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World Vision Kenya is a leading Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
Our programmes are spread across in most parts of Kenya.
OVC DREAMS â Tumikia Mtoto Project
We are seeking highly competent and outstanding individuals to fill the following position:
Job Title: Monitoring Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer
Reporting to: Monitoring Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Specialist
Work Location: Nairobi / Kiambu .
Purpose of position : The position holder will be responsible for the day-to-day tracking and reporting of project activities to measure the projectâs impact and progress, by ensuring that data is readily available to be used as a foundation for programmatic adjustments and evidence-based decision-making. They will be required to Implement and update project M & E Plan and PMP including identifying appropriate indicators and design of data collection tools for the project to collect and report on data to measure performance and achievement of project objectives.
Project Assessment, Monitoring, Reporting & Evaluation 40%
â¢ Support in the operationalization the project M&E system and interfacing it existing World Vision Kenya (WVK) system.
â¢ Ensure verified programmatic data that is compliant with all PEPFAR/OGAC/USAID reporting requirements for DATIM, EMR and SIMS, is entered into the MEL system
â¢ Support in the maintenance of a comprehensive and updated database for tracked indicators according to USAID requirements
â¢ Work closely and support LIPs by ensuring accurate and timely data is entered into project reporting systems.
â¢ Monitor project implementation as per assigned county and LIPs
â¢ Support in carrying out baselines, Evaluations and any other project surveys
â¢ Support the development and implementation of data collection tools
â¢ Ensure timely, quality tracking and documentation of the beneficiaries and progress of OVC and AGYW
â¢ Systematically collect, validate, and analyze data and ensure that it is accurate and of the highest quality by conducting regular data quality assessments and verifications and inputting into established systems e.g. CPMIS and Horizon.
â¢ Ensure timely dissemination of monitoring data to key stakeholders for management decision making.
â¢ Conduct accountability assessments and support development of complaints response mechanisms.
Learning, Documentation & Capacity Development 25%
â¢ Working closely with the ALKM SPO, ensure continuous learning, documentation and sharing of lessons learned & best practices and provide support when internal/external reviews should be employed
â¢ Conduct capacity assessment for program and LIP staff and ensure capacity building initiatives are employed for quality data collection.
â¢ Create a list of electronic documentation/files including reports, approvals and any other relevant documentation for historical record and also file all the hard copy documents according to WV policies
â¢ Support the development of project case studies, human interest stories, documentaries and other related materials
â¢ Support the SPO ALKM to organize/ project learning events to document lessons learned, good practices and areas of improvement.
â¢ Train and support program and LIP staff in the effective use of the MEL tools to ensure quality data collection
â¢ Develop capacity building plans for WVK and Partner in MEAL related competencies
Monitoring & Evaluation Systems & Tools 20%
â¢ Participate in the design and implementation of a monitoring framework to track project objectives.
â¢ Support in the development of tools, templates and guidelines for data collection, collation and reporting.
â¢ Participate in the development, review and update of project MEL frameworks, M&E Plans, Project indicators and targets and DIPs.
â¢ Support the development of work break down structure for respective activities
â¢ Ensure realistic scheduling of Program activities and budgets.
â¢ Contribute to the design of OVC & AGYW MEL methodology.
Networking, Collaboration & Accountability 10%
â¢ Coordinate with external stakeholders including, but not limited to, academia, NGOs, Government, and Private Sector in order to advance the Accountability, Joint, monitoring and learning goals of the project within the assigned county and beyond as may be necessary
â¢ Network and collaborate with relevant partners, and represent World Vision in relevant project Working Group Meetings at county level and beyond as may be assigned
â¢ Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time;
â¢ Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as appropriate
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
â¢ Must have a minimum of a Bachelorâs degree in Demography, Statistics, Social sciences, or related discipline from a recognized University.
â¢ Minimum five yearsâ practical experience in M & E system coordination/ implementation in a large international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body.
â¢Must have experience in implementing monitoring activities in an OVC program
â¢ Certification in data/statistical programmes e.g. SPSS, Stata etc
â¢ Experience in working on donor funded programs and experience with USAID and other multilateral donor funded project.
â¢ Well-developed research, analytical (qualitative and quantitative), documentation, report-writing and strategic planning skills, with particular competency in participatory research methods;
â¢ Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Advanced Excel, and PowerPoint;
â¢ Mobile-data collection and management software skills (e.g ODK, Commcare,I-form builder, Kobo) is desirable
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