Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job in Kenya

IPPF Africa Regional Office seeks to fill the position of
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for the EU Gender and Humanitarian Project.


The individual will set up all monitoring and evaluation
systems of the EU Gender project.


The position supports monitoring and evaluation of the
effects and impact of the project; assists in coordinating across the available
components of the Project to ensure effective implementation of M&E/MIS; assists
the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.


Job Purpose

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M &
    E Officer) undertakes to set up all monitoring and evaluation systems of
    the EU Gender project.

  • The position supports monitoring and
    evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;

  • assist in coordinating across the available
    components of the Project to ensure effective implementation of
    M&E/MIS; assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in
    supporting them in their use.

Key Tasks

(Please describe the main activities
undertaken by the post holder)

  • The list need not be exhaustive but should
    reflect the most important features of the post.

  • Support all M&E initiatives including
    monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and
    contributing to staff capacity building initiatives as necessary

  • Provides monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
    services and documentation of EU Gender project results

  • Support EU Gender project coordinator and management
    in reviewing donor reports to ensure high quality reports are submitted on
    time

  • Assists management in establishing log frames,
    M&E work plans, and targets throughout project implementation

  • Review and analyse weekly reports to identify
    the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and to
    enhance quality of reporting

  • Develop and strengthen planning, monitoring
    and evaluation procedures

  • Monitor all EU Gender project activities,
    expenditures and progress towards achieving the projected outputs

  • Develop output, outcome and impact indicators
    for the project success

  • Monitor the sustainability of the project’s
    results

  • Provide feedback to the management on project
    strategies and activities

  • Suggest strategies for improving the
    efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying shortcomings in
    completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or
    eliminate such shortcomings

  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and
    annual progress on all project activities

    Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system

  • Develop indicators and a monitoring strategy
    for the project

  • Routinely monitor the programme implementation
    and performance of EU grants both at country and Africa Regional Office
    levels

  • Provide inputs, information and statistics for
    quarterly, annual and other reports to management

  • Participate in annual project reviews and
    planning workshops and assist management in preparing relevant reports

  • Support monitoring and evaluation of
    the effects and impact of the project

  • Assist in project coordination to ensure
    effective implementation of M&E systems

  • Undertake other related duties in accordance
    with instructions from the EU Gender project management.

Education & Qualifications

(Please describe the likely
educational/training background of the post holder)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Public
    Health, Health Economics or related field of study.

Professional Experience

(Please describe the minimum level of
professional experience required to fulfil the post)

  • 3-5 years’ Experience in monitoring and
    evaluation.

  • Ability to produce high-quality briefs and
    reports in English (and French)

Skills

(Please describe the skills which will
be applied in the post, including languages)

  • Bilingual (French and English)

  • Good project management skills

  • Good project/programme monitoring and
    evaluation skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – articulate,
    tactful and diplomatic

  • Good research, analysis and report writing
    skills

  • Good written communication skills

  • Good organizational and time management skills
    to meet tight deadlines

  • Good budgeting and financial skills

  • Excellent IT skills – Word, Excel and
    PowerPoint.

Personal Competencies

(Describe the characteristics of
effective job performance, e.g. sound judgement, ability to maintain
confidentiality)

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and
    as part of a team

  • Willing to take initiative

  • Willing to travel extensively, at country level
    and internationally

  • Subscribe to IPPF’s vision and values
    including respect of diversity, inclusiveness, social justice and
    accountability

  • Salary will be negotiated depending on the
    candidate’s experience and skills for the position.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should submit a CV and a 1-page cover
letter to: 
[email protected]



If you do not hear from us by 31st
July 2020,
 please assume that your application was not
successful.



IPPF offers a wide range of benefits and is an equal
opportunity employer.

Applications are particularly encouraged from women, people
living with disability and people openly living with HIV.

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