SNV Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor Jobs in Kenya

SNV Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • SNV Kenya is seeking a professional with qualification and experience in planning, monitoring, evaluation, learning and communication.

  • The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework for the LISTEN project.

  • He/she will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the Project.

  • He/she will also provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance issues.

    Specific Duties:

    Setting up the System:

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

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

  • Develop the overall framework, for project M&E, for example mid-term project review, impact assessment, final evaluation, develop project Performance Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems.

  • Review the quality of existing project data, data collection methods, and assess the degree to which it will provide good baseline statistics for impact evaluation.

  • Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.

  • With collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management information systems and agree on any required changes, support and resources.

  • Develop a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.

  • Organize and undertake training with collaborating partners on M&E as required.

    Implementation of M&E and Coordination:

  • Collect data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators.

  • Check data quality with partners.

  • Maintain and administer the M&E database; analyse and aggregate findings.

  • Support project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation.

  • Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required. Organize refresher training on M&E for partners as required.

  • Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project. Provide advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E findings.

    Learning

  • Working closely with project steering colleagues and steering committee, develop strategy for documenting existing situation and any good practices that have evolved;

  • Keep up to date with emerging and trending best practice in processes and tools
    for M&E;

  • Extracting and consolidate evidence and learning from the various consultants and partners / grantees involved in the project to identify best practice across the project;

  • Working closely with the project manager, identify and secure attendance and speaking opportunities at appropriate forums for dissemination to stakeholders.

    Communication:

  • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.

  • Provide the Project Manager with management information she/he may require.

  • Check that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussions to fill any gap.

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager and the Sector Leader, Agriculture.

    Qualifications

    Education:

  • First level university degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Advanced degree in M&E, statistics or economics preferred.

    Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.

  • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.

  • Experience with various monitoring and evaluation frameworks and theory of change.

  • Experience in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.

  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.

  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.

  • Experience in planning and managing surveys.

  • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.

  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.

  • Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.

  • Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally managed evaluations.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; SNV Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor Jobs in Kenya




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