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Water Services Trust Fund, Kenya Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) Job Re-Advertisement

Responsible for Monitoring and Evaluation Ref: WSTF/QAO Location: Nairobi with frequent travel to the field 

Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager (QAM), the Quality Assurance Officer (QAO) is responsible for the Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) function of the WSTF’s Project Cycle Management and assessment of the impact of its investment.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitor and evaluate projects.
  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation tools;
  • Coordinate the setting of minimum standards for WSTF funded projects with regard to sociological, environmental, financial and technical issues with regard to implementation processes;

  • Review and appraise WSTF procedures and systems for project management;
  • Undertake direct or indirect spot check monitoring visits of projects to improve implementation of projects according to plan, quality, budget and set standards;
  • Prepare M & E reports on WSTF sponsored projects as and when needed;
  • Initiate, in consultations with QAM, baseline research, analysis of data, document and compile reports to inform WSTF’s overall project cycle management.
  • Monitor ISO procedures and processes;
  • Managing framework consultants with a view to ensuring value for money in the consultants’ work;
  • Support the QAM in the development and implementation of Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP);
  • Performing any duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • Bachelors Degree in any of the following related field; Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences, Water Engineering or development related discipline from a recognized University;
  • Must have 5 years post graduate experience in Research, Report Writing, Project Cycle Management (Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation);
  • Relevant post graduate qualification in Project Cycle Management
  • Experience in implementation of ISO quality standards will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in working with donor funded projects is an added advantage;
  • Excellent problem solving skills; ability to analyze data, conceptualize, perform and apply statistical skills;
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and to assess priorities with a high level of accuracy
  • Must be a self driven individual, demonstrating a constant desire to achieve improved results;
  • Proficient in MS Office and working knowledge of other relevant technical software;
Those who responded to the first advertisement need not reapply
How to Apply:

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications
 with the job title & Ref No: clearly marked on the envelope enclosing copies of their academic, professional certificate and testimonials, giving details of telephone contacts, email address current position and remuneration with three referees; one academic and two professional to:

Chief Executive Officer
Water Services Trust Fund
Upper Hill, Mara Road,
CIC Plaza, 1st Floor,
P O Box 49699 00100,
Nairobi

To be received not later than Friday 6th August, 2010 close of business.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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