Description

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience7 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProject Management 

JOB PURPOSE
The Results and Impact Lead will report directly to the SEMA Head of Data & Analytics and lead SEMA’s efforts to evaluate organizational and programmatic impact, establish processes, synthesize learnings, and foster an environment of continuous adaptation and learning within SEMA to maximize results and impact of SRH market shaping efforts. This role will also work closely with the Head of Markets and Head of Operations at SEMA to ensure that the data collected is appropriate and robust and able to support multi-faceted evaluation of SEMA’s investments and operations. The portfolio will include activities to develop SEMA’s internal approach to monitoring and learning organizational impact, within and across the organization’s investments, as well as ensuring alignment with external evaluation processes that SEMA’s donors may implement. Success for this role is that SEMA has a robust measurement, learning and evaluation approach in place and is implementing efforts to promote continuous learning about SRH
market shaping to support the field and advance SEMA’s mission.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the development and implementation of SEMA’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan
  • (MEL Plan), programmatic MEL plans, and the design and implementation of evaluation processes to
  • ensure they inform project objectives and programme adaptation;
  • Ensure the project has a well-defined results framework, theory of change and reporting systems
  • that include baseline data and targets to measure progress and outcomes for evaluation/program
  • learning and oversee the development and maintenance of a user-friendly database for the storage
  • and management of monitoring data;
  • Work closely with the technical leads and SEMA partners to co-design monitoring tools, select
  • indicators, and monitor responsibilities to ensure coordinated implementation of M&E activities;
  • Develop operational and strategic result reports for SEMA to monitor and report its work;
  • Identify and implement practical management processes, related to monitoring, learning and
  • communications, including clear schedules, responsibilities and interdependencies;
  • Coordinate with others on the SEMA management team to ensure that activity data and results are
  • used to inform activity implementation and shared with relevant stakeholders;
  • Align with SEMA external evaluation team to track progress along SEMA’s theory of change, ensuring
  • close collaboration and coordination;
  • Develop and lead the implementation of a robust learning agenda for continuous learning,
  • collaboration, and adaptation, within and across SEMA’s investments;
  • Oversee the publication and dissemination of global goods on successful and promising approaches,
  • lessons learned, and other program results to SEMA leadership (Governing Body, Technical
  • Oversight Committee, Management Team) and other key stakeholders;
  • Contribute to strengthening of the M&E systems around SRH market shaping overall, sharing
  • approaches and experience with national partners and program staff in M&E, as need is identified;
  • Collaborate with SEMA communications personnel to optimize methods of information
  • dissemination for different stakeholder groups;
  • Collaborate with the project’s technical teams to identify activities, processes and/or outcomes that
  • are worthy of documentation, and design a system for capturing lessons learned and best practices;
  • Serve as an effective member of the SEMA team, providing strategic direction and planning for project activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education and Professional Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Social Science, International Development, or a related field

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience, including hands-on practical experience developing and managing the implementation of M&E systems, preferably in the field of sexual and reproductive health, global health, and/or global development
  • Demonstrated and evidenced expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Demonstrated and evidenced familiarity with and understanding of development and monitoring of output, outcome, and impact indicators
  • Prior experience using Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation (CLA) approaches to improve project performance and achieve impact
  • Prior experience designing M&E systems and tools, preferably related to SRH

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and communication skills, including areas of presentation and reporting writing, with experience presenting to multi-cultural and country/donor leadership stakeholders
  • Strong diagnostic, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent use of Excel and other software for data management, analysis and analytics
  • Demonstrated evidence of proactivity and ability to think strategically, set priorities and manage concurrent projects, handle pressure, manage time effectively, exercise independent judgement, and assume responsibility for seeing projects through to timely and successful completion
  • Deep personal commitment to sexual & reproductive health & rights, including the right to safe abortion for all who need it
  • Self-motivated; willing to work independently and as part of a team
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural work
  • environment and committed to promoting an inclusive culture where everyone is valued and belongs
  • Eagerness to contribute positively and collaborate effectively in a team working in a start-up environment (i.e., enjoy creating, can be flexible, embrace ambiguity)
  • Entrepreneurial and creative
  • Fluency in English required, French language skills desired

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Amref Kenya on amref.org to apply
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