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MONITORING, EVALUATION & LEARNING CONSULTANCY 

Position Offered:               Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Consultant

Reporting to:                      Chief of Party

Work Station:                      WildlifeDirect Offices

Duration:                              30 Days

Mission: Connecting people to their wildlife and nature and inspiring them to treasure it and act to conserve it.

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE 

Position Summary:

The Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Consultant will be responsible for developing the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plan for a high quality, results-oriented project objectives focused on economic growth and behavior change specific to the biodiversity conservation in East Africa.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop a robust Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plan to measure performance toward specific goals and objectives, including quantitative, qualitative, and participatory methodologies.
  • Work with the Chief of Party and project team to develop a framework for timely and accurate data collection as per the AMEL plan.
  • Develop the day-today tracking and reporting plan for project activities.
  • Design data collection instruments, schedules, analysis methods, and applied technologies.
  • Provide training to staff and project stakeholders on ME&L such as monitoring plan, tools, assessments, surveys, and evaluations.
  • Develop a reporting system appropriate as per the project requirements
  • Develop tools to monitor the results of the program’s activities and contribute to periodic evaluations/assessments; contribute to dissemination of results to internal and external audiences.
  • Contribute to reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Deliverables:

  1. AMEL Plan
  2. Data collection tools and process for AMEL
  3. M&E training materials
  4. Final consultancy report

Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree required in social sciences, such as statistics, public policy, economics or a related field, and/or specialized training/certification in monitoring & evaluation.

Work Experience:

  • At least seven years of progressively responsible experience in the monitoring & evaluation of donor-funded international development projects. Part of this experience should have been obtained working on democracy and governance or public health programs.
  • Knowledge of USAID reporting requirements, including experience designing and implementing Monitoring and Evaluation Plans, rigorous impact evaluation design, and working with external consultants for third party evaluations.
  • Ability to work rapidly, both in person and remotely, with team members in various locations.
  • Demonstrated experience with data tracking tools and survey design
  • Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research required. Understanding of impact evaluation methodology preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with statistics
  • Understanding of national level MIS approaches and existing government databases/data collection preferred.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Access and Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • Experience with database and statistical applications such as SPSS, SAS or STATA.

How To Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the title on both the subject line and the cover letter. Attach a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, telephone contacts, and three referees together with copies of academic certificates and professional certificates.

Additional requirements

Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the following;

  1. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  2. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

Applications to be sent by email to the following address: recruitment@wildlifedirect.org so as to reach us not later than 10th November 2021 at 5.00PM

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.