14 Mar 2017

Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning Officer Job in Kisumu - Leonard Cheshire Disability

Location: Kisumu, Kenya
Department: International
Contract Type: Fixed Term, 1 Year

Purpose of The Role
To be the first point of contact in the implementation of the overall M&E framework of the Girls
Education Challenge (GEC) project.

To be responsible for data collection, data quality assurance processes, as well as data analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • To oversee the collection, analysis and dissemination of routine monitoring and reporting data liaising with
  • Project Offices and Education Social Workers, especially for quarterly donor reports but also other uses as required.
  • Collect, update and maintain all stakeholders data in a safe & confidential format in line with LCD’s data protection requirements.
  • With guidance of the MEL Manager, plan and execute spot checks in intervention schools
  • Record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way.
  • Ensure all activity reports have been filed on good time and lodged with MERL Manager and Technical Advisor.
  • Support external evaluators and partners in conducting baseline and KAP surveys and any other activities where data may be required
  • Conduct routine data quality assessments to improve the quality of programme data
  • Assist MERL manager in capacity building and training of partners and project staff in project monitoring and evaluation (M&E).
  • Clean up data collected by partners and provide regular feedback to partners regarding the status of the reports
  • In consultation with MEL manager, provide data collection guidelines to project staff
  • To provide quality assurance on data reported from project schools and feedback to the project and to all partners
  • Undertake regular field visits to project sites to support the implementation of the M&E framework.
  • Undertake any other duties as directed by the MEL manager and/or other senior LCD staff.


  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years demonstrable experience of:
  • M&E methods, the logical framework approach and other strategic planning strategies
  • good understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Planning and implementing M&E systems
  • Field/Project work and working with communities

Key Competencies & Skills

  • To have good interpersonal skills
  • To have good verbal and written communication
  • Able to communicate in English
  • To be able to use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • To be able to work alone or as part of a team
  • To be able to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of a disabled person
  • Working with integrity and confidentiality whilst valuing the individual
  • Leadership skills and ability to work independently and in a team

How to Apply
NB: Positions are subject to funding from the potential donor.

Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

CLICK HERE to apply

Application closing date: 20 March 2017 (midnight UK time)

Interview dates: 22 March – 24 March 2017 (In Nairobi)

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