Monitoring & Evaluation Manager Job Vacancy in Turkana, Kenya

Career Management Centre

Career Opportunity: Monitoring & Evaluation Manager – Lift Project

Duty Station: Turkana With Travel To Other Project Sites (Samburu and Marsabit)

Our client, an International NGO, BOMA is working to lift 3 million people out of extreme poverty by 2027.

BOMA’s mission is to provide the people and governments of Africa’s drylands with economic inclusion programs that increase resilience to multiple crises.

Find out more about BOMA by visiting their website –

Boma is seeking to recruit an M&E Manager to be based in Turkana.

Tentative start date is 1st December, 2022.

Job Summary: The M&E Manager is responsible for development and implementation of an effective monitoring and evaluation system for LIFT NK Project, design, and implementation of surveys, seeking innovations and best practice methodologies to strengthen the quality, design, and metrics of LIFT NK M & E activities; and promoting a culture of data demand and use within BOMA and with stakeholders.

Under the overall leadership and direction of the LIFT NK Program Director the position holder will be developing team capacity in monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and learning and ensuring effective field-level collaboration.

Travel is required up to 40%.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting framework design and Execution

  • Design and manage the implementation of the project M&E system in line with program requirements
  • Coordinate and supervise MEL activities and ensure MEL framework (indicators, tools, and methodologies) and practices are aligned to industry standards and/or compliant to donor requirements
  • Facilitate capacity development of project staff in M&E.
  • Design, coordinate and implement quantitative and qualitative surveys, other assessments, and longevity surveys/studies to build evidence of the impact of BOMA’s graduation model.
  • Manage continuous monitoring and periodic evaluations of BOMA’s programs/projects as designed in work-plans and provide consolidated reports to Program Managers and leadership team that summarize implementation progress, trends, variances, and learning
  • Facilitate periodic review of performance metrics with program teams to ensure programs/projects are within design and implementation principles of M&E.
  • Provide M&E technical support to BOMA’s partners as they adapt, design, and implement M&E processes for the project.
  • Development, training and maintenance of project’s M&E reporting templates, training manuals and standardized tools to enhance monitoring and reporting.
  • Contribute directly to achieving the project’s strategic objectives and components through the implementation of a single integrated/harmonized monitoring system.

Data Quality Assurance

  • Ensure data quality standards are and maintained for the project.
    Review and analyze monthly monitoring data and work with project teams to identify and resolve variances.
    Support the Data Analysis manager in strengthening quality control of all LIFT NK project M&E data to assure the integrity of data for analysis, tracking, and validation.

Documentation and Reporting

  • Lead in writing of M&E reports and coordinate documentation and dissemination of findings.
  • Maintain adequate documentation and records for the project’s initiatives that ensure processes, activities and statistics are well captured and records kept in line with established BOMA policy and protocols.
  • Facilitate training of staff on documentation and record keeping; and enforce adherence to standards and protocols.

Networking and representation

  • Develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with colleagues, partners, and relevant stakeholders
  • Represent and participate in relevant forums whenever nominated
  • Maintain a network of peers and professional contacts for exchange of ideas and information
  • Maintain good public relations and promote visibility of the work of BOMA.

Management of Staff

  • Provide direct supervision to M&E officers, including participating in their performance management reviews and professional development
  • Support in the recruitment and selection, and provide effective coaching of staff, while inculcating culture and values of the organization for the unit.
  • Proactively employ practices that lead to staff motivation and retention; and provide for succession


  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree in monitoring and evaluation preferred. Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management / Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage.
  • Formal M&E training and/or specialized skills in statistics are an advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in management and leadership of complex M&E frameworks and systems.
  • Practical experience in use of data analysis and Visualization tools like STATA, SPSS, Power BI, or Tableau.
  • Experience in research and surveys – design of tools, data collection, data processing and analysis.
  • Experience using Collaborating, Adapting and Learning practices preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce and Taroworks would be an advantage. Also demonstrated ability to leverage technology in social entrepreneurship.
  • Previous experience working with livelihood, community development, and climate-oriented/NRM projects especially will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates to apply via email clearly indicating the position they are applying for on the email subject as Monitoring and Evaluation to be based in Turkana by COB 20th October, 2022.

Salary: Indicate your current monthly salary in the cover letter.

Due to the urgency, application will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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