Monitoring And Evaluation Resource Jobs vacancy kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Monitoring And Evaluation Resource Jobs vacancy kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Organizational Background   

Hand
in Hand Eastern Africa (HiH EA) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization
(NGO) in Kenya with the mandate to operate within the Eastern Africa Region and a
member of the Hand in Hand Global Network. Her vision is to empower society
through the creation of sustainable enterprises and jobs.

HiH EA‘s mandate is to
work within the Eastern Africa region and is currently working in Kenya and
Tanzania. The Organization strives to work with the marginalized communities in
the area of economic and social empowerment through a participatory approach aimed
at lifting themselves out of poverty and vulnerability.

The main activities of the
Monitoring and Evaluation resource supported through funding of the IKEA the project will include:

1.Audit of MEL systems in East
Africa

   Audit to focus on Monitoring,
Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Essential Standards (UK NGO basic
sector standard)

2. Embed three MEAL Essential
Standards in HIH EA programs (starting with IKEA as a template)

a.Log frame, every project has a project log frame
that is used as project implementation and management tool.

b. M&E plans and
standardized monitoring data collection tools and methods: Every project has a
project M&E plan that lists all the indicators in the project; defines all the indicators in a detailed way and outlines who collects analyzes, reports,
verifies the data and how often. Specifically,

c. Finalize indicator
definitions: A part of this work
that is key for IKEA are organizational definitions i.e. Enterprise; Job; Green
Job & the organizational approach to capturing this data.

3. The role would incorporate:
Defining and standardizing across the organization these definitions and ensuring
that they are adhered to.

4. Review data collection tools: This work will also incorporate a
review of data collection tools and approaches. IKEA are keen to understand how
we ensure accurate income/savings/expenditure data; whether we should
incorporate more longitudinal approaches; how we measure climate resilient
activities – what tool and how?

5. Finalize and embed a cross-network Results Framework-This will include representing HIH EA in the HIH
network MEL working group and working with network partners to progress a cross-organizational Results Framework.

6. Align standard indicators;
approaches and data collection tools within M&E plans with this new
standardized approach.

7.Evaluation plan: Every
project has a 2-page document outlining that specific project’s approach to
evaluation. To address questions like: What are the key learning/evaluation questions in the project? How much funding is allocated? Internal or external? Topline methodology and key responsibilities.

8.Support
learning and Knowledge Management:

a.    Objective: Support
integration of digital data capture across the organization. Maximize the opportunity for analysis and evaluation before, during and after a given
programme.

Deliverable:

 a. Agree on a plan with ICT and M&E team
around the key priorities (and issues to address) through the updated MIS and
its linked digital tools (for data collection; evaluation;               dashboards etc.)

b.Objective:
Improve data use throughout the organisation. Ensure project managers and M&E
team have the tools and skills needed to access understandable data reports and
ensure issues highlighted by the data reports are addressed.

Deliverable:
Design and roll-out training to key staff
(PMs, M&E team and Branch Managers) around internal data systems and how to
maximise their use in day to day project management and evaluation.

c.Objective:
Improve internal analytical capabilities, starting with IKEA project.

Deliverable:
Train M&E staff on basic analytical tools and approaches, using IKEA
Foundation project as a worked example.

9.Contribute
towards development of updated MEAL function for HIH EA

a.Objective:
Provide HIH EA with a strategy and roadmap
towards a strengthened and appropriate MEAL function

Deliverable:
An action plan for addressing remaining gaps in HIH EA MEAL function, including
recommendations for team structure, key roles and responsibilities and
resources required (both human and financial).

     

 Qualifications
and Experience:

·       Minimum
7-10 years’ experience working on M&E across different programs or
organizations (and ideally in Kenya as well other countries or contexts)

·      
Excellent knowledge of MEL and MIS with an
ability to think both strategically and operationally around the introduction
and implementation of appropriate tools, processes, and strategies;

·       Good
experience designing and introducing new results frameworks at organizational
level and/or leading MEL related change initiatives

·       Experience
of livelihoods programming, including common indicators use within the sector
and the approaches for measuring these

·       Track
record of capacity building M&E staff on areas such as measurement,
indicators, analytics, and new systems

·       Experience
working on or leading a digital transformation would be an advantage

 

Budget & LOE:

   The LOE required is estimated at around 100
days.

Submission of proposal:

          Interested
candidates (preferably working as a team) should submit their proposal by 10th    September,2019. The proposal
should be submitted over email to the following email address:  procurement@handinhandea.org
specifying ‘Monitoring & Evaluation
Resource’
in the subject line. The consultant agencies/bidders are asked to
provide: 

a. A letter of interest.

b. A technical and financial
proposal that describes data gathering and sampling methods and a detailed
financial breakdown respectively.

c. A proposed process and timeframe
for the evaluation.

 

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