Moving The Goalposts Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Job in Kenya

Moving The Goalposts is a unique, community-based organization that, since 2002, uses football to empower over nine thousand girls in the rural and urban areas of Coast region. Through playing football, MTG girls discover their confidence and value themselves as strong, capable young women.

MTG leagues are youth-led and managed and include girl advocates that promote health sexual choices, financial independence and female leadership. More than nine thousand girls aged 9-25 years participate in MTG’s tournaments and ongoing leagues.

Girls are encouraged to take up more leadership roles in their Community. In order for MTG to achieve its objectives, the organisation therefore wishes to fill the position here below:

Post Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Reporting to: Programme Manager

Job Purpose: Management of the Monitoring and Evaluation Department including oversight of other staff in the department and participation in Management Committee. The role also incorporates communication duties and responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Propose an M & E Strategy that is aligned to the strategic plan 2016 to 2020 of the organization
  • Develop and implement M & E procedures and guidelines to support the programme implementation and enable MTG achieve its strategic objectives.
  • Spearhead research on key issues that MTG needs to understand to guide programme development
  • Design and implement data collection and reporting controls and procedures that ensure accuracy and reliability of data that is collected
  • Development and review of comprehensive overall Monitoring and Evaluation framework and toolkits including performance indicators and benchmarks for all aspects of the organisation’s strategic direction
  • Coordinate all research and evaluations of MTG programmes
  • Collate and analyse data for reports and produce a systematic and analytical progress report to guide management in decision making.
  • Research and recommend appropriate software for data collection, archiving and analysis for the organisation to procure
  • Training staff on efficient use of Monitoring and Evaluation tools
  • Work closely with the Program Manager and the fundraising officer to develop concepts for funding, pitching to donors and resource mobilization for Monitoring and evaluation
  • Ensure publication of findings from research undertaken by MTG in reputable journals
  • Participate in the Team Leadership Committee and undertake oversight and appraisal of staff in the department

Skills and Experience:


  • A degree holder from a recognized university
  • Three years’ experience and above undertaking research and managing data in a demanding environment
  • Experience in working with M & E software e.g. Sales force or any other
  • Proven capacity to manage a team of staff within the department
  • Excellent standard of written English and ability to communicate effectively
  • High level of proficiency in the use of MS Office, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint


  • Understanding of Sport for Development
  • Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation

Application process

Application letters accompanied by a detailed CV should reach MTG on or before 25th May 2018 addressed to the Executive Director or send an e – mail to

Ensure that the subject is clear with position advertised.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Kilifi, Kenya

Kilifi County

Economics and Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, NGO and UN, Sports and Fitness
Updated: May 10, 2018 — 6:39 am