FH Heartbeat

At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call “The Heartbeat values, Mindsets and Behaviours and Culture statement”, which explains who we are and how we work as an organization. As a team, we work together to see that “those we serve have the agency and resources necessary to be resilient and flourish” Job Summary To provide monitoring and evaluation support to ERIKSHJALPEN and other projects in Marsabit County as directed. The M&E officer will also be responsible for the collection, collation and analysis of data related to ERIKSHJALPEN project and any other projects as assigned. The incumbent may be assigned other responsibilities by the M&E Coordinator.


Key result # 1 – Continuous Project Monitoring, and Supporting Project Evaluations

1. Establish a Project information needs framework.

2. Identify M & E Project needs for support.

3. Identify and design Project performance questions, key indicators and targets for each project component.

4. Follow up on project quality implementation through regular project field visits.

5. Review the relevance of existing social and economic data for the project area.

6. Designing and actualizing Project baseline, mid-term and end-line assessments

Key result # 2: M&E information sharing

1. Provide training on M&E and facilitate M&E design and implementation processes with implementing partners and primary stakeholders.

2. Provide support to implement the M&E plan, revise and update performance questions, indicators, methods, formats and analytical processes.

3. Support program staff in uploading smart sheet and WL3 performance data

4. Verify performance information provided by program teams to ensure accuracy

  1. Enhance community M&E mechanisms/structures through participatory processes 6. Follow up on project quality implementation through regular project field visits 7. Support documentation of project learning and best practices

Key result # 3 – Data management and reporting

1. Establish Project data collection systems.

2. Collect, compile and analyze Project related data and reports and create consolidated progress reports.

3. Review Project Progress Reports and assess interim impacts and causes of potential bottlenecks in implementation.

  1. Support Project teams in reviewing and reflecting on project implementation processes to enhance learning and replication of best practices

Key result # 4 – Support project learning and communication

1. Harnessing project lessons through use of case studies, reports, learning briefs and sharing to internal and external audiences

  1. Support in project documentation through pictures and videos

3. Support logistics team to ensure project branding is in line with donor requirements

4. Routinely develop project stories alongside the project team and share for internal and external audiences

5. Document learning visits conducted by the donor, staff and partners.


 Vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ and commitment to serving the poor in line with FH Christian foundation and beliefs

 Experience in research and community participatory methodologies

 Strong facilitation skills

 Strong analytical and report writing skills

 Good understanding of project planning, implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation processes.  Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities, organizational relationships, social and cultural constraints and realities, and environmental condition.

 Knowledge of statistical computer packages e.g. SPSS, STATA, EPI-INFO etc.

 Knowledge on GIS is an added advantage and excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.

 Proficient in MS Office Suite and highly organized and able to multitask.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE A Degree – in Monitoring and Evaluation, Health Records, Social Science, Statistics, project management, community development or a related field, and at least two years, experience in an NGO set up.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Proficiency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili, Knowledge of local language is an advantage but not a must.

Safeguarding Policy FH strives to provide an environment free from sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat and safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

How to apply

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (clearly indicating their current or expected salary), updated CV with three referees (one pastoral and 2 professional), day telephone contacts to: Human Resource Manager Email address:, latest by 10th July 2024.

Since this is an urgent position, shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis and interviews will be conducted within a very short time.

NB: While we value every person applying for this job, please note that only the
shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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