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NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - SOS Children’s Villages

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya (SOS CV KE) is an affiliate of SOS Children’s Villages (SOS CV) – International whose mission is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities.

In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education and health institutions and works with local communities through Families Strengthening Programs.

We seek to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following position:
Monitoring & Evaluation Manager – National Office Nairobi
Key Functions of the Job
The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will take lead in the development, review and implementation of SOS CV Kenya’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Framework and Policy.
S/he will work closely with the programme teams and the implementing partners in the various programs of SOS CV KE to set, track and report against appropriate targets, indicators and other expected results at the various levels (output, outcome & impact).
S/he will undertake various duties which include but not limited to:
·         Responsible for the development and review of the organization’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plans, tools and policies.
·         Conduct capacity building activities for SOS CV KE staff and implementing partners on Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
·         Regularly review and improve the M&E system by seeking stakeholder inputs and through consultations with practitioners in other organizations.
·         Support programme teams to undertake baseline, mid-term, end of programme surveys and Child Rights Situation Analysis (CRSAs) to inform the organization’s programming.
·         Support the development of an online M&E database and ensure integration with existing national databases to improve on reporting and compliance with existing government Information Management systems.
·         Synthesize and analyze data for summary and thematic reports on M&E findings.
·         Develop, refine and manage the process for regular reporting on findings and coordinate with appropriate departments for the dissemination of information.
·         Keep abreast of the latest developments in M&E and network with other organizations for best practices and technical assistance.
·         Tracking and quality assurance of all donor and grantee reports (ensuring donor reports precisely respond to the reporting indicators and requirements as well as ensuring all grantees report accurately on all the key result areas as documented in their grantee agreements)
·         Develop and implement a policy, system and appropriate tools to promote organizational learning and documentation.
Required Qualifications / Abilities
·         Degree in social science preferable. Post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.
·         Minimum eight (8) years’ relevant professional in monitoring and evaluation, preferably in an NGO set up
·         Strong analytical and quantitative database management skills, budgeting and reporting
·         Advance knowledge and experience of standard monitoring and evaluation procedures and tools
·         Proven interpersonal, leadership and effective representation skills.
·         Must have no criminal record and a demonstrated understanding of children’s issues and rights.
·         Commitment to professional development.
·         Ability to work effectively with a wide range of people from diverse cultural, religious, ethnic and gender affiliations.
·         Experience in providing general support in a large team, and an experienced team player
·         Energetic, willing and ‘can-do’ attitude
·         Ability to analyze situations and take corrective actions
·         Excellent quality, attention to detail, & organizational skills
·         Commitment to process of continuous improvement.


We seek to recruit a dynamic Mathematics & Computer Teacher who is a team player, person of high integrity and exemplary moral values, with at least 3 years work experience, to become a Teacher in our HG Secondary School in Eldoret, Kenya.
The Teacher will undertake various duties which include and are not limited to the following:-
·         Ensure the educational development of each child, paying individual attention to each child, monitoring his/her educational progress and taking appropriate corrective action as necessary.
·         Lead all activities within the assigned class and prepare lesson plans and outlines in accordance with the curriculum guidelines or requirements of the school or government.
·         Act as a participating member of SOS CV KE taking particular interest in SOS children, providing them with extra support and striving to understand their educational and emotional needs and difficulties.
·         Assist students through the multiple career options available and in making informed career paths and choices.
·         Participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities as designed in the school calendar
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities among others:
·         Have a genuine liking for and interest in young people and demonstrated patience, tolerance and understanding.
·         Ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, administrators, parents and the community at large
·         Possess report writing skills.
·         Significant knowledge of work and educational dynamics in the country.
The prospective candidate must be a trained Teacher and should possess a minimum of.
·         Bachelor’s degree in Education- Mathematics & Computer.
·         Training in Guidance and counselling will be an added advantage. The position holder must be computer literate.
·         Minimum of 3 Years teaching experience.
·         Must be registered by the TSC

We seek to recruit a dynamic Mathematics, English and Social Studies Teacher who is a team player, person of high integrity and exemplary moral values, with at least 3 years work experience, to become a Teacher in our HG Primary School in Mombasa, Kenya.
The Teacher will undertake various duties which include and are not limited to the following:-
·         Ensure the educational development of each child, paying individual attention to each child, monitoring his/her educational progress and taking appropriate corrective action as necessary.
·         Lead all activities within the assigned class and prepare lesson plans and outlines in accordance with the curriculum guidelines or requirements of the school or government.
·         Act as a participating member of SOS CV KE taking particular interest in SOS children, providing them with extra support and striving to understand their educational and emotional needs and difficulties.
·         Assist students through the multiple career options available and in making informed career paths and choices.
·         Participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities as designed in the school calendar
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities among others:
·         Have a genuine liking for and interest in young people and demonstrated patience, tolerance and understanding.
·         Ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, administrators, parents and the community at large
·         Possess report writing skills.
·         Significant knowledge of work and educational dynamics in the country.
The prospective candidate must be a trained Teacher and should possess a minimum of.
·         Must possess a P1 Certificate
·         Training in Guidance and counselling will be an added advantage. The position holder must be computer literate.
·         Minimum of 3 Years teaching experience.
·         Must be registered by the TSC
How to Apply
If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application(stating current & expected pay) and detailed CV (with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the National Director to reach us on or before 25th January 2019 email to: recruitment@soskenya.org
SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.

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