OVC Program Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Rarieda, Kenya

Women in Modern Agriculture (WIMA) is implementing a 4 year orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) program in Rarieda Sub- County, Siaya County, which seeks to empower local and county-level OVC stakeholders to strengthen the formal and informal HIV, child protection systems and services as well as linkages between them including multi-sectoral service referrals and coordination to ensure quality service delivery to OVC and their HHs.

WIMA wishes to recruit the following:

Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M & E)

Location: Rarieda Sub-County

Job Summary: The M&E Officer is responsible for ensuring data quality management, data aggregation, accurate and timely reporting, training staff in data collection tools, and ensuring proper usage and implementation of M&E tools and methodologies.

S/he is also responsible for maintaining the projects databases, running regular reports, and responding to ongoing needs and queries for specific data and/or reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with provided M&E plan to ensure program activities are tracked, reviewed in line with the overall goal and implementation plan and have the desired impact to achieve program goals and objectives
  • Lead efforts to monitor progress, evaluate effectiveness, and disseminate results of the program activities
  • Ensure program learning agendas are developed and followed
  • Train on and monitor use of monitoring and evaluation tools to track program activities, outcomes and impact
  • Ensure adherence to compliance of M&E methodology and systems using developed tools and indicators
  • Build M&E competencies of program staffs through training and technical assistance to ensure accurate data collection, monitoring, data analysis and interpretation and reporting
  • Provide technical input, supervise and participate in program evaluations including midterm and end term evaluations.
  • Advise Project Coordinator on M&E-related procedures and policy training activities
  • Meet program M&E deliverables on time.
  • Help ensure quality performance of technical efforts and field activities by coordinating programmatic reporting, quality of data management and information
  • Conduct regular visits to worksites to monitor the development and implementation of M&E activities
  • Support the documentation of program learning throughout the life of the program
  • Manage program databases and run regular reports to monitor progress including Program Tracker.
  • Adhere to and incorporate into day-to-day operations WIMA/CRS office Standards of Professionalism
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all privileged information regarding both human resources and fiscal matters
  • Assist with any other duties as required by Supervisor
  • The duties listed above are not inclusive of all your duties at WIMA. WIMA reserves the right to change and update position descriptions at any time.

Education and Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in M&E or its equivalent

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 4years’ experience in managing and reporting the applications of quantitative and qualitative information management methods of local and international projects
  • Demonstrated experience and capacity in managing information systems and the application of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience with OVC Program funded by USG.
  • HIV prevention programming among young people is a plus
  • Familiar with reporting through KePMS, OLMIS & CPIMS
  • Knowledge of youth appropriate M&E approaches a plus
  • Proven knowledge and experience utilizing applications for the design, monitoring and evaluation of projects
  • Strong computer skills and a working knowledge of statistical software
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with professional contacts
  • Demonstrate flexibility, cultural sensitivity when working with NGO partners, and the ability to adapt CHF policies and procedures to the local context
  • A person of known integrity
  • Demonstrate the ability to work constructively in a team
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills in both English and Swahili.
  • Ability to interact clearly and effectively with donors and other organizations
  • Strong organizational skills

Working Conditions: Able to work for long hours on computer.

Required Travel: Travel within the project area at least 90%

NB: Knowledge of the local language (Luo) is an added advantage.

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, kindly send your application and address it to THE C.E.O WIMA-CBO with your daytime contacts (cell phone number) to reach us latest Monday, 19th, March, 2018.

Email: wimawomen@gmail.com

WIMA- CBO, P.O. Box 133 Nyilima.

OR deliver to WIMA office in Kalandini, Rarieda Sub-County, opposite AP camp.

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Community Development, Economics and Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, NGO and UN, Project Management
Updated: March 18, 2018 — 7:35 am