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Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant

VACANCY NO: 7/2021

The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will liaise with component heads to develop management information systems on financial, procurement and other technical areas. He/she will assist the M&E Specialist in compiling and distributing the project’s periodic progress reports, coordinate M&E reporting in the Counties, liaise with the M&E division of the State Department for Livestock for effective linkages and information exchange, update and administrate local area network, project website and internet facility.

The workstation will be at PMCU Nakuru but he/she will travel extensively within the Project area, as may be required. He/she will sign a six (6) year Contract of Employment with the initial six months on probation. The contract will remain in force but renewable annually based on satisfactory annual performance. He/she will be answerable to the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop management information system on financial, procurement and other technical areas.
  • Coordinate M&E reporting in all Counties in the project area.
  • Compiling and distributing the project periodic progress reports.
  • Organizing and facilitating AWPB workshops, Supervision mission, implementation support and Annual review workshops.
  • Support the M&E division of the State Department for Livestock for effective linkages and information exchange.
  • Developing and implementing processes and guidelines for lessons learnt and good practices to improve implementation.
  • Supporting advocacy efforts through providing evidence of project impact gathered through the M&E system.
  • Forster partnerships for broader knowledge sharing and learning
  • Any other official duty as may be assigned by the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist and the Project Coordinator.

Academic qualifications and other requirements for the Position:

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer or any other relevant discipline.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a similar position in a Government donor-funded project.
  • Proficiency in the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) will be an added advantage
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010

Other Requirements:

  • Practical knowledge in Project Cycle Management, use of the Log Frame & results-based Management.
  • Knowledge in the development of performance management plans based on results-based work plan, activity & resource schedule as drawn from the objective hierarchy.
  • Have extensive experience in participatory planning methodologies (including methods, strategies and tools) & their applications at the project and Community level.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines and work with minimum supervision;
  • Ability to work and interact with people from diverse, professional, social and cultural backgrounds;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, excellent planning, organizing and recordkeeping skills;
  • Ability to work as a team player, self-motivated and creative thinker, good analytical skills and report writing and excellent coordination and negotiation skills;
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken);

How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the qualification requirements should send their applications along with copies of their academic and professional certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae. They must also state their present employer, current position and names and addresses of two referees and daytime telephone and email contacts. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be clearly marked quoting the reference number of the position applied for on the letter and envelope and addressed to :

The Principal Secretary
State Department for Livestock,
Kilimo House, Cathedral Road,
P. O. Box 34188-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya

To reach on or before 9th March 2022 at 17:00 hours local time

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