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  • Posted: Feb 3, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
  • Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in many of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain...
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    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)

    About the Project

    The Laikipia, Isiolo Samburu Transforming the Environment through Nexus (LISTEN) Project seeks to contribute to the goal of enhancing resilience of food, nutrition and water security in three selected Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) counties. The project is being implemented within a time span of three and a half (3.5) years (since ????) by a consortium of three (3) partners with SNV as the lead partner. Each organization within the consortium brings its own specialization on the table and all organizations combine their capacity to ensure achievement of key outcomes namely:

    • Ensuring improved institutional capacities and programming frameworks for inclusive climate resilience at county level;
    • Ensuring water and livelihood resource management at landscape level in the Ewaso Nyiro river basin Ecosystem;
    • Ensuring increased production and income through adoption of Good Agricultural Practice (GAP), good management and efficient water practices, technologies, and innovations in the selected crop and livestock value chains including fodder and forage;
    • Ensuring increased use of knowledge and innovation management in ASALs.

    The project is supporting selected county governments in identifying initiatives and the adoption and upscaling of climate resilient practices and innovations leading to an increase in the resilience of food, nutrition and water security in the counties in spite of climate change.

    Job Description

    SNV Kenya is seeking a professional with qualification and experience in planning, monitoring, evaluation, learning and communication. The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework for the LISTEN project. He/she will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the Project. He/she will also provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance issues.

    Specific duties:

    Setting up the system:

    • Assist in the revision of the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their measurement;
    • Assist in the development and/or finalization of the project Work Plan and keep it updated in accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant.
    • Review the overall framework, for project M&E, for example mid-term project review, impact assessment, final evaluation, develop project Performance Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems.
    • Review the quality of existing project data, data collection methods, and assess the degree to which it will provide good baseline statistics for impact evaluation.
    • With collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management information systems and agree on any required changes, support and resources.
    • Develop a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.
    • Organize and undertake training with collaborating partners on M&E as required.

    Implementation of M&E and coordination:

    • Collect data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators.
    • Check data quality with partners.
    • Maintain and administer the M&E database; analyse and aggregate findings.
    • Support project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation.
    • Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required. Organize refresher training on M&E for partners as required.
    • Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project
    • Provide advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E findings.


    • Working closely with project steering colleagues and steering committee, develop strategy for documenting existing situation and any good practices that have evolved;
    • Keep up to date with emerging and trending best practice in processes and tools for M&E;
    • Extracting and consolidate evidence and learning from the various consultants and partners / grantees involved in the project to identify best practice across the project;
    • Working closely with the project manager, identify and secure attendance and speaking opportunities at appropriate forums for dissemination to stakeholders.


    • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.
    • Provide the Project Manager with management information she/he may require.
    • Check that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussions to fill any gap.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager and the Sector Leader, Agriculture.



    First level university degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Advanced degree in M&E, statistics or economics preferred.


    • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
    • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
    • Experience with various monitoring and evaluation frameworks and theory of change.
    • Experience in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.
    • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
    • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
    • Experience in planning and managing surveys.
    • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.
    • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
    • Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.
    • Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally managed evaluations.

    Additional information

    Contract duration - Up to 31st March 2024 (Subject to good performance)

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