CAMRIS seeks a Monitoring, Verification and Reporting (MV&R) Team Leader for the upcoming Nairobi-based USAID/Somalia’s Monitoring, Verification and Reporting Support (MV&R) Activity. This will be a five-year activity to holistically assist USAID Somalia in tracking and monitoring Implementing Partners’ (IPs) performance to ensure they are accomplishing the tasks they set out to achieve. The USAID MV&R mechanism has four core activities:
Monitor, verify and report on activities carried out by IPs across Somalia, through site visits and the delivery of timely, analytical, qualitative, and quantitative information.
Conduct data quality assessments (DQAs) on IP indicator data by applying the five data quality standards (validity, integrity, precision, reliability, and timeliness).
Provide logistical and administrative support, and facilitation services when needed for USAID meetings with partners or other stakeholders as requested by USAID.
Provide continuous performance management support, including technical assistance and capacity building to USAID IPs and USAID staff.
Manage the overall MV&R work-plan and process and solve problems as they arise.
Oversee all aspects of third-party monitoring activities, such as planning, budgeting, recruitment of consultants, designing and implementing each assigned activity.
Lead the review, preparation, and editing of tools, protocols and materials for MV&R activities.
Edit final MV&R reports and presentations to USAID ensuring clarity, quality and USAID usability.
Support the DCOP with ongoing updates to the PMP and Project and IP Activity MEL plans and generate reports and presentations.
Assist implementing partners to develop effective indicators.
Assist the DCOP to conduct data quality assessments (DQAs) in accordance with ADS 201.
Assist the COP in managing and coordinating the MV&R team and ensures that essential functions are in place, such as procurement and contracting, finance and administration, IT support and in-house technical and subject matter expertise.
Assist the COP and DCOP with trouble-shooting and problem-solving matters related to field operations including contracting, payments, third-party monitor (TPM) management, and report production.
Identify, secure and manage short term technical assistance (STTA) assignments relevant to the delivery of MV&R deliverables.
Assist the DCOP in the design and delivery of training in performance monitoring topics for USAID and IP staff.
Ensure gender, ethnic groups, and contextual indicators are consistently and systematically tracked and reported in accordance with USAID data reporting requirements.
Track, analyze and summarize mission performance monitoring data using graphs, maps, and charts to facilitate mission decision-making.
Stand in for specified functions or supervises interim MV&R staff as needed.
: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience
: 5 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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