Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at Hope for Victoria Children (HOVIC) Kisumu

On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Reports To: Director

Location: Kisumu

Closing Date: 30th October 2013

Hope for Victoria Children (HOVIC) is an NGO based in Kisumu that works to improve the physical, psychological, health and economic well being of street children and girls living and working in the hidden sector. HOVIC works through children and family empowerment, influencing policy at local and international levels in order to provide an opportunity for OVCs to live and work towards productive, healthy, dignified and meaningful lives.

 

Hope for Victoria Children (HOVIC) is seeking to recruit a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer to perform the functions outlined below:

A. MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE

The purpose of this position is to strengthen HOVIC’s M&E capacity and to develop and implement M&E systems focused on data collection, collation, storage, analysis and reporting to ensure synergy partners and the HOVIC’s M&E frameworks. The M&E Officer will be responsible for supervising the Data Officer and coordinating monitoring efforts with program staff. The M&E Officer will keep abreast of state of the art M&E approaches to ensure the use of technically appropriate monitoring and evaluation models and information systems.

B. RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Develop/ enhance information system to capture, transmit, store, retrieve, manipulate and display information with accompanying Standard Operation Procedures;

2. Provide ongoing support and guidance to HOVIC staff/volunteers on indicator definitions, routine data collection, collation and reporting;

3. Assist Program staff to develop systematic and realistic monitoring plans that capture quantitative and qualitative data to report on project performance indicators;

4. Coordinate the implementation of baseline surveys, data collection, quality controls and monitoring and evaluation exercises for various initiatives;

5. Build capacity of local communities and staff on the logical framework, data management, data analysis and results-oriented programming, monitoring and evaluation methods and principles and report writing techniques and requirements for relevant donors;

6. Develop program and operational reporting templates that facilitate the timely and accurate acquisition and aggregation of information in programs;

7. Assist in compilation of quarterly, annual and ad hoc program reports

8. Organize and coordinate lessons learnt workshops/review of program work plans with partners and other stakeholders;

9. Facilitate documentation and reporting of assessments, program data, lessons learnt and best practices for internal and external sharing; and

10. Develop and maintain effective information database on projects, providing resource and necessary support for program inputs and outputs;

11. Maintain/ configure and update computer hardware and software;

12. Manage a server based network and provide ongoing support to users;

13. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

C. CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

The incumbent must have strong analytical skills; have excellent interpersonal; communication, strong results orientation, organizational, creative and multitasking ability. Proficient in Project cycle management, database development and management, Performance management and posses excellent oral/written communication; aptitude for report writing, stakeholder management; and must possess the ability to work individually and in teams; be pro-active & creative; as well as strong leadership acumen and coaching skills.

 

D. JOB REQUIREMENT (KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS COMPETENCIES)

1. Qualifications

A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, IT, Statistics, Mathematics with a minimum 4 years experience in data management, reporting and monitoring and evaluation of development programs.

2. Skills required

•Rich experience preferably of Data management and reporting,

•Good knowledge of Project Development and Management,

•Communication and analytical skills,

•Computer skills especially statistical analysis using SPSS, Ms Access, VB, SQL,STATA, Excel, among others,

•Ability to work with minimum supervision and within tight timelines,

•Ability to work under pressure,

•A good knowledge and understanding of community level dynamics in programming.

 

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit application with CV and testimonials to the The Board Chairperson on email: [email protected] , copy to: [email protected]

 

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