Saturday, August 3, 2013

Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Position Title: Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Reporting to: Regional Programme Coordinator
Job location: Kisumu
Kenya Red Cross Society is one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Kenya. Its mission is to be the leading humanitarian organization in Kenya delivering excellent quality service of preventing and Alleviating Human Suffering.

Overall Purpose

Reporting to the Regional Programme Coordinator, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for providing operational support for all Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) activities in the Global Fund (GF) programme in the Region.
S/He will lead M&E capacity building for the Sub Recipients’, technical reporting, ensure data quality, completeness, use and build the capacity for effective M&E system.

Duties & Responsibilities

Operationalize the M&E framework designed for the GF programme including and not limited to: designing programme M&E tools for data collection, verification, data management and reporting and data audits, supporting partners in setting up functional data management systems and processes, support the assessment processes of Sub recipients and implement actions emanating from assessments at the Regions.
Coordinate with the Sub recipients and other programme staff in the Region to create, test and refine relevant M&E Frameworks for effective collection, storage and use of service provision data.
Participate in the development and maintenance of a system for archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations for major activity undertaken.
Assist in gathering, summarizing and disseminating relevant technical updates on program planning monitoring, evaluation and operations research within the project.
Coordinate and conduct Data quality audits.
Coordinate mid-term reviews and evaluation of programme activities in the Region and ensure proper documentation of innovative approaches and best practices for dissemination and sharing experiences to promote repeat applications or scaling-up in different community settings.
Review the Reports from the Sub recipients, for quality and data validity and provide support where needed.
Provide M&E related support to the GF staff and other programmes in the Region.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in M&E, statistics, Public health or equivalent qualifications
Three years of work experience in leading monitoring and evaluation of Public Health projects and /or HMIS work in Kenya.

Key Competencies

Strong communication and presentation skills in both English and Kiswahili, including ability to develop reports and prepare relevant publications
Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including the ability to build collaborative relationships with sensitivity to cultural, ethnic and political issues and ability to influence and resolve differences and conflicts
Ability to build alliances and promote open communication and collaboration to achieve joint objectives
Demonstrated technical expertise in strategic management, project planning and budgeting, resource management, implementation ability as well as programme monitoring and evaluation
Ability to develop and implement performance management system, giving candid performance feedback and supporting professional development efforts
Ability to maintain high standards of personal integrity, establish straightforward, productive relationships; treat staff with fairness and respect, demonstrate sensitivity for ethnic, cultural and gender differences
Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, data-base, email and utilization of the internet
Applications should be addressed to the following address to be received on or before Friday, 16th August 2013.
Late applications will not be considered:
Secretary General
Kenya Red Cross Society
P.O. Box 40712-00100,Nairobi