Caritas M & E Officer -Project design and development (Communication) Jobs in Kenya

Caritas M & E Officer -Project design and development (Communication) Jobs in Kenya

Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Support the Programs in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to ensure accountability and efficiency.

    Key relationships to the role:

  • Internal: Program Managers, Programme coordinator, NAWIRI head of office and other technical units within NAWIRI, Finance unit staff and Head of Programs.

  • External: Existing and new partners, CSOs, funding partners, government institutions communities visitors and other actors.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in Development and implementation of result-based monitoring, evaluation and reporting system **

  • Assist in the revision of the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their measurement

  • Identify and design performance questions, key indicators and targets for the project component

  • Assist in the development and /or review of project Work Plan and keep it updated in accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant.

  • Assist in development and review of project monitoring tools, database, plans and project indictor tracking tables

  • Support project teams to review and reflect on project implementation processes to enhance learning and replication of best practices

  • Identification of research and M&E priorities and including these in project annual plans

  • Assist the Project teams to organize, facilitate different research / evaluation (performance evaluation, baseline, mid-term evaluation, final evaluation, etc. using both qualitative and quantitative methods;

  • Assist in identification and documentation of success stories, achievements, lessons learnt and document recommendations to be integrated into broader knowledge management efforts.

  • Support the staff in mobile data collection; using Kobo Collect, CommCare and any other digital apps recommended by the donor to collect and analyse data.

  • Assist in management and development of effective and sustainable feedback mechanisms to Caritas Marsabit from program beneficiaries/stakeholders.

  • Provide documentation and dissemination of key findings stemming from monitoring, assessment, and other learning activities. Track and ensure organized, comprehensive electronic filing of documented findings/analyses.

  • When appropriate/applicable, facilitate and participate in information sharing opportunities among Caritas Marsabit stakeholders.

  • Ensure quality of program implementation, monitoring and data reported by field officers through capacity building, supportive supervision, routine checking and regular validation of data.

  • Undertake regular monitoring and technical support visits to projects to assess progress against approved plans, provide feedback and recommendations for timely improvement.

  • Ensure utilization of
    appropriate reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition and aggregation of data.

  • Assist in designing and regularly updates program MEAL guidelines and tools and ensures that project staff have access and utilization of project tools.

  • Assist to ensure the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and guidelines for data management and data quality assurance in line with Caritas and donor policies.

  • Assist to compile monthly, quarterly and annual data reports and develop ad-hoc reports project highlighting project/program outputs, case studies, stories highlighting areas for project improvement.

    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, monitoring and evaluation, social sciences, and/or other relevant fields.

    Relevant working experience / skills and competencies:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with a thorough experience of MEAL and project management cycle

  • Demonstrated track record in project proposal writing and impact reporting

  • Proven experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and report writing

  • Outstanding skills in writing periodical project publications and development of case stories

  • Experience in designing or managing information management systems such as PowerBI and dashboards

  • Solid analytical skills and systemic thinking

  • Ability to use statistical software (ENA, SPSS and STATA and R)

  • Relevant experience in facilitating theory of change and sustainability indicators.

    How to Apply

  • Caritas Marsabit is an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified candidates to apply not later than 11th January 2021.

  • The application should contain attachments of; one-page cover letter, updated CV with clear details of a daytime telephone contact, email address, names and addresses of three referees.

  • All applications should be addressed to:

    The Director, Caritas Marsabit,

    P. O Box 62 – 60500,


  • and submitted via email address(


  • The job title of the position applied for should form part of the subject matter of the email.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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