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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer: 1 Position
Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Grade: COB 6
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Corporation/Organization: Office of the Controller of Budget
Directorate: Research, Planning and Knowledge Management
Section / Unit: N/A
Location / Work Station: Headquarters
Reports to: Principal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Direct Reports: Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Indirect Reports: N/A
This role is responsible for the development and implementation of a framework for monitoring, evaluation, and reporting as per the law
Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks
I. Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities
a) Develops the framework for monitoring and evaluation as per the COB Act, 2016.
b) Guides the planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities in line with the office of the Controller of Budget mandate.
c) Coordinates monitoring and evaluation exercises for the office of the Controller of Budget as required by law
d) Collaborates and partners with key stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation activities.
e) Coordinates the implementation of the risk management framework in the department.
f) Reviews budget planning documents including Budget Policy Statement, Budget Estimates, County Fiscal Strategy Papers and make recommendations.
g) Monitors the preparation and implementation of the sectorial work plan
II. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
a) Develops project specific monitoring and indicator tracking tools in consultation with ICT department.
b) Carries out monitoring and evaluation activities and prepares reports as per the law.
c) Develops and maintains a project database for monitoring and evaluation activities.
d) Prepares concept papers to undertake monitoring and evaluation as per the office of the Controller of Budget mandate.
e) Prepares monitoring and evaluation reports.
f) Partners and collaborates with key institutions to undertake monitoring activities.
g) Develops and implements a monitoring and evaluation plan for the office of the Controller of Budget.
h) Prepares departmental work plans and budgets for the monitoring and evaluation department. Job Dimensions:
I. Financial Responsibility
Implementation of the budget for the department
II. Responsibility for Physical Assets
Responsible for the assets assigned by the office of the Controller of Budget as per office’s asset register
III. Decision Making / Job Influence
IV. Working Conditions
Is exposed to minimum disagreeable conditions with frequent travels to remotes areas. The jobholder has normal office facilities which include own office with desk and access to a telephone.
The role is predisposed to risk of prosecution arising from incomplete/inaccurate information received from public entities which may result to false or misleading reports.
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized university
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
Membership of a related professional body
Previous relevant work experience required.
5 years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization
Functional Skills, Behavioural Competencies/Attributes:
a) Knowledge of national development policies, goals and objectives
b) Knowledge of the Country’s Public Sector Financial Management framework
c) Leadership skills
d) Proficiency in computer applications
e) Knowledge of the Controller of Budget Act 2016
f) Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Regulations, 2015
g) Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
h) Ability to work under pressure
i) Team building skills
j) Problem solving skills/techniques
k) Report writing and presentation skills
l) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.
Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, home county, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. You should also provide the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application.
Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the following;
1. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
2. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
3. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
4. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Applications should be sent by post or hand delivered to our office addressed to:
The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi
so as to reach the Office of the Controller of Budget not later than 31st August, 2021 at 5.00pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.