CAMRIS International Monitoring Team Lead at Jobs in Kenya

CAMRIS International Monitoring Team Lead at Jobs in Kenya


  • CAMRIS seeks a Monitoring Team Lead for the upcoming USAID/Kenya and East Africa (USAID/KEA) Evaluations, Assessments, and Analyses program. The USAID/KEA is seeking support in three areas: designing and implementing both quantitative and/or qualitative evaluation studies; developing and delivering evaluation and assessment training to USAID, its implementing partners, and local institutions to support USAID EAA needs; and build the capacity of local monitoring and evaluation (M&E) specialist to lead future activities.

  • *This is a forecasted position and it is contingent upon contract award.

    Responsibilities

    The Monitoring Team Lead will be responsible for the overall management and functioning of all third-party monitoring, and capacity building activities. This includes:

  • Overseeing all aspects of third party monitoring activities, such as planning, budgeting, recruitment of consultants, designing and implementing each assigned activity.

  • Incorporation of M&E considerations into USAID/KEA’s strategy as it is developed and finalized and into USAID/KEA program and activity design;

  • Assisting in the development of mission’s performance management plan (PMP) and project and activity monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) plans

  • Assisting implementing partners to develop effective indicators

  • Conducting data quality assessments (DQAs)

  • Designing and conducting training in MEL topics to staff of USAID, Implementing partners, and other organizations recommended by USAID/KEA.

  • Identifying appropriate staffing levels.

  • Securing appropriate qualified staff.

  • Managing an internal local team of monitoring specialists, and external short-term consultants.

  • Providing relevant technical guidance.

  • Leading consultations with relevant USAID/KEA staff and implementing partners.

  • Identifying and executing appropriate agreed upon methodology, field work, research, reporting and deliverables.

  • Tracking, analyzing and
    summarizing mission performance monitoring data using graphs, maps, and charts to facilitate mission decision-making.

    Qualifications

  • A Master’s or higher degree is preferred in organizational development, public policy or administration, business administration, research methods, knowledge management, political science, international relations or a related field.

  • At least ten (10) years of international development experience involved in either monitoring or evaluation; project management; project design, or strategy development.

  • Extensive experience developing performance indicators, MEL plans, and conducting DQAs.

  • At least five (5) years of experience in designing and implementing third-party monitoring activities. .

  • At least five (5) years of experience designing and conducting training in various MEL topics.

  • Strong data analysis, English report writing, and presentation skills.

  • Fluency in English required.

  • Fluency in French and Swahili preferred.

  • Able to effectively manage activities in a multi-cultural environment.

  • At least five (5) years of supervisory experience.

  • Must be a citizen of Kenya, Uganda, or Rwanda.

  • Experience working with USAID is preferred.

  • Experience working in East Africa is desired.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CAMRIS International Monitoring Team Lead at Jobs in Kenya


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