Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator, International Medical Corps, Somalia
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps (IMC) is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization.
Its mission is to improve quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.
IMC has worked in Somalia for nearly 25 years; currently, IMC is implementing integrated health, nutrition, and WASH programs that address emergency needs while building self-reliance among vulnerable populations in four regions of Somalia.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (M&E Co.) has the overall responsibility for program monitoring, evaluation, and learning for IMC’s activities in Somalia.
S/he reports directly to the Program Director, & supervises data managers/clerks/officers.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities (NOT an exhaustive list)
- Develop, refine, & maintain a contextually appropriate M&E system, including tools & staff training; strengthen internal capacity for the timely collection, interpretation, and utilization of program data for informed decision-making.
- Contribute substantively to project design/modification and proposal development, including development of appropriate and realistic M&E plans.
- Develop processes and procedures that encourage knowledge-sharing and learning across IMC Somalia projects; ensure that learning is reflected in design of new programming.
- Identify & pursue opportunities to strengthen accountability to affected populations.
- Conduct frequent visits to IMC project sites in Somalia to provide training and direct supportive supervision on monitoring, evaluation, and learning to field staff.
- Coordinate the design and implementation of multi-sector assessments, surveys, investigations, analyses, etc. to inform decision making for current/future programming.
- Serve as the point person for third-party-monitoring of IMC activities in Somalia.
- Manage performance and provide direct supportive supervision to M&E managers, data managers/officers/clerks; address identified gaps in knowledge/skills through on-the-job training and supportive supervision.
- Promote a working environment that values attention to detail, accuracy in data collection / reporting, learning, and accountability.
- Contribute to maintaining a positive work environment, characterized by mutual respect, honesty, dedication to excellence, & accountability to all stakeholders
- Perform additional tasks as assigned by direct supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
- University degree in M&E, public health, humanitarian assistance, international development, or related field.
- Five to Seven years relevant & progressive professional experience in M&E.
- Demonstrated capacity to think critically, proactively address complex problems, prioritize work with minimal supervision, and articulate ideas, concepts, and feedback clearly & concisely in written and spoken English; excellent attention to detail.
- Demonstrated excellent computer skills and use of statistical analysis software
- Fluency in English is required; working knowledge of Somali an advantage.
- This is a national position for Kenyan Nationals ONLY
The position is Nairobi based but frequent travel to Somalia.
IMC Somalia invites qualified candidates to send a cover letter & CV to: somaliajobs@InternationalMedicalCorps.org.
Deadline for applications is February 8, 2016.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.