Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan nationals for the following position:
This position is line managed by the Area Coordinator and Technically supported by the Senior Manager – Monitoring and Evaluation
This position will be based in Marsabit with frequent travel upto 40% to project sites within Marsabit County
Salary: Starting Salary of the Pay Grade – Kes 99,917 p.m.
Contract duration: Fixed Term Contract – 12 Months
Medical Cover (1 Principal + 2 Dependants)
Group Life Assurance Cover
Group Personal Accident Cover
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will provide technical support and guidance in monitoring and evaluating ongoing and new programmes in Marsabit. Additionally they will work closely with the surveillance office in conducting programme surveys and assessments across the county.
S/he takes lead in reporting on programme indicators and verification of monthly and quarterly progress report. The Incumbent will take a role in promoting of key learnings for the improvement of the programmes in Marsabit and for wider learning of the organisation.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Direct Provision of M&E related Technical Support
· Develop project monitoring plan (PMP) of the projects and consulting with area Coordinator.
· Support in coordinating and conducting project evaluations and assessments.
· Compiling, analysing and reporting data for key programmatic outputs and outcomes indicators.
· Building capacity of the programme teams on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E).
· Validating and verifying core indicators against the different sources of information.
· Ensuring timely production of monthly, quarterly and annual donor reports based on agreed performance indicators.
Oversight and Quality Assurance
· Working with the programme team to coordinate project review meetings.
· Conducting regular field monitoring visits and provide feedback to relevant sector lead.
· Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to costed work plan.
· Assist the Area Coordinator and Manager Monitoring and evaluation in reviewing project plans for programmes quality.
· Document/ support documentation of best practices across all sectors in the programme area.
· Provide feedback to programme teams on projects’ performance based on monitoring data findings.
· Track and draw the attention of the line and technical managers on implementation progress and any deviation of the Annual Work Plan, Quarterly Costed Work Plan and Programme Toolkit.
· Monitoring of programme related trainings for quality and adherence to Concern SOPs.
Capacity Building, Collaboration and Learning
· Manage and regularly update a repository of all programme reports, surveys, etc. for the field level programme (Marsabit).
· Support emergency response activities as and where necessary. This includes compiling and tracking of emergency response related data at Marsabit level.
· Any other tasks as delegated by the line manager
Programme Participant Protection Policy
· Adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.
· Graduate degree in Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics, Social Sciences or Equivalent.
- At least two (2) years’ experience in professional experience in the field of M&E.
- Experience in coordinating and conducting Health and Nutrition surveys and evaluations highly desired.
Strong skills in information management.
- Excellent written and public communication and negotiation skills.
- Able to use statistical software (ENA for SMART, SPSS and STATA)Proven competency in ethical principles of research, statistical analysis and complex survey design and analysis
- Excellent report writing, communication, interpersonal, , networking and coordination skills
- Proficient in the use of computer applications and ODK.
- Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them.
In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.
Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY 5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. Follow Concern online: www.concern.net
CONCERN WORLDWIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT CHARGE FOR ANY KIND OF RECRUITMENT
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV
and Cover Letter only
with the subject of the email as ‘Officer – Health and Nutrition
. The closing date for applications is Friday, 1st November, 2019.
Each application should include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview