PATH -Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Kenya Country Program

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PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for an upcoming United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded HIV/AIDS health program based in Kenya. PATH supports local governments, US government (USG) implementing partners, and local technical experts in the design and implementation of high quality, impactful programs. Candidates must have experience in the development and maintenance of systems to collect and analyze information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact of complex health programs. Recent experience with PEPFAR reporting is desired.


Lead the design and implementation of the project monitoring and evaluation framework as well as the project information system.
Develop and manage the Project‘s Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) in collaboration with project staff and partners.
Lead analysis of project data to assess progress and areas of improvement.
Develop and maintain systems to collect and analyze information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact of the program.
Guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports. Lead responses to USAID and PEPFAR for regular and ad hoc reporting requirements.
Support technical staff in M&E functions and manage M&E project staff.
Promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt both internally and externally.
Ensure quality, consistency and adherence to standards and best practices for M&E across the project, including data quality and use.

Required Experience

Master’s degree in relevant discipline, such as public health, mathematics, business, statistics, or international relations.
Minimum seven years’ experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for complex programs in developing countries.
A firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs.
Prior experience setting up and implementing data collection systems that track performance as per the objectives of the project (service integration, performance against each funding stream).
Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project’s activities and support project supervision.
Experienced and proficient in writing reports for monitoring and reporting on project outcomes and impacts, including performance monitoring plans for external audiences, and manuscripts for publication.
Computer skills demonstrating competency in MS Office Suite and at least one statistical package such as Stata or SPSS.
Demonstrated self-starter (i.e., motivation, dealing with pressure, adaptability).
Oral and written fluency in English required.
Ability to interact skillfully and diplomatically with numerous counterparts, including donors, Ministry of Health officials, local partners and other NGO’s.

Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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