Women In Modern Agriculture (WIMA-CBO) wishes to recruit the following:
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M & E)
Area of Operation: Rarieda Sub-County, Siaya County
Project Background: Women In Modern Agriculture (WIMA-CBO) is implementing a 4 year orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) program in Siaya County – Rarieda sub-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 Households.
To advance this, WIMA-CBO desires to integrate OVC/HCBC with the ART (AIDS Relief) and other on-going OVC-PEPFAR programs that integrate agriculture and microfinance to promote food security and improve income. Initiate collaborative activities with county partners, including Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Development, Children’s Department and other National organizations as appropriate.
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 agenda 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 staff 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 mid-term 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 the 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
- A degree in M&E or its equivalent
Skills and Experience
- Minimum of 4 years’ 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 is 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.
NB: Knowledge of the local language (Luo) is an added advantage.
How to Apply
If you meet the above requirements, please send your application letter and CV indicating current and expected salary to THE CEO WIMA-CBO with your daytime contacts (cell phone number) to reach us latest Monday, 9th, November, 2020 COB.
WIMA-CBO, P.O. Box 133-40611 NYILIMA.
OR deliver to WIMA-CBO office along Luanda Kotieno Rd. at Kalandin Centre.