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Assistant II, Monitoring Evaluation & Learning
Full Time (Fixed Term)
Nairobi, Kenya
Global Operations
Country Management
Title: Assistant II, Monitoring Evaluation and Learning   
Job Scale: 4
Div/Dept: Nairobi Metropolitan Program 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya                
Reporting: Program and Sponsorship Coordinator
Salary Scale: KShs 80,000 – 95,000 (Monthly Gross pay)


Under the general guidance and direction of the Programs and Sponsorship Coordinator; the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant will support data collection, collation, entry, analysis and use for decision-making. He/She will work with the team to
ensure timely delivery of project activities and achievement of set targets, budget management, milestones, and reporting. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, within the areas of the operation, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

  • Assist in the development of the program M&E plan, including identifying project indicators, setting targets, and establishing data collection and analysis methods;
  • Assist in the design of data collection tools and collect data from various sources, including project staff, partners and beneficiaries, to track the progress of the project;
  • Assist in analyzing project data to identify trends, patterns and insights, and present findings to the M&E team and project stakeholders;
  • Support the supervision of data collection through GlobaL M&E Surveys, Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) and related assignment.
  • Support the program team to undertake timely entry of monitoring data into mobile and computer-based MIS data collection systems and work with staff to resolve data quality issues observed.
  • Support in conducting Quarterly data review meetings and Routine Data Quality Assurance.
  • Support and collaborate with the program team to provide timely reports and data summaries.
  • Collaborate with other members of the NMP team and other stakeholders to ensure that M&E activities are aligned with program goals and objectives;
  • Assist Program Officers to prepare high-quality periodic learning products including but not limited to case studies, success stories.
  • Assist staff to prepare for periodic review meetings to discuss progress, challenges and lessons learned.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Information Technology (IT), Statistics, Demography, Monitoring and Evaluation, Population/Development Studies, Project Management or a related field. A diploma with related experience in research and M&E in a project or program by an NGO may be considered.
  • At least two years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, with experience in formulation of M&E frameworks, tracking project milestones, data collection and analysis for emergency and development programs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data analysis software such as Stata or SPSS.
  • Practical Knowledge of mobile data applications such as CommCare, Survey CTO, KOBOCollect/ODK. (This will be tested).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and short deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in data visualization such as dashboards using Advanced Excel, Power BI

  • Ability to take initiative, drive to achieve results, ability to develop effective organizations.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in an effective, proactive and timely manner.
  • Experience working (part-time or full-time) with a child sponsorship-focused national or international organization.

ChildFund International is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.