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  • Posted: Feb 2, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 16, 2021
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    The Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB) was established by the Constitution of Kenya 2010, under Article 228 and became operational upon the appointment of the Controller of budget on 27th August 2011. Prior to this, some of the functions of the Office of the Controller of Budget were performed by the Controller and Auditor General and the Treasury ...
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    Principal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

    GRADE COB 5: 1


    Reporting to the Director Research & Planning, this position is responsible for development and implementation of a framework for monitoring, evaluating and reporting in line with the COB Act, 2016

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate the planning and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation activities in line with the office of the Controller of Budget mandate
    • Carry out Monitoring and Evaluation activities and prepare reports in accordance with the COB Act, 2016
    • Coordinate the planning and implementation of periodic field exercises on monitoring and evaluation and prepare reports
    • Develop and implement the work plan and budget for M/E activities
    • Develop and implement policies, strategies and procedures for conducting monitoring and evaluation in line with the COB Act, 2016
    • Collaborate and partner with key stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation activities
    • Manage partnerships and collaborations with key stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation as per the COB Act, 2016
    • Develop, monitor and evaluate tracking tools in consultation with ICT department
    • Review budget planning documents including the Budget Policy Statement,
    • Budget Estimates, County Fiscal Strategy Papers and make recommendations
    • Develop and implement a business continuity plan for the department
    • Conduct annual, mid-term and end-term review of the OCOB strategic plan
    • Any other relevant duties assigned by the Director Research & Planning from time to time

    Requirements for the position:

    • Masters Degree in Economics, Statistics, Project Management, Business
    • Administration, Finance, Research or equivalent from a recognized university
    • Bachelors Degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent from a recognized university;
    • Relevant Professional qualification e.g. M&E certification, Project planning,
    • Project Management or equivalent professional qualification.
    • Must have at least 5 years relevant work experience 3 of which should be at a management level from a reputable organization. 



    • Leadership skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Integrity
    • Team skills
    • Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and the Public Finance
    • Management Act, 2012.
    • Compliance with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.


    All positions will be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms of service. Successful
    candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.

    Method of Application

    Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the following;

    • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

    Applications should be sent by post or hand delivered to our office addressed to:

    The Controller of Budget
    Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
    P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi

    so as to reach the Office of the Controller of Budget NOT LATER THAN 16th February, 2021 AT 5.00PM.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

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