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  • Posted: May 17, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 5, 2023
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    Medair is a humanitarian organisation inspired by Christian faith to relieve human suffering in some of the world’s most remote and devastated places. We bring relief and recovery to people in crisis, regardless of race, creed or nationality. As signatories of the International Committee of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should b...
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    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    Monitoring and Evaluation

    • Assist in designing and implementing data collection activities such as needs assessments and post distribution monitoring.
    • Assist in designing nutrition database capturing key performance indicators for Marsabit project.
    • Train relevant projects’ staff on M&E tools, data collection and analysis.
    • Ensure the collection of good quality data to reflect the progress of programming by supervising data collection teams.
    • Actively participate in the lessons learned discussions with the field sector advisors, project managers and field teams for improvement of data collection activities and project design adjustments if necessary

    Beneficiary Accountability

    • Work with field teams to promote principles and practices of beneficiary accountability by ensuring timely reporting of the beneficiary feedback and consolidation before sharing with the AAP focal point.


    • Provide analysis of data in a timely manner for internal monitoring and donor reporting, writing project reports as required.
    • Develop and maintain a transparent, honest, and supportive communication structure with other team members as well as with other Medair staff to uphold a spirit of unity and mutual respect.
    • Attend and participate in relevant working groups such as Nutrition Technical forums.

    Quality Management

    • Coordinate the technical aspects of field M&E operations such as obtaining latest population data to enable project beneficiaries calculations.
    • Maintain robust records of all collected data to provide a clear and transparent account of performance and take immediate action in areas of poor performance.

    Delegated Responsibilities

    • Train project field team members on M&E and survey methodologies such as LQAS and cluster sampling as part of staff capacity building
    • Oversee data entry process by designing data entry templates (when necessary) and supervise data clerk(s) during data entry.
    • Analyse, present data as well as communicate assessment findings with field teams.

    Person Specification:

    Qualification / Experience

    • Degree in public health, statistics, or a related field
    • Post graduate training and experience in monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian programmes using qualitative and quantitative data collection methods is desirable

    Work experience

    • 4 years of experience in data analysis and communication including report writing
    • 3 years of experience managing a humanitarian M&E including health, WASH, and nutrition data.


    • Good English (spoken and written)


    • Microsoft Office— Demonstrated proficiency in using Excel & SPSS
    • Able to use and programme ODK derived products
    • Proficiency using SMART –ENA software and ODK usage to collect data is desirable


    Team building

    • Good communicator
    • Team-player with good inter-personal skills
    • Experience of cross-cultural communication is desirable


    • Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.
    • Initiative taker, able to plan and organise own workload.
    • Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner
    • Able to cope with basic living conditions in the field and during field trips

    Technical expertise

    • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation standards and survey methodology
    • Able to establish and maintain systems to measure / compile / analyse data for project management.
    • Ability to communicate monitoring and evaluation principles and to train others
    • Ability to process and synthesise large amounts of complex data into readable and concise formats against tight deadlines.
    • Excellent report writing skills.
    • Ability to target different audiences and tailor output accordingly.
    • Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards such as Sphere and HAP

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are required to submit:

    • Detailed and updated C.V.
    • Cover letter describing how you consider yourself suitable against the main responsibilities. Please also include your remuneration requirements and availability date.
    • Submit your application to with the subject of the email as *“Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer’’*** before Close of business on the 5th of June 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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