Institute of Human Virology (IHV)

Head of Monitoring, Evaluation and Programme Effectiveness

Institute of Human Virology (IHV)

Job Description

  • The role can be based in Nairobi (Kenya), Kampala (Uganda), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) or Kigali (Rwanda)

  • Permanent, 40 hours per week over 5 days

  • Competitive Salary

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About the Role

Ripple Effect is a growing and dynamic international development charity providing training and ongoing support to smallholder farmers across six African countries. We equip communities to transform their lives and protect the planet, in line with our vision of a confident, thriving and Sustainable rural Africa.

We are looking for an experienced Head of Monitoring, Evaluation and Programme Effectiveness based in either of our Country Programmes in Nairobi (Kenya) Kampala (Uganda), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) or Kigali (Rwanda) This role comes at a time of exciting transition with a new 2030 strategy.

The main purpose of the role is capture, consolidate, critically analyse and communicate the achievement of Ripple Effect vision, mission, goal and objectives at all levels of the organisation. This will be done through appropriate collection, Analysis and visualisation of impact data. Within that to ensure that Ripple Effect systems, frameworks and processes from the grassroots to the UK office for Monitoring and Evaluation and Programme Management are fit for purpose across Ripple Effect country programmes. The role is responsible for ensuring timely, accurate monitoring, evaluation and impact information which is appropriate for decision-making, learning and accountability. The role oversees Africa wide Data Analysis and Programme KPI reporting against Ripple Effect 2030 strategy. The post holder will be responsible for building monitoring and evaluation capacity of country teams and ensuring country teams have adequate Monitoring and Evaluation framework, calendar and tools. Supports innovative approaches to our programme Design and impact, including appropriate use of mobile phone technology.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about Ripple Effect, and has a successful track record in programme design, monitoring and Impact Evaluation. You will have experience in tracking progress against programme team wide KPI. We have a rigorous M & E and Impact system and we want our Head of M & E and Programme Effectiveness to build on our successes. You will bring strong analytical skills and ability to present data and information in an engaging way to different internal and external audiences. You will be able to work under pressure and have attention to detail.

Please note, applicants will need a prior legal right to live and work in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia or Rwanda, dependent on where the applicant is based.

How to apply

How to apply

  • Visit to download the job description and application form available on the relevant vacancy page.
  • Completed application forms must be submitted to, clearly stating your name and the role applied for in the subject line by the application closing date.

Applications close at 5pm GMT on Monday 20th March 2023, with the successful candidate likely to start by May 2023. However, we will start looking at the applications earlier than this date, and therefore reserve the right to close the application process early. You are therefore strongly advised to complete the application process as soon as possible.

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