SNV Consultant - M&E Jobs in Kenya

SNV Consultant - M&E Jobs in Kenya


Company Description

  • SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty.

  • We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts.

  • SNV has an annual turnover of €130 million, over 1,250 staff in more than 25 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization that uses project financing to implement our mission.

  • This requires us to work efficiently and to invest in operational excellence.

  • In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change during project preparation and implementation - by strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects.

  • We will continue to position ourselves as a premium organization, with decentralized management.

    Background

  • SNV is implementing the “Climate Proofed Infrastructure Programme (CPIRA) in partnership with the Water Sector Trust Fund in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) in Kenya.

  • The Programme is funded by the European Union and is planned to run from March 2020. CPIRA will be implemented in collaboration with local partners in selected Arid and Semi-Arid Counties in Kenya, leveraging on existing projects and relationships to ensure sustainable results are achieved bringing maximum benefit to targeted communities.

  • CPIRA is aligned with the Common Programme Framework (CPF) that operationalises Kenya’s ‘Ending Drought Emergencies’ (EDE) strategy.

  • The EDE is the Government’s commitment to end the worst of the suffering caused by drought by 2022.

  • The EDE-CPF was developed jointly between the Government and its development partners and focuses on the 23 most drought-prone ASAL counties in Kenya.

  • SNV is specifically delivering effective Public Private Community Partnerships (PPCPs) as a key part of water provision in 8 cuonties namely: Baringo, West Pokot, Samburu, Mandera, Kajiado, Kitui, Taita Taveta and Kilifi counties.

    Job Description

    Position Summary

  • The main role of the M&E Consultant will establish, modify and monitor key performance indicators to report and record physical progress for the programme, , supervise large scale evaluations, review raw data, run and analyse data from the various county reports on programme implementation under the guidance and supervision of the Team Leader.

  • In addition, the M&E Consultant will support8 counties in developing robust M&E systems for selected PPCP water systems and reporting mechanisms.

    Responsibilities

  • Review county reports and consolidate into county report templates

  • Develop
    results chains, indicators and reporting systems in line with the programme objectives

  • Collate and analyse various county data sets in the programme’s target counties

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports on programme progress as guided by the Team Leader

  • Develop data collection tools for the programme and work with county governments to update reporting tools

  • Upholding and improving data quality standards to ensure our impact evaluation and strategic decisions to improve our program are based on accurate and up to date information.

  • Guide the conducting of baseline, mid-line and end line studies

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Team Leader from time to time

    Qualifications

  • First degree in M&E, statistics or Economics, Population studies, Development studies (a Masters’ degree in the same will be considered an added advantage)

  • 5-7 years’ experience in performing M&E roles with demonstrable experience in handling large data sets especially in handling data manipulation and exploratory analysis

  • Understanding of best practices in experimental design concepts, such as control group selection and randomization.

  • Practical experience with creating surveys tool for field data collection and managing a field based research team.

  • Knowledge of electronic data collection platforms (e.g. ODK, SurveyCTO, CommCare).

  • Preferably experience with statistical software packages such as SPSS, Stata.

  • Proven ability to teach/mentor others such as stakeholders or partners.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good organisation and planning skills
    Additional Information

    Terms of Appointment

  • This is a consultancy assement. The expected output is 10 man days per month.

    Contract Duration

  • 1 year (with a likely possibility of renewal)

    How to Apply

  • Please submit your application by clicking on “I'M INTERESTED” tab on this page and submitting a cover letter and CV that has details of your three (3) referees and expected remuneration via SmartRecruiters on or before 07 February 2020 to be considered for this position.

  • All information will be in the strictest confidence.

    NB

  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

  • We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

  • SNV Kenya does not require you to undergo any medical test prior to employment


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