APHIAplus Final Performance Evaluation Technical Team Member Job in Kenya May 2013

 

Final Performance Evaluation Technical Team Member, APHIAplus 
Nairobi / Coast, Kenya
Company Profile:  MSI is a Washington, D.C.-based international development firm providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance.
Since its 1981 founding, MSI has grown in size and technical scope, now implementing and managing more than 70 projects worldwide. More than 30 are long-term, many in conflict-prone or fragile states that include Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Today, our range of technical expertise includes analytical and field projects in democracy and governance, economic growth, strategic planning, organizational capacity building, health and the justice sector.
MSI focuses on helping our local partners foster progress, manage change and improve the effectiveness of development assistance.
We expanded our global footprint in 2008 by becoming part of Coffey International Development, a leading development firm that is part of Coffey International Limited, a publicly traded company on the Australia Stock Exchange. Alongside Coffey, MSI has corporate offices in 17 countries.
Together, MSI and Coffey International Development employ more than 1,400 professionals worldwide.
For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

Project/Proposal Summary: 

APHIAplus Nairobi/Coast is a cooperative agreement with Pathfinder International and is managed by USAID/Kenya’s Office of Population and Health (OPH).
The award began on January 1, 2011 and ends on December 31, 2013.
This project is one of five regional service delivery mechanisms under the APHIAplus Service Delivery awards.  APHIAplus stands for AIDS Population and Health Integrated Assistance – People-centered, Leadership-focused, Universal access and Sustainability.
The Implementation Framework envisioned these projects supporting delivery of critical health services at the provincial and district levels while working in coordination with USAID-funded national-level technical assistance partners.

Position Summary:

Under this task order, MSI’s national Team Member shall work closely with the Evaluation Team to conduct a final Performance Evaluation of the APHIAplus Nairobi/Coast program.
Findings and recommendation will inform USAID, the GOK and other stakeholders on what has worked, what has not worked and why.
Recommendations will also shape strategies, approaches and activities for the follow-on program design.
The period of performance of this task order will start from May 6, 2013.
The evaluation will take place in Nairobi and Coastal regions where the APHIAPlus program has been operating.

**This is a local position.  Only Kenyan Nationals are eligible to apply. **

Responsibilities:

The team member will work under the stewardship of the Evaluation Team Leader to conduct the evaluation.
The main objective of this final evaluation is to assess the performance of the APHIAPlus Nairobi/Coast Project.
The specific objectives are:
  • To conduct an in-depth qualitative assessment of technical and management approaches, coordination with host country and other stakeholders and support to country health systems.
  • To conduct a quantitative review of project achievements based on assigned targets in HIV/AIDS, FP/RH and Child Survival activities.
Qualifications:
  • A Master’s Degree in monitoring and evaluation, research methodology, health, social science or a related field.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating health-related development programs in Africa, with extensive evaluation experience.
  • Experience working on USAID health-related evaluations and development projects.
  • In depth understanding of high-impact health interventions and health system strengthening.
  • Health-related social science research skills and statistics, including strong data visualization skills.
  • Demonstrated written communications skills, especially in drafting evaluations, assessments and reports, required.
  • Familiarity with USAID Forward quality evaluation standards and requirements.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

To apply, please visit our website: www.msiworldwide.com.



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