Become a Certified Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Namati is dedicated to putting the power of law in the hands of people. Law is supposed to be a sacred thread that ties us together, and protects each one of us. But for billions of people around the world the law is broken. It’s an abstraction, or worse, a threat, but not something we can use to exercise our basic rights.
Global Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
A typical week as the Global Monitoring & Evaluation Officer might include:
- Leading a team-wide brown bag lunch discussion on the findings from a recent survey conducted in Sierra Leone
- Holding a meeting with the Community Land Protection program to identify learning priorities and design a strategy for an upcoming baseline
- Partnering with Namati’s global fundraising team to develop a major grant proposal by shaping a logframe for donors and funders
- Helping build the capacity of in-country M&E counterparts by training them on best practices on field interview techniques or qualitative data analysis
- Working in close partnership with the Global Systems Officer to propose operational solutions to promote data security and protection
About You/Must-Haves for the Position:
- Substantial (likely 5 or more years) experience implementing M&E activities in international contexts
- Master’s degree in public administration, international development, program evaluation, or related field
- Experience developing M&E frameworks, including identifying learning priorities, selecting indicators, and setting targets
- Experience designing tools and strategies for data collection and analysis
- Experience with data quality assessments and oversight
- Knowledge of data visualization techniques and best practices
- Knowledge of program evaluation methodologies
- Experience facilitating and providing ongoing training to field staff, preferably in virtual or remote settings
- Collaborative and service-oriented
- Nimble, creative problem-solver
- Ability to travel internationally
Nice to Haves:
- Issue area expertise in land rights and/or environmental justice
- Experience using or managing relational databases
- Experience analyzing data using statistical software
- Experience with mobile data collection
Program Associate – Community Land Protection
Specific responsibilities include:
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
- Support training efforts to Namati partners on data collection planning, techniques, and tools.
- Train partners on Namati’s online monitoring and evaluation database.
- As needed, assist partners to enter program data into the database.
- Ensure that all Community Land Protection partners enter high quality, full M&E data on an on-going basis.
- Produce monthly M&E reports and send to staff and partner organizations.
- Support the Senior Program Officer and Advisor to plan and carry out impact assessments and other research initiatives.
- As needed, spend up to two days per month stationed at partner offices to support M&E, impact assessment, and research efforts.
- Ensure that all partner organizations meet all grant agreement requirements in a timely manner.
- Coordinating the timely submission of all agreed reports and contract deliverables according to reporting requirements and deadlines.
- Review partners’ narrative and financial reports.
- Contribute to the creation and curation of a variety of tools, publications and other resources designed to support community land protection efforts.
- Edit program publications (policy papers, academic articles and research reports) and coordinating the layout and design process for all publications.
- Coordinate the Community Land Protection Team’s social media engagement.
Logistics and Support
- Coordinate logistics (transportation, accommodations, funds request, ect.) for staff travel, workshops, partner convenings, trainings, and other events.
- Coordinate flights and international travel, in conjunction with Namati’s Washington, DC office, when necessary.
- Assist with the preparation of budgets and work plans.
- Coordinate with Namati Kenya’s Head of Office and Namati Washington DC on financial, legal and operational tasks.
- Provide basic translation and interpretation support, when required.
- Performing clerical duties, including responding to requests from the general public, faxing, photocopying, preparing expense reports, ordering supplies, coordinating program outreach, assisting in scheduling appointments and calls.
About You/Must-Haves for the Position
- Organized and meticulous approach to your work: You genuinely enjoy completing detail-oriented tasks. You are dedicated to letting no ball drop, deftly juggle multiple tasks, and feel happiest at work when you have all your tasks in order.
- Flexibility: You know that providing quality support always begins with careful planning and execution. Yet in the face of unexpected challenges you are known for maintaining a positive attitude, quickly and adeptly reorienting yourself to find a new solution.
- Resourceful problem-solver: You know how to find answers and can figure out how to solve problems when they arise. You possess the personal initiative needed to improve processes without prompting. You feel comfortable working independently.
- Exceptional communication skills: Your written and verbal communications evidence clarity in both thought and analysis.
- Data orientation: You have a demonstrated fluency with data management, quality control, and analysis, as well as the ability to utilize data to inform program planning.
- Mission orientation and drive: It’s in your nature to work tirelessly on a problem until you’ve seen the solution through to your complete satisfaction. You’re deeply committed to Namati’s mission and driven to make an impact.
- Growth mindset: You’re always seeking to better yourself and your work, and you will push yourself to the peak of performance to help fulfill our mission. In service of that growth, you welcome and delight in feedback from supervisors, peers, reports, and anyone else.
- Education and Experience. You have a bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the position and at least two years of relevant work experience.
Nairobi, Kenya. Please note you must already be eligible to work in Kenya to be considered for this position. Our ideal start date is October 1, 2019.
Compensation & benefits
Commensurate with experience. Namati also provides generous benefits including full health insurance for employees and dependents, annual leave, sick time, and professional development opportunities.
Method of Application
Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.