World Vision Monitoring and Evaluation - Senior Advisor Jobs in Kenya

World Vision Monitoring and Evaluation - Senior Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Purpose of Position

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Senior Advisor is a core leadership team member of the Technical Service Organisation (TSO) and Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) / Ministry Strategy & Evidence (MSE) teams, providing the critical senior leadership and coordination for all monitoring and evaluation related technical services to World Vision offices and makes a significant contribution to the “evidence building” agenda of World Vision International.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in the development of strategic direction for M&E related capability and services in TSO.
  • Engage as an active member of the Global DME community and help all partnership entities become and stay aware of TSO technical services related to DME.
  • Gain, maintain and communicate full understanding of both donor specific and World Vision’s DME standards, tools, trends and language for provision of technical expertise by technical advisors within TSO.
  • Understand the different M&E issues within the different sector areas and liaison with sector counterparts to get up to speed, so as to be able to respond knowledgeably in any given situation irrespective of the sector focus.
  • Lead in the provision of selected and strategic multi-sectoral, complex and large scale M&E related technical services to clients: this may include baseline and evaluation design and implementation, planning and conducting of learning labs; setting up M&E systems and other thematic studies.
  • Coordinate, manage and provide support to technical advisors from the TSO sector teams who are involved in or contribute to such M&E services, which are led by this position.
  • Keep a line of sight of all M&E related technical assistance (baseline, development of M&E systems, evaluations, lessons learned exercises, etc.) provided by other Technical Advisors and their status.
  • Provide oversight and quality assurance for all M&E related projects undertaken by TSO.
  • Ensure that TSO supported M&E services meet relevant WV and donor standards.
  • Provide troubleshooting support if and when there are challenges in TSO support for M&E and bring timely recommendations for action.
  • Work with the
    TSO leadership team to ensure that the agreed business processes, standards and systems are followed, resulting in effective support for M&E related technical assignments.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to technical advisors involved in M&E related activities.
  • Build and utilize a Technical Advisor assessment directly focused on M&E to understand our capacity and gaps in our ability to meet this need.
  • Work collaboratively with TSO staff, Global DME /MSE specialists, RO Ministry Quality / Quality Assurance advisors, SO M&E specialists.
  • Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of all involved.
  • Participate in WV internal DME communities.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Masters Degree in measurement, research and evaluation.
  • Ten years practical experience in conducting and leading sector programme-related M&E including baseline and evaluation design and implementation.
  • Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative evaluation and research skills.
  • Experience in developing monitoring and evaluation systems (including indicators, instruments, and methodologies), for sector programmes.
  • Working knowledge of the WV Partnership preferred and ability to interface sensitively with people from various departments in both field and support offices.
  • Proven experience in development work with a thorough understanding of transformational development and sectoral interventions.
  • At least 5 years of team management experience.
  • Experience in building technical M&E capacity.
  • Experience working in development or humanitarian industry.
  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally.
  • Advanced skills in use of quantitative data analysis software – e.g. Excel, SPSS, STATA, NVivo, etc.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th November 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Monitoring and Evaluation - Senior Advisor Jobs in Kenya

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