Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer

Living Goods
  • Location
    Nairobi, Busia or Vihiga, Kenya
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 30

Position description

As a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer, you will play a vital role in supporting the success of our programs within Performance Evidence and Insights Division. You will collaborate closely with program teams to ensure that monitoring and evaluation (MEL) requirements are met, build their capacity in MEL, and coordinate with County Health Records and Monitoring and Evaluation teams. Your role will also involve working with program delivery teams to support monthly data generation and eCHIS, prepare KPIs reports for the assigned programs, conducting data quality audits, and various other MEL-related tasks. You will contribute significantly to our mission of deepening impact, continuous learning, improvement, and the communication of compelling evidence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with program teams to ensure compliance with MEL requirements and standards;
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and management of the project's MEL framework and information system;
  • Lead data collection, analysis, and reporting processes to assess progress and identify areas for improvement;
  • Monitor and track project performance against established indicators and targets;
  • Support the process of organizing and conducting baseline and evaluation assessments;
  • Support eCHIS data generation;
  • Prepare KPIs reports for assigned programs;
  • Build the capacity of program teams in MEL practices and techniques;
  • Coordinate with County Health Records and Monitoring and Evaluation teams to ensure data accuracy and consistency;
  • Support program delivery teams in generating monthly data reports;
  • Conduct data quality audits and checks to maintain data accuracy and integrity;
  • Perform other MEL-related duties and tasks as assigned;
  • Support the Innovation programs’ MEL activities;
  • Support MEL activities for the government-led collaborative initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree plus a Professional qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Health, Statistics, Data Science, Health Economics, Epidemiology or related field;
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in monitoring and evaluation activities, preferably in community health, or public health;
  • Familiarity with the Kenyan health system, including experience working/or collaborating with the Government of Kenya and its partners;
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in data collection and analysis;
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and database management;
  • Capacity building and training experience on MEL topics;
  • Proficiency in data management software and tools, including Excel and data analysis software;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.

Key Requirements

  • Complete and current resume demonstrating qualifications and experience;
  • Minimum of three current references (provide names and contact information);
  • Must be willing to work in Nairobi, Busia, or Vihiga based on the assigned location.


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