World Vision International NGO Design, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

World Vision International NGO Design, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Coordinator Jobs in Kenya


Purpose of position

  • To effectively lead, coordinate and ensure quality Design, Monitoring & Evaluation operations at WVK Regional Office. To effectively execute this mandate, the staff will require to promote learning, ensure adherence to guidelines and standards for the LEAP project cycle, WVK internal/contextualized business processes and other donor specifications as appropriate

    Major Responsibilities

    Planning in the Programme Cycle 15%

  • Facilitate the development of a programme design that builds partner capacity in a way that ensures sustainability. Make recommendations for the log frame development, based closely on relevant information. Support the programme managers in the development of the logic of the intervention, as required

  • Work proactively with key staff and stakeholder to develop detailed monitoring plan for the technical programme, ensuring clarity of roles and responsibilities

  • Share monitoring and evaluation plans with key stakeholders and incorporate their feedback as appropriate. Seek approval for monitoring and evaluation plan from program design team lead as necessary

  • Support planning for effective Surveys (Evaluations and Baselines) for APs transitioning or entering new phases within the Region

  • Support Area programs to plan and coordinate M&E activities

  • Lead the process of annual planning and budgeting by all the APs and Grants depending on their implementation calendar and phases

    Technical Support all DME and CB in the Region 20%

  • Provide support to AP teams and partners in data processing, consolidation and analysis across the local programming areas

  • Provide oversight on scheduling and budgeting for monitoring processes according to the needs of the technical programmes (TPs).

  • Work closely with the area programme managers and teams to co-design technical programme M&E plans that are relevant to the local programming context.

  • Provide constructive/technical support to area programme managers on monitoring data generation to ensure that information produced is relevant and useful to the difference stakeholders

  • Support the establishment and ensure use of quality monitoring systems and processes within the Region

  • Visit field offices to monitor GIS operationalization in programs/projects and collect data

    Quality Assurance and Management through the Programming cycle 20%

  • Ensure the sustained implementation of all DME related processes including LEAP/ HORIZON, STEP, GIS/WVDPA /HAP/SPHERE at the Area Program and Regional operational levels;

  • Ensure that D,M&E related activities - assessment, design, monitoring, baselines, evaluations, transition, and documentation - are successfully implemented as per standard and disseminated to staff and used to inform future ME processes and decision making.

  • Ensure harmonised timely and comprehensive routine and non- routine monitoring system for quality data as per the Technical program needs at the county and regional level

  • Review Area Program monitoring data to ensure that it is accurate, relevant and contributes to national office strategy and CWB

  • Ensure real time mapping of projects using GIS in the area programs

  • Develop periodic data verification and data quality improvement plans for the region

  • Ensure that GIS business processes, standards and policies developed in coordination with other WVK entities are effectively and consistently used by operations staff

  • Ensure that appropriate methods are used for sorting and analysing qualitative data, according to the analysis plan/indicator detail sheets, with support from the NO me specialists or consultancy teams.

  • Work with the Area Program manager to ensure active critical reflection and interpretation of the findings in context at the community and regional level.

    Reporting of Progress and Performance 10%

  • Facilitate/socialize Area Program teams’ understanding of requirements for a management report, according to LEAP/WV procedures. Guide the teams in the use of data management system efficiently to access relevant and necessary data for report generation

  • Coordinate collection of feedback from technical report reviewers to Area Program managers. Check the report for accuracy and quality to ensure they meet report LEAP requirements. Provide Technical support to program managers on uploading reports on Horizon

  • Support documentation of special donor reports or documentations of best practices or success stories

  • Lead the process
    of semi and annual reporting by all the APS and Grants depending on their implementation calendar and phases.

    Capacity Building 10%

  • Support implementing staff to have required capacity (skills, knowledge & attitude) in DM&E processes and utilize it for enhanced programming

  • Promote an enhanced culture of learning, innovation and practice of LEAP/DME discipline and Empowered World View.

  • Lead in the implementation of new program effectiveness initiatives to staff within the region e.g. Horizon Wave 2, WVDPA, EWV

  • Support in building capacity of implementing staff to integrate Programme and accountability framework within Area Programs

  • Support Local Institutions capacity building initiatives

  • Support Programs/Projects sustainability and transition (S&T) planning and implementation

    Research, Surveys (Evaluation/baselines) and documentation 15%

  • Participate actively in scoping discussions with key stakeholders, in an analytical and well-informed way to inform program evaluation TOR. Build capacity of field level teams in understanding the relevant information for the basic information sheet.

  • Coordinate the review and provision of feedback on standard tools in consultation with DME Coordinator Research and documentation and field staff/partners.

  • Participate in the field testing of tools to ensure evaluation lead has adopted a technical sound methodology to ensure accuracy in data collection. Provide critical, review and approve the final tools to be used for the evaluation after feedback has been received

  • Support data analysis, interpretation and validation with relevant stakeholders according to the indicator analysis plan

  • Provide input for products appropriate for different audiences to share the findings and recommendations, as requested. Participate in reflection with DME team to review and refine learnings about the evaluation process

  • Contribute to identification, protocol setting and monitoring of action researches integrated to Technical Programmes or their models

    Strategic Coordination and collaboration 5%

  • Establish and maintain links with external organizations for collaboration, networking, resource sharing, materials development, and learning activities in DM&E.

    Other 5%

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Attend and lead daily devotions

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Monitoring and Evaluation or Project management, Statistics or related discipline from a recognized University.

  • Certification in M&E and in conducting assessments or equivalent

  • Minimum five years’ practical experience in M&E system coordination/ implementation in a large international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body

  • Extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design/Logical Approach, management and evaluation principles;

  • Experience in integrated Programme/Projects design and associated tools development

  • Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of other staff and grassroots institutions for effective Programme delivery

  • Must have knowledge and practical experience in Research, organizational learning and documentation and have good writing and editing skills.

  • Experience in data/statistical programmes e.g. SPSS, Stata etc.

  • Good analytical skills with appropriate attention to detail

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills.

  • High professional ethics and integrity

  • Good Empirical knowledge of humanitarian codes, principles and practice;

  • Experience in quality assurance systems, and continuous improvement, with particular emphasis on integration of accountability measures into all aspects of the project cycle;

  • Experience in Data collection on the Open data kit platform and other mobile based applications, data analysis and interpretation

  • Computer literacy in MS office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;

  • Experience working in multicultural, multi-location, values driven teams;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision International NGO Design, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Coordinator Jobs in Kenya


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