FIDA is looking for an ambitious and curious intern/attaché to join our Monitoring & Evaluation Team. The internship is expected to run for three (3) months, with possibility to extend for a further three months.
Application deadline: 22nd September, 2021
The preferred candidate should be a final year student or recent graduate with strong analytical and statistical skills and background in quantitative disciplines, preferably Statistics, Data Science, Information Science, Economics, Research, or other related fields.
Interested and qualified applicants can send a cover letter and detailed CV marked “Application for M&E Internship” in the subject line to: The Executive Director, FIDA Kenya, E-mail: email@example.com by Wednesday, 22nd September 2021.
International Rescue Comittee is seeking to hire an M&E Assistant who will be based in will be based in Hagadera field site
The M&E intern will work closely with the field teams to improve program quality through improved monitoring and evaluation systems and processes. Under the supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation officer, the Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant shall be responsible for collection, summarizing, compiling and dissemination, storing and timely reporting of all forms of data generated from the activities of integrated health, WPE and Nutrition programs with a key focus on generation and submission of timely qualitative and quantitative reports.
Monitoring and evaluation of Integrated health, Nutrition, WPE and protection programs to ensure all activities are carried out and challenges addressed on time for overall project goal realization. Organize and facilitating routine data quality assessments to find and bridge gaps that lead to inaccuracy in reports. Organize and facilitate quarterly data review meetings to track program progress against the project indicators. Apply appropriate statistical analysis tools and methods for routine and ad-hoc analysis of cross-sectional as well longitudinal data. Generate regular reports used by the program staffs for Monitoring & Evaluation purposes. Work with the M&E and program staff to develop and provide the required data collection tools and computer-based data management & reporting system. Continuous and frequent close monitoring / supervision of all levels of data collection from entry, filling, compiling, summarizing and giving feedback to the M&E officer. Supervise use of iRHIS and Synchronize data capture with servers. Regularly update data after cleaning. Participate actively in the enforcement of Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control (QC) and Quality Improvement (QI) measures for integrated health, nutrition and WPE program interventions. Capacity building program field staff on monitoring and evaluation techniques. Conduct field monitoring visits and document learnings and share lessons Work with partners staff to ensure that data is collected and entered into databases and/or tracking sheets, and/or the data platform on a regular basis. Data management of VCT & PMTCT data, Pepfar reports, TB data, Nutrition reports, GBVIMS, Knowledge and attitude surveys and Disease surveillance.
Bachelor’s degree (Health information management, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, or related discipline) or diploma in the relevant fields with at least 3 years of field experience. Excellent database, data management and data analysis skills, with experience using at least 2 software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Epi-Info, SPSS, STATA. Experience with electronic/mobile data collection Strong analytical, quantitative and qualitative research skills and M&E skills Problem-solving, decision-making, leadership and good judgment skills.
Please make sure to include copy of Certificate of Good Conduct in your application
Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), ensuring that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures;
Ensure that Programme implementation staff at the country office and in the field are properly inducted on and understands their role in upholding Plan International’s safeguarding and GEI policies;
Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in project design, during implementation and as principles applied in day-to-day work of Programme team;
Ensure that Plan Kenya contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.
How to Apply
Send an updated CV of not more than 2 pages including 3 (three) relevant referees and their contact details;
AMURT is seeking to recruit a MEAL officer who will responsible for the day-to-day tracking and reporting of activities under the USAID Tujitegemee project.
Application deadline: 30th August, 2021.
The role includes development of standardized data collection tools and database systems; monthly data collection; verification of results reported; analysis and presentation of findings and project progress; set up of project accountability mechanisms; and the documentation of feedback and response from and to partners and project beneficiaries. The position requires close working with the government departments including Ministry of Health and Department of children services.
The officer will ensure that systems are in place to measure the project’s impact and progress and that data is readily available to be used as a foundation for programmatic adjustments and evidence-based decision-making. The MEAL officer will ensure capacity of partners and staff in MEAL is enhanced, beneficiaries and other stakeholders have opportunity to give and receive feedback, and documentation of project learning is consistent with project learning agenda.Responsibilities
Ensure Tujitegemee MEAL systems comply with both AMURT and donor requirements.
Participate in the development and standardization of forms and tools to collect relevant disaggregated data on project monitoring indicators, effects, and impacts
Develop data flow and reporting maps, and templates to ensure the appropriate information arrives to the right program staff in a timely and efficient manner.
Support the development of tools to track progress on sustainability plans at the organizational/institutional levels, and benchmarks for household graduation/transition.
Systematically collect, validate, and analyze data and ensure that it is accurate and of the highest quality by conducting regular data quality assessments.
Review relevant data collection systems as implemented by partners, to ensure rigor and appropriateness of practices.
Work closely with other TUJITEGEMEE staff to produce high-quality data and progress reports as per the reporting intervals (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually)
Support Tujitegemee technical staff to design and implement assessments, gender analysis, stakeholder analysis, organizational capacity assessments, and other data collection and analysis activities.
Participate and support in the Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) to improve effectiveness of service delivery.
Ensure project evaluations (baseline, mid-term, final) are organized and managed in a timely and quality manner.
Ensure evaluation results are communicated to project stakeholders and used to enhance learning and improve interventions.
Ensure that all project monitoring arrangements comply with the project and donor agreements and ensure that agreements are concretely operationalized.
Work with other Tujitegemee staff to identify community defined indicators that will show success in the eyes of the project beneficiaries
Work with other Tujitegemee staff to set up feedback and response mechanisms that will allow the project to receive and respond to feedback from the project beneficiaries
Support Tujitegemee technical staff to develop a learning agenda and design associated operations research.
Support the documentation of lessons learned, best practices, program data, evaluations, and other information to generate donor communication pieces, success stories, case studies, and other high-quality, results-based documentation.
Ensure project lessons learned are captured and used in future similar projects.
Facilitate the use of Tujitegemee project data by partners, staff, and other stakeholders to inform decision-making and to identify lessons learned and promising practices.
Participate in the assessment of MEAL capacity of local partner staff, develop and implement capacity improvement plans in line with gaps identified
On-site capacity building of program and partner staff implementing Tujitegemee project, including but not limited to staff with dedicated MEAL responsibilities, that will include formal and on-the job staff training
Distance support to field offices and partner teams implementing Tujitegemee project through document reviews, emails and conversations which provide tools, resources, and practical advice on assessments, MEAL system setup, and improvements to MEAL practices
Assist in developing digital data collection systems, where appropriate.
Support the use of technology for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.
Bachelor’s degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, public health, international development, economics or related field; a Master’s degree in M&E would be an added advantage
Five years of relevant professional experience in project-level MEAL, including development of data flow maps, data collection tools, reporting forms, and project databases
Experience in designing and implementation of mixed method evaluation plans
Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning
Excellent analytic and computer skills; skilled in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access
Experience in using data analysis software, preferably SPSS and STATA
Skills in developing project M&E databases desired.
Skills and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills as well as good judgment and vision
Excellent organizational skills, team work and ability to prioritize tasks in a timely manner
Sound coordination skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task
Demonstrates diplomacy, flexibility, and resourcefulness
Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
Demonstrated ability to work with and in teams.
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office).
All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30th August 2021. indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number MEAL OFFICER /O8/2021 as the email subject. Interview will be done on a rolling basis andOnly short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.