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Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant Job in Kapenguria (Kenya)

ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non-governmental organization created in 1993.

Independent, private and not-for-profit, ACTED respects a strict political and religious impartiality and operates according to non-discrimination and transparency principles.

ACTED’s vocation is to support vulnerable populations worldwide and to accompany them in the construction of a better future. The programmes implemented by ACTED in Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America/Caribbean, aim at addressing the needs of the populations affected by wars, natural catastrophes and/or economical and social crises.

ACTED has been present in Uganda since 2007, and currently implements its interventions in Gulu, Amuru and Oyam (Acholi and Lango regions) as well as in ‘Nakapiripirit (Karamoja region) where the organization works on a cross-border basis with North, West and Central Pokot districts of Kenya.

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant

Reporting to: M&E Officer

Duty Station: Kapenguria (Kenya) frequent travels to the field in North, West and Central Pokot districts

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Obtaining all data from primary sources as stipulated in the monitoring and evaluation plan;
  • Participate in needs assessment, evaluation preparation and implementation of projects;
  • Supervision of enumerators when necessary;
  • Providing data to Data Officer on a monthly basis;
  • Undertake routine quality control of project activities using key performance indicator;
  • Collect and collate data as well as managing project data bases;
  • Facilitate project staff to undertake routine monitoring activities;
  • Carry out regular field monitoring visits to ascertain project progress;
  • Identify information needs, performance questions related to key indicators and targets for each project component to track progress;
  • Write monitoring and evaluation reports;
  • Supervise data collection and ensure data quality control in the field;
  • Any other duties assigned by the M&E Officer.
Contract period: 6 months (renewable)

Qualifications & Experience:
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in monitoring and evaluation;
  • Competence in computer packages;
  • Ability to identify gaps in the existing system and to suggest way forwards for improvement;
  • Ability to work in a complex environment, with short deadline;
  • Very good communication skills (both spoken and written) and ability to work closely with the community;
  • Flexibility and adaptability;
  • Experience with an international organization an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of Pokot language an added advantage, almost indispensable;
  • Have a good attitude to work and strong timekeeping skills;
  • Be able to ride a motorbike and have a license an added advantage.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their CV and contact, copies of academic certificates, cover letter, and telephone numbers of three professional referees to the address below not later than 15th June 2011.

ACTED Uganda/Kenya,
Area Finance Administration officer,
P.O Box 585

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