Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer at FIDA


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Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Data, Business Analysis and AI 

Job Summary:

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Deputy Executive Director, the M&E Officer will be responsible for designing and overseeing all Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) activities, including ensuring full compliance with donor requirements, leading the program team in defining outcome indicators, developing data collection tools and methodologies, and conduct program assessments and evaluation activities.
  • The post holder will ensure the M&E component is well integrated at the program’s planning stages and regularly monitor project activities to ensure the desired impact.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate, design, and conduct data collection and monitoring exercises regularly to support the monitoring, evaluation, adaptation and learning (MEAL) and reporting of FIDA-Kenya programs using primary or secondary data sources, including regular field visits.
  • Undertake and facilitate the implementation of the MEAL Plan, regularly revising and updating performance questions, indicators, methods, and formats.
  • Coordinate and ensure quality of baseline, mid-term, and end-term evaluation of all projects.
  • Develop data quality assurance processes to ensure validity, timeliness, proper analysis and reporting of all data collected through FIDA-Kenya’s GBV toll-free line.
  • Develop and keep track of a FIDA-Kenya clients database to ensure proper documentation of the long-term results of FIDA-Kenya’s program interventions.
  • During proposal development, ensure the accuracy of the programme’s planning tools, including work plans and log frames.
  • Promote a results-based approach to M&E, emphasizing results and impacts.
  • Lead, prepare and support the programme team in producing consolidated quarterly, bi-annual and annual progress reports in accordance with approved deadlines and reporting formats.
  • Monitor development and implementation of program activities included in the annual work plan, focusing on results, impacts, documenting of success stories and lesson learning.
  • Conduct regular monitoring and evaluations of FIDA-Kenya’s implementing partners, including Community-Based
  • Organizations (CBOs), Women’s Rights Organizations (WROs), Male Champions, Paralegals, and other Service providers’ performance and delivery.
  • Identify best practices and develop case studies to capture and promote qualitative results of FIDA-Kenya programs.
  • Ensure timely submission of quality internal and external narrative reports.
  • Identify problems with the M&E system and modify the system as necessary.
  • Ensure that staff are receiving adequate support to be able to implement their M&E functions.
  • Create a knowledge management strategy and framework.
  • Organize and provide staff with refresher training in M&E.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Information Sciences, Project Management, Research or Statistics.
  • Must have a minimum of FIVE years of experience in a monitoring and evaluation role, preferably in the NGO sector.
  • Demonstrable experience using various quantitative methodologies for data analysis, including analyses using statistical tools such as Ms. Excel, Google Sheets, SPSS, or STAT.
  • Experience in conducting program evaluations, including designing data collection tools/instruments, data visualization
  • and presentation, and successfully drafting M&E technical reports.
  • Proven experience in performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Swahili.
  • Ability to frequently travel across the country for data collection and monitoring exercises.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send an application letter and detailed CV to
The Executive Director, FIDA-Kenya,
by 5.00 pm on Friday 19th July 2024.
The application MUST include the contacts of three referees, one of whom must be a former supervisor, expected salary, daytime contact, job title, and job reference number.
Only e-mail applications will be considered, and only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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