Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Job in Isibania, Kenya April 2016


Job opportunity;Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator  in Isibania, Kenya

Career vacancy;Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator  in Isibania, Kenya

Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator
Employer: Nuru Kenya
Location: Isibania, Kenya
Job Type: Full Time, Contract
Number of positions: 1

About the Organization: Nuru Kenya is a non-governmental organization currently working in Migori County, Kenya. Nuru Kenya’s mission is to end extreme poverty in remote, rural areas of Kenya.


To this end, Nuru implements a holistic development model working with programs in Agriculture, Financial Inclusion, Healthcare, and Education.

Nuru Kenya is looking for a highly qualified candidate to fill the position of Monitoring and Coordinator in the Monitoring and Evaluation program. 

The person will directly report to the M&E Program Manager Nuru Kenya.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Help standardize program measurement and M&E tools and systems and ensure the program has robust monitoring plan in place.
  • Revise and update all M&E Evaluation Training Guides to reflect best practices in evaluation and facilitation
  • Assist in conducting all enumerator trainings according to set evaluation standards
  • Manages all logistics during evaluations transportation, schedules, coordination with Impact Programs and government officials as well as other stakeholders
  • Works closely with the Data Analytics Specialist a and M&E Officers to ensure that sample design is adhered to during evaluation season
  • Assists Data Analytics Specialist in the creation and revision of data entry templates as well as charts and graphs for evaluations
  • Supports Data Analytics Specialist and M&E Officers in the revision of data collection tools
  • Coordinates evaluation activities with Database Manager, M&E Analytics Specialist and M&E Officers
  • Conducts research on industry-standard M&E approaches and best practices that can be applied to Nuru
  • Responsible for  writing of monitoring  and evaluation reports to ensure accuracy, relevance and professionalism
  • Assist in programmatic interpretations of reports on operational as well as evaluation indicators in a systematic and effective way for decision making
  • Develop a close working relationship with the Database Manager and the M&E Analytics in order to ensure that all M&E processes functions effectively and efficiently
  • Supports the Database Manager in monitoring processes
  • Reports directly to the M&E Program Manager
  • Performs any other duty assigned to him/her by the Program Manager
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, statistics, mathematics, business administration or computer science, with relevant experience in data analysis or development sector.
  • Experience on program monitoring and evaluation with special emphasis on data management including data collection, analysis and storage.
  • Excellent in  written and spoken English and Kiswahili, including the ability to write clear and engaging reports  as well as  verbal communication skills
  •  Relevant computer software skills with proficiency in data management systems
  • Solid understanding of basic principles of research and evaluation design.
  • Good working knowledge of Excel for the management and analysis of quantitative data including creation of clear graphics and tables
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure in a rapidly changing professional environment.
  • Diplomacy and good interpersonal skills, with the ability to remain calm under pressure and not lose sight of strategic priorities.
  • Highly organized and able to work to deadlines
Working Conditions: Work will be performed in the office, and sometimes in the field. Some work is also expected from the computer at home during evenings and weekends during busier seasons.
Remuneration: Commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience.

Nuru Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we give equal opportunity to all qualified candidates. 

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit their application; resume and cover letter supported by at least three known references. 

Candidates to also attach a valid Certificate of Good Conduct, kindly quote your current and expected salary. Include your phone number, and email it to by the 20th of May, 2016 at 5pm EAT. 
Email applications will be preferred. 
Please outline how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. 
Indicate the job title as the Heading/subject of your application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

See http// for further information about the organization.


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