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Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer
Organisation Initiative for Equality and Non-Discrimination (INEND)
Reports to Executive Director
Duty Station Mombasa, Kenya

About INEND:

Initiative for Equality and Non Discrimination (INEND) is a value-based local not-for-profit organisation that  researches and undertakes strategic actions towards equality, acceptance and inclusion in the Coast Region of  Kenya. Initiative for Equality and Non Discrimination was established in 2015 in response to the need for new,  expanded and diversified organising, on issues affecting sexual and gender minorities. INEND strategically and systematically engages with various actors, particularly known perpetrators of violence and discrimination, to reduce violations against sexual and gender minorities.  

Position Overview.  

To provide operational leadership and technical expertise for the implementation of the monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) framework, provide guidance and support and ensure that all projects and programs embed  MEL systems and processes in their activities, generate and document good practices for adaptation and use to improve performance.

Key Roles and Responsibilities 
1. Leadership and technical support
• Carry out direct MEL, providing technical support and oversight to the team and partners 

• Provides leadership within the Programmes team overall on issues of monitoring  and learning. 

• Provides capacity building, technical support and training to the team and partners  in MEL

2.MEL activities coordination

• Lead the implementation of the monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) framework 

• Ensures that projects and programs have effective systems, processes and  procedures for the determination of progress against indicators in line with the  framework  

• Ensures that the MEL guidelines and tools are up to date and effectively used by all  projects and programs  

• Generate, consolidate and regularly avail required data and information to facilitate  projects and programs / organisational wide knowledge management and learning

 •Prepares and disseminates MEL critical inputs from the team, external partners and  
other stakeholders to facilitate continuous refinement and improvement of project  MEL approaches  

• Leads the conducting of research on monitoring, and evaluation activities in line with the agreed MEL framework to promote accountability for performance

  3.M&E reporting
•Oversee documentation and reporting of findings from monitoring, evaluation and  learning (MEL) initiatives
• Provides technical leadership on monitoring and reporting 
• Checks and verify qualitative and quantitative data submitted for reporting  
• Leads the consolidation of monitoring data on all projects and programmes effective  and uniform reporting against log-frame and performance indicators 
 • Provides data/information and supports the programme team in preparing  quarterly and annual narrative reports  
• Communicates to stakeholders about reporting deadlines and provide advice and  assistance to partners on reporting
4.Research and evaluation processes
• Implement MEL strategy to ensure that monitoring data and evaluations can test  the theory of change and contribute to learning; 

• Provides operational technical leadership and support to ensure the project and  programs can measure changes, improvement and add to the body of knowledge on  effective strategies to address key challenges/issues 

• Supports the programme teams to compile baseline, mid-term and end of programs  evaluations and research 

• Supports research/evaluation data collection, visits, review draft reports and  provide technical feedback to ensure quality analysis

5. Documentation and dissemination of good practices and challenges

• Implement strategies for identifying, reflecting on and disseminating learning  internally and externally  

• Supports the programme team in organising and facilitating programme planning  and learning meetings and ensures main outcomes and lessons are documented and  shared with all stakeholders  

• Analyses project monitoring information both to inform practice and produce reports and other documentation for Program stakeholders/audience groups.  

• Works closely with all program staff to ensure effective documentation and  dissemination of learning and best practice as well as engaging multiple external  stakeholders to support the documentation of evidence and build a supportive  environment for learning  

• Facilitates periodic reflection and sharing of progress, good practices and lessons  learned between partners and stakeholders

6.Organizational Learning 

• As part of INEND’s commitment to organizational learning and in support of the understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient, and relevant to the communities they serve, encourage all team members to commit 5% of their time to acquaint themselves with monitoring, evaluation and learning.

Person specification  

Educational qualification and experience 

• A Degree in either Development Studies, Statistics, Social Sciences, Education or equivalent relevant  discipline 

Required experience 

• At least three years of relevant work experience in M&E processes. 

• Training in M&E, Data Management, MIS is essential 

Skills, Abilities and Competencies 

• Monitoring and evaluation methodology  

• Presentation skills 

• Data management/MIS 

• Computer skills (MS Office particularly Excel  

• Ability to work with statistical software such as MS Access, SPSS, Stata 

• Strong analytical and conceptual skills  

• Research skills  

• Good report-writing skills  

• Good interpersonal skills  

• Ability to work independently  

• Self-motivated and pay attention to detail  

• Good networking skills and teamwork with the ability to steer up working groups

• Knowledge management 

• Ability to establish critical working relationships 

• Creative and out-of-the-box thinker, with a demonstrated track record of analytic problem‐solving/seeking solutions to challenges. 

• Clear and systematic thinking that demonstrates good judgment and problem-solving competencies

• Ability to use initiative, prioritize, and work well with other team members. 

Female applicants, applicants from marginalised groups and applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  


Interested candidates are requested to submit the following documents: 

1. A cover letter  

2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)  

3. Contact details for two (2) referees.  

4. Salary expectation. 

Please email your application to: by 31st January 2023. 

Due to the high number of applications we receive, we will not be able to notify all applicants unless they are shortlisted.