NGO Job Vacancies in Kenya - Social Impact

Chief of Party, Kenya Strategic Information M&E Program, Kenya
 
Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. 

SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. 

We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. 

We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis.  

SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. 

SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits. 
 
Proposal Objective: The Kenya Strategic Information M&E Program aims to provide USAID/Kenya with strategic information activities that will provide the government with a more accurate representation of health care delivery effectiveness in Kenya. 
 
Position Description: Social Impact seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for the anticipated USAID-funded Kenya Strategic Information M&E Program. 

The Chief of Party will be a core team member and on a full-time basis during the duration of the program. 

The COP will be responsible for overseeing all program activities. 

This position will be full-time and based in Kenya.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the field office, including supervision of expatriates and local staff.
  • Work with the Contractor home office and local office staff to identify and nominate, for USAID approval, technical specialists/consultants for short-term technical assistance to meet the objectives of the project.
  • Coordinate, as requested by USAID/Kenya, with partner organizations, in conducting evaluation and performance management support tasks in accordance with work plan.
  • Advise and train other partners, USAID teams, other stakeholders on policies and services offered by the project.
  • Assure compliance with contract provisions, including reports.
  • Supervise the development, implementation and reporting of monitoring, evaluation and performance management support activities tasks in accordance with the work plan.
  • Transfer knowledge to local staff.
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, epidemiology, biomedical science, or related field required; PhD or DrPH preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of progressively responsible experience on project management on health related M&E focused programs.
  • At least eight years of supervisory experience.
  • Technical knowledge and experience in the design, implementation, and management of monitoring, evaluation, and performance management, including indicator development, data collection and analysis, data quality assessments, performance reporting, evaluation design, evaluation planning, and management and dissemination of evaluations.
  • Previous experience serving as Chief of Party or Team Leader on USAID-funded or PEPFAR funded health evaluations highly preferred.
  • Previous work experience with PEPFAR 3.0 and SIMS highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple components simultaneously, multifunctional teams, international personnel, host country government relations, and client satisfaction.
  • Previous experience working closely with local government partners across all levels to accomplish project objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate with other USG or donor-funded projects.
  • Knowledge of USAID project cycle, managing USAID contracts, agency policies, regulations, and monitoring and evaluation and reporting requirements.
  • Extensive experience in report writing and providing quality report and evaluation presentations.
  • Advanced communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience working in Kenya or East Africa strongly preferred.
  • English fluency required.
Come join our energetic and innovative team!  

We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. 

CLICK HERE to apply online 

Senior M&E Specialist, Kenya Strategic Information M&E Program, Kenya
 
Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. 

SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. 

We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. 

We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. 


SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. 

SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits. 
 
Proposal Objective: The Kenya Strategic Information M&E Program aims to provide USAID/Kenya with strategic information activities that will provide the government with a more accurate representation of health care delivery effectiveness in Kenya. 

Position Description: Social Impact seeks a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist for the anticipated USAID-funded Kenya Strategic Information M&E Program.

The Senior M&E Specialist will be responsible for overseeing all project M&E activities and effectively tracking and measuring the impact of the project. 

The Senior M&E Specialist will report to the Chief of Party (COP) and work closely with the home office team as well as field office team. This position will be full-time and based in Kenya.
 
**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Kenyan citizenship will be considered.**
 
Responsibilities:
  • Support the design of M&E processes, using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods, increasingly focused on results of activities.
  • Provide technical expertise and context on health measurement in Kenya to the activity.
  • Design efficient and high quality data collection tools.
  • Lead data collection and analysis efforts.
  • Participate in the design, quality, development and completion of all assessments, analytical reports, and evaluations.
  • Help develop program recommendations based on data.
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in statistics, public health, statistics, international development, or related field required.
  • Minimum of eight years of experience preferably in the areas of monitoring, data collection methods, and evaluation of health projects using a variety of methodologies, monitoring and management information systems in developing countries.
  • At least five years of experience with both quantitative and qualitative statistical processing and analysis packages.
  • Experience designing, monitoring, and evaluating programs in the health sector required.
  • Experience monitoring, evaluating and supporting PEPFAR and other USAID funded projects highly preferred.
  • English fluency required.
Come join our energetic and innovative team!  

We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. 

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deputy Chief of Party / Senior Strategic Information Advisor, Kenya Strategic Information M&E Program, Kenya

Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. 

We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. 

We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. 


SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. 

SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits. 
 
Proposal Objective: Provide USAID/Kenya with strategic information activities that will provide the government with a more accurate representation of health care delivery effectiveness in Kenya. 

Position Description: Social Impact seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP)/Senior Strategic Information Advisor (SI) for the anticipated USAID-funded Kenya Strategic Information M&E Program. 

The DCOP/SI Advisor will be responsible for supporting the Chief of Party (COP) with all program activities and will also serve as the SI Advisor for monitoring and evaluation and other SI-related tasks pertaining to health areas. 

This position will be full-time and based in Kenya.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide support, leadership and technical expertise to overall management of the program to ensure it meets all performance and reporting requirements.
  • Provide direct technical support to strengthen the capacity of local USAID implementing partners and community stakeholders on monitoring and evaluation, including data use for informed decision-making.
  • Provide technical support for assessing selected health activities by ensuring that performance monitoring systems are in place and compliant with USAID and PEPFAR policies and guidance, particularly following the award of projects.
  • In coordination with COP, lead and manage all monitoring and evaluation technical work conducted throughout the life of the program.
  • Advise USAID/Kenya on all matters related to the measurement and evaluation of USAID’s contributions toward achieving PEPFAR and national targets.
  • Facilitate strong collaboration, learning and adapting practices, including techniques for gathering, organizing, disseminating and applying knowledge throughout the program cycle.
  • Serve as acting COP as needed
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, biomedical science, public administration, international health, or other relevant field of study required.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in public or private sector management, administration, and planning; international development, preferably in developing countries; monitoring and evaluation; and project design.
  • Familiar with PEPFAR and USAID policies and have a strong understanding of PEPFAR guidance and directives, development principles and host country needs and priorities related to strategic information.
  • Previous experience serving as Deputy Chief of Party on USAID-funded or PEPFAR funded health programs preferred.
  • Experience working in Kenya and/or East Africa required.
  • Demonstrated experience managing similar multi-faceted projects in the past and the capacity to manage large complex programs, including subcontracts, in a multi-cultural environment and providing consulting services in helping clients analyze problems, devise solutions and adopt solutions.
  • Strong public health and strategic thinking background showing resourcefulness, initiative, leadership qualities, skills to deal with difficult situations and sensitive areas; demonstrated ability to identify, assess, analyze, synthesize and provide recommendation on key technical issues.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English required.
Come join our energetic and innovative team! 

We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world. 

CLICK HERE to apply online

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: www.socialimpact.com 

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Please, no phone calls. 

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