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Monitoring Evaluation Learning & Impact Specialist At Corporate Staffing – APPLY NOW

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldData, Business Analysis and AI  , Project Management 


Strategic Monitoring, Planning, and Impact Reporting:

  • Oversee the development of the MEL Strategy and provide Strategic and Technical direction and development of the design and implementation of the Strategy.
  • Overseeing updating of the MEL Strategy in accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant including Program log-frame with KPIs and a methodology for their measurement.
  • Lead the Development of the Program-wide MEL Plan including a project log-frame with key performance indicators and a methodology for their measurement.
  • Ensure that the overall Project plan is well informed by the M&E framework including log-frame and Theory of Change.
  • Develop the overall framework for the Project M&E, for example, Project reviews, Impact assessments, Tracer Surveys, and Evaluations, and develop a project Performance Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems.
  • Review the quality of existing data in the project subject areas, the methods of collecting it, and the degree to which it will provide good baseline statistics for impact evaluation.
  • Understand the Stakeholders’/Partners’ policies to ensure the Framework developed is in line with both as necessary.
  • Develop Baseline data for each program and for all program indicators.
  • Collaborate with the Stakeholders/Partners to align and agree on the proposed frameworks.
  • Articulate key risks and issues to the Stakeholders, ensuring these risks are understood and acted upon.

Implementing MERL Plan:

  • Oversee collection of data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators and ensure updating of the project indicator tracking matrix consistently.
  • Monitor implementation of field activities with the project team to ensure the achievement of anticipated results and expected quality, and update the project management regarding any concerns.
  • Review the results and identify areas where support/input is required for program partners.
  • Prepare regular reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually) showing project progress and other updates for management for decision-making.
  • Act as a focal point for data and provide in-depth data analysis and visualization for purposes of decision-making at the project management level and program levels.
  • Undertake quality control and final editing of all reports, ensuring that professional standards and formats including alignment to the project theory of change and results framework are adhered to.
  • Train project Staff and Partners on results measurements, utilization of evaluation learning, and data quality and reporting.
  • Provide quality assurance for the evaluation process in the Baseline, Mid-term, and End line and ensure that the process adheres to Mastercard Foundation evaluation standards
  • Synthesize the results to generate learning insights periodically and organize learning workshops with partners.
  • Performing any other duties assigned in line with this position.

Research, Learning, and Communication:

  • Develop a Learning Agenda with questions addressing critical knowledge gaps a set of activities to answer them and recommendations for implementing the Learning Agenda.
  • Contribute to identifying, presenting, and disseminating good practices, industry trends, and lesson learning through Weekly Research, knowledge management, networking, conferences, and publications in print and online.
  • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.
  • Ensure results and reports are reviewed and discussed in respective forums and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action.
  • Support Project teams and partner organizations in the documentation of success stories and lessons learned- be the custodian of all success stories and lessons learned through a lesson learned report.
  • Ensure that the monitoring data are discussed in an appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussions to fill any gap.
  • Design innovative and participatory monitoring and evaluation methodologies and tools to assess outcomes and impact of the Program.
  • Remain up to date on best practices and emerging innovations in the international MEL field.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Strengthen the capacity of stakeholders in M&E, data quality, and data improvement systems as needed.
  • Train /orient Staff on the M&E Plan and how to use the data collection tools.


The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Integrity and transparency: Maintain high ethical standards and act in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent, and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action-oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge, and innovate.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
  • Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline, such as Statistics, M&E, or related discipline.
  • Minimum experience of 3 years.
  • Must be conversant with the M&E tools.
  • Strong Coordination, Supervisory and Management skills.
  • Ability to interact skillfully and diplomatically with numerous counterparts, including Stakeholders from Government and Private sector.
  • Experience and working knowledge with any advanced data analysis, analytics, and visualization applications.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a great deal of independence.
  • Experience working with Donor funded programs is an added advantage

Method of Application

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Monitoring Evaluation Learning & Impact Specialist) to before 12th July 2024

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