Catholic Relief Services Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Job in Kisumu, Kenya

Jul 6, 2017

About CRS: Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. 

Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
 
Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist 

 
Ref. 2017/037
 
Job Location: Kisumu
 
Background: CRS is implementing a 5 year OVC program, MWENDO, which seeks to empower local and county-level OVC stakeholders to strengthen the formal and informal HIV and child protection systems and services and the linkages between them, including cross-sectoral service referrals and coordination to ensure quality service delivery for OVC and their HHs.
 
Job Summary: The M&E Specialist will lead all monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning activities under the award including baseline, midterm and finally evaluation reports. 

S/he is also responsible for facilitating the work of external evaluators and ensuring community feedback mechanisms are established and gender responsive programming is mainstreamed.
 
The incumbent will conduct supportive supervisory visits to sub-grantees to observe, monitor, provide guidance and quality feedback on the use of data and indicators; analyzes monthly data; and supports the capacity building of MEAL project staff in MEAL and quality assurance methods.

Required Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s Degree or higher in monitoring and evaluation, social science, public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics or a related field is required.
  • 10 years’ experience working in a development setting preferably with an international NGO, with at least 7 years of experience working in MEAL and at least five years of experience as a supervisor. ICT4D and OVC program experience preferred.
  • Experience working with large donors, including USAID.
  • Familiarity with principles and current approaches to MEAL of development programs using both quantitative and qualitative methods, especially those of USAID.
  • Proven ability to establish, maintain and use MEAL systems from project design to implementation and build staff capacity to utilize systems.
  • Experience in using data analysis software (e.g. Zoho reports, SPSS, STATA).
  • Skills in developing project M&E databases desired.
  • Experience with facilitation, capacity strengthening and partnership building.
  • Demonstrated leadership, technical and management expertise and supervisory experience.
  • Excellent diplomatic skills and proven ability to work in a cross-cultural, multi-partner setting.
How to Apply
 
Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
 
Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services - Kenya Program
E-mail : hr@ke.earo.crs.org
 
Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. 

Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment
 
CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation





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