Main duties and responsibilities:
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination, and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the Project. They will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the Project. They will also provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting, and governance issues.
Full Job Description
Education: First level university degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field.
An advanced certificate in M&E, statistics is preferred.
- Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
- Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
- Experience in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.
- Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
- Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
- Experience in planning and managing surveys.
- Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.
- Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
- Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.
- Ability to facilitate and serve as a project liaison for externally-managed evaluations.
- Languages: Excellent written and spoken command of English.
- Good knowledge of programme implementation, monitoring, and evaluation techniques and practices.
- Familiarity with impact assessment an advantage
- Good knowledge and experience regarding gender mainstreaming.
- Good moderation, facilitation, and training skills.
- Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with government and social partners.
- Ability to perform a variety of conceptual analyses required for the formulation, administration, and evaluation of projects.
- Excellent analytical skills.
- Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.
- Good computer applications skills.
- Good organizational skills.
- Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy.
- Ability to build on relevant knowledge within and outside the KMA as well as actively share her/his experience and expertise with colleagues and partners.
- Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
- Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.
- Ability to work in diversified environments.
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The Program Officer plays a lead role supporting Kenya Medical Association to expand its work with national health leaders and institutions to elevate reproductive health as a visible health priority, build-health literacy, engage their professionals to communicate and lead on health solutions, and collaborate for collective impact.
They participate in the development of and supports program strategies, content, and events, and leads outreach and relationship management with major health institutions, working to enroll and activate them and their constituents in the program and network. The Program Officer will manage a portfolio of partners and oversee the successful activation and implementation of partnership activities and communications.
Key Competencies and Requirements
- A degree in public health, law, human rights, or social sciences. A Master’s Degree in any of the above areas will be an added advantage.
- At least three years of post-graduate experience in designing, managing, and implementation of sexual and reproductive health rights.
- Experience in conceptualization, design, and implementation of sexual and reproductive health and rights programs;
- Project management skills;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to think and operate strategically;
- Ability to provide leadership and work independently as well as part of a team
- Strong analytical, organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills;
- Self-motivated and dynamic;
- Ability to manage competing priorities in a rapidly changing environment;
- Keen sense of professionalism, ethics, integrity, and commitment to KMA’s mandate