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World Vision International
Job Vacancy: Project Officer - Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation
Reference: 1864-12N24026
Location: Turkana
Job Description: The main purpose of the position is to ensure that monitoring and evaluation of the food assistance programme in the sub-counties and accountability mechanisms are established to allow WVK remain accountable to the community and other stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
·                     Support Project assessments (Internal and external)
·                     Support in project designs and ensure that the log frame and M&E plan are realistic for food assistance programme.
·                     Liaise with National Office technical specialists for their contribution to the technical aspects of the project design.
·                     Ensure that M&E activities are adequately budgeted for, this includes monitoring and end of project evaluation for the specified project
·                     Ensure that all Monitoring activities are carried out and reported on time (PDMs, MBFSM, On site distribution monitoring)
·                     Ensure that Monitoring data is regularly reviewed for its appropriateness and usefulness in measuring progress toward the achievement of project objective.
·                     Coordinate with external stakeholders including, but not limited to, academia, NGOs, Government, Private Sector and WFP in order to advance the learning goal of the project
·                     Prepare quality monthly, Quarterly and end of project reports in time.
·                     Review Visit reports from Field Monitors and ensure they are in line with the design
·                     Prepare schedule for monitoring together with communities and partners
·                     Seek input from local level partners to adapt monitoring tools, where appropriate.
·                     Plan tracking for key CWB indicators of strategic relevance from secondary and primary data, with partners and communities.
Humanitarian Accountability
·                     Ensure that M&E system for the food programme is linked to Humanitarian accountability requirements.
·                     Work with communities and beneficiaries to establish Complaints Response Mechanism (CRM) in all project sites and ensure that they are functional
·                     Ensure that protection issues that come from the PDM and CRM are addressed appropriate.
·                     Ensure implementation of a safe, efficient and effective system for receiving and processing of feedback, ensuring a two-way communication between communities, beneficiaries and World Vision.
·                     Ensure that community feedback is effectively used to inform project implementation, monitoring, learning and improvement
·                     Prepare Monthly reports highlighting type(s) and number of community complaints / feedback by project sites. The report should include how these have been analyzed, followed up and used to improve community engagement and project implementation
Capacity Building
·                     Ensure that capacity building plan on monitoring is in place and utilized
·                     Ensure that Data collection teams are fully trained, and receive field practice; in applicable research methods prior to formal data collection processes are undertaken
·                     Build capacity of partners effectively to collect monitoring data on CWB outcomes of strategic relevance
Qualifications: Education / Knowledge / Technical Skills and Experience:
·                     A degree related to the science and practice of community development, program design, statistics and evaluation
·                     Two years experience in monitoring & evaluation positions including participatory research and impact measurement
·                     Proven technical ability around M&E (i.e. experience in managing data entry and conducting data analysis and interpretation)
·                     Experience with SPSS or EPI Info and other related statistical software packages
·                     Demonstrated understanding of quality assurance systems, and continuous improvement, with particular emphasis on integration of accountability measures into all aspects of the project cycle
·                     Empirical knowledge of humanitarian codes, principles and practice
Working Environment:

Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

Travel: 70% Domestic and occasional international travel

On call: At all times in response to emergencies

How to Apply

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Job Vacancy: Security Officer
Reference: 1865-12N25038
Location: Kitale, Kenya

Purpose of the position: To provide security expertise, develop security plans and standard operating procedures and monitor compliance, support security risk management, provide security training and support security crisis management within the region or project.

Key Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning
·                     Develop Regional Security Annual Operating Plans aligned to the National Office Security Strategy.
·                     Periodically review Security risk rating for the region and ADPs in accordance with Core Security Requirements.
·                     Develop security plan for the region and each ADP.
·                     Develop and review security standard operating procedures for all offices in the region.
·                     Update core security requirements in the region as per security risk ratings to determine compliance levels.
Security Operations
·                     Develop and review Security Risk Assessments for all ADPs in the region as per risk ratings.
·                     Provide security expertise and support to Regional management in crisis situations and critical incidents.
·                     Develop contingency plans for all offices to include but not limited to Programme suspension, staff hibernation, relocation and evacuation plans.
·                     Conduct periodic office assessments to ensure that all safety and security equipment are available and in serviceable condition.
·                     Oversee performance of contracted security staff in all regional offices.
·                     Maintain an inventory of all security communications equipment including satellite phones, HF and VHF radios in the region.
·                     Ensure that all communication equipment in the region are serviceable.
·                     Track staff movement during working hours to ensure safe travels
·                     Conduct security investigations when required.
Networking and External Liaison / Engagement
·                     Represent WVK at local NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff.
·                     Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination.
·                     Continuously monitor the prevailing security context within the region and advise the regional manager.
Capacity Building and Technical Training
·                     Ensure staff in the region/project under go security training as required for their respective roles.
·                     Organize security training in the region in close coordination with the National security manager.
·                     Provide security orientation/briefing to all new staff and visitors to the region within 24 hours of their arrival.
·                     Seek to develop a culture of security awareness and monitor staff compliance.
Reporting and Documentation
·                     Provide regular security reports to the Regional Manager and the Security Manager.
·                     Ensure that all security incidents are reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.
·                     Collect, analyze and disseminate security information appropriately.
Qualifications: Education / Knowledge / Technical Skills and Experience
·                     A minimum of Bachelors degree in Criminology and Security Studies, Military Science, security management and police science, Security and Disaster Management, Forensic and Criminal Investigations or related fields
·                     Police/Law Enforcement Training
·                     No previous criminal record or convictions
·                     At least (3) years experience in a proven security field within public, private, and government or NGO sectors
·                     Radio and/or Satellite phone communications experience, operations and management
·                     HEAT trained will be an added advantage
·                     Demonstrated experience in designing and delivering training
·                     Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure particularly in a crisis situation
·                     Ability to communicate well in English and Swahili
·                     Valid Passport and Drivers License
·                     First Aid qualified and Computer literate
·                     Practical knowledge of tools, mechanisms and procedures for personal and organizational security

Working Environment / Conditions:

Location: Regional office with frequent travels to the ADPs or Field based

Travel required: up to 40% domestic travel and occasional international travel

On call: As when required

How to Apply

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Application Deadline Date: 06-Oct-15

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