Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health/Nutrition Expert, Kenya

3 months ago
Kenya
Type
Consultant

Overview

Company Profile:

 

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and has implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI has served governments, private sector companies and several donor agencies in the practice area of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including health, education, environment and economic development and crisis, conflict and governance.

 

Position Description:

 

IBTCI is currently seeking a Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition (RMCH/Nutrition) Evaluation Expert for the USAID Kenya and East Africa Health Population and Nutrition (HPN) APHIAplus Imarisha Activity end of project evaluation. The RMCH/Nutrition will be a senior Kenyan national with extensive experience in the RMCH/Nutrition programming areas.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

 

The RMCH/Nutrition Expert will provide technical leadership in data collection, analysis of key findings, and the development of substantive and evidence-based conclusions. S/he will be responsible for leading other members of the team in evaluating RMNCH/Nutrition components of the APHIAplus activities. S/he will provide technical area leadership in the data collection, analysis of key findings, development of substantive and evidence based conclusions and action-oriented and practical recommendations, and on facilitating technical discussions geared towards developing implementing strategies on a broad range of development programs. S/he will draft sections of the evaluation report as designated by the Team Leader and develop action-oriented and practical recommendations based on these findings. The RMNCH/Nutrition Expert will facilitate technical discussions with key stakeholders in the evaluation process geared towards developing implementing strategies for ongoing and future programs.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

Education:  Master’s degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Reproductive Health or related field

 

Language: English: Fluent in speaking, reading and writing is required. Swahili highly desirable  

 

Required experience:

  • A minimum of 6 years conducting high-level research in Sub-Sahara Africa, including experience in Kenya
  • Previous evaluation experience of a donor-funded/USAID health program in Kenya, including reproductive and maternal and child health, Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PTMCT), nutrition, malaria, and OVCs
  • Strong demonstrated experience in the use of social science qualitative and/or quantitative research methods in the collection and analysis of data
  • Experience in participatory evaluation methodologies, design, and end of program evaluations
  • Must have excellent analytical skills (both qualitative and quantitative)
  • Experience working with the Ministry of Health and private health facilities desirable
  • Experience with MS Office packages is a must
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

How to apply:

 

Please submit all application materials at https://careers2-ibtci.icims.com.

 

No phone calls, please. Applications will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is an equal opportunity employer.

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

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