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MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER

REPORTS TO

MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER

JOB STATION

KAKAMEGA

DIRECT REPORTS

NONE

TERMS

CONTRACT

START DATE

1ST FEBRUARY 2023

JOB PROFILE

Job Summary: ADS-W is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the Position of MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER to support the monitoring, evaluation, learning and research function of ADS Western.

The Monitoring and Evaluation officer will be responsible for and support the M& E Manager in the development of frameworks, tools and mechanisms to aid in monitoring and evaluation of ADS’ projects and key strategies as well as provide support in the development and continuous improvement of strategies in ADS key technical sectors through monitoring and evaluation processes. The role holder assists in undertaking data collection , research, surveys, evaluations and other MEARL activities for the organization.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Monitoring and Evaluation will have the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Monitor and evaluate ADSW’s development of tools and guidelines that integrate different thematic focus areas, environmental sustainability and meet international.
  • Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system.
  • Developing indicators and a monitoring strategy for all the projects.
  • Perform M & E monthly, quarterly, biannual and and annual reporting to all financing partners, the board of ADSW ) beneficiary players, smallholder farmers and other stakeholders as advised.
  • Ensure the data and information collected through the M&E system is analyzed, disseminated, and used to advance accountability, demonstrate the impact of the program, and promote learning for improved programming and influencing.
  • Lead in the planning and implementation of periodic monitoring exercises and data quality assessments including dissemination of findings and follow-up of action points.
  • Assist in the monitoring of the work programmes of the organization and prepare progress reports, as required.
  • Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection, and evaluation.
  • Undertake statistical analysis on activities carried out and prepare reports to assist in enhancing service delivery which meets the organization’s donor.
  • Record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible
  • Support projects progress reporting, projects mid-term review and final evaluation of projects.
  • Review the quality of existing data in the projects’ subject areas, the methods of collecting it, and the degree to which it will provide good baseline statistics for impact evaluation.
  • Support in delivering training that focuses on Agri-Nutrition, Post-harvest handling and good agricultural practices among others.
  • Assist in the development of data collection tools i.e Profiling, linkages, training, sales, and technology.
  • Produce reports and dashboards on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.
  • Check that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forums and in a timely manner in terms of implications for future action.
  • Collect, document, and share success/impact
  • Offer key support in proposal development for new fund raising opportunities. Develop monitoring frameworks for all new projects in proposal submissions.
  • Perform other organizational duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.
  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces to which you are nominated or appointed to.

Key Competencies

1. Training and capacity building skills
2. Excellent Analytical skills
3. Demonstrates initiative and proactiveness.
4. Ability to work without supervision.
5. Excellent organization skills , planning skills and orderliness.
6. Excellent written and oral communication skills
7. Demonstrate Creativity
8. Ability to work under time pressure and adhere to strict timelines.
9. Good computer applications skills, proficiency in MS Office is mandatory.
10. Quick adaptation skills.
11. Appreciation of project’s host communities’ culture, values, norms and diversity.

Qualifications and Experience

1. Bachelors’ Degree in project management , or other degrees related to social sciences and Community Development, , program design, or statistics or other course M&E related.
2. A relevant masters degree is desired.
3. Professional qualification in project monitoring.
4. Undergone training in M& E .
5. At least 3 years field level experience preferably working with an NGO or INGO
6. Extensive experience and recognized expertise in the full range of evaluation theories, models and tools, and ability to adapt, contextualize and apply appropriately to all project scenario.
7. Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software.

Compliance with Kenyan Laws

In adherence to the provisions of The Employment (Amendment) ACT, 2002, ADSW will require the successful candidate to submit clearance documents as outlined in chapter six of the Kenyan constitution.

Organizational Compliance Requirement

ADSW will require shortlisted candidates to provide a recommendation letter from their pastor or church leader.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit the following documents by email only to: info@adswestern.org by 15th December, 2022 with reference number: – ADSW/ME/2022 in the subject line of your email, cover letter in PDF specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, your motivation in applying and what you hope to bring to ADS-W and an updated CV in PDF which has contacts and details of three professional referees.