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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

ICRW Africa is seeking for a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to work on a three-year multi-country project focusing on young mothers and early childhood development. The position is tenable in Kenya.

The M&E Specialist will conceive, lead, and oversee monitoring and evaluation of projects focusing on gender-based violence and inclusive economic empowerment. S/he will be in charge of the design and delivery of qualitative and quantitative metrics and indicators to capture and assess the project’s impacts, as well as the day-to-day monitoring of project implementation. A minimum of 20-25% travel will be required.


Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Public Health, Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Demography, International Development, Anthropology). Formal certification in multi-method evaluation and monitoring approaches would be an advantage.


  • Minimum four years of post-graduate experience conducting research and evaluation internationally, with a focus on developing countries, and particularly on women’s economic empowerment issues.
  • Extensive experience in the design and conduct of formative, operations and evaluation research on women’s economic empowerment, social protection, and SRHR
  • Experience in learning agenda development and implementation
  • Experience with designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and methods for projects of varying types and sizes.
  • Experience in strengthening the capacity of partner organizations to develop theories of change, and M&E frameworks, with indicators and tools for data collection and storage.
  • Quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis skills, including expertise with one or more of the following analytical software packages: SPSS, STATA, AtlasTi, NVivo.
  • Ability to effectively manage and juggle multiple projects, including staffing, work plans, deliverables, timelines, and budgets.
  • Demonstrated successful project management skills, along with maturity, diplomacy, and independence to work effectively with in-country partners, donors, and project staff
  • Strong strategic sense for business development, committed to developing an innovative research and program base.
  • Strong networking and negotiation skills in order to identify, cultivate, and sustain viable relationships with donors and other partners as well as communicate knowledgeably about project concepts, progress, and impact
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Experience leading research projects funded by fast-paced foundations and bilateral agencies

Location: Kenya

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to
[email protected].

This position is eligible for ICRW’s full benefits package.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to [email protected]. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is closed, though early applications are strongly encouraged.

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