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Christian Aid

Vacancy: Programme Officer Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

Contract:
 3 Years Fixed Term Contract
 
Salary Range: 3,852,960.00 – 4,321,061.00
 
Closing Date: 31st May 2015
 

About us: More than half the world lives in poverty. We aim to put a stop to that. So we campaign against the structures and systems that keep people poor. 

We work with local organizations to empower people to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their creed and ethnicity. 

Our Kenya Programme is a vibrant team, carrying out highly innovative work on Community Health. 

For you that means a chance to build on your existing knowledge on Maternal and Child Health, HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health, other poverty-related health issues. 


If you are as determined as we are to end poverty and injustice across the World, work with us to make change happen. 

Christian Aid is the Relief and Development agency of churches in UK and Ireland working in 40 countries around the world where the need is greatest.
 
About the role: The MEL Programme Officer will be responsible for guiding the overall MEL strategy for the Community Health Programme. 

He/she will provide technical guidance and support to programme staff and partners to ensure effective Monitoring Evaluation and Learning methodologies and systems are in place to improve the quality and evidence of our work. 

The role will conduct research and documentation to evidence the impact of our work and facilitate learning across relevant stakeholders. 

We aim to produce robust, defensible, complete, and timely evidence underpinned on sound monitoring and evaluation approaches. 

The role will support partners to improve their capacity to collect, analyse, manage, and report relevant data related to their interventions and the impact being created. 

The role is also to contribute to the development of Christian Aid policy and strategy on MEL. 

The role is key in providing support to Christian Aid /partners in ensuring the evidence generated gives confidence to our communication of the results we are achieving and the lessons we are learning to a range of stakeholders.
 
About you
 
You will have a recognized degree in social science, public health, or related field. 

Additionally, you will have recognized expertise and significant experience and achievement in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning as well as substantive experience in research and communication, and in managing and working in sexual reproductive health, maternal and child health programs.

You will also be a proven strategic planner and team leader with strong technical knowledge, conceptual and analytical ability. 

You will have proven operational MEL skills, and experience in working in hard to reach areas implementing community-based interventions.

You will have demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills, strong research skills, and demonstrated capacity to oversee development of work plans, monitoring and evaluation and reporting.

You will be available to travel to the field 50 % of your time.

Further information
 
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
 
To apply for this post, please visit our website http://www.christianaid.org.uk/aboutus/jobs for instructions on how to apply.

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce. 

We welcome application forms from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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Christian Aid

Vacancy: Programme Coordinator - (FP2020)
 
Contract: 3 Years Fixed Term Contract
 
Salary Range: 3,852,960.00 – 4,321,061.00
 
Closing Date: 31st May 2015
 
About us: More than half the world lives in poverty. We aim to put a stop to that. So we campaign against the structures and systems that keep people poor. 

We work with local organizations to empower people to find their own solutions to the problems they face, irrespective of their creed and ethnicity. 

Our Kenya Programme is a vibrant team, carrying out highly innovative work on Community Health. For you that means a chance to build on your existing knowledge on Maternal and Child Health, HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health, other poverty-related health issues. 


If you are as determined as we are to end poverty and injustice across the world, work with us to make change happen. 

Christian Aid is the Relief and Development agency of churches in UK and Ireland working in 40 countries around the world where the need is greatest.

About the role
 
The role will be responsible for the overall coordination of FP2020 programme in Kenya, ensuring effective delivery of the project including the effective disbursement of funds to FP2020 partners working on the programme, effective monitoring and evaluation, and effective in country platforms established and functioning. 

You will manage strong portfolio of partners and establish an effective in country platform. 

You will be expected to deliver projects on time and to budget and outcomes.

Compliance with financial policies and procedures including reporting requirements will be key to the role. 

You will be required to contribute to the development and implementation of partner capacity building and training. 

You will be required to develop grant and procurement proposals based on strong planning and evaluation procedures using Christian Aid’s internal systems, and develop positive relationships with partners and country platforms through effective communication. 

The role will ensure effective functioning of the country platform and overseeing production of evidence based theories of change and work plans. 

The role will be expected to execute effective monitoring and evaluation of FP 2020 project and quality documentation and reporting.
 
About you: You will have a recognized degree in Social Science or relevant field or equivalent. Post graduate degree in relevant field will be desirable. 

You will have strong analytical and decision making skills, and Good knowledge of official donors such as DFID, European Union, , etc 

You will have strong understanding of financial controls and procedures understanding of issues of governance, power and rights and familiarity with programme cycle management approaches and tools – including participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation 

You will have significant experience in international development preferable in accountability or governance and direct irect experience of programme appraisal, monitoring and evaluation and of developing partners’ capacity . 

You will demonstrate profound understanding of advocacy, campaigning and lobbying, and experience of facilitation, training and network building, project negotiation, appraisal and evaluation. 

You will demonstrate understanding of gender and exclusion.
 
You will be available to travel to the field 50 % of your time.
 
Further information
 
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
 
To apply for this post, please visit our websitehttp://www.christianaid.org.uk/aboutus/jobs for instructions on how to apply.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. 

We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.


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