Monitoring and Evaluation

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Company:Shree Swaminarayan Academy
Category:Research, Quality Control/ Quality Assurance
Job Type:Contract
Salary:Ksh. Not Mentioned

Job details

Documentation and Research


  • Co-manage with the project research partner the implementation of a baseline community appraisal, and assist with subsequent data analysis.
  • Produce project-related technical deliverables, including research briefs, power point presentations, white papers, and M&E guidelines, training modules, indicators and frameworks;
  • Collaborate with the Senior Technical Advisor for Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and project manager to develop technical documentation based on project achievements such as briefs, abstracts, concept notes…

    Capacity building
  • Provide mentoring/training/refresher trainings to project staff (especially those responsible for completing monitoring forms) on the M&E tools and systems, including the MIS
  • Provide oversight to project staff’s data collection and data entry activities, ensuring data quality through regular data quality checks;
  • Coordinate regularly with project staff to identify and troubleshoot any issues with the M&E system;
  • Lead and participate in quality assurance and improvement exercises, including standards settings, regular measurement of performance according to those standards, and collaborative reviews to assess quality
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to enhance data use in advocacy and in decision-making related to optimal strategies and interventions

    Monitoring and evaluation
  • Work closely with project staff and partners in the design of the project’s M&E tools and systems (including the MIS) and MEL Plan;
  • Ensuring that the MIS provides relevant information without overburdening implementation staff and work closely with staff to identify areas where specific components of the MIS are not delivering
    required information or are proving overly burdensome to implement so the MIS is adapted to program and evaluation needs.
  • Analyse the project’s monitoring data for inclusion in quarterly reports to USAID; draft sharp and comprehensive syntheses based on data analysis, to be included in quarterly report-writing for USAID;
  • Collaborate with project staff to regularly review the monitoring data and recommend shifts in project implementation, if needed;
  • Write high quality reports, papers, training materials, and more informal products such as blogs and success stories, based on project data;
  • Maintain and update the projects’ MEL Plan, indicators, and M&E tools and systems, as needed;

  • Minimum four years of post-Master’s experience with research, analysis, gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation, training, and linking research to programmatic activities are essential.
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Public Health, Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Demography, International Development, Anthropology)
  • Extensive experience with designing and implementing M&E frameworks, tools, and systems, preferably for USAID Activities;
  • Experience strengthening the implementing organizations to in the development and use of Monitoring Information System (MIS)/M&E tools, including facilitating trainings and providing after-adoption followup coaching for field staff;
  • Experience managing a project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan and Performance Monitoring P plan for USAID-funded projects;
  • Experience identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving issues with M&E tools and systems;
  • Experience analyzing M&E data and translating findings for inclusion in USAID quarterly reports;
  • Demonstrated ability to use project-level M&E
    data to refine and revise project activities throughout the project life cycle;
  • Quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis skills, and relevant software (NVivov, STATA, SPSS);
  • Extensive experience with Excel;
  • Experience in the design and conduct of formative, operations and evaluation research;
  • Demonstrated successful project management skills, along with maturity, diplomacy, and independence to work effectively with in-country partners, donors and project staff

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