EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION SECRETARIAT The East African Community (EAC) through the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) Secretariat is coordinating the implementation of the 2nd Phase of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP II) which will be implemented in all the five EAC Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda). The project willcontribute towards the attainment of the Shared Vision for the Management and Development of the Lake Victoria Basin through strengthening of the regional and national institutions for governance of transboundary resources in the basin; and facilitating public and private environmentally friendly investments in the Lake Victoria Basin. LVBC Secretariat hereby invites applications from suitably qualified citizens of East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) for the following vacant position. 1. (REF: EAC/LVBC/HR/11-12/02) – MONITORING AND EVALUATION (M&E)OFFICER (1 Post)Grade: P2 Reports to: Regional Project Coordinator – LVEMP II Organ/Institution: Lake Victoria Basin Commission Duration of Contract: 2 Years Station: LVBC Secretariat Headquarters, Kisumu, Kenya Main Purpose of the Job:Under the supervision of the Regional Project Coordinator, the M&E Specialist will be responsible for guiding the overall M&E strategy, development and implementation of the M&E system, as well as providing timely and relevant information to project stakeholders. This entails close communication with all those involved in M&E aspects of project implementation including project M&E staff in Partner States, other implementing institutions, and M&E-related missions by the World Bank and other partners. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Play a key role in development of the LVBC and LVEMP II Result-Based System; 2. Guide the overall M&E strategy, development and implementation of the LVBC/LVEMPII M&E system; 3. Develop clear and user friendly M&E Framework and monitoring tools for LVBC/LVEMPII; 4. Coordinate project M&E staff in Partner States and Implementing Institutions to ensureeffective use of the LVBC/LVEMP II RBS and Tools; 5. Support and participate in World Bank Supervision missions, evaluation missions andother related missions and activities; 6. Ensure timely submission of reports from Partner States and other ImplementingPartners and compile the Regional Project Reports; 7. Guide the regular sharing of the outputs of M&E findings with project staff,implementing partners and other stakeholders; 8. As a member of the LVBC Secretariat M&E Team, Provide M&E support to LVBCProjects and Programs; 9. Contribute to the preparation of the Commissions reports, analysis of projects' andother ad hoc reports, and preparation of management briefs outlining progress,performance and trends towards achieving set targets; 10. Carryout any other duties as assigned by the Management. Qualifications and Experience: i. Have at least a Master's degree in Environmental related studies, Development Studies,or other relevant project-related field; ii. Professional qualifications in planning, monitoring and evaluation; iii. Minimum of 5 years experience in monitoring and evaluation of environment andnatural resources management programs/projects. Skills and Competencies The applicant must demonstrate knowledge and skills in:i. Use of WB procedures and monitoring frameworkii. The Results Based Management approach and other strategic planning approaches;iii. Trend analysis and report writing. HOW TO APPLYApplication accompanied by a detailed CV, copies of certificates, names and addresses ofthree reputable referees, contact details (e-mail, telephone) should be sent to theundersigned. Applications may be sent by post office, deposited at LVBC Secretariat Office at the address below, or by email in word or PDF at firstname.lastname@example.org . All applications must be submitted no later than 13th January 2012. The Executive Secretary, Lake Victoria Basin Commission Secretariat, P. O. Box 1510, 40100Kisumu, Kenya. Tel +254 57 202 387/894 Fax +254 27 202 6324 The East African Community is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. We shall only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.