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GROOTS SACCO Kenya Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs

Who We Are:

GROOTS SACCO is a startup SACCO established in July 2017 for members of GROOTS Kenya. GROOTS Kenya is a national movement of grassroots women across Kenya. Our mission is to facilitate effective engagement of grassroots women in development spaces.

Position Description:

The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities of projects and assisting the Project Manager in preparing quarterly and annual reports on project progress. The post holder will monitor project activities on a regular basis, developing and maintaining the Management Information System of the project. The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will also be responsible for the research, collection and analysis of different data in relation to project and programme activities.


  • Be responsible for setting up and maintaining a database to capture all the project’s M&E activities, and results, and enhancing the information management of M&E related documents
  • Lead and coordinate the development of M&E systems and processes for data collection, collation and management, and programme and projects reporting and external reporting requirements
  • Provide technical support and back-up to external consultants conducting surveys and impact measurements
  • Collection of outcome-level data (knowledge/behavior changes, awareness/satisfaction levels) at separate times from project implementation
  • Provide technical advice on M&E, and lead in the analysis of projects’ baseline, evaluations, and impact-assessment data, using qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Be responsible for managing and regularly updating all relevant M&E documents, including quarterly reporting formats
  • Be responsible for working with Project Manager to ensure that M&E is well integrated at the planning stages of projects and throughout the projects to ensure regular monitoring of programme impact
  • Provide support and training to staff, interns, community facilitators, and partners to increase the use of M&E tools and approaches
    Ensure the integrity and quality of data in support of citizen-generated data and other metrics and surveys
  • Engage with the Kenya National Bureaus of Statistics and other data authorities to advance GROOTS Kenya mandate.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or development studies; Specialization in Research, monitoring & Evaluation is highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, including experience of working effectively across cultures and with diverse audiences
  • A team player with excellent organizational skills
  • A self-starter with the initiative and confidence to lead in their designated field – can work independently and prioritize own workload
  • Impeccable analytical and interrogatory skills
  • Ability to work under pressure yet deliver multiple tasks on time with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge and understanding of project monitoring, evaluation, and M&E trends and discourse
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience in developing and implementing M&E systems in NGOs or other development sector players
  • Understanding research and evaluation methodologies (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Skilled in designing and managing data-gathering exercises effectively from field operations
  • Strong computer skills, including statistical packages (SPSS), and the ability to interpret data
  • Experience working in gender, and social inclusion or accountability projects or programmes

How To Apply:

Qualified applicants should email their CV’s only to [email protected] by 4th January 2019.

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