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GROOTS Kenya Recruits Monitoring and Evaluation-July 2020

GROOTS Kenya Recruits Monitoring and Evaluation Nairobi, Kenya


GROOTS is a national movement of grassroots women-led community-based groups (CBOs) and Self-Help Groups (SHGs) in Kenya. GROOTS Kenya has invested in nearly 2,500 women-led groups across 14 counties out of the 47 where we have a direct presence. Founded in 1995 after the fourth UN Conference on Women in Beijing, China, GROOTS Kenya began as a response to the lack of visibility of grassroots women in development processes and decision-making forums that affect them and their communities.

The efforts of GROOTS Kenya have resulted in the recognition of many grassroots women as change agents at the local, national, regional and international levels winning the confidence of various partners and key stakeholders. The organization has remained committed to the bottom-up and human rights-based approach to development. GROOTS Kenya works closely with communities and the administrative authorities to directly influence development processes at the county, national, regional and international levels.

About the program

GROOTS Kenya (Grassroots Organizations Operating Together in Sisterhood in Kenya) is implementing a COVID recovery and resilience (RRR) program in Kakamega, Kiambu, and Tana-river with support from Master Card Foundation. The project expects to achieve four result areas (1) Gender-Based Violence (GBV) service providers have the capacity to effectively and efficiently respond to reported GBV cases using the survivor friendly systems/hotlines, (2) Public awareness on ending GBV promoted among youth, men and women to change behavior, attitude and practice, (3) Evidence and data on GBV generated and used to influence and inform an institutional response to GBV, (4) Effective coordination of multi-sectoral agencies in response to GBV.

Broad Tasks

∙ Be responsible for the identification of training needs of staff and partners on M&E

∙ Supervise training and adoption of standard operating procedures and oversees the timely and quality implementation of M&E and knowledge management and learning initiatives

∙ Design M&E tools ‘baseline’, questionnaires, surveys, distribution lists and other tools and supports field-based staff to ensure effective management of the project

∙ Be responsible for the implementation of M&E initiatives of the M&E tools and systems developed for the project

∙ Train and supervise enumerators and other staff in charge of data collection in project locations

∙ Oversee efficient and timely implementation of M&E initiatives in project locations and ensures data quality at all stages


Mandatory requirement

  1. Degree in social sciences
  2. Experience in data analysis and reporting
  3. Experience in M&E
  4. Experience working in not for profit sector

Other attributes

∙ Ability to manage multiple demands

∙ Cooperation and Teamwork

∙ Self-driven Leader and a strategic and critical thinker

∙ Exceptional Time Management skills with a high sense of agency

∙ Highly Innovative

∙ High Planning and Organization skills

∙ Great Interpersonal Skills (Internal and External stakeholders)

∙ Problem Solving and Decision Making

∙ High performing and result-oriented person

∙ Oral and written fluency in English

Other information

Reports to: Program Manager

Type of contract: Consultancy (National)

Contract period: One year

Start Date: Immediately

Location: Nairobi with frequent field travels to Tana River, Kakamega

  •  GROOTS Kenya
 Closing date

About GROOTS Kenya

How to apply

To apply for this position, interested individuals should submit a CV ONLY in PDF format (with your name included in the CV file name) to by 15th August 2020. The subject head must be specific on position applied *Monitoring & Evaluation.

Failure to adhere to these directives, your application will be considered incomplete and therefore will not be processed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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