Regional Monitoring & Capacity Building Coordinator

World Vision , Mombasa, Kenya

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationTraining and Capacity Building
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
28th February, 2020

Job Description

Purpose of Position

To effectively lead, coordinate and ensure quality Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (D, M & E) 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

Major Activities

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
  • Facilitate a participatory review of logical flow and consistency within the hierarchy of objectives and assumptions. Contextualise indicators drawing on community conversations as appropriate
  • Identify key areas for monitoring according to the log frame. Identify and contextualize methodologies for appropriately measuring indicators using participatory methods where possible
  • 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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a recognized University, preferably in Social Sciences (Project Planning and Management, Statistics, Development Studies, Monitoring and Evaluation, Impact Assessments and Accountability) or related studies from a recognized university. Post graduate degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ active experience in project cycle management
  • 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
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of WV working systems, policies and standards will be an added advantage
  • License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:
  • Certification in DME Appropriate systems and software; SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, Ena for SMART, R, Windows Excel, among other Qualitative and quantitative analysis technics
  • Certifications in monitoring, Evaluations, data analysis, Project Management and or in documentation/knowledge management, Programme Management for Development Professional (PMD Pro),

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Ability to design and coordinate surveys (feasibility studies/assessments, baselines, evaluations; using both online and offline platforms
  • Good level of proficiency in data analysis techniques/software and data management
  • Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations
  • Strong interpersonal skills and managerial capacity [Preference]
  • Ability to build capacity of staff on relevant technical fields
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication [English].
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment
  • Experience in production of high quality briefs and reports
  • Experience in publications of articles/journals


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