KP Consortium Vacancy Announcement

Job Title: Program Officer Monitoring and Evaluation

Reporting to: National Cordinator

Location: Nairobi

Position: 1

Terms: 1-year Contract with possible renewal of the same period.

Organizational Background

The Key Population (KP) Consortium was conceptualized during two satellite meetings held in December 2014, by organizations and community representatives working with and around issues of Key Populations HIV programming namely Female and Male Sex workers (SW); People who Inject Drugs (PWIDs); and Men who have Sex with Men (MSM). The meeting charted a way forward for the manner in which KPs would engage the Global Fund (GF) as stakeholders in its (then) new funding model, and as beneficiary populations/implementing organizations. It was resolved that this would be done through the adoption of best practices from existing KP Consortium models to the Kenyan context.

Summary of the Position

This position deals with proposal writing, monitoring and evaluation, lobbying with regional and international partners for opening and expanding policy spaces for inclusion. The primary purpose of this position is to ensure that the needs of the key populations are captured by key policy frameworks both at national, regional and international level.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and strengthen monitoring and evaluation Procedures
  • Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output
  • Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success.
  • Monitor the sustainability of the projects results
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievements of results
  • Provide feedback to the national coordination project strategies and activities
  • Suggest strategies to the national coordinator for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks.
  • Report Monthly, quarterly, half –yearly and annual progress on all project activities to National coordinator.
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the project Manager in preparing relevant reports.
  • Assist Project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Assist the National Coordinator in preparing other relevant reports.

Qualifications

  • Must have an undergraduate degree in social science.
  • Must have an in depth understanding of Key Population Consortium priority needs.
  • Must have an in depth understanding of Key populations
  • Must have the ability to interact constructively with the government and other duty bearers to ensure policy acceptance and adjustments.
  • Knowledge and experience working with the African human rights mechanisms and systems as well as with the UN human rights structures will be an added advantage.
  • Should have an experience working with in an NGO
  • Should have access to research information and the capacity to utilize it to inform policy-making at the different levels.

Application Procedures

All applications must be sent electronically to the email address by 4th June 2018

kpconsortiumrecruit@gmail.com  the email should include the following:

  1. A cover letter detailing current work, experience, qualifications and expected salary.
  2. An updated CV.
  3. Names and contacts of at least 3 professional referees
  4. Copies of academic certificates.

ONLY SHORLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED!

Best of luck!