Christian Aid NGO Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Assistant Jobs in Nairobi
The purpose of this role is to support in-country initiatives to strengthen Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning processes and systems.The role will:Support programme/MEAL team and partners in conducting field activities
Conduct training for program and partner staff on digital data collection systems
Design and develop digital Data Collection Forms/Tools across projects
Support partner site and program staff in resolving issues experienced with digital data collection systems
Maintain information management systems and data-files
Participate in data reviews
Conduct data analysis
Provide ad-hoc support to project teams or country programme
Participate in programme planning processes
Assist the MEAL unit or the programme team in regular data collections through implementing partners/volunteers
Alongside supporting and contributing to effective MEAL practice, the role will deliver the following outcomes:
Global Monitoring and Evaluation Database:
Feedback on the monitoring and reporting database is co-ordinated and communicated effectively
Testing and data migration to the new database is supported to completion
Staff within the country office are trained and supported to use the database
MEAL System Strengthening and Learning
MEAL capacity assessments of country programme & Christian Aid partners are completed with guidance and support from the Programme Quality & Impact Team
MEAL training for the country staff & Christian Aid Partners is delivered in coordination with the Programme Quality & Impact Team
MEAL technical support requests expressed by partners are followed up with the relevant technical advisor
Use of digital systems of to collect, transfer and store data is optimized within ongoing programs and by partners
The quality of data submitted by partners is assessed and feedback provided to partners
Organisational learning is improved through sharing of Monitoring and Evaluation findings
The post holder will be required to travel to the field to carry out partner monitoring visits.
Expected travel per annum Occasional travel On call/unsocial hours No Surge capacity for emergency responses No
In order to respond to ever changing demands within the environment, Christian Aid operates within an agile framework (both in workforce and operational) that requires from all employees, a high level of responsiveness and adaptiveness to processes and structures making flexibility and a project based
working approach the norm.
To sustain this system, managers may/will agree further details of specific
tasks and duties as part of the performance agreement. Any reasonable duty may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility, and employees may be required to change the focus of their role from time to time.
The role works within the International Programmes role family positioned within the MEAL team or country programme, the post-holder also works in close collaboration with the Programme Quality & Impact Team. The role is key in providing MEAL support to the work team to ensure partnerships and programmes are managed effectively. The role will normally work within the country office.
External The role holder will have contact with partners., volunteers and stakeholders at state level.
Internal Daily contact with the MEAL/Programme team within the country office and attending relevant team meetings. Frequent contact with peers in other country offices, the programme quality & impact team, other MEAL advisors and managers based globally.
Degree in statistics or the social sciences and experience working with an I/NGO
Experience of monitoring and evaluation and Project/programme-cycle management
approaches and tools – including participatory planning
Understanding of reporting requirements of institutional donors such as Global Fund, EU, DFID and USAID
Familiarity with Microsoft Packages i.e. Outlook, word, excel
Hands-on experience of monitoring and supporting community-based development
Excellent report writing, communication (written and verbal) skills, and strong IT skills.
Experience in coaching or training others on systems and processes
Fluent in English
Experience of using a database, particularly a Monitoring and Evaluation database or system
Understanding of partnership approach to international development
Proven experience of producing and analysing data accurately.
Manage and organize information systems and establish and maintain filing systems
Hands on experience with digital systems of data collection, transfer and storage
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 22nd August, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; Christian Aid NGO Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Assistant Jobs in Nairobi
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