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World Vision Kenya Jobs: National Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

World Vision Kenya is a leading non-governmental Christian humanitarian, relief, development and advocacy organization with projects in most parts of Kenya.
We wish to urgently recruit a highly competent, proactive and self-driven person to fill the following position within our organization.
National Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator
To be based in Nairobi
Purpose of the position: To effectively develop, lead and promote an enhanced culture of learning and discipline in the skills and practices of DME throughout World Vision Kenya.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide proactive and clear sectoral leadership across World Vision Kenya (WVK) for development and full coordination of all DM&E events, practices and learning;
  • Develop, implement and promote a new organization-wide strategy for DM&E for quality ministry;
  • Design, coordinate and implement staff training programs to build knowledge, attitudes, skills and behaviours around the DM&E standards, key LEAP components and other emerging trends in the field of DME;
  • Ensure that DM&E related activities regarding measurements, design, redesign, monitoring, evaluations and other interventions are successfully implemented;
  • Support WVK initiatives for fundraising through new proposals and designs plus ensuring alignment and compliance to LEAP standards and other donor requirements;

  • Contextualize the LEAP guidelines and standards for Design, Monitoring and Evaluation in all programming environments in WVK;
  • Ensure adherence to and integration of WVK DM&E standards and practices with Programmes and projects and special donor expectations;
  • Participate effectively with DM&E networks, practitioners and learning/research institutions to access, research, evaluate and promote the best available external practices and resources in DM&E;
  • Work with Branches to implement a DM&E learning system to document, assess, share/disseminate and replicate Lessons Learned, Promising Practices, and Best Practices in DM&E;
  • Support Sector Coordinators in incorporating best DM&E tools and practices into sectoral projects and activities
  • Collaborate with the Resource Centres to procure and supply the best DM&E learning resources;
  • Ensure the appropriate use of information management systems for all Sectors within WVK in order to enhance and inform design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University, with practice of community development, program design, statistics and evaluation. An advanced degree is preferred;
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of extensive field level experience managing people and programs in an international NGO’s context; with proven experience in planning/designing, implementation, supervising, monitoring, Evaluation and reporting in integrated development settings;
  • Thorough understanding and experience in Research methodologies;
  • Proven track record as a staff and community trainer and capacity builder in DM&E;
  • Solid public relations skills and be a strong team player;
  • Strong commitment to WV Values, Mission and Vision.
All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, one of whom must be a church leader/priest/pastor, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than June 25, 2010. Please indicate the position clearly on the subject line. (Only short-listed candidates will be contacted).
Director, People & Culture
World Vision Kenya
P. O. Box 50816 (00200), Nairobi
Or E-mail: recruit_kenya @wvi.org
World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the rights and wellbeing of children.
Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and background checking for child abuse offenses.
World Vision is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Our vision for every child, Life in all its fullness, Our prayer for every heart, The will to make it so.

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