Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer.

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KANCO is looking to recruit a detail-oriented, results-driven, and innovative Monitoring and Evaluation Officer with experience to provide programmatic support in the monitoring and evaluation process for various projects.

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities of the project and ensure all the requirements for reporting are met.
  • Provide technical support for all research work under the project, and guide in the preparation of reports and dissemination of evidence and data.
  • Work closely with all technical program teams to improve program quality through improved data management systems and processes, act as a focal point for all project evaluations and lead the Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation (DM&E) processes and gathering of evidence of the program.
  • Work with the project County Coordinators to ensure the collection of relevant data needed for an effective M&E system that will be utilized in monitoring strengths, weaknesses, gaps, and opportunities in the projects and for reporting on partnership commitments.
  • Collaboratively prepare and submit accurate and timely reports, to project stakeholders.
  • Conduct data quality assessments in collaboration with the project partners to verify the data submitted by County coordinators and ensure that the data reflects the reality on the ground.
  • Undertake regular monitoring and technical support visits to the select Counties to assess progress against approved plans, and provide feedback and recommendations for timely improvement.
  • Build effective working relationships with project stakeholders, engaging them at each project stage, ensuring communications have appropriate content and tone.
  • Anticipate project risks and issues, communicate to Project Implementation Lead and Stakeholders, and seek solutions.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation, demography, Biostatistics/Health Records and Information or a related field with IT skills
  • Knowledge and experience in using statistical packages for analyzing complex datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc) and generation of information for decision making.
  • Demonstrated ability on designing and maintaining data collection tools in mobile platforms e.g. ODK Collect and KOBO Collect.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities or a similar role.
  • Proven experience in establishing M&E systems, logical and result in frameworks for programs with demonstrated strong database management and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
  • Computer skills: Hands-on competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

Key Competencies 

  • Ability to maintain high standards of personal integrity, establishing productive relationships.
  • Ability to work well and collaboratively with a team, lead own work, and disseminate information on a timely basis.
  • Facilitation and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English & Kiswahili is essential
  • Experience training or coaching others in MEL -related topics.
  • People Skills: Good communication skills and experience in explaining project results framework and MEL approach.
  • Analytical Skills: The MEL officer should be able to translate data to information that links to project goals, highlight trends and problems identified from the data, and demonstrate results/achievements.

Applications should be sent strictly via e-mail to jobs@kanco.org

Application Deadline:  COB, 30th September, 2022

Please note that we can only accept applications received by email. Applications received after the deadline time and date will not be accepted.

Please submit a cover letter and a résumé.  On the subject line, indicate the title of position applied for.

KANCO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against: color, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion or belief, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, HIV/AIDS Status, and disability.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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