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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Kenya

Anglican Development Services - Mt Kenya (ADS-MK) a Christian development organization with strong local and international linkages wishes to recruit a self motivated and performance driven individual for the following open vacancy:

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Location: Nyeri
 

Job Summary: Working in close collaboration with the Regional Development Coordinator and the Senior Programme Officers, the M&E officer mainly manages the progress of ADS-MK Programmes and Projects and her M&E activities.

Reports to:
 Regional Development Coordinator

Supervision and Working Relationships:
 The M&E Officer is supervised by the Regional Development Coordinator who supports him/her as necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the position.
Main Responsibilities and Tasks
  • Managing and implementing the performance-based monitoring system to ensure that Program and project targets are met.
  • Provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) support to ADS-MK Programs and Projects.
  • Ensure that the M&E databases are updated routinely and systematically.
  • Ensure that the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines regarding M&E are developed and updated where necessary.
  • Develop an overall M&E plan for ADS-MK.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the M&E system, including support of field officers in continued implementation of M&E tools and instruments.
  • Provide technical assistance and data for the M&E component of grant proposal development.
  • Lead the process of ensuring that the performance reviews are conducted regularly.
  • Build capacity of ADS-MK staff in M&E skills through mentoring and coaching.
  • In collaboration with ADS-MK team identify and document achievements and accomplishments of Program/project indicators against set performance targets.
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in M&E and network with other organizations for best practices and technical assistance.
  • Develop, in coordination with the Finance Department, a system to ensure that the program planning, including inputs and targets, is aligned with the overall program log-frames and other types of M&E indicators.
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of special studies (e.g. baseline, impact evaluation, mid-term review). This may include:
  1. Develop systematic protocols such as Most Significant Change qualitative story methodology.
  2. Drafting data collection tools
  3. Conducting analyses and drafting reports
  • Ensure timely compilation of ADS-MK internal and external progress reports (monthly, quarterly and annually).
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Regional Development Coordinator and the Regional Board.
Personal Attributes

The post holder must possess the following skills, experience, and personal characteristics:
  • Bachelors in social sciences or related field preferably Sociology, Community/Rural Development, and Statistics.
  • Formal training in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience of not less than 5 years in M&E preferably in performance monitoring and evaluation of development programs, including developing performance indicators, data collection and analysis preferably in a Non-Governmental Organization.
  • Demonstrable competencies in setting up M&E systems will be an added advantage.
  • Competency in both quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least three of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, SQL and Ms Access.
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills, team player, able to work under minimal supervision.
How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates send a detailed updated CV (indicating expected salary), a reference letter from his/her priest, copies of relevant certificates and contacts of three referees specifying the position applied for in the subject line to the undersigned by COB January 16th, 2015:

The Regional Development Coordinator
P. O. Box 2376-10140 

Nyeri, Kenya

eMail:
 vacancies@ads-mtkenya.or.ke

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