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Oct 28, 2016

Micronutrient Initiative Senior Monitoring and Reporting Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Micronutrient Initiative

Senior Monitoring and Reporting Officer

Passionate about developing and implementing solutions for hidden hunger, the Micronutrient Initiative (MI) works in partnership with governments, the private sector and civil society organizations to address micronutrient deficiency and related health and nutrition problems in underserved populations.

Governed by an international Board of Directors, MI works in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America and reaches 500 million people in 70 countries.

With headquarters in Ottawa, Canada MI maintains regional offices in New Delhi, India and soon Nairobi, Kenya that manage our country offices in Asia and Africa.

As we begin staffing our Africa Regional Office in Nairobi Kenya we are seeking skilled and highly motivated individuals to fill key positions in the areas of Finance, Nutrition, Monitoring and Reporting, Contracting and Procurement, Human Resources and support staff.

We are recruiting for the following position:

1. Identification
Position Title: Senior Monitoring and Reporting Officer

Job# KENRO-11
Reports to / Position Title: Regional Monitoring and Reporting Manager
Indirectly Reports to / Position Title: DRD Africa 2
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

2. Overall Purpose / Broad Function: To support the Africa Regional Monitoring and Reporting Manager in ensuring that high quality program performance monitoring and donor reports are timely generated.
3. Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support Program Officers in the adaptation of intervention performance monitoring frameworks (PMF) to country projects to ensure that project monitoring plans are in line with the PMFs.
  • Support Program Officers in the development and implementation of monitoring plans for projects to ensure that quality data is collected and reported for all key indicators.
  • Support program officers and implementing partners in the development data collection and compilation tools for project monitoring and reporting.
  • Work with Program officers in the design and implementation of surveys for program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of data collected and reported including periodic field visits to quality assure data validity.
  • Support Program Officers in following up quarterly monitoring reports from implementing partners to ensure that quality and timely data is available for project performance monitoring.
  • Support Program Officers and the Deputy Country Director in the review of the quarterly performance reports to ensure that relevant and correct data is used in the reports.
  • In collaboration with the Regional Monitoring and Reporting Manager provide training to staff in order to improve the project monitoring skills of program staff.
Any other related duties as requested.
4. Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • No supervisory responsibility
5. Education / Professional Designations / Experience:
  • At least a Masters degree from a recognized university specializing in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Training in Epidemiology and Research methodologies preferred.
  • At least 10 years of experience Monitoring and Evaluation of programs and projects.
  • At least 5 years experience with Monitoring and Reporting for donor funded health and nutrition programs
  • Familiarity with HMIS, DHS, MICS is preferred.
6. Language Skills:
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Fluent in French added advantage
7. Travel Requirements:
  • 10% of time will be spent travelling in the Africa region.
8. Other Specific Skill Requirements:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent IT skills especially Microsoft office/Excel
  • Very good presentational skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Integrity
Note: This job description can and will be amended as required from time to time.
MI is a non-smoking work environment
How to Apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected] quoting Job# KENRO-11 in the subject line. 

Competition closes November 11, 2016.

Please note that this position is located in Nairobi, Kenya.

No telephone calls please. 

Although we thank all applicants who apply, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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