Saturday, 19 December 2015

ICJ Kenya >> Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Established in 1959, (ICJ Kenya) is a non–partisan, nongovernmental organization with membership drawn from the Bench and Bar. 

The primary mission of the organization is to promote and protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law nationally and regionally.

ICJ Kenya has a distinguished track record in advocacy, research and legal interventions and is today widely acknowledged as a premier human rights organization in Kenya and around Africa.

ICJ Kenya seeks to fill the following position as detailed below and invites suitably qualified Kenyans to apply.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Overall Purpose of the Job: To offer technical support in the monitoring and evaluation of projects and activities within the organization and to ensure that the project activities are conducted in an efficient manner by supervising, monitoring project implementation and reporting, ensuring that timely decisions on corrective actions are made and implemented. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To monitor, evaluate and document results in the various programmatic activities for effective implementation, reporting and learning.
  • To develop the TORs for specific monitoring and evaluation activities; recruit, guide and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating programme effects and impacts as well as follow up evaluation recommendations with Programme Staff.
  • To Support and contribute to the development of the Projects Implementation Plan (PIP),  ensuring  alignment with programme /organization strategy, agreement on programme indicators and inclusion of monitoring and evaluation activities in the work plans.
  • To guide and coordinate the development of programme log frames.
  • Guide and coordinate the review of programme log frames including providing technical advice for the revision of performance indicators; ensuring that realistic intermediate and end - of - programme targets are defined.
  • To coordinate all Monitoring & Evaluation activities in the organization.
  • To design the framework for the physical and process monitoring of programme activities.
  • To promote result based approach to monitor and evaluate impact.
  • Coordinate the preparation of all monitoring and evaluation reports; guide staff in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission.
  • Undertake regular visits to the fields to support implementation of monitoring and evaluation, check the quality of data produced, and to identify where adaptations might be needed; monitor the follow up of evaluation recommendations with Programme Managers.
  • To ensure all contractual obligations with the donors are adhered to in all the projects.
  • To ensure easy access to Monitoring & Evaluation reports and data and ensure they are widely distributed to donors and stakeholders.
  • Foster participatory planning and monitoring; organize and provide refresher training in monitoring and evaluation for programmes and implementing staff with a view to develop in house monitoring and evaluation capacity.
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues inside and outside the ICJ Kenya to allow the achievements of common goals and shared objectives in furtherance of ICJ Kenya’s mandate and to perform any other duty as may be assigned to you by the Executive Director from time to time.
  • To develop and to constantly update the Monitoring & Evaluation Plan.
  • To monitor new donors and their areas of strategic engagement.
  • A Master degree or equivalent experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management or communication.
  • Documented experience in Monitoring of human rights work,
  • Knowledge and understanding of programme management cycle
  • Knowledge and experience in Research methodologies, baseline surveys and reporting
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Effective written communication
  • Time management
  • Strong understanding of Programme Management with a focus on Human Rights, Access to Justice and Democratic governance.
  • Report writing and presentation skills
How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  

Detailed Applications, CV and relevant certificates addressed to the Recruitment Committee 

should be sent through, 

or P.O. Box 59743-00200 Nairobi 

and should be received not later than 5th January 2016.  

ICJ Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

Only shortlisted candidate will be communicated to.



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