Wednesday, 18 January 2012

South Nyanza Community Development Project - Monitoring and Evaluation Director - Homa Bay Kenya

Office of the Prime Minister

Ministry of State for Planning, National Development and Vision 2030

Vacancy

Applications are invited for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Director, South Nyanza Community Development Project

Duties and Responsibilities

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer’s duties and responsibilities include:
  • Contributing to the updating of the project implementation and financial manuals
  • Liaising with implementing partners and Project Management Unit technical staff to coordinate the development and review of the project’s Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) guidelines and indicators;
  • Compiling and distributing the project’s periodic progress reports in consultation with the Project Manager;
  • Organizing and facilitating the Annual Review Workshops, Annual Work plan and Budget (AWPB) workshops, supervision missions in consultation with the Project Manager;
  • Providing technical backstopping to executing agencies when preparing, reviewing and revising the AWPBs in accordance with the project’s M&E requirements;
  • Ensuing liaison with the M&E Desk Officers of the executing agencies for effective linkages and information exchange;
  • Coordinate the project’s impact surveys and special studies for incorporation into the project’s Monitoring and Evaluation System in collaboration with executing agencies and Project Management Unit technical staff;
  • Provide technical guidance in the preparation of the Project’s Completion Report (PCR);
  • Undertake the assessment of Monitoring and Evaluation staff training requirements and conduct short trainings accordingly;
  • Any other duty related to the project’s activities as may be assigned by the Project Manager
Qualifications

To qualify for the above post, the following specific qualifications are required:
  • A minimum six years experience of working in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Sound knowledge of Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation approaches and techniques;
  • Have knowledge of project management cycle with emphasis on activity based work planning and budgeting;
  • Be well versed with computer softwares critical in M&E work;
  • Sound knowledge in the development of performance based indicators;
  • Good report writing and documentation skills;
  • Good advocacy, communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as a team member;
  • Commitment to gender equity;
  • Working knowledge of government policies, operations and reforms;
  • A Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences from a recognized University;
  • A postgraduate diploma/certificate in Management Information System or Monitoring and Evaluation would be an added advantage;
Terms of Service

A one (1) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Station: Homa Bay

Suitable candidates should submit application, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, detailed and updated curriculum vitae to the following address on or before 3rd February, 2012.

The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of State for Planning,
National Development and Vision 2030,
P. O. Box 30005-00100
Nairobi

Or hand delivered to Treasury Building, 3rd Floor, Room 303

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