World Vision Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Kenya 2013

Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – SomRep
World Vision International – Somalia Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and result oriented individual to fill the above mentioned position.
The DM&E Officer will support in setting up and monitoring a joint M&E framework for the WV Somalia-led Somalia Resilience Program (SomReP) consortium.
The Officer will also help develop and implement an organization-wide strategy in design, monitoring and evaluation, including quality program development and reporting.
He/she will also provide capacity building and coaching to program staff within the 7 consortium member NGOs to help them move through the donor program/project cycle.
Major responsibilities
  • Lead assessments and baseline studies to prepare background information for the design of programs and projects.
  • Participate in the preparation of program and project design documents, proposals and the development of concept papers.
  • Work with the implementing partners to ensure quality programming and adherence to minimum standards including International DM&E standards, values and principles, HAP, SPHERE and other sector standards and protocols as well as the mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues (Gender, Environment, Protection, Peace Building, Disability)
  • Support partners to design effective Monitoring and Evaluation Plans and tools.
  • Support implementation of the DM&E systems through regular field monitoring visits.
  • Track and maintain a record of SomRep projects Key Performance Indicators.
  • Participate in periodic review meetings to facilitate dialogue and learning on Program and Project Implementation.
  • Coordinate reviews and evaluations and prepare reports in accordance with agreed upon standards.
  • Coordinate and provide technical guidance for External Project Evaluation Consultancies.
  • Understand Management information needs and assist in (re)designing and review of Project Management Information Systems.
  • Collect and prepare Consolidated Monthly Performance Reports based on partners’ submissions
  • Contribute to the writing of Semi-annual and Annual Management Reports as well as periodic Donor reports to ensure compliance with recommended guidelines, formats and standards
  • Review other agency, government and donor reports and interpret the information summarized and useful manner to inform management decision making.
  • Coordinate with the GIS Officer to store data in relevant formats and disseminate appropriate information among respective partners.
  • Train and mentor the partner agencies staff and interns on DME and other programming approaches such as RBM
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably related to the science and practice of community development, program design, statistics or evaluation.
  • At least three years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of development and humanitarian programs; experience working in Somalia or similar context preferred.
  • Experience building capacity in DM&E using training methods, facilitation and capacity building strategies.
  • Sound understanding of and ability to apply quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, including comparative random sampling, questionnaire and survey design, and data entry and analysis.
  • Experience working with a consortium programme, and/or complex programmes with multiple stakeholders preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including facilitation skills
  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally and be cross-culturally sensitive.
  • Strong computer and Internet skills including MS Office for word processing and graphic presentation
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their detailed CV’s together with names and addresses of three referees to the address below clearly marking on the application ‘Design Monitoring and Officer- SomRep’.
Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
All applications should be received by May 13, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
People and Culture Manager
World Vision International – Somalia Program
P.O. Box 56527 – 00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: recruitsomo@wvi.org
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