The position is responsible for development and implementation of an effective monitoring and evaluation system: design and implementation of research, surveys and studies, seeking innovations and best practice methodologies to strengthen the quality, design, and metrics of BOMA MERL activities; and promoting a culture of data demand and use within BOMA and with stakeholders.
Strategy and Business Management
Provide leadership and day-to-day-management of BOMA’s monitoring and evaluation activities, digital data collection and analysis for baselines and end-lines.
Provide support for the development of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan across the organization and ensure its delivery.
Establish and guide a data quality management strategy.
Lead the development and implementation of strategic, business, management, operational, and work plans as well as budgets for MERL.
Support fundraising and resource mobilization initiatives through provision of appropriate data and information for concept papers and proposals.
Manage financial and material resources allocated to Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning
Monitoring and Evaluation
Design and Manage the implementation of BOMA’s MERL system in line with internal and external requirements
Design and coordinate/implement quantitative and qualitative research and surveys, impact assessments and longevity surveys/studies to build evidence of the impact of BOMA’s graduation model.
Coordinate and supervise MERL activities and ensure MERL framework (indicators, tools and methodologies) and practices are aligned to industry standards and/or compliant to donor requirements
Facilitate capacity development of staff in MEL.
Manage continuous monitoring and periodic evaluations of BOMA’s programs/projects as designed in work-plans and provide consolidated reports to Program Managers and leadership team that summarize implementation progress, trends, variances and learning
Lead in writing of M&E reports and coordinate documentation and dissemination of findings.
Facilitate period review of performance metrics with program teams to ensure programs/projects are within design and implementation principles of MERL.
Provide MERL technical support to BOMA’s partners as they adapt, design and implement MERL systems for BOMA-supported graduation activities in new projects, contexts, and populations
Data Quality Assurance
Ensure data quality standards are established and maintained for program and projects.
Undertake regular review of data management systems and processes and advice on ways of continuous improvement.
Ensure feedback loops to regional managers or technical advisors and corrective actions implemented.
Review and analyse monthly monitoring data and work with regional and project teams to identify and resolve variances.
Lead and strengthen quality control of BOMA data to assure the integrity of data for analysis, tracking, and validation
Assist in preparation and use of the budgets and support budget monitoring and control for the unit.
Oversee prudent management of resources allocated to the unit and ensure value for money in all financial commitments.
Uphold BOMA’s financial management policy and adhere to set benchmarks and guidelines
Documentation and Record Keeping
Ensure proper documentation for all programs/projects and put in place a proper filling system that is easily retrievable in line with BOMA’s program implementation policy and guidelines.
Maintain adequate documentation and records for programs/projects initiatives that ensure processes, activities and statistics are well captured and records kept in line with established policy and protocols.
Facilitate training of staff on documentation and record keeping; and enforce adherence to standards and protocols.
Sharing and Learning
Coordinate documentation and dissemination of research and study findings; case studies, experiences, best practice and lessons.
Synthesize and develop frameworks for adoption of lessons and experiences for continuous improvement of program approaches and methodologies at BOMA to promote its work.
Encourage and promote sharing of learning and experience with the team, across the organization and with like-minded/peer organizations.
Provide inputs for program learning and improvements, contribute to the global evidence base for graduation, inform future project design, and underpin quality donor reporting.
Organize and support quarterly reflection and training meetings to ensure continuous learning, adaptation and quality improvement of BOMA’s program
Develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with colleagues, partners and relevant stakeholders.
Represent and participate in relevant forums whenever nominated.
Maintain a network of peers and professional contacts for exchange of ideas and information.
Maintain good public relations and promote visibility of the work of BOMA.
Management of Staff
Provide direct supervision to MEL unit staff, including technical oversight of regional MERL officers, participating in their performance management reviews and professional development planning
Support in the recruitment and selection, and provide effective coaching of staff, while inculcating culture and values of the organization for the unit.
Promote effective communication among staff of the unit with head office and other departments/units/regions.
Proactively employ practices that lead to staff motivation and retention; and provide for succession plans.
Proactively mentor and support upcoming team members as a way of building a pipeline of talent in the organization.
Conduct annual appraisal for professional staff in the unit.
: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience
: 5 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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