The organization is looking for a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer who will provide technical support, advice and oversight on program-level monitoring and evaluation. The officer will be responsible for developing and implementing a consistent M&E strategy and framework across all program activities focused on capturing outcomes, impact and learning. The position requires the officer to train staff and external partners on key M&E concepts, tools and processes. The contract will be for one year initially inclusive of three months’ probation period and renewable thereafter, depending on availability of funding.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for providing overall support, advice and oversight on program level M&E activities. The officer will support the implementation of M&E frameworks and M&E plans, and ensure proper documentation of service delivery data into appropriate registers and tools at site level. Additionally, the officer will offer technical assistance in the development, selection, and application of M&E processes and tools. The officer will attend forums where updates from donors on M&E requirements are provided, and provide guidance on data collection and collation in line with the project evaluation questions for specific projects.
The officer will be responsible for ensuring the quality of data summaries by supporting in cleaning and conducting monthly data quality assessments/verification at the assigned health facilities. Data summaries sent within and externally should be reproducible, and all data summaries and data products should be archived in the Document Management Center. The officer will support a joint routine data quality assessment at site level, participate in capacity building of LVCT program–level staff and partners on new procedures regarding data management, and provide supportive supervision and mentorship for the health facilities, program and data staff.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will also support the documentation of organizational, donor and county narrative M&E reports, performance tracking against targets for all project indicators and monitor processes and actions to achieve targets where applicable. The officer will participate and support the LVCT Health team and partners in writing for dissemination to local, national, regional and international forums and conferences for growth and publicity of LVCT Health work, and respond to data requests for reporting to program, SI, donors and other external partners. Any other duties as may be assigned.
To qualify for the position, applicants should have a university degree in health or mathematics related fields, professional certification in M&E, and a minimum of five years professional work experience in professional M&E for health service delivery. Applicants should also have professional experience in research with qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies, prior work experience working in NGOs implementing USAID-funded HIV prevention projects is preferred, knowledge of and experience with monitoring and evaluating impact-oriented projects, proficiency in MS Office; advanced level in Excel and PowerPoint, rigorous time management and activity organization, able to maintain information confidentiality and work with a wide variety of people, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. A Master's degree in M&E will be an added advantage.