Deadline: 26 January, 2021

Location: Bungoma, Kenya

Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE) International is seeking to fill the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Lead.

CARE, an international NGO with local staff and community partners in 100 countries, creates local solutions to poverty and inequality.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate development of community structures for managing the implementation of project activities
  • Facilitate recruitment and training of community based resource persons and beneficiaries
  • Facilitate identification and sensitisation and training of participant beneficiaries on areas relevant to the project
  • Provide technical support to community-based trainers and participating beneficiaries on  value chain selection, planning, management, and guidance in facilitating linkages to market (input and output) improvement
  • Facilitate linkage of value chain IGAs input and output service providers to suppliers, buyers and other relevant support
  • Facilitate joint planning and review meetings with the participating beneficiaries
  • Maintain appropriate data on project implementation as per the project monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Facilitate procurement planning of beneficiaries training materials
  • Undertake proper maintenance and use assigned resources

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Commerce, Community Development, or a related field
  • Two years, minimum, of work experience in community development/business development or livelihoods/value chain development programming
  • Understanding of socio cultural economic issues with respect to poverty, savings, and enterprise development in rural settings
  • Business development knowledge
  • Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills
  • Training/coaching/mentoring/facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically, and work effectively within a team
  • Ability to speak the local language and Kiswahili
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of participatory approaches

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: CARE International

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