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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (Tempoary Appointment), NO-B, Nairobi, Kenya (Open to Kenyan Nationals Only)

Nairobi (Kenya)

Under the direct supervision of the HSS program manager, and supported by UNICEF GAVI HSS program manager the officer will work with the Ministry of Health’s NVIP and UNICEF to achieve results as iindicated below. The overall goal of this engagement is to mitigate financial and programmatic risks linked to the HSS grant. Specifically UNICEF seeks to achieve the following objectives: 1. Effective management of the HSS grant on behalf of the GAVI and the Government of Kenya 2. Enhanced capacity of MOH to manage GAVI grant(s).

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

For every child

UNICEF Kenya's Programme of Cooperation with the Government of Kenya (2014 - 2018) is based on supporting the Government and partners to create an inclusive, protective, healthy and learning environment for children. The Health Programme aims to increase national and local capacity to develop and implement evidence based policies to fulfill the rights of children and women to access affordable and quality health care. More specifically, the programme aims to increase access and use of evidence based quality maternal and child health services and to support the Government of Kenya to achieve the health related Millennium Development Goals.

How can you make a difference?

As Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, you will:

Under the guidance of the supervisor of the post, the M&E Officer will provide support to the MOH to:

  1. Develop detailed GAVI HSS implementation plans
  2. Implement activities under objective 4 of the HSS proposal
  3. Monitor implementation of planned interventions outlined in the HSS work plans
  4. Ensure Completion of Monitoring Framework as outlined in the GAVI guidelines
  5. Contribute to the HSS program reporting
  6. Participate and contribute to EPI program monitoring and evaluation working group plans of actions
  7. Undertake any other activity assigned by MOH EPI manager and UNICEF.


To qualify as a/an [champion or advocate] for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in
    *A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.

  • A minimum of [insert years] of relevant professional experience in 

  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

This position is classified as “rotational” which means the incumbent is expected to rotate to another duty station upon completion of their tour of duty,

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Nairobi (Kenya)
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2017-07-13

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