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Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Associate – Africa at Internews Network. Nairobi

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Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:

  • Support the drafting of M&E plans for Internews Europe in the Africa region, which includes drafting log frames in close collaboration with the project team and using donor and Internews indicators at proposal stage.
  • Support implementation of the M&E plans in collaboration with the SPO – Africa, Project Directors and local M&E staff, conducting regular checkups and data quality assessments, and ensuring the roll out of Internews M&E methodologies as delegated by the supervisor. In some cases, travel to project countries may be necessary.
  • Adapt existing data collection tools or develop new ones as necessary and train project M&E staff on how to use them, and where necessary support in conducting data analysis.
  • Ensure project M&E data is regularly uploaded into Internews programs database (Salesforce) as well as donor platforms as required.
  • Ensure all sub-awards include well-designed monitoring and evaluation plans which utilize realistic and relevant indicators and targets (including gender and inclusiveness).
  • Manage the routine and systematic collection of both quantitative and qualitative data from all sub-grantees in accordance with their grant agreements. If needed, provide training and mentoring to the sub-grantees to better understand indicators and data collection and reporting processes.
  • Support in the review of mandatory reports (e.g. quarterly and annual reports) as directed by the supervisor – this includes reviewing, editing, sometimes rewriting activity reports to highlight outputs, results and impacts.
  • Work with program staff to develop program-based success stories/impact stories.
  • Contribute to shaping and delivering a wider global strategy to innovate and expand MERL efforts at Internews and communicate Internews’ impact to internal and external audiences as needed.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned by Internews management including communication and grant management tasks.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent English and French language skills required.
  • Excellent writing skills in English and French.
  • Relevant university degree in social sciences field, preferably with a focus on monitoring and evaluation and research studies (BA required at minimum).
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in monitoring and evaluation of donor funded programs, preferably democracy and governance or media development programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate M&E requirements and outcomes to project colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop indicators.
  • Good working knowledge of statistics and ability to obtain, analyze and interpret data and present findings in written and oral form.
  • Understanding of quantitative and qualitative data collection/survey design, implementation and analysis.
  • Competent in qualitative methodologies and participatory assessments.
  • Competent in MS Excel, word processing, Power Point and experience using statistical programs, such as SPSS.
  • Demonstrated understanding of European Union, Swedish SIDA, USAID and/or other donors.
  • Experience in African environments and flexibility to apply lessons learned from other contexts.
  • Understand and demonstrate commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.
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