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5 Sep, 2016

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Job Description

Job Title: PM&E Coordinator, Northern Region

To assist Technical Leads and APs to develop and manage technical programs effectively through planning, monitoring & evaluation and research for high quality ministry


The Package

  • The position is based in Northern Regional Operations with regular level of domestic travels.
  • The position comes with an attractive salary package.
  • S/He reports to the Northern Regional Operations Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Regional Operation Managers and Sector Coordinators to coordinate assessments, designs/ redesign, baselines, evaluations and transitions activities at cluster and AP levels using partnership standards, guidelines and approaches.
  • Facilitate Sector Coordinators and IDFs in the design of Annual APs multi-annual plans for planning, monitoring and evaluation for the measurement of programme progress which include the development of key indicators, alignment of DIP to budget and methodology for data collection
  • Work closely with the PM&E specialist, Sector Coordinators and Managers to ensure logical flow and linkages in AP multi-annual plans.
  • Facilitate the implementation of new initiatives related to PM&E within the framework of partnership and national policies
  • Ensure that AP plans describe desired changes to CWB in alignment with NO strategy and demonstrate how programming approach, activities and outputs contribute to this change
  • Work in close collaboration with programmatic sectoral technical specialists to ensure an integrated implementation approach in the projects & programs implemented by Aps
  • Train Sector Coordinators, Integrated Development Facilitators and other Base staffs in the use of LEAP tools, templates, formats, standards and guidelines
  • Provide hands on technical assistance, coaching and mentoring to Sector Coordinators and IDFs in concept paper development, proposal, field monitoring and evidence based reporting.
  • Provide support to IDF and Sector Coordinators in the Horizon 3 upload and implementation
  • Train Clusters Managers, Sector Coordinators and data collection teams in using mobile and web based technologies and systems data collection and analysis
  • Provide technical backstopping in the production of Leap documents – including review and submission of semi-annual and annual programmes and projects reports as well as budgets and DIPs.
  • Facilitate Cluster Managers and Sector Coordinator in preparing Base Child Well-being reporting.
  • Work closely with the cluster Managers and Sector coordinators to ensure adequate coordination and supervision of ongoing and new projects.
  • Support APs to use a comprehensive monitoring framework including mobile and web based technologies in systems for monitoring performance
  • Undertake field-monitoring exercise to assess progress of the project implementation using standard monitoring and evaluation tools and methodologies.
  • Conduct quarterly analysis of programme performance in relation to budget for management decision making
  • Support ADPs to develop POA to monitor the implementation of audit and evaluation recommendations, sponsorship KPIs and provide timely feedback to Project staff.
  • Develop and maintain an updated database of all programme indicators (including CWBT) and periodically carry out meta-analysis of the information at Cluster and Base levels.
  • Support AP/Cluster Managers to capture essential data required for entry into Horizon, and also to coordinate and provide timely feedback on review work flow processes at the Operation base level.
  • Ensure that data privacy, data security, and backup protocols are implemented in the field through the relevant individuals/teams
  • Documents and analyzes innovative strategies, best practices that can be replicated or scaled up
  • Contribute input in support of research and grant proposals, publications and conference presentations at the Base level
  • Support and (where necessary, lead) the development of ToRs for all evaluation and research activities at the Base level
  • Liaise with Knowledge Management Unit in developing at least one case studies annually for publication
  • Prepare quarterly presentations for to Base Teams on field finding and key lessons for management decision making
  • Submit Base Monthly and Quarterly Base Monitoring Reports to PM&E Specialist
  • Assist in supervising the operations of consultants to APs on PM&E events
  • Participate in Semi-Annual DME retreats and PM&E learning events and networks that may also yield lessons that can benefit implementation of the monitoring and evaluation.

Education / Work Experience / Skills

  • First Degree in development planning/research related.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in DM&E.
  • Previous working experience in DM&E (World Vision) is preferred. Master’s Degree is an advantage.
  • Skills and experience in LEAP/DM&E/CWB
  • Sufficient knowledge of World Vision’s LEAP tools and ability to train others
  • Good facilitation skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Adequate hands on experience in the construction and review of multi-year log frames and LEAP budget templates
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Adequate knowledge of MS Office suite and Lotus Notes, knowledge of other statistical packages such as SPSS an advantage
  • Adequate knowledge and skills in data collection softwares such as ODK, GIS, etc.
  • Adequate skills in planning and conducting research
  • Ability to work and contribute to team building environment especially in a matrix reporting system
  • Ability to exhibit a culture of responsiveness and initiative
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
  • Perform other duties as required.

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