Moving The Goalposts Vacancies in Kenya

Moving The Goalposts is a unique, community-based organization that, since 2002, uses football to empower over nine thousand girls in the rural and urban areas of Coast region. Through playing football, MTG girls discover their confidence and value themselves as strong, capable young women.


MTG leagues are youth-led and managed and include girl advocates that promote health sexual choices, financial independence and female leadership. More than nine thousand girls aged 9-25 years participate in MTG’s tournaments and ongoing leagues. Girls are encouraged to take up more leadership roles in their Community.

Reporting to: Programme Manager Manager

Job purpose: Management of the Monitoring and Evaluation Department including oversight of other staff in the department and participation in Management Committee. The role also incorporates communication duties and responsibilities.

Moving The Goalposts Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Propose an M & E Strategy that is aligned to the strategic plan 2016 to 2020 of the organization
  • Develop and implement M & E procedures and guidelines to support the programme implementation and enable MTG achieve its strategic objectives.
  • Spearhead research on key issues that MTG needs to understand to guide programme development
  • Design and implement data collection and reporting controls and procedures that ensure accuracy and reliability of data that is collected
  • Development and review of comprehensive overall Monitoring and Evaluation framework and toolkits including performance indicators and benchmarks for all aspects of the organisation’s strategic direction
  • Coordinate all research and evaluations of MTG programmes
  • Collate and analyse data for reports and produce a systematic and analytical progress report to guide management in decision making.
  • Research and recommend appropriate software for data collection, archiving and analysis for the organisation to procure
  • Training staff on efficient use of Monitoring and Evaluation tools
  • Work closely with the Program Manager and the fundraising officer to develop concepts for funding, pitching to donors and resource mobilization for Monitoring and evaluation
  • Ensure publication of findings from research undertaken by MTG in reputable journals
  • Participate in the Team Leadership Committee and undertake oversight and appraisal of staff in the department

    Required Knowledge Skills and Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree holder from a recognized university
  • Three years’ experience and above undertaking research and managing data in a demanding environment
  • Experience in working with M & E software e.g. Sales force or any other
  • Proven capacity to manage a team of staff within the department
  • Excellent standard of written English and ability to communicate effectively
  • High level of proficiency in the use of MS Office, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Desirable:

  • Understanding of Sport for Development
  • Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation

    Application process

    Application letters accompanied by a detailed CV should reach MTG on or before 25th May 2018 addressed to the Executive Director or send an e – mail to [email protected] Ensure that the subject is clear with position advertised. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Moving The Goalposts Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Vacancies in Kenya




    Moving The Goalposts Fundraising Officer Vacancies in Kenya

    Reporting to: Executive Director.

    Job Purpose: Under the guidance and
    direction of the Executive Director, to spearhead the fundraising function for Moving The Goalposts (MTG). MTG has been implementing a resource mobilization strategy since 2014. The holder of this position will be charged with supporting programmes for further effectiveness in fundraising to ensure effectiveness and sustainability.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction and guidance of the Executive Director, review the existing fundraising strategy and processes and create and deliver an implementation plan
  • In agreement with the Executive Director, agree SMART fundraising targets in consultation with the Management Board
  • Create and activate a calendar of events geared towards fundraising and donor stewardship
  • Create a sustainable and diverse fundraising portfolio with funding streams based on the pillars of MTG fundraising such as Donor Grants and Corporate/Government Organisations
  • Drafting funding proposals in collaboration with the Programme Manager who will supervise the grant application process at programme level
  • Managing the grant application process and ensuring that reporting is tracked and meets donors’ expectations
  • Developing partnerships with corporate organisations, national organisations and other stakeholders.
  • Attending relevant fundraising forums and groups
  • Preparing annual income and expenditure fundraising budgets
  • Reporting to the MTG Management Board on a quarterly basis of progress to-date of specific fundraising activities and income targets
  • Carry out prospect research and develop a comprehensive fundraising database that captures all relevant information as well as handling all administrative aspects of fundraising.
  • Principal Monitor, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of individual fundraising initiatives and campaigns

    Qualifications, competencies and experience

  • At least three years’ experience of fundraising within a charity or voluntary sector organisation
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage own workload effectively; highly organised and methodical
  • Excellent standard of written English and ability to write compelling fundraising applications
  • Proven experience of securing income from a variety of fundraising streams
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills; confident and personable with the ability to manage and build strong relationships with key individual donors and organisations
  • Holder of a degree from a reputable university
  • Able to take an innovative and creative approach to work
  • A good knowledge of fundraising and awareness of current trends
  • High level of proficiency in the use of MS Office, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Desirable:

  • Understanding of Sport for Development
  • Knowledge of other languages
  • Experience of working in different sectors.

    Application process

    Application letters accompanied by a detailed CV should reach MTG by close of business on 25th May 2018 addressed to the Finance & Admin. Manager or send an e – mail to [email protected]

    Ensure that the email is titled with the specific job applied for.

    For more information and job application details, see; Moving The Goalposts Fundraising Officer Vacancies in Kenya

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