Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V Field Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Kenya

Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V Field Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Kenya

Duties and area of responsibility

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the Project.

  • He/she will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the Project. He/she will also provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance issues.

    Duties with own area of responsibility

    Setting up the system:

    • Assist in the revision of the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of performance
    indicators and their measurement.

    • Assist in the development and/or finalization of the project Work Plan and keep it updated in
    accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant.

    • Develop the overall framework, for project M&E, for example mid-term project review, impact
    assessment, final evaluation, develop 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.

    • Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.

    • With collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management information
    systems and agree on any required changes, support, and resources.

    • Develop a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based
    support that may be required.

    • Organize and undertake training with collaborating partners on M&E as required.

    Implementation of M&E and coordination:

    • Collect data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators.

    • Check data quality with partners.

    • Maintain and administer the M&E database; analyze and aggregate findings.

    • Support project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation.

    • Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required. Organize refresher
    training on M&E for partners as required.

    • Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project.

  • Provide advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E findings.


    • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.

    • Provide the Project Manager with management information she/he
    may require.

    Job requirements

    Qualifications requirements:

  • Education: First level university degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Advanced certificate/diploma in M&E, statistics or economics preferred. Advanced skills in ICT a must and post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage.

    Job-related professional experience

    • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for
    implementing M&E activities of international development projects.

    • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project
    initiation to closeout stages.

    • Experience in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.

    • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection,
    target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.

    • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed-
    method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.

    • Experience in planning and managing surveys.

    • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.

    • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.

    • Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.

    • Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally managed evaluations.

    Foreign language skills

  • Excellent written and spoken command of English And Swahili. Knowledge of Western Kenya local languages preferred.

    How to Apply

  • Interested qualified applicants are encouraged to submit (U motivation letter indicating the position applied for as the subject, expected salary and availability (2) Detailed CV including referees.2ofwhich MUST be from previous.

  • employment Submit applications to

  • cc not later than 7 April, 2021 addressed to:

    The HR Manager,
    Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.,
    P.O.Box 38829-00623 Nairobi.

  • The incumbent (Programme Coordinator) will apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices neither does it charge any fee for recruitment.

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