Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Media Council of Kenya



The Media Council of Kenya is an independent national institution established by the Media Council Act 2013 for purposes of setting of media standards and ensuring compliance with those standards as set out in Article 34(5) of the Constitution and for connected purposes. The Council started as a self-regulating body in 2004 to regulate media industry in Kenya but transited through the Media Act 2007 and adopted co-regulation media regulation approach, where board members and the Secretariat while receiving government funds to support some of its activities, remain very independent in their operations and are not subject to any form of control. Vision A professional and free media accountable to the public.

Position Summary

The overall function of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is to oversee the Council’s programs, monitor execution and provide reports that will guide the strategic orientation of the programs. The role is required to ensure
robust systems are developed and implemented to support efficiency in projects data collection, collation, and management alongside taking lead in program evaluations and contributions towards evidence-based interventions that inform implementation of programs.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Oversee the development of programme specific monitoring and evaluation systems and tools to facilitate seamless
  2. tracking of programme activities, data and reports;
  3. Provide technical support to the Council in the implementation of M&E plans;
  4. Establish and implement reliable data management systems for data collection, storage, analysis and reporting;
  5. Disseminate programme targets and quality improvement indicators to programme implementors and ensure regular tracking;
  6. Prepare consolidated final annual report for MCK programmes including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in implementations and providing specific recommendations;
  7. Support the media monitoring and research function in systems development, application in research and production of relevant output;
  8. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of data to the Council or any other relevant stakeholder or donor as scheduled;
  9. Lead in designing, development and implementation of Council’s and programme-specific evaluation and performance measurement tool;
  10. Oversee conducting of routine and ad hoc programme evaluations including midterm and end term assessments;  and
  11. Provide specific and complex regular feedback to respective departments on status, direction and progress of  targets.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

  • A university degree preferably in Economics, Statistic, or any relevant related field.
  • Postgraduate training in M&E will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible professional work experiences in M&E.
  • Proven experience in strategic approaches for programme monitoring and evaluation and assessment of best
  • practices and lessons learned.
  • Strong skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Knowledge of and experience in statistical methods: SPSS, Stata.
  • Excellent presentation skills.


Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 1 October. 2021



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