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Vacancy: Monitoring and Evaluation Programme Officer- Uraia Trust
 
Uraia Trust is seeking to recruit a dynamic and result oriented individual for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Programme officer. 

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Institutional Transformation Manager and in close coordination with the Head of Programmes, the jobholder shall be responsible for execution of programme activities to enhance the efficient delivery of Uraia’s civic education and engagement activities in line with its mission. 

A key part of this role involves facilitating efficient research, learning, monitoring and evaluation of Uraia’s programmes.

The key responsibilities of this position will include:
  • Improve and implement the monitoring and evaluation framework in consultation with Uraia Senior Management Team and provide support in day to day management of the Uraia monitoring and evaluation framework.
  • Undertake and/ or participate in research necessary to ensure the undertaking of evidence led interventions by Uraia.
  • Ensure the innovative and effective use of information technology in support of Uraia’s monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Provide support in development of work plans, programming and budget review for programme activities.
  • Undertake the learning, monitoring and evaluation activities of Uraia in liaison with the Institutional Transformation Manager
  • Provide support in implementation of capacity building initiatives of Uraia’s programmes.
  • Manage all monitoring data and information, and facilitate analysis of the same for use in programming.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Institutional Transformation Manager.
Person Specifications:
 
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Social or Development Studies
  • Additional training and qualifications in undertaking MERL of development programmes will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in programme implementation with a specific focus in monitoring, evaluation, research and learning is essential.
  • Demonstrated work experience in democracy and governance sector will be desirable.
The engagement for this position will be for an initial contract of two years that is renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding. 

For more details about Uraia, please see the Uraia Trust websitewww.uraia.or.ke.
 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

If you believe your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your application and detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration, contact details and quoting reference number UT/09/14/02 by 5 pm on 2nd September 2014 addressed to:

The Human Resources Unit
Uraia Trust
Uraia Hse, Jacaranda Ave. off Gitanga Rd
P O Box 28151- 00100 
Nairobi, Kenya

Vacancy: 
Gender Programme Manager - Uraia Trust
 
Uraia Trust is seeking to recruit a dynamic and result oriented individual for the position of Gender Programme Manager on a fixed term consultancy engagement for a period of 18 months. 

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Head of Programmes, and in close coordination with the Executive Director, the jobholder shall provide effective and efficient coordination of the Beyond Quotas Women Leadership Programme through a range of actions contributing to the design, planning, management and monitoring of programme activities in line with the Uraia work plan.

The key responsibilities of this position will include:
  • Provide leadership and ensure sound management of the programme from the planning to evaluation stages.
  • Coordinate and ensure the timely and efficient delivery of programme outputs and products leading to the achievement of expected results.
  • Ensure synergy with other related initiatives both at the national and county levels.
  • Facilitate smooth coordination of activities of the programme’s implementing partners.
  • Monitor and continuously update implementation plan to ensure timely implementation of the programme activities versus set targets and indicators.
  • Coordinate the efficient use of financial resources of the programme, expenditure tracking and progress reporting.
  • Lead and coordinate the organization of meetings, workshops, conferences and related activities relevant to the overall implementation of the programme.
  • Ensure provision of high quality information and visibility of the programme activities to the media and timely exchange of information with stakeholders within the programme and outside.
  • Ensure timely and proper documentation of the programme implementation process and products produced.
  • Document and analyze lessons learnt and advice on strategies and approaches for promoting women leadership on the lessons learnt.
  • Facilitate partnership building among civil society organizations, women organizations, political parties, other national public networks on the implementation of the programme and advocacy of Beyond Quotas
  • Ensure effective networking and coordination with other ongoing URAIA projects for a more holistic and coherent approach to programme implementation.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by Head of Programmes.
Person Specifications:
 
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:
  • A minimum Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or Development studies from a reputable institution.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ overall experience in programme implementation and management with a specific focus in monitoring, evaluation, research and learning
  • At least 3 years’ experience in managing and implementing gender governance programmes is essential.
  • Experience in resource mobilization, communication and financial management skills will be added advantage.
The engagement for this position will be for a period of 18 months. 

For more details about Uraia and full job description for this position, please see the Uraia Trust website www.uraia.or.ke.
 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

If you believe your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your application and detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration, contact details and quoting reference number UT/09/14/01 by 5pm on the 2nd September 2014 addressed to:

The Human Resources Unit
Uraia Trust
Uraia Hse, Jacaranda Ave. off Gitanga Rd
P O Box 28151- 00100 
Nairobi, Kenya

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