Job Description

World Vision is an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working in almost 100 countries world-wide to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

Purpose Of Position

The position holder will lead the establishment and maintenance of an effective reporting, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning system, of the Climate Asset Management (Kenya) and will be based in Tana River. The position holder must be able to communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that present positive example to others and partners.

Major Responsibilities

20%-Program Planning

  • Together with the Program team and partners, organize and facilitate Strategic/multiyear Plans/designs and budgets for the overall program
  • Support the development of annual project plans and budgets.
  • Support local partner engagement forums including project beneficiaries.
  • Support review and update log frames, M&E Plans, Program indicators and periodic targets and detailed implementation plans.
  • Support the development of clear and implementable work break down structure for respective program activities as needed
  • Support the finance team to ensure realistic scheduling of program activities and budgets
  • Identify and document the program assets and produce a Remote Sensing /GIS activity /program map.

25%-Implementation, Technical Support and Quality Assurance

  • Coordinate the successful roll out and implementation of all MEAL related initiatives in the program site of Tana River Counties.
  • Disseminate clear business processes for respective MEAL components to ensure consistent application and adherence to standards.
  • Develop and support implementation of program MEAL annual calendars
  • Ensure that realistic project targets are set a and tracked.
  • Organize and conduct project level data quality audits and validation forums.
  • Lead the process of capacity assessments and capacity building for staff and for potential local partners.
  • Ensure that respective staff and WVK implementing partners are provided with requisite MEAL technical support to perform.
  • Coordinate effective implementation of project Activities in collaboration with key partners and the MEAL Coordinator at the secretariat.
  • Coordinate and facilitate timely review and sharing of all program documents; plans/designs and reports.

25%-Monitoring, Reporting and Accountability

  • Support the implementation of a digital data collection and beneficiary tracking system and database
  • support the design of a monitoring framework to track delivery against program targets/objectives.
  • Support the development and dissemination of data collection tools.
  • Coordinate field level monitoring of WVK activities and its implementing partners.
  • Coordinate, participate and report on technical field monitoring visits.
  • Ensure timely data collection, collating, & analysing, synthesizing information, updating the monitoring matrix and other monitoring systems are in place.
  • Ensure timely dissemination of monitoring data to key stakeholders for management decision making.
  • Support remote sensing and GIS Mapping of Program initiatives
  • support the appropriate use of information management systems in compliance with WV Kenya, GoK, and donor and in line with partnership agreements.
  • Coordinate the compilation and submission of program management reports as per WV standards and donor requirements.
  • Support establishment of accountability mechanisms for the program to enhance information sharing, complaints management and timely feedback flow.

(25%)-Research, Learning and Knowledge Management

  • Support periodic reviews/evaluations of the program interventions using appropriate methodologies (such as LQAs) to determine achievements
  • Ensure that the program assessments, feasibility studies and or characterization processes are conducted in a timely manner and quality reports are produced as per standard.
  • Coordinate inter-county exchange meetings on MEAL for lessons learnt and upscale to regional and secretariat level intervention
  • Facilitate effective project level knowledge management (KM) mechanisms including documentation and sharing of innovative/promising/best practices or lessons learned and impacts.
  • Organize and conduct learning forums/events at regular points to facilitate learning by the partners
  • Facilitate ongoing and collaborative learning within WVK and partners based on key data from the performance management system.

Other

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time;
  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as appropriate

Qualification,Knowledge and Skills for the role

  • The holder of this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Economics/statistics, or equivalent degree in a relevant field;
  • At least 5 years professional experience in Project/ Programme design implementation, M&E and learning cycles
  • Results orientated person able to manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands;
  • Experience in the execution of development cooperation projects and consortiums
  • Post graduate training in Program Planning and Management, M&E or Statistics, information Science, Climate Change/ Natural Resource Management or related studies is an added advantage
  • Must also have ample experience in Public relations and be a strong team player
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Statistical training certification especially on data analysis, advanced excel, SPSS, On-line data collection platforms
  • Ability to build capacity of staff on relevant technical fields;
  • Ability to take initiative, solve complex problems, exercise independent judgment;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • A team player, capable of building staff and partners in climate change and natural resource management
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, and emotional maturity
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts;
  • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Experience working in arid and semi arid and interfaith contexts
  • Committed Christian who is able to stand above denominational and cultural diversity challenges
  • Ability to provide spiritual leadership within but not limited to chapel and daily devotions;
  • Outstanding oral and written communications and relationship skills,
  • Excellent coordination and conflict management skills and
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