|Date Posted||October 15, 2019|
Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring, Verifications and Reporting Officer III (MV&R), Nairobi
Organization: International Business and Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI)
City: Nairobi, Kenya
Overview: The Somalia Program Support Services (SPSS) is follow on to the USAID-funded Monitoring and Evaluation Program for Somalia (MEPS) that International Business and Technical Consultants Incorporated (IBTCI) implemented from 2011-2014. SPSS covers a period of five years, from 2014-2019. The primary goal of SPSS is to provide ongoing monitoring, verification and evaluation support to the USAID/East Africa/Somalia Office that will inform programming through delivery of timely qualitative, quantitative and analytical information that will assist USAID in meeting their short, medium- and long-term monitoring objectives in Somalia.
The primary focus of monitoring, verification and reporting (MVR) is on results reported by implementing partners (IP) in the field in order to ensure that IP data are complete, accurate and consistent with agreements and reports, and with USAID's regulations.
IBTCI is seeking a Nairobi-based and locally hired monitoring and verification position to ensure timely completion of all program verifications throughout Somalia in compliance with the Somalia Program Support Services (SPSS) quality control protocols.
This position is open to Kenyan Nationals only.
Minimum three years of Monitoring, Evaluation/ Verification experience in an international organization.
At-least 2 years working with databases and data management applications/platforms.
Gather background information on planned activities and disseminate the same to teams in the field.
Manage the preparation of information sheets for all verifications using quarterly reports and workplans.
Coordinate the preparation of training materials for the TPM tool induction workshop including PowerPoint handouts, and training guide etc. on a routine basis incorporating lessons learned.
Participate in meetings with implementing partners to discuss selected sites.
Participate in testing of all new tools within the mobile data collection platforms.
Ensure adherence to details for site visits, selected beneficiaries and other field issues.
Work closely with Data Team to verify and cross-reference incoming data in the mobile platform (Data Quality Reviews).
Coordinate Nairobi level spot-checks of activities for quality control and writes the report focusing on: Challenges, Lessons Learnt and Recommendations.
Knowledge of the Somali cultural, political and geographical context desirable.
Strict attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Able to multi-task and problem solve on a continuous basis.
Interpersonal skills and personal maturity, tact, courtesy, patience, adaptability, initiative, cooperativeness, and resourcefulness.
Able to work well in small teams and with minimal supervision.
Oral and written fluency in English required.