DAI Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Kenya

DAI Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Summary of Primary Duties

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will assist the Senior M&E Manager to design and manage systems for data collection, monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management.

  • S/he will also assist the Senior M&E Manager to ensure that the KIWASH project team generates data and learns from project activities on an ongoing basis to identify the highest return opportunities; ensure effective knowledge management; inform the project’s adaptive management approach; and improve program accountability and effectiveness.

    Essential Duties

    S/He will assist the Senior M&E Manager to undertake the following tasks:

  • S/he will support the Senior M&E Manager to Develop and roll-out the KIWASH knowledge management strategy, including development and dissemination of materials;

  • Oversee implementation of the KIWASH Performance Management Plan (PMP) and M&E system; set up and maintain the M&E systems;

  • Ensure high data quality through regular quality control reviews: facilitate and ensure collection of high quality data;

  • Establish strategies to streamline the M&E process and increase efficiency in gathering and using performance information; and help implement the same;

  • Will support the implementation of the project’s Learning Agenda and provide comprehensive analysis of learning outcomes to inform project interventions.

  • Support technical teams to develop activity indicators and targets and gather quantitative and qualitative data related to those indicators and targets;

  • Work with technical teams to develop appropriate M&E plans for each activity during implementation;

  • Conduct participatory M&E of field activities to measure quantitative as well as qualitative impacts;

  • Supervision and monitoring of remote data collection

  • Provide input into the design, implementation and dissemination of evaluations, special studies and assessments;

  • Will support the program units with data analysis, reporting and presentation for the quarterly and annual reports;

  • Conduct M&E training to partner institutions such as subcontractor partners, government institutions, WSPs, etc.

  • Any other
    duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Master’s degree in M&E, Statistics or related field;

    Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in a performance monitoring and/or evaluation role with an international development organization especially in the design and/or management of USAID or donor-funded programs.

  • Demonstrated experience participating in baseline assessments, specialized studies, and impact evaluations for complex development programs.

  • Familiarity with developing M&E indicators and plans.

  • Experience with Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) and Knowledge Management practices

  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills.

    Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to summarize information in a clear and concise manner;

    • Excellent research and data collection methodology skills;

    • Ability to create organizational work plans;

    • Skills in supporting staff with a variety of levels of knowledge and capabilities;

    • Training skills to build the capacity of partner institutions such as subcontractor partners, government institutions, WSPs, etc.

    • Ability to work independently to efficiently meet deadlines;

    • Strong interpersonal skills;

    • Oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with KIWASH staff, county government officials and the local communities;

    • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, SPSS, ODK, Google meet and forms;

    • Knowledge and practical application of GIS.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DAI Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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