SI Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya

SI Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya


Position Objective

  • SI seeks a full time Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) based in Nairobi to serve as the project’s technical lead.

  • The DCOP will ensure quality control of the MV&R process, including the work plan, tool development, and report writing and submission.

  • The DCOP will also oversee the full review, revision, and maintenance of the Mission PMP, Project M&E Plans, IP M&E Plans, and IP quarterly and annual data analysis.

  • The DCOP will facilitate the development and management of Mission-wide learning questions and a plan to respond to these questions in consultation with USAID that will utilize existing data collected through routine program data, MV&R findings, and DQAs and/or identify learning activities to fill knowledge gaps.

  • The DCOP serves as the lead on the annual DQA. This is a full time position for the duration of the contract.

  • Qualified candidates with Kenyan citizenship are highly encouraged to apply.

    Responsibilities

  • Oversee production, ensure the quality, and provide strategic input for all technical deliverables to USAID.

  • Oversees the entire MV&R process including work plan development, tools development, report development and submission, and presentation to USAID.

  • Oversee the annual DQA process, as described in section C.3.3.

  • Oversee the update of the PMP and contribute to the development of project logframes and M&E Plans for the USAID, in compliance with ADS 203.

  • Design and oversee training of USAID staff and IPs in performance management concepts and processes; standardization of partner M&E Plans, work plans, and quarterly reports; and verification of partner data quality.

  • Advise IPs and USAID staff on the creation of aligned log frames and M&E Plans for their activities.

  • Overall management and oversight of the Indicator Performance Tracking Table (IPTT), including periodic reviews with USAID and implementing partners

  • Facilitate development and management of Mission-wide learning questions
    and a plan to respond to these questions that triangulates existing data (routine programmatic data, MV&R findings, evaluation findings, etc.) and identifies learning activities around knowledge gaps to provide further insight into program effectiveness and ensure learning is integrated into the Mission’s strategy, projects and activities.

    Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in the field of evaluation, international development, or a related field.

  • At least five years of experience in the management, monitoring, and evaluation of development programs.

  • Prior experience in a high threat environment; and in supervising long-term field staff and short-term experts of diverse backgrounds in the area of monitoring and evaluation.

  • Strong background and expertise in monitoring, verification and reporting (MV&R) processes.

  • At least three years of demonstrated experience developing performance management plans, monitoring project implementation, and verifying data from large development projects.

  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, project design, institutional learning and/or knowledge management.

  • Experience planning and implementing training courses on topics related to international development assistance, preferably on performance management topics.

  • Experience building organizational capacity in monitoring, evaluation, and strategic learning preferred.

  • Proven supervisory and team building experience, and excellent project management experience.

  • Prior senior-level management experience on USAID-funded contracts.

  • Excellent English writing, speaking, and presentation skills.

  • Willingness and ability to travel to Somalia as needed.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; SI Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya


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