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Programme Governance and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Vacancy No.:IOMKE/045/12
Position Title: Programme Governance and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer
Classification:NOA/1 (based on the UN Salary Scale for the National Officers in Kenya)
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Type of Appointment: 6 months Special Short Term contract with possibility of extension
General Functions:-
Under the overall guidance of the Regional Migration Health Assessments Coordinator for Africa and the Middle-East in Nairobi and the PHAMESA programme manager in Pretoria, and under the direct supervision of the PHAMESA Health Programme Officer responsible for the Horn and East Africa in Nairobi, the incumbent will collaborate closely with colleagues in East and Southern Africa to develop M&E components of project proposals, to implement PHAMESA standard operating procedures, and to effectively report upon programme achievements in Horn and East Africa following global IOM guidance:-
Essential Functions:-
The national officer will conduct a review of the administrative structure and human resources needs of the Department. In particular, he/ she will:
1) Review programming structure of the Department including number and duration of projects; budgetary allocations for administrative, support, and operational staffing; budget consumption rates, and projectization structures. Submit recommendations and implement actions as required.
2) Liaise with Horn and East Africa health colleagues, in the capacity of master trainer, to ensure effective implementation of the governance and M&E aspects of the PHAMESA programme.
3) Assist the M&E Officer in Pretoria to adapt, and train responsible country officers to use the M&E framework from PHAMESA.
4) Provide proactive support to health colleagues in Horn and East Africa for development and finalization of country strategies on Migration Health. Coordinate concept paper and proposal development in Horn and East Africa, in collaboration with Programme Development and Implementation Unit of the MRF.
5) Provide technical input on all health proposals in Horn and East Africa for the inclusion of M&E frameworks, and develop the frameworks when requested.
6) Facilitate and oversee M&E activities for PHAMESA in Horn and East Africa through supporting partners, country offices, and migration health colleagues to:
a. Prepare annual and quarterly work plans and activity-based budgets.
b. Develop and implement M&E frameworks and data collection tools on all projects.
c. Collect, analyze and report on M&E data.
d. Provide feedback to programme/project managers for programme revisions and amendments.
e. Build capacity of migration health officers and implementing partners in M&E data collection and reporting.
f. Develop programme/project status database.
g. Conduct programme/project evaluations and reviews, as requested.
h. Ensure that M&E is considered in all proposals.
7) Assist counterparts in Pretoria in revising various Guidance Notes pertaining to operationalization of PHAMESA for the migration health programme for Horn and East Africa.

8) Lead donor profiling activities, development / maintenance of donor database, and identification of funding opportunities.
9) Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Desirable Qualifications
1. Master’s degree in development, economics, statistics, business administration, social science, public health or related field from an accredited academic institution.
2. Exposure to health programming highly desirable.
3. At least three years of experience in programme management, strategy development and M&E, preferably with an intergovernmental organization or INGO.
4. Expertise in IOM programme/project cycle management processes and financial management system desirable.
5. Knowledge and affinity with migration dynamics and health and HIV in Horn and East Africa desirable.
6. Desirable IOM Competencies:
a) Behavioural - Accountability, Client Orientation, Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity and Initiative, Leadership and Negotiation, Performance Management, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Teamwork, Technological Awareness and Resource Mobilization;
b) Technical - Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations, effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners, works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, rights holders, and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives.
7. Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook desirable.
8. Excellent command in spoken and written English and Swahili. Knowledge of French an advantage
Mode of Application: 

Submit Cover Letter and CV including daytime telephone and email address to: 

International Organization for Migration (IOM), 
Human Resources Department, 
P.O Box 55040-00200 Nairobi 

or send by email to
Closing Date: 08 June 2012

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