World AgroForestry (ICRAF) – Monitoring And Evaluation Specialist.

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Industry: Research
Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya
Job Category: Nationally Recruited Staff
Terms of offer
This is a Locally Recruited Position. ICRAF offers competitive remuneration in local currency, commensurate with skills and experience.
City: Nairobi
State/Province: Nairobi
Job Description
  • Implement a monitoring and evaluation plan for a large-scale, multi-regional maize breeding program, in collaboration with CGIAR centers (CIMMYT, IITA) and partners (e.g., national breeding partners, seed companies).
  • Support project implementation through the periodic provision (quarterly) of easy-to-assimilate information on implementation progress, including preliminary and intermediate outcomes
  • Ensure that M&E system responds to the needs of program donors, as well as advances program learning across contexts.
  • Identify advances in implementation that should be highlighted by the project communications teams and challenges in implementation that should be addressed by program leadership.
  • Assist in the development and revision of the annual work plan, and M&E strategies for the project.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


  • University degree in economics, rural development, project management or related field, with particular interest in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Specialized knowledge of maize seed industry in Africa
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in M&E, preferably in connection to applied international development projects/programs in E Africa. 
  • Familiarity and experience with project management concepts, particularly Logical Frameworks and progress indicators.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to process both quantitative as well as qualitative information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including gender sensitivity and ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams as well as to develop strong and effective working relationships with partners.
  • Ability to travel and undertake fieldwork in rural conditions.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Proficiency to use standard software at an advanced level. Typically, this would include minor programming using macros, mail merge, designing customized reports, developing audio visual presentations.
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