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Jul 5, 2017

Global Communities M & E and CLA Specialist Job in Kenya

Global Communities
 
Job Vacancy: M & E and CLA Specialist, Feed the Future, Kenya

Job ID:
2017-1341
# of Openings: 1
 
Category: Field – Monitoring & Evaluation

Overview: Global Communities, formerly CHF International, is an international non-profit organization that works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.
 
Global Communities seeks an Agricultural Productivity Specialist for the anticipated USAID - funded Feed the Future Kenya Crops and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity, a five-year, $60M USD program. 

The purpose of the Crop and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity is to achieve the following objectives in targeted areas in support of the Global Food Security Strategy:

(1) Inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led growth;

(2) Strengthened resilience among people and systems; and

(3) A well-nourished population.
 
Responsibilities:
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) Specialist is responsible for the following:
  • Lead Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) activities for the program.
  • Manage the Monitoring and Evaluation components of the program and make operational decisions
  • Oversee data collection and ensure that the M&E system and results reporting meet the requirements of the Feed the Future initiative.
  • Lead a system for continuous communication with the two established external evaluation partners
  • Use critical inputs, feedback, and assessments received from evaluation partners to inform changes in program approaches and scale-up.
  • Ensure that program components are results-oriented.
Qualifications:

Education:
Master’s Degree or equivalent in statistics, a social science, business administration or related area of study.

Experience:
  • At least 5 years (preferably 7) experience in managing performance monitoring plans, evaluation, collaboration and learning, preferably with knowledge of USAID’s CLA approach and measuring systemic change.
  • At least 5 years (preferably 7) of practical experience in using monitoring and evaluation and learning activities to inform activity implementation and results.
  • Technical expertise in monitoring, evaluation, knowledge management, and learning.
  • Familiarity with gender issues in monitoring and evaluation, collaboration, learning and adaptation. Familiarity with the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index preferred
The position requires excellent verbal and writing skills and preferred experience working with USAID and/or other major U.S. government donors. 

Management experience where relevant. 

How to Apply

Please apply by sending your CV, cover letter, and include in your subject line the position you are applying for to the email address listed below:
[email protected] to be received not later than 12th July 2017.


Kenyan citizens are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. 

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