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- BY Nicole Pelette
The Monitoring & Evaluation Director will be responsible for the design, implementation and technical quality of all monitoring, evaluation and research activities for HIV Service Delivery Support Activity - Rift Valley (Afya Nyota ya Bonde) Program.
The position will be based in Kenya and will report to the Project Director/Chief of Party (COP).
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, including the development of the project’s Monitoring and Evaluation plan; development and monitoring of project indicators; oversight of data collection and analysis; synthesis of data and project outcomes; data quality assessments and auditing of data; Lead the design and implementation of the project’s research activities, including operations research, performance evaluations, impact evaluations and rapid/special studies. Lead efforts to identify key research questions and develop studies that test innovative strategies for addressing improving the quality and uptake of health services; Develop and lead implementation of strategies for institutional and individual capacity building on data collection, collation and reporting procedures; Build institutional and individual capacity of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts in county and sub-county levels, and other stakeholders in program monitoring and evaluation, data collection and management, report and use of data for program planning and improvements; Oversee the dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to local, national and regional-level intergovernmental bodies, donors, partners and other stakeholders. Promote forums which facilitate collaboration, learning and action as a result of this information among these actors; Ensure that data from the project is fed into national health management information systems and promote its use among stakeholders for learning and policy development and programming; Ensure research implementation adheres to FHI 360 and international policies and standards and remains technically and ethically sound. Usher research protocols through FHI 360 Internal Review Board and national external review processes; Monitor and maintain relevant protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports; Oversee a team of monitoring, evaluation and research staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members; Contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence; Deliver presentations at professional meetings and conferences.
MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS: