Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist at Kenya Markets Trust

Job Description

Kenya Markets Trust is a Kenyan non-governmental organisation that works in partnership with the private sector; non-governmental organisations; county and national governments; associations and other local and International partners to unleash large scale, sustainable market growth by changing the underlying incentives, capacities and rules that shape how market systems work.

KMT is currently working in three sectors – agricultural inputs, livestock and water – and implements some work in these sectors internally and some through local partners. Our working funds/revenue comes from donors and foundations.

The incumbent will assist the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) technical lead in the design and implementation of the program’s MEL plan and in tracking of progress data, reporting & undertaking the knowledge management activities for the program. S/he will support in the development of the necessary data collection tools and oversee the timely delivery of the baseline, midline and other surveys for the program. This position will report to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead.

Specific Duties 

  • Support in the development and implementation of the program’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plan;
  • Support the MEL Lead in the development and execution of the knowledge management strategy and dissemination materials for the program;
  • Collect and organize data-calls to the relevant programmatic teams to solicit information on progress of project activities and service delivery projects;
  • Strengthen the capacity of the program staff including those of the sub grantees on Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning;
  • Support the MEL Lead in ensuring data quality through regular quality control reviews and Data Quality Audits (DQAS);
  • Support in the design and delivery of rigorous baseline, midline and other specialized assessments of technical activities to determine efficacy of proposed interventions and measure program impact;
  • Provide support to the technical teams in the development of activity indicators & targets and further track progress on both the quantitative & qualitative of the agreed upon indicators;
  • Work with the technical teams to develop appropriate MEL plans and intervention logic for the various key activities for the program
  • Conduct periodic participatory MEL for the program field activities to measure both quantitative and qualitative impact.
  • Support the MEL Lead in the development of quality (quarterly and annual) reports for the program

Education & Experience:

  • A degree in a social science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or related fields. Masters degree in relevant field will be a definite advantage.
  • At least 5 years working experience in a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning, and research environments.
  • Experience in developing MEL frameworks and plans and MEL indicators.
  • Experience designing and leading trainings on MEL for program teams, partners and government officials.
  • Experience in Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) & other knowledge management practices
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications i.e., word, excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Outlook and statistical packages
  • Qualitative and/or quantitative digital data management skills including GIS Mapping
  • Good written and verbal communication and strong report writing skills

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  vacancy@kenyamarkets.org
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 22 October. 2021

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