Kenya: MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER – 04/18

Organization: Windle Trust Kenya
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 22 Jan 2018

BACKGROUND

Windle International – Kenya (WIK), a member of Windle International, is a non-profit organization with a mission to transform society through Education and Training. WIK was founded in 1977 with the belief that good education was essential if Africa was to meet the challenges it faced. We are working with communities in Dadaab, Fafi, Wajir South, Turkana West, Turkana North, Dadaab Refugee Camp and Kakuma Refugee Camp on education projects.

We are currently partnering with War Child Canada with funding from the MasterCard Foundation to implement the ‘Quality Secondary Education for Refugee Youth Project’ in Kenya and Uganda. Working in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, the project will enhance the secondary school teachers’ skills’ for improved student learning outcomes using a blended teacher training approach.
Windle International – Kenya is seeking a suitable candidate to fill the position of a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer based in Kakuma.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
The M&E Officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of the Project; supporting the project team in data management and compilation of qualitative and quantitative reports and monitoring project activities.
In addition, the M&E Officer will:

  • Review the Monitoring plan and ensure proper tracking of agreed upon performance indicators, targets and timelines for project success
  • Assist in the development of tools for ongoing project data collection and ensuring collected data is organized in a logical manner for presentations and external consumption
  • Support, design and develop qualitative and quantitative study instruments whenever required
  • Participate in monitoring missions by donors and implementing partners to the field and provide technical and contextual information for purposes of verifying project performance
  • Participate in the tracking of project beneficiaries receiving targeted support and advise on efficient and effective delivery
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and annual narrative progress reports that contain detailed description of work done against agreed upon implementation plans for the reporting period.

QUALIFICATIONS
The candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • A university degree in social sciences, development studies, statistics, economics or related field, such as operations research, quantitative analysis, etc.
  • Proven experience with M&E methods and approaches, planning and implementation of M&E systems, information/data analysis and report writing
  • Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to M&E using both quantitative and qualitative methods;
  • Demonstrated M&E field experience: skilled in collecting, manipulating, synthesizing and analyzing data
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports

How to apply:

Qualified Candidates should submit their résumé with a covering letter and copies of certificates quoting the reference number 04/18 to: applications@windle.org OR Human Resource Department, Windle International – Kenya, P O Box 40521-00100 on or before Monday 22nd January 2018.

All soft copy application documents MUST be submitted as one continuous document in either PDF or Ms. Word format and this document clearly bear the applicant’s names.

Windle International – Kenya’s selection processes reflect our commitment to equal opportunity regardless of one’s gender, disability, religion or ethnic affiliation. We work in schools and are committed to safeguard children from abuse.

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