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Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

Position Type: Full Time

Reports to: Vice President, Impact

Contract: Full Time, 2 years with opportunity to extend

Location: Kitale, Kenya

Job description

Village Enterprise seeks a dynamic and passionate individual to support management of our robust Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) programming across Kenya.


MEL Management: (50%)

  • Monitor implementation of MEL programming
  • Support refinement and development of data collection instruments, including survey development in TaroWorks
  • Work to increase effectiveness and quality of data collection policies and processes
  • Identify tools, resources, and best practices to help improve MEL programming
  • Contribute to ongoing MEL-related professional development for MEL and other staff
  • Manage MEL staff as needed
    • Work closely with Vice President, Impact to prioritize and oversee projects for MEL staff
    • Help design and manage work schedules for MEL staff
    • Guide MEL staff in prioritizing data collection needs for the field
  • Analysis and Reporting
    • Ongoing data cleaning and analysis
    • Collaborate with Vice President, Impact to develop and implement reporting structure for operational and external reporting needs
    • Work closely with Vice President, Impact in creating and adhering to MEL reporting schedule for Board of Directors and partners
  • Improve and package MEL Onboarding processes for MEL positions
  • Provide orientation and onboarding support for enumerators and other MEL staff

Information Management: (35%)

  • Develop expertise in Taro Works and Salesforce management
  • Lead ongoing data monitoring and cleaning efforts
  • Provide assistance for integration of forms and surveys into Taro Works
  • Support core program use of Salesforce for program management and reporting
  • Provide M&E staff with technical support for maintaining data collection devices as needed
  • Assist in creation and management of MEL information storage systems and ensure MEL data is backed-up on an ongoing basis

Reporting, Communications and Fundraising Support: (10%)

  • Support creation of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports as needed and upon request
  • Draft reports, white papers, and grant proposals through collaborative writing and editing as requested
  • Manage relationships with partners as requested
  • Represent Village Enterprise in Partnership/fundraising meetings as requested
  • Support fundraising efforts as requested

Other: (5%)

  • Provide management oversight and leadership, as requested by, and in collaboration with, the East Africa Field Management Team
  • Participate in Impact Creation Units as relevant
  • Participate in and contribute to mid-management meetings when applicable
  • Support general operations as needed


  • Education/Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics, Statistics, International Development, Community Development, Development Studies; or a related field. Master’s degree in relevant field
    • At least three years of experience conducting monitoring and evaluation for social impact
    • At least one year of experience at the manager/supervisor level
  • Understanding of data collection and the elements of data quality
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Knowledge and Skills
  • Critical Thinking & Technical Skills
  • Training and Communication
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Leadership skills
  • English fluency required

How to apply

To Apply: Interested and qualified candidates who meet the set criteria are invited to send their Cover Letter and CV (Maximum 3 pages) including 3 referees, salary history and expectation to: addressed to: The Human Resource Coordinator Subject Line: ‘MEL Manager, Kenya’ Applications will be accepted until Friday, 10th April, 2020. Kenyan nationals will be given strong priority.