AMURT Meal Officer Jobs in Kenya
AMURT Meal Officer Jobs in Kenya
AMURT is implementing an orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) program, dubbed MWENDO in Partnership with CRS, which seeks to empower local and county-level OVC stakeholders to strengthen the formal and informal HIV and child protection systems and services and the linkages between them, including cross-sectoral service referrals and coordination to ensure quality service delivery for OVC, Caregivers and their households.
Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the MEAL Officer is responsible for the day-to-day tracking and reporting of activities under MWENDO project.
The role includes rolling out standardized data collection tools and database systems; monthly data collection; verification of results reported; analysis and presentation of findings and project progress; set up of project accountability and learning mechanisms; and documentation of feedback and response from and to LIP and project beneficiaries.
The MEAL Officer will ensure that systems are in place to measure the project’s impact and progress and that data is readily available to be used as a foundation for programmatic adjustments and evidence-based decision-making.
The MEAL officer will ensure that the capacity of project team is enhanced, beneficiaries and other stakeholders have opportunity to give and receive feedback, and documentation of project learning is consistent with project learning agenda.Responsibilities Ensure accurate data collection, data entry, data cleaning & maintaining the OVC filing system
Ensure MWENDO M&E systems comply with both CRS global and regional policies, procedures, standards, and strategic initiatives, as well as core team standards
Ensure roll out of standardized forms and tools to collect relevant dis-aggregated data on project monitoring indicators, effects, and impacts using CRS’ SMILER methodology (Simple Measurement of Indicators for Learning and Evidence-based Reporting).
Systematically collect, validate, and analyze data and ensure that it is accurate and of the highest quality by conducting regular data quality assessments and verification’s.
Work closely with MWENDO LIP staff to produce high-quality data and progress reports as per the reporting intervals (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually)
Support other key LIP staff to design and implement project assessments including, gender analysis, stakeholder analysis, hotspots mapping and other data regular and adhoc data collection and analysis activities.
Ensure that all project monitoring arrangements comply with the project and donor agreements and ensure that agreements are concretely operationalized.
Work with MWENDO CRS M&E staff to identify community defined indicators that will show success in the eyes of the project beneficiaries
Work with MWENDO CRS staff to set up feedback and response mechanisms that will allow the project to receive and respond to feedback from the project beneficiaries
Coordinate documentation of lessons learned, best practices, program data, evaluations, and other information to generate donor communication pieces, success stories, case studies, and other high-quality, results-based documentation at LIP level
Facilitate the use of Project data by Project staff, and other stakeholders to inform decision-making and to identify lessons learned and promising practices.
Participate in regular site monitoring and support supervision through administration of the SIMS to help track quality of services to the OVCs and their households.
Coordinate monthly data review meetings at LIP level.
Diploma in ICT /M&E/BBIT/computer science /statistics with at least 3 years’ relevant experience or Bachelor’s degree in health informatics in related fields with least 2 years’ experience.
Relevant professional experience in project-level M&E, including development/review of data collection tools, reporting forms, and project database management skills
Experience with PEPFAR HIV and/or OVC programming is desirable
Familiarity with principles and current approaches to project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning
Excellent analytic and computer skills; skilled in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
Experience in using data analysis software, preferably SPSS
Skills in developing project M&E databases desired
Working knowledge of CPIMS/OLMIS is an added advantage.
Skills and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills as well as good judgment and vision
Excellent organizational skills, team work and ability to prioritize tasks in a timely manner
Sound coordination skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task
Demonstrates diplomacy, flexibility, and resourcefulness
Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office).
This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to firstname.lastname@example.org by 8th November 2019 indicating current and expected Salary.
Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number MEAL/MWENDO-NYANZA/10/2019 as the email subject. Only short listed candidates will be contacted and interviews will be done on a rolling basis.
Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.