FHI 360 Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist job in Kenya


Job Description

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.

Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges.

FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

FHI 360 is seeking a qualified candidate for the below position:

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Reference: FHI360-SMES-003

Position Summary: The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will provide technical leadership for all M&E activities of the project.

S/he will lead the design and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan for the project, including development of an appropriate data reporting and management system, processes for auditing and verification of data, and facilitating the use of M&E data for project management.

The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will also have management responsibility for M&E staff.

Minimum recruitment standards:

  • Master’s degree or higher in workforce development, livelihoods skills or vocational education field required with 10 years of experience in monitoring, evaluation and research efforts, preferably with respect to workforce development, capacity building, and economic strengthening as well as cross-cutting areas such as women, youth, and cultural exchange;
  • at least three of those years should include supervisory experience;
  • strong quantitative or mixed-method and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Strong skills using MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access, and at least one data management software program (SAS, SPSS), and experience training others in its use;
  • demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills (the same skills in Kiswahili are highly desirable);
  • experience with USG-funded projects is preferred;
  • demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies;
  • ability to work independently and manage a high volume work flow;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills; and,
  • excellent interpersonal and professional attitude and conduct

How to Apply

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email to: [email protected] by August 17, 2015.

Please specify source in your application and quote the reference number on the subject line while sending your application.