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  • Posted: May 19, 2021
    Deadline: May 27, 2021
  • St John’s Community Centre has a rich history spanning 50 years. Church Missionary Society (CMS) started the Centre in 1957 with a purpose of providing social welfare and psychological support to the immigrants from the rural areas who had settled in Pumwani area of Nairobi. The Centre is one of the institutions of Anglican Church of Kenya which is und...
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    Program Manager (Kajiado)

    St John’s Community Centre is seeking professionals with the required qualifications and experience to fill in the following vacancies

    Key Responsibilities

    • Project Lead to manage the project cycle of Planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting. Manager and supervisor of all project staff in liaison with project technical staff.
    • Preparation of annual Work plan and Budget.
    • Community Mobilization for project ownership and participation.
    • Ensure the M&E system is well established with the help of M&E and ICT teams.
    • Work closely with M&E officer to monitor and evaluate the quality of data and the progress of the set goals and objectives and make programming decisions in collaboration with project staff and the Program Coordinators of the funding organization.
    • Manage project grants in accordance with the donor, GoK as well as organizational guidelines in liaison with the project accountant.
    • Ensure delivery of the project objectives, outcomes and outputs within the stipulated time frame.
    • Project resource mobilization even through mapping of Public, private, non -HIV service providers to leverage on their resources to improve OVC access to services.
    • Support networking processes to share data and get sub county and line ministry forums planning to improve core OVC indicators. 
    • Advocate for increased OVC access to Safety-net programs and quality services.
    • Support the implementation of county and subcounty-level action plans.
    • Work with OVC Technical teams to develop abstracts for sharing in relevant fora- locally and internationally.
    • Custodian of project data and equipment.

    Qualifications Required

    • Kenyan citizen with a strong drive to serve children.
    • First degree in relevant Social Sciences, a master’s degree is an added advantage
    • At least 5 years’ experience in senior Management of OVC or a HIV care integrated project.
    • Experience in USAID funded projects with proven skills in project planning and management for delivering project results.
    • Experience in staff supervision, good coordination skills for meeting strict deadlines as well as the ability to work in a team
    • Child protection advocacy skills and experience will be an added advantage
    • Proven ability to team up and work with Government, county or subcounty departments while advocating for better service delivery.
    • Proficiency in M&E frameworks and skills
    • Excellent organization, time management and team leadership skills
    • Strong oral and written communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficiency in Computer Skills
    • Proven Experience in resource mobilization

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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (Kajiado)

    St John’s Community Centre is seeking professionals with the required qualifications and experience to fill in the following vacancies

    Key Responsibilities

    • Establishing, maintaining and ensuring effective utilization of the Project Monitoring and Evaluation System.
    • This includes developing the M&E plans; managing the CPIMS database system; commissioning surveys to ensure project has appropriate baseline and end-line data on the OVC situation;   ensure proper data collection, entry and analysis procedures, storage and appropriate use of data to track program performance;
    • Responsible for capacity building and supervising data clerks, community resource persons and project officers for compliance to M&E requirements; setting up a system for quality assurance and Quality improvement that incorporates beneficiaries;
    • managing external M&E consultants;
    • Responsible for documenting and disseminating M & E results, findings and sharing lessons learnt with Staff and relevant stakeholders;
    • recommending project and system improvements based on evidence;
    • supporting the  preparation of project reports  for submission to Coordinator, Management, partners and stakeholders.

    Qualifications required

    • A first degree in social sciences, social statistics, public health, or other related discipline from a recognised university.
    • Comprehensive training in M & E and gender
    • 4 years relevant working experience in Monitoring and Evaluation in a USAID funded project, preferably in integrated OVC Programming
    • Demonstrated skills in M&E frameworks, systems development and development of data collection tools
    • Experience in conducting trainings in M&E development.
    • Field experience in data collection, analysis & quality assurance
    • Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets, including advanced skills in at least two of the following programs: SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, SQL and Ms Access or any other relevant to OVC data manipulation
    • Skills in research statistics, critical and analytical thinking, Good judgment and problem-solving skills are critical.
    • Good understanding of OVC issues particularly HIV/AIDS, children and youth development and health, education and training, life-skills and household economic strengthening.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Fluency in both written and oral English and Kiswahili.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should submit their applications, complete with a CV, copies of ID card, certificate of good conduct, Certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of three professional referees and a reliable telephone number.

    Address application to;

    The Chairman Human Resource Committee,

    P.O. Box 16254-00610


    Send via Post office mail or hand deliver.

    To be received not later than 27th May 2021. Kindly note that, only short -listed persons will be contacted.   

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