Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist

  • Contract
  • Kenya
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Millennium Water Alliance

About Millennium Water Alliance

The Millennium Water Alliance (MWA) is a everlasting world alliance of main humanitarian and personal organizations that convenes alternatives and partnerships, accelerates studying and efficient fashions, and influences the WASH area by leveraging the experience and attain of its members and companions to scale high quality, sustained WASH providers. MWA seeks to advance exacting requirements for program high quality, transparency, and accountability and work with its members, governments, communities, personal sector companions, and different key stakeholders to carry to scale efficient and sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene training options. MWA due to this fact sees WASH past a service however as a platform for advocacy, social enterprise, financial empowerment, and gender justice. MWA and its members collectively serve over 50 million folks in over 100 international locations.


The place holder will help monitoring, analysis and studying actions which embody companion and undertaking workers capability strengthening, knowledge high quality assurance, accountability, documentation, consolidating and disseminating studying. The place holder can even present help to the MWA initiatives group and implementing companions within the design, planning, and execution of monitoring and analysis actions whereas guaranteeing high quality per accepted requirements, and offering important suggestions for studying, accountability, and decision-making.

Job Abstract

The Monitoring, Analysis and Studying (MEL) Specialist will work intently with MWA’s administration, the MEL and Reporting Supervisor and companion MEL point of interest individuals to implement the MEL framework for the assigned initiatives. The MEL specialist can even work intently with the implementing companions to arrange and implement an efficient program data and knowledge administration system. The MEL Specialist will be sure that program knowledge is correct and full, and that rigorous analytics and projections can be found to the Program Director and companions for studying and refinement of actions.

Roles and Key Duties

Program and Technical Roles

  • Handle assigned MEL system whereas guaranteeing that there’s enough technical potential to boost the efficiency of the system to attain the very best reporting of this system.
  • Diligently work with the MEL groups to assessment the joint MEL framework and concept of change to develop an annual Efficiency Administration Plan (PMP) with clear targets per implementing companion per 12 months.
  • Lead the event of annual and quarterly work plans which might be in keeping with the PMP and exercise work plan.
  • Develop and undertake MEL instruments for measuring and reporting on indicators efficiency; develop indicator steerage reference sheet for exercise output and end result indicators.
  • The candidate can even present management in organizing the MEL programs strengthening for companions and be sure that contract situations associated to MEL are absolutely applied and shared on a immediate foundation with the varied donors.
  • Present web site subject reviews: Overview quarterly program reviews, compile quarterly subject reviews after evaluation and consolidation, discover, and draw motion plans, and implement partner-specific motion plans emanating from subject monitoring and technical MEL help visits.
  • Take the lead within the growth of efficient approaches to facilitate the achievement of MWA MEL capacity-strengthening objectives.
  • Develop and implement MEL plan templates to be used by MWA companions and help the companions to finish the MEL plans and assessment them for approval.
  • Assist in growing Phrases of Reference (TOR) for exterior consultants for surveys, assessments, and research.
  • Coordinate MWA companion’s assessment of classes discovered, modern fashions and greatest practices, documentation, and dissemination with different collaborative companions throughout companion assessment conferences, engagements with growth companions and stakeholders’ boards.
  • Lead the event of data administration and studying platform and help the facilitation of studying and sharing of modern fashions and successes of this system inside the framework of strengthening this system studying agenda.


  • Schooling: Ideally a grasp’s diploma in Monitoring and Affect Analysis, Statistics, Information Analytics, Economics, or a associated subject. An undergraduate diploma in Statistics, Social Sciences, Economics, or a associated subject is obligatory.
  • Not less than 7+ years of expertise in Monitoring and Analysis in WASH packages ideally working for a major or sub-recipient in a multi-donor setup.
  • Robust knowledge assortment and evaluation expertise is required. Expertise utilizing knowledge evaluation instruments similar to STATA and/or SPSS and cloud and mobile-based knowledge assortment instruments similar to KOBO Gather, Commcare, ODK, and associated functions is required.
  • Expertise working with USAID and European bilateral donors is important. understanding of their MEL framework necessities and reporting codecs is most well-liked.
  • Understanding market programs and governance-strengthening approaches will likely be a bonus.
  • Expertise working with implementing companions in an oversight function that includes capability strengthening and establishing MEL programs for complicated packages is most well-liked.
  • Good communication and writing abilities. Should possess expertise in consolidating and writing reviews, program briefs, human curiosity tales, and course of documentation.
  • Expertise participating and collaborating with a number of companions and strengthening partnerships.
  • Expertise in donor reporting and work plan growth.
  • Earlier expertise working in ASAL areas of Kenya is strongly most well-liked.
  • Expertise in WASH, Agriculture and Livelihood sectors and dealing with personal sector companions will likely be an added benefit.

Information, abilities, and talents

  • Candidates have to have an analytical and systems-thinking mindset.
  • Wonderful presentation, communication, facilitation, coaching, mentoring, and training abilities.
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented, and results-oriented.
  • Robust relationship administration abilities with the flexibility to affect and get buy-in from folks not underneath direct supervision and to work with people in various geographical and cultural settings.
  • Strategic, analytical, problem-solving, and programs considering abilities with the capability to see the large image and the flexibility to make sound judgments.
  • In a position to analysis, be taught, and implement new applied sciences rapidly.

Location: Candidates will need to have the proper to work in Kenya and will likely be primarily based in Nairobi with frequent journey to undertaking websites.

Tips on how to apply

Utility: candidates ought to submit functions through electronic mail to [email protected] with the topic line MEL Specialist by fifteenth April 2024. Purposes ought to embody a canopy letter and an in depth CV with three references.

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