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Microfinance Jobs in Kenya - SACCO

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GROOTS SACCO is a startup SACCO established in July 2017 for members of GROOTS Kenya. GROOTS Kenya is a national movement of grassroots women across Kenya. Our mission is to facilitate effective engagement of grassroots women in development spaces.
Program Officer
Position Description:

To lead in the implementation of the Markets & Trade Program targeting small-scale women farmers largely in the Horticulture value chain in Nyandarua (Potato), Nakuru (Horticulture & Dairy), Kitui (Poultry & Horticulture) and Muranga (Banana) Counties.
·         Lead the mapping and organizing of small-scale farmers into groups
·         Enhance farmers capacities and organization to produce for the market
·         Support in conducting of baselines surveys and rapid value chain analysis
·         Develop & lead the implementation of such innovations that accelerate rural women small-scale farmers’ engagement higher up the value chain
·         Support farmer groups to map strategic agri-markets and build sustainable market linkages
·         Develop and mainstream into the program innovations to address traditional challenges that hinder women engagement in agribusiness e.g- care work burden, gender-based violence, lack of land control, lack of capital e.t.c
·         Support the women farmers to map stakeholders ‘conduct community-led advocacy to compliment the program investments
·         Sustain strategic partnerships with policymakers and stakeholders mapped under the program
·         Support mapped farmers to mobilize own financial resources, save and borrow to support their value chain activities
·         Build a participatory monitoring system for the targeted individual farmers and farmer groups.
·         Build a men for women movement to enhance the quality of program outcomes at individual and group level
·         Any other role assigned by the Executive Director
·         Bachelors’ degree in agribusiness or agricultural related studies
·         A deep understanding of the horticulture value chain and in particular for crops such as potatoes, banana, and kales
·         At least over 3 years of working experience in the sector
·         Experience working with small-scale farmers/entrepreneurs

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Position Description:
The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities of projects and assisting the Project Manager in preparing quarterly and annual reports on project progress. The post holder will monitor project activities on a regular basis, developing and maintaining the Management Information System of the project. The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will also be responsible for the research, collection and analysis of different data in relation to project and programme activities.

·         Be responsible for setting up and maintaining a database to capture all the project’s M&E activities, and results, and enhancing the information management of M&E related documents
·         Lead and coordinate the development of M&E systems and processes for data collection, collation and management, and programme and projects reporting and external reporting requirements
·         Provide technical support and back-up to external consultants conducting surveys and impact measurements
·         Collection of outcome-level data (knowledge/behavior changes, awareness/satisfaction levels) at separate times from project implementation
·         Provide technical advice on M&E, and lead in the analysis of projects’ baseline, evaluations, and impact-assessment data, using qualitative and quantitative methods
·         Be responsible for managing and regularly updating all relevant M&E documents, including quarterly reporting formats
·         Be responsible for working with Project Manager to ensure that M&E is well integrated at the planning stages of projects and throughout the projects to ensure regular monitoring of programme impact
·         Provide support and training to staff, interns, community facilitators, and partners to increase the use of M&E tools and approaches
Ensure the integrity and quality of data in support of citizen-generated data and other metrics and surveys
·         Engage with the Kenya National Bureaus of Statistics and other data authorities to advance GROOTS Kenya mandate.
·         Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or development studies; Specialization in Research, monitoring & Evaluation is highly preferred
·         Excellent communication and writing skills, including experience of working effectively across cultures and with diverse audiences
·         A team player with excellent organizational skills
·         A self-starter with the initiative and confidence to lead in their designated field – can work independently and prioritize own workload
·         Impeccable analytical and interrogatory skills
·         Ability to work under pressure yet deliver multiple tasks on time with attention to detail and accuracy
·         Knowledge and understanding of project monitoring, evaluation, and M&E trends and discourse
·         A minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience in developing and implementing M&E systems in NGOs or other development sector players
·         Understanding research and evaluation methodologies (qualitative and quantitative)
·         Skilled in designing and managing data-gathering exercises effectively from field operations
·         Strong computer skills, including statistical packages (SPSS), and the ability to interpret data
·         Experience working in gender, and social inclusion or accountability projects or programmes
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants should email their CV’s only to by 4th January 2019.

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