Thursday, 25 February 2016

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
 
Inades-Formation is a pan African organization working in ten (10) African Countries namely; Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Togo and DR Congo.

In Kenya, the offices are situated in Machakos town – approximately 60 km east of Nairobi.
 
Job Summary: INADES-Formation Kenya is implementing the Kenya Livestock Enhancement (KSALES) Project funded by USDA through Land O’ Lakes on Livestock Farmer Field schools and On Farm infrastructure. 

Inades-Formation Kenya thus seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill two positions of a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for this project. 

 
The positions will only be filled on receipt of the anticipated funding. The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will monitor day-to-day project activities to ensure that the project maintains adequate level and coverage of output and outcomes indicators. 

The M&E Officer will be the key focal person to ensure that M&E data are of the required quality and archived based on sound M&E practices. 

The M&E Officer will provide direct technical support to project officers.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop the overall framework of the monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Manage and maintain performance monitoring systems and processes in the organization
  • Responsible for the planning process and activity monitoring reporting
  • Guide and coordinate the review of programme log frames
  • Responsible for the collection and analysis of quality data of project activities, outcomes and impacts.
  • Design and carry out outcome and impact assessments to assess project interventions, outcomes and impact with project assisted beneficiaries
  • Participate in the development of M&E data collection tracking tools;
  • Regular progress and performance monitoring on the achievement of the KSALES project targets and results on all the projects’ performance indicators,
  • Coordinate with the programs manger to ensure data needs and reporting requirements are met
  • Conduct periodic data collection, verification, and analysis of the project to check any significant deviations from the agreed upon M&E data stipulated on the grants agreement.
  • Responsible for identifying 2-3 success stories per quarter demonstrating the success of beneficiaries or value chain drivers as a result of the Project intervention.
  • Support documentation of verification documents and evidence for the project implementation.
  • Oversee and execute the monitoring and evaluation activities included in the K-SALES Project, with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learning;
Qualifications
 
Interested candidates should have the following qualifications and competencies:
  • Be a degree, Diploma or professional certification holder in M&E or related
  • Degree in Livestock production, animal health or Agriculture
  • A minimum of 5 years of Leading Monitoring and Evaluation experience
  • At least five years working experience with exposure to livestock production and/or related initiatives.
  • Competence in data collection and analysis using SPSS and/or other statistical packages, use of spreadsheets and computer spreadsheet based monitoring and reporting tables and tools.
  • Knowledge on Livestock Farmer Field Schools will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in working with community groups
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, knowledge of Kamba language will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and skills in the use of M&E tools, techniques, documentation
  • Proven capacity to work independently and to take initiatives
  • A valid driving and riding license with at least 5 years’ experience practical driving/riding
If you meet the above qualifications please apply by sending your application letter and CV to the Managing Director, Inades-Formation Kenya, through e-mail address: inadeskenyarecruitment@gmail.com and cc inadeskdirector@gmail.com by March 4, 2016.

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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