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Act! Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist Job Re-Advertisement

Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Feb 5, 2014

Re-Advertisement: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

Act Change Transform (Act!) is a local Non-Governmental Organization whose mission is to facilitate the empowerment of marginalized people and communities, in Kenya and neighboring countries, to become active participants in their development by enabling them to: stand up for their rights; demand good governance in the management of resources; and participate in decision making processes.

More information about ACT can be found on our website,www.act.or.ke.

ACT is an implementing partner of the USAID AIIM-Assist project (www.aiim-assist.org).
The main goal of AIIM-Assist is to increase the impact of African Institutions Innovation Mechanism (AIIM) programs, by strengthening the capacity of African institutions to take on greater leadership roles in regional agriculture and integration.
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist
Reporting technically to AIIM-Assist’s Chief of Party & administratively to ACT’s Head of Capacity
Development and Quality Assurance, the M&E specialist will provide oversight and support to all
monitoring and evaluation aspects of the AIIM-Assist project including, but not limited to assisting
USAID/East Africa in the monitoring and tracking of the AIIM APS & AIIM grantees, providing
support to build the M&E capacity of AIIM grantees; provide technical support to USAID missions
in the FTF focus countries; and provide technical support to African regional partners outside of
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
The minimum required academic and professional skills for the jobholder to perform successfully
in this job are:
  • Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Project management or relevant subject area with at least 3 years of relevant experience in project/program monitoring and evaluation; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, research development or monitoring and evaluation with 10 – 12 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in PMP, logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches
  • Experience in M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory)
  • Hands on experience in planning and implementation of M&E and MIS/complex database systems
  • Prior experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs under agriculture, food and nutrition especially in East Africa region
  • Training in M&E development and implementation
How to Apply
Applicants will be required to submit
(1) a detailed and current CV;
(2) an application cover letter demonstrating why they qualify for this opportunity, quoting current and expected gross salary.
Applications to be submitted electronically to [email protected] quoting the reference number
(ACT/R-MES/06/2014) by 5.00pm, Wednesday February 12, 2014.
A full job description can be accessed through www.act.or.ke
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.


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