Social Impact Local Performance Monitoring Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Social Impact Local Performance Monitoring Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Position Summary

  • SI seeks a full-time Nairobi-based Local Performance Monitoring Specialist to lead performance monitoring activities on the contract, in conjunction with the DCOP.

    Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Kenyan or Somali citizenship will be considered.**


  • Oversee program monitoring and reporting across multiple activities and programs.

  • Work with personnel and other stakeholders including partners and Mission staff providing oversight of monitoring functions, such as the creation of performance indicators, development of activity and project M&E plans, setting of targets, collection of program data, assessment of data quality, analyses of data, reporting, and impact.

  • Providing trainings to various stakeholders on results-based management and creating effective monitoring indicators, plans, processes and systems to improve performance monitoring.

  • Ensure that short- and long-term monitoring team members recruited under this contract are of a high caliber and possess the required technical expertise.


  • Master’s degree or higher in the field of international relations, economics, political science, public policy, statistics, and/or other relevant field.

  • Minimum five years of progressively more responsible experience in the design and management of indicators, M&E plans, performance targets, data quality assessments, data collection, analysis, and reporting.

  • Previous experience providing guidance in
    the development and updating of performance management plans.

  • Experience with creating and managing performance indicator tracking systems/databases.

  • Experience using performance monitoring data for the improvement of ongoing project/activity management.

  • Experience in the gender dimensions of monitoring.

  • Extensive experience in drafting indicators.

  • Experience providing group of various sizes and one-on-one training and mentoring on monitoring- related subjects i.e., results-based management.

  • Familiarity with USG policies related to performance monitoring.

  • Familiarity with a diverse set of programming, e.g. health, economic growth, education, governance, etc.

  • Excellent English writing skills and speaking ability; Somali language proficiency.

  • Must have an understanding of Somali culture and operating environment.

  • Willingness and ability to travel to Somalia as needed.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Social Impact Local Performance Monitoring Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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