Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

at IsraAID
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted July 23, 2020
Category Monitoring and Evaluation
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer
Organization: IsraAID

Closing date 30 Jul 2020
Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer
Reports To: Child Protection Technical Advisor, Kenya, and Uganda
Location: Nairobi (with frequent travel to Kakuma refugee camp and Moyo)
Contract Type: Full time
Starting Date: August 2020
Duration: 1 year (with a possibility to extend)

1) About IsraAID

IsraAID is an Israeli non-governmental development and humanitarian aid organization operating in 18 countries across the globe. IsraAID's work in Kenya and Uganda is focused mainly on refugee relief, protection, and development, addressing the dire protection and psychosocial needs of refugees in Kakuma and Kalobeyei settlement in Kenya and Palorinya settlement in Uganda. The overall vision is to see that: Refugees and host communities in protracted displacement and emergency-related contexts live in a safe environment where they can reach self-reliance.

Experience Requirements

• At least 5 years of progressive responsible program Monitoring and Evaluation, of which at least 2 years closely related to implementing camp management activities or community settlements.
• Experience working in hardship areas, emergency settings or fragile states will be desirable
• Experience in developing and facilitating training;

Job Responsibilities

• Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection, and evaluation procedures. Support the development of a data collection tools and automized platform
• Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system develop a monitoring strategy for the projects;
• Review and when needed provide inputs in the revision of programs and project logical frameworks; Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project;
• Conduct monitoring visits, lead on the data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting of MEL results;
• Identify and formulate MEL findings, lessons learned and recommendations and avail results for decision-making processes and further project development;
• Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results for each project and country strategy;
• Monitor all project activities, and progress towards achieving the project output
• Provide feedback to the Child Protection Technical Advisor on project strategies and activities;
• Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Coordinator.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, Project Management.


• Ability to write a clear and well-argued assessment and project reports;
• Willingness to travel if required
• Ability to represent the organization when liaising with donors and other stakeholders;
• A team player, collaborative and with the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds;
• Politically and culturally sensitive;
• A high level of written and spoken English;
• Commitment to the aims and principles of IsraAID;
• Familiarity with CPIMS;
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