund mechanism to provide incentives for the rapid scale up of urban family planning programs through a framework of accountability measures, demand-driven participation of partners, and technical support via at least four regional accelerator hubs.

We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent management and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly-motivated and able to work in a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer

(Based in Nairobi)

Reporting to the Kenya Country Lead, the MER Officer will assist in the development, implementation and management of the monitoring, evaluation and research requirements of the Tupange Pamoja Initiative In Kenya. S/he will work closely with program, technical and MOH staff to maintain monitoring and evaluation frameworks that are accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support MER Initiatives for TCI including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and contributing to staff capacity building initiatives.
  • Provide technical support for review and Implementation of the TCI M&E framework.
  • Provide technical support for implementation of data utilization Initiatives.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of strategies/mechanisms/processes to Improve TCI East African Hub ability to collect, interpret and aggregate data to demonstrate Impact and enhance program accountability.
  • Support program staff on proper documentation, organization and capture of program progress.
  • Provide M&E mentorship and coaching to county teams and TCI program staff during various stages of TCI Implementation.
  • Routine analysis of RH/FP Indicators.
  • Routine sharing of TCI East African Hub program results and learnings with hub and TCI implementing counties through innovative approaches.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Health Records, Public Health or Social Sciences with demonstrated expertise in research methods.
  • Have a minimum 3 years relevant monitoring, evaluation and research working experience in demography or family health-related disciplines or implementation sciences.
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing health program and research data.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with international donors and foundations and success in grants management is a plus.
  • Recent experience working with statistical/database software such as SQL, SPSS, STATA.
  • Demonstrated experience working with MOH systems including the DHIS-2 and data collection systems for example mobile based platforms such as 00K.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org or at our website www.jobs-jhpiego.icims.com by 15th October 2018.

Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.

Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Community Development, Economics and Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, NGO and UN
Updated: October 8, 2018 — 10:38 am