OAF Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate Jobs in Kenya

OAF Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate Jobs in Kenya

About the Role

  • We are looking for a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) or field research professional to join our team as an MEL Associate in Kakamega, Kenya.

  • As the MEL Associate, you will coordinate all MEL activities for the Kenya program team, use data to improve our operations, and inform long-term strategy in partnership with leadership.

  • You will report to the Regional MEL Lead.


  • Project manage all MEL activities, with a focus on Data Quality Management (DQM)

  • Design studies, based on the topics of interests

  • Develop survey instruments, including field testing and subsequent revision.

  • Analyze data and work with the field teams to ensure MEL results and recommendations are understood and acted upon.

  • Manage the Program MEL team including a MEL Specialist, Field Coordinator, and Data Coordinator.

    You will:

  • Provide oversight of your Direct Reports, as they manage a team of about 80 full-time Enumerators

  • Mentor staff through field visits, meetings, training programs, and career reviews.

  • Roll-out improvement projects that aim to improve the data collection process

  • Oversee the hiring and development of MEL staff.

  • Shape organizational strategy based on MEL results, in collaboration with leadership and the program team.

    Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.

  • You'll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular
    feedback on your performance.

  • We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals.

  • You'll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


  • Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for.

    For this role specifically, you will have the following qualifications.

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation, program management, designing and conducting program evaluation using quantitative methods

  • 2+ years of managing a team successfully

  • Experience designing tools and strategies for data collection and management

  • Experience in data analysis with statistical software (Stata, R) and production of reports

  • Experience building staff capacity.

  • Strong training and facilitation skills

  • Masters degrees in Public Policy, International Development, Statistics, Economics, or a related field of study preferred.

  • Language: English is required. Kiswahili would be useful.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; OAF Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate Jobs in Kenya

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