Monitoring & Evaluation Manager Job in Kenya

Implementation and coordination of the monitoring and evaluation systems in the East Africa and Comoros Region:

  •  Collaborate with regional teams and partners in East Africa and Comoros to implement and coordinate Monitoring and Evaluation plans, including regional and countrylevel grants.
  •  Guide the East Africa Monitoring and Evaluation working group in ensuring adherence to Blue Ventures standards.
  •  Liaise with the global Monitoring and Evaluation function to align with organisational indicators.
  •  Support specific project changes as needed.
  •  Develop and adapt indicators for programme success and identify system improvements.
  •  Work with the regional team and partners in East Africa and Comoros to identify gaps, issues, and improvements in monitoring & evaluation systems.
  •  Design methods and tools to address identified needs in coordination with the global team.
  •  Ensure transparent data processes and role clarity from collection to communication for project and programme Monitoring and Evaluation.

Facilitate analysis, evaluation, and learning:

  •  Ensure staff access to programme dashboards and online data sets, providing necessary training and support.
  •  Develop and maintain visual outputs and conduct priority analysis for reporting.
  •  Support partner organisations in data review, decisionmaking, reporting, and evaluations.
  •  Code and analyse qualitative and quantitative data with support from global Monitoring and Evaluation and data for decisionmaking teams.
  •  Contribute to external reporting and data communications efforts.
  •  Facilitate routine reflection with regional teams and partners to ensure programme adaptability.

Training, support, and communication with colleagues and partners:

  •  Champion Monitoring and Evaluation within the East Africa and Comoros team, offering guidance and sharing insights.
  •  Assess Monitoring and Evaluation capacity needs and develop training plans for team members and partner organisations.
  •  Deliver Monitoring and Evaluation and data management training as required.
  •  Communicate critical findings to the broader team and propose discussion themes.
  •  Identify opportunities for knowledge exchange within Blue Ventures and with partner organisations.

Skills and experience


  •  Eligibility to work in East Africa (Tanzania, Mozambique, Comoros, or Kenya).
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or its equivalent in a related field.
  •  Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  •  Experience in monitoring and evaluation or project management, including logical framework development and reporting.
  •  Competency in data management systems and tools such as Excel, Tableau, etc.
  •  Experience in communityled monitoring programmes or communitybased conservation.
  •  Knowledge of research design, data management, analysis, and reporting, including large dataset interpretation.
  •  Understanding of monitoring method development, sampling design, and data capture tools.
  •  Proactive problemsolving skills.
  •  Ability to collaborate effectively in multicultural teams and communicate results.
  •  Remote coordination skills across multiple countries.
  •  Willingness to travel within the region for incountry support and training.


  •  Experience in smallscale fisheries or international development.
  •  Basic proficiency in Kiswahili, French, or Portuguese.
  •  Experience in the theory of change development and evaluation processes.
  •  Expertise in research design, data management, analysis, and reporting, including extensive dataset interpretation.
  •  Proven proficiency in data management, statistical analyses, and data tools usage.
  •  High level of competency in data management and analytics tools (e.g., Excel, R).
  •  Familiarity with mobile monitoring tools like KoBoToolbox or relevant Open Data Kits (ODK).
  •  Experience with data visualisation software such as Tableau, Power BI, and R.
  •  Knowledge of GIS software.
  •  Experience in socioeconomic survey development and implementation.
  •  Knowledge of social research methods, both quantitative and qualitative.

Additional Skills

  •  You are committed to Blue Ventures’ mission and values, as evidenced by a high level of personal and professional integrity, humility, and humanity.
  •  You demonstrate a strong bias for action and comfort with the uncertainty; you are motivated to move forward, make decisions, and finalise details quickly once information is available.  
  •  You’ve shown a willingness and ability to challenge the status quo creatively and productively.
  •  You have an analytical mindset and orientation toward measurement, outcomes, continuous improvement, and learning. You value datadriven and consultative decisionmaking in others and yourself. 
  •  You think critically and highly value offering and receiving constructive feedback and criticism.
  •  You’re a natural relationship builder and have a proven ability to work collaboratively with others in a complex organisation. You demonstrate professional curiosity, teambuilding, and facilitation skills. You enjoy collaboration and are genuinely interested in learning from and developing others.
  •  You’re a people person who takes pride and pleasure in developing talent and creating safe, happy, productive and engaging workplace cultures and environments for staff at all levels and from varied backgrounds. You crave building teams, finding talent, nurturing relationships, and tackling challenging peoplerelated issues.
  •  You are a passionate professional combining strong leadership skills, patience, and a humble approach.
  •  You can engage people’s energies, hearts and minds in service of a mission. You use exemplary interpersonal skills to establish relationships of trust and influence.
  •  You’re detailoriented and complianceminded; you enjoy dotting i’s and crossing t’s.
  •  You demonstrate excellent organisational skills and an ability to marshall resources and continually improve systems and processes.
  •  You show selfmotivation, flexibility, and the ability to work and thrive in a fastpaced, energetic, entrepreneurial environment.
  •  You’re trustworthy in managing sensitive situations and information; you are discrete, professional, and possess excellent judgement.
  •  You are comfortable with a playfully professional workplace culture.

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