Bilingual Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer Job Opening in Kenya

Position Title: Bilingual Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Industry: INGO

Location: Any of these countries- Kenya, Uganda, Burkina Faso or Senegal

Gross Salary: Competitive

Reports to: Associate Director, Evidence Learning & Impact

Our client is an established NGO with a leading network of women’s health care providers, educators, and advocates, serving women, men, teens and families.

They seek to hire a seasoned, dynamic and dedicated Bilingual M&E Officer, in the Africa Regional Office (ARO).

The Bilingual M&E Officer will support the development and implementation of project-specific plans to monitor progress, evaluate effectiveness and disseminate results of Global supported project activities and innovations.

This position will be based in either Senegal, Uganda, Kenya or Burkina Faso

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the M&E focal point for assigned projects, ensuring the excellence of M&E efforts in support of project implementation.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of the Monitoring, Information and Data Evaluation System with data collected on key thematic indicators and ensure accessibility by program staff and partners.
  • Collaborate closely with Global staff in strengthening Global and partner Monitoring & Evaluation systems.
  • Plan for and conduct project monitoring activities and ensure accurate and timely reporting.
  • In consultation with the Manager, Program Learning, review and update project results in frameworks and ensure that they logically capture the hierarchy of objectives, outcomes, outputs, and indicators for the key thematic areas.
  • Develop project-specific monitoring and evaluation plans in consultation with the Manager, Program Learning.
  • Work with other ARO program staff to administer ProCapacity Indexing tool and track actions plans for strengthening partner financial, programmatic and organizational development.
  • Plan for and conduct data quality audits to rapidly verify project data and assess the adequacy of partners’ data management systems. Plan for and conduct rapid facility assessments to determine the ability of health facilities to continuously provide SRH services.
  • Provide technical assistance to implementing partners on M&E related activities to improve compliance and project performance.
  • Work with partners and ARO staff to identify and document project best practices and success stories.
  • Assist in the design and execution of baseline surveys and other evaluation studies and participate in operations research and other data manipulation exercises to provide evidence to improve project management.
  • Compile analyse (including the use of complimentary data sets and secondary analysis), and present data for reporting of program progress and impact.
  • Assist in the preparation of routine and ad-hoc project reports.
  • Provide technical support to partners in data collection, data management and data analysis for basic monitoring and evaluation.
  • Provide a synthesis of M&E results and facilitate learning from the results of monitoring and evaluation to program staff, partners and other key stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support to ensure that the monitoring and evaluation capacities of program staff and partner are strengthened enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • Organize and facilitate quarterly, bi-annual, and annual project review meetings.
  • Complete special projects as assigned and required.


  • Regularly interacts with other regional office staff (ARO/LARO) and collaborates with New York office staff, as appropriate to ensure work is on time and meets performance goals.
  • Requires regular contact with in-country partners, colleagues, and sister organizations, to advance Global interests.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in in public health, sociology, statistics, international development, or a related field plus a minimum of five years of experience or
  • Master’s degree plus a minimum of three years of related experience in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) program monitoring and evaluation.
  • 5+ years of experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and working with programs to identify and address training and technical assistance needs, preferably with a reproductive health and rights focus
  • NGO experience and experience working in multi-sector programs is an added advantage
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to synthesize information and generate persuasive and clear verbal and written communications; strong time management skills and the ability to multitask and meet deadlines with keen attention to detail and follow-through; self-directed; and able to anticipate, prioritize, and manage tasks.
  • Excellent written and oral French and English communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal and negotiation skills, in addition to ability to work autonomously
  • Good decision making and computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet, and statistical analysis applications like STATA, SPSS, R studio & Nvivo).
  • Analytical problem solving using systematic approaches to analyse and propose solutions is part of everyday activities, and cultural sensitivity is imperative.
  • Knowledge of reproductive health issues.
  • A thorough understanding of the principles, concepts and methodology of Monitoring and Evaluation and the ability to apply such knowledge in program implementation.
  • In-depth knowledge of SRHR field, current activities and similar areas of interest.
  • Must be willing to travel within the country and outside the country
  • Candidates from Senegal, Burkina Faso, Uganda or Kenya are encouraged to apply

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Bilingual M&E Officer) to before 30th September 2022