(Jobs in Kenya) Grant Monitoring,Evaluation,Accountability and Learning(MEAL) Officer at World Vision Kenya - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Grant Monitoring,Evaluation,Accountability and Learning(MEAL) Officer at World Vision Kenya

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Responsibilities

Program/Project Planning

  • Together with the project team and partners, organize and facilitate Strategic/multiyear Plans/designs and budgets for the overall Project
  • Support the development of annual project plans and budgets.
  • Support local partner engagement forums including project beneficiaries.
  • Support review and update logframes, M&E Plans, Project indicators and periodic targets and detailed implementation plans.
  • Support the development of clear and implementable work break down structure for respective Project activities as needed
  • Support the finance team to ensure realistic scheduling of project activities and budgets
  • Identify and document the project assets and produce a Remote Sensing /GIS activity /project map.

Implementation, Technical Support and Quality Assurance

  • Coordinate the successful roll out and implementation of all MEAL related initiatives in the project site of Kajiado and Narok Counties.
  • Disseminate clear business processes for respective MEAL components to ensure consistent application and adherence to standards
  • Develop and support implementation of project MEAL annual calendars
  • Ensure that realistic project targets are set a and tracked.
  • Organize and conduct project level data quality audits and validation forums.
  • Lead the process of capacity assessments and capacity building for staff and for potential local partners.
  • Ensure that respective staff and WVK implementing partners are provided with requisite MEAL technical support to perform.
  • Coordinate effective implementation of project Activities in collaboration with key partners and the MEAL Coordinator at the secretariat.
  • Coordinate and facilitate timely review and sharing of all project documents; plans/designs and reports.

Monitoring, Reporting and Accountability

  • Support the implementation of a digital data collection and beneficiary tracking system and database
  • support the design of a monitoring framework to track delivery against project targets/objectives.
  • Support the development and dissemination of data collection tools.
  • Coordinate field level monitoring of WVK activities and its implementing partners.
  • Coordinate, participate and report on technical field monitoring visits.
  • Ensure timely data collection, collating, & analysing, synthesizing information, updating the monitoring matrix and other monitoring systems are in place.
  • Ensure timely dissemination of monitoring data to key stakeholders for management decision making.
  • Support remote sensing and GIS Mapping of Project initiatives
  • support the appropriate use of information management systems in compliance with WV Kenya, GoK, and donor and in line with partnership agreements.
  • Coordinate the compilation and submission of project management reports as per WV standards and donor requirements.
  • Support establishment of accountability mechanisms for the project to enhance information sharing, complaints management and timely feedback flow.

Research, Learning and Knowledge Management

  • Support periodic reviews/evaluations of the project interventions using appropriate methodologies (such as LQAs) to determine achievements
  • Ensure that the project assessments, feasibility studies and or characterization processes are conducted in a timely manner and quality reports are produced as per standard.
  • Coordinate inter-county exchange meetings on MEAL for lessons learnt and upscale to regional and secretariat level intervention
  • Facilitate effective project level knowledge management (KM) mechanisms including documentation and sharing of innovative/promising/best practices or lessons learned and impacts.
  • Organize and conduct learning forums/events at regular points to facilitate learning by the partners
  • Facilitate ongoing and collaborative learning within WVK and partners based on key data from the performance management system.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • The holder of this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Economics/statistics, or equivalent degree in a relevant field;
  • At least 5 years professional experience in Project/ Program design implementation, M&E and learning cycles
  • Results orientated person able to  manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands;
  • Experience in the execution of development cooperation projects and consortiums
  • Post graduate training in Project Planning and Management, M&E or Statistics, Information Science, Climate Change/ Natural Resource Management or related studies is an added advantage
  • Must also have ample experience in public relations and be a strong team player
  • Statistical training certification especially on data analysis, advanced excel, SPSS, On-line data collection platforms
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