The Mitchell Group Monitoring and Verification (M&V) Manager Job in Kenya

The Mitchell Group, Inc., an international development consulting firm based in Washington, DC, is currently seeking expressions of interest from qualified consultants for an upcoming USAID/East Africa project to provide qualitative, quantitative and analytical information to support USAID/Kenya in making informed program management decisions.

Background & Objectives

The purpose of the project is to provide support to the Government of Kenya and other development partners who are supporting USAID/Kenya overall goals.

Monitoring and Verification (M&V) Manager

The USAID/Kenya program covers a wide range of activities under the following assistance programs: Health, Population and HIV/AIDS; Basic Education; Youth; Governing Justly and Democratically; and Economic Growth, Environment and Natural Resources Management.

The Nairobi-based, M&V Manager will undertake activity-level monitoring and verification of results in the field in order to ensure that all USAID implementing partners’ data are complete, accurate, and consistent with agreements and reports, and with USAID’s regulations.

M & V Manager responsibilities shall include:

  • Establish protocols for, train and manage a team of Regional Supervisory Field Staff and Intern-Level, Field-Based Monitors that will become familiar with all Mission projects and randomly select and visit activity sites to monitor and report on:
  • monitor project performance and partner data collection methods and quality;
  • activity-level environmental compliance and mitigation measures, as required in ADS 204 and activity/project Initial Environmental Evaluations (IEEs) and Environmental Reviews (ERs), taking into account USAID Environmental Guidelines, and including the Pesticides Evaluation Report and Safer Use Action Plan (PERSUAP), when appropriate; and
  • compliance with IP approved USAID Branding and Marking plan, per ADS 320.
  • Based on the above, provide real-time, flexible, activity-level data analyses and reporting utilizing “EpiSurveyor” – an electronic data collection system that can aggregate data and provide it in real-time to AORs/CORs.
The M&V Manager must have:
  • A graduate degree in the field of evaluation, international development or a related technical field.
  • At least 7 years’ of international experience in the management, monitoring and evaluation of development programs, including experience developing monitoring tools, and training and managing staff in effective use of those tools.
  • Excellent American English writing skills and speaking ability.
How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their:

  • Current CV/resume
  • A brief cover letter
  • Completed and signed AID1420 Biodata sheet form
to , In the subject line, please indicate the position to which you are applying. 
CV/resumes will be reviewed as they are received, early application is encouraged. 
No phone calls please.

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 20 Jul 2012

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