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23 Nov 2015

LEWA Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Kenya Vacancy

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy (Lewa), based in Isiolo Kenya, is an organization that works as a catalyst and a model for the conservation of wildlife and its habitat.

We are looking for an experienced, skilled, self­driven and dedicated Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator with a commitment to excellence to develop Lewa’s program and project’s monitoring and evaluation.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position is responsible for implementation of the
monitoring and evaluation strategy.

This will include process and tools development, data collection, analysis and reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the monitoring strategy and its successful implementation;
  • Provide technical support to each of the programmes to monitor and evaluate the defined objectives and specific success indicators and targets;
  • Design monitoring tools (surveys, focus groups etc.) and take lead in conducting baseline research and analysis;
  • Contribute to M&E methodologies and approaches in collaboration with the programmes heads and other stakeholders;
  • Identify and formulate monitoring and evaluation findings, lessons learned and recommendations to be integrated into management efforts, disseminated in learning events and channelled into decision­making processes;
  • Facilitation of capacity building on monitoring and evaluation; and
  • Present M&E results to internal and external audiences/stakeholders.

Job Specifications
The job holder must possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any of the following disciplines – Social Sciences, Community Development, Project Management, Wildlife Management or any other relevant field;
  • Diploma in monitoring and evaluation
  • At least 5 years of practical experience in monitoring, evaluation and research work in a private sector
  • Demonstrated experience in project planning, monitoring and evaluation in a donor funded institution is highly desirable
  • Computer skills
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills and experience with statistical analysis (STATA, SPSS).

Abilities and Skills

  • Individual with experience in collecting data in remote rural areas.
  • Experience and skills in capacity building.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English and Swahili.
  • Self­motivated, self­organized, detail oriented and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • A team player with proven leadership qualities

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in joining a team of hardworking staff, please send your resume and application letter to the address below indicating your current gross pay and salary expectation for this position.

Provide your daytime telephone contact and contacts of three professional referees by 2nd December, 2015.

This role will be on a one year contract with a possibility of renewal.

The Human Resource Manager
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy,
Private Bag, Isiolo,
Kenya
OR Email: hr@lewa.org
NB: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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