Monitoring & Evaluation Officer – Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF)
Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF) is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated individual to support the Monitoring and Evaluation function in a bid to improve its efficiency and effectiveness in demonstrating impact of its grant making and capacity development programmes. The right candidate for this position must be a highly motivated individual who is self-driven, and with the desire to fit in a team working environment under the supervision of the Programme Director. This position requires excellent planning and high personal organisation skills.
Key duties and responsibilities
Lead the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation functions of KCDF as well as provide support to KCDF grantees in design and implementation of similar frameworks that improve their capacity to measure their progress or challenges, as well as their ability to undertake documentation and reporting on outcomes of their projects.
Ensure internal adherence and partner’s proactive compliance with KCDF’s Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation guidelines and policies.
Provide technical direction and strategic advice to ensure that the KCDF’s M&E activities are designed and implemented in line with the agreed monitoring and evaluation framework.
Provide technical backup support to the programme team in the development, adaptation, utilisation and regular updating of developed M&E tools.
Undertake regular and rigorous monitoring and evaluation of programme results according to established timelines, and design reporting and data collection formats/templates to consolidate data and information from staff and partners for internal and external reporting.
Manage day-to-day operations of the M&E system, including support to programme officers in continued implementation of M&E tools and instruments.
Plan, coordinate and participate in regular, independent evaluations by external and internal evaluators to attain good quality, third-party evaluation studies.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social sciences or development studies.
Prior experience with performance monitoring and evaluation methodologies for development programs, including developing performance indicators, data collection and data analysis.
At least 5 years progressive experience in the development and implementation of Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation policies & processes in a multi sector programme environment.
Skills and preferably experience with numerical methods and database management.
Strong analytical skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.
Applications by qualified candidates should be submitted only by email to firstname.lastname@example.org attaching current résumé and day time contacts of three referees to be received not later than 29th February, 2016.
KCDF is an equal opportunity employer and only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
*Originally posted on 17th February 2016