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Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant Job in Nairobi Kenya


Our client an international NGO wishes to attract a person of high calibre for the position ofMonitoring and Evaluation Consultant
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Nature of the Position: Part time
 
Basic Functions
 

The key deliverables for the job is to develop and maintain effective systems for the monitoring and evaluation of all clients’ work, to analyse the output of this evaluation and present the findings to a variety of audiences and in a format most suitable for that audience. 

The candidate will also generate background research on the context of the organisation’s work in relation to relevant policy and practice and to keep this work updated as the context changes.
 
Principle Accountabilities:
 
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • To work with casework staff, project managers and directors to establish, and then periodically review, clearly defined and measurable outcomes for each programme
  • Leads the design and implementation of a monitoring framework to track delivery against set goals and objectives; including establishing baselines to gauge and support the performance of client programmes
  • Leads the analysis of data collected under the monitoring framework for assessment of progress and areas for improvement, as well as the implementation of summative evaluations
  • To work with the casework and project teams, and IT support, to establish, and then periodically review, systems for capturing data that allow progress against the agreed outcomes to be measured
  • Set the standard of data capture required within the organisation, and ensure that casework staff are capturing the required data and consistently meeting the data quality standards
  • To undertake qualitative and quantitative surveying that provides information in addition to that captured by casework teams, as required.
  • To take responsible for commissioning research and evaluation work from third parties when required, and to manage this relationship with such organisations or academic departments to ensure that the work meets a set of pre-agreed objectives
Reporting
  • To analysis the data generated by the monitoring and evaluation process, and then produce and present management information for casework teams, directors and trustees that measures performance against agreed outcomes and targets
  • To take the lead in producing data and analysis on the impact of the organization’s work to be included in the organisation’s reports suitable for a variety of internal and external audiences
  • To generate data in a format agreed with the organization for reports to donors or supporters, or in the production of funding applications and bids
  • Provides regularly synthesized and updated reports on the status of implementation against set goals and objectives to the client
  • Ensure that all the projects are aligned and delivering towards set goals
Required Qualifications and Skills
  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. An  MBA is an advantage
  • At least 7 years working experience in M&E and advanced training in M & E
  • Experience with practical field implementation of monitoring system and coordinating international projects
  • Highly developed analytical skills, with the ability to apply creative solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team
  • Ability to create effective and efficient systems for gathering and analysing data
  • Ability to manage relationships with third parties in order to meet objectives on complex research projects
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications, please send your CV and letter of application indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role and details of your current and expected salary to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 15th June 2012. 

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