Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Jobs at Equity Bank Group Foundation

On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
Career Opportunities and Equity Group Foundation

The Equity Group Foundation was established in 2006 in recognition of the need to scale up the existing corporate social. responsibility (CSR) initiatives of the Equity Bank Group.

The Foundation acts as the institutional home for the Group’s social initiatives and interventions. 
The Foundation’s aim is to catalyze the socioeconomic prosperity of the people of Africa by giving opportunity to the millions at the bottom of the pyramid to be incorporated into the modern economy. 
This is by leveraging on the Equity Bank Group’s infrastructure.

The Foundation recognizes the diverse nature of the socio-economic needs of the people of Africa and has
identified six programme areas on which it lays its emphasis. 

These are: Education and leadership Development, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship,, In novation and Environmental Sustainability.
These programme areas support the Foundation in realizing its vision and mission. 
The Foundation is currently seeking to recruit a talented, innovative and results oriented individual, to fill the following position:-

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

The Position
The role holder will be responsible for the development of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) strategy and capacity for Equity Group Foundation with a view to supporting the growth of the Foundation and its programmes.
He/She will be instrumental, in the development of the management information system for EGF programs and will also ensure and secure a more systematic culture of learning and improvement.

Key Responsibilities

  • lead the development of specific M&E work plan, log frames, activity mapping methodology, performance monitoring plans and M&E frameworks for each project
  • Oversee the monitoring of internal, processes, impact indicators and risk factors for the foundation as a whole.
  • Review, revise or adjust existing M&E tools or processes where appropriate and develop additional M&E tools where necessary
  • Provide technical support to and build capacity of staff for effective implementation of the M&E systems, including information gathering, follow up, post implementation monitoring and timely reporting
  • Develop and implement a central M&E data management system (including identification, implementation and oversight of necessary IT support/tools]
  • Develop and implement cost-effective and efficient data collection systems
  • Undertake data analysis and reporting for all relevant purposes [e.g. annual report, donor reports, board reports)
  • Conduct regular monitoring of the M&E work plan for each project and communicate the same via a monthly M&E report
  • Be the key liaison person with EGE programme team, finance, procurement and management teams
  • Develop close working relationships with external partners including donors and NGO’s.
  • lead the M&E team in conducting outcome evaluations
  • lead the M&E team in designing evaluation terms for external consultants
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • Masters Degree in Social Sciences such as International. Relations and/or Development Studies or other relevant discipline
  • Certification in Stakeholder Communication and Stakeholder Relationship Management will provide added advantage
  • A minimum of five years experience in designing and/or implementing organisation-wide systems for M&E largely within non-governmental organisations that have a sustainability mission (i.e. environmental, social, economic)
  • At least 4 years experience in project review evaluation and outcome monitoring
  • Experience in database management and information systems
  • Knowledge of developing and applying cost-effective data collection and management systems
  • Evidence of continuing stakeholder relationship management especially with UN partners and/or institutional donors
  • Proven understanding of various donor and NGO agencies funding priorities and requirements
  • Training and information dissemination experience
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Strong analytical skills (qualitative and quantitative data analysis and interpretation)
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Team player
  • Target and result-oriented with strong capacity to work with initiative and under minimal supervision
  • Be prepared to conduct field visits in rural areas with simple facilities;
  • Able to work under pressure and with deadlines to meet the expectations of different stakeholders;
  • Ability to administrate a small support team.
  • Ability to motivate others to adopt new ideas and bring about change
  • Computer proficiency
  • Good working knowledge of at least 1 statistical analysis application
If you meet the above criteria, please submit your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials stating your current pay, e-mail address and daytime telephone contact by 14th September 2012. 
All applications should be in soft and through the email indicated below.
Only shortlisted candidates will, be contacted.
Email to: [email protected]
Equity Group Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. 
We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace.
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