The Fred Hollows Foundation

Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor at The Fred Hollows Foundation

00100, Nairobi Kenya
June 3, 2024
Application deadline closed.
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Job Description

Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor at The Fred Hollows Foundation


  • The Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor is accountable for supporting country teams across The Foundation to engage to a high standard, in The Foundation’s monitoring, evaluation, reporting, learning and data quality assurance processes and building a culture of continuous quality improvement across the hub’s programs. This position will have a primary portfolio of countries, but work may expand to other countries and global initiatives.  The advisor will support country teams to engage effectively with processes outlined in the Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning (MERL) Framework, and data quality assurance activities. The position will continuously build M&E capacity across countries to ensure the MERL framework is applied and utilised to inform program quality improvement.


  • You will be an experienced M&E professional, with strong technical skills across M&E framework design and implementation. You will have experience across data collection, statistical analysis, and quantitative and qualitative evaluation. As well as experience in facilitation, and training delivery. Finally, you will have excellent communions skills with a people driven mindset. You will be someone with cross cultural understanding, who creates strong working relationships to guide and influence stakeholders.


MERL processes and systems

  • Provide technical leadership and support in the development, implementation and review of The Foundation’s MERL frameworks, processes, and systems at both country and global level.
  • Provide M&E technical guidance and capacity building to project teams to conduct collection, analysis, reporting and utilisation of data for the implementation of country and global projects, and country strategies.
  • Ensure appropriate incorporation of The Foundation’s MERL standards, including the Research and Evaluation Policy, in project and country plans and activities.
  • Provide technical guidance in performance monitoring against project and country strategy MERL frameworks, including supporting evaluation commissioning and evaluation management.
  • Facilitate thematic MERL learning initiatives at both the country program and global level.
  • Contribute to strategic MERL initiatives, including organisation level thematic reviews and learning synthesis.
  • Conduct relevant field travel to assess and support implementation of The Foundation’s MERL framework and related policies. 

Data quality assurance

  • Ensure that global and country level projects routinely collect and analyse verifiable quantitative and qualitative data for project improvement.
  • Work collaboratively to implement The Foundation’s data quality assurance and CQI systems, process and tools in collaboration with the Economist, ANCP team and Grants Manager.

Partner capacity development

  • Support country teams to identify opportunities and develop plans to strengthen partner MERL practice, with a focus on Routine Data Quality Assurance. 


  • Demonstrated experience designing and using project/program monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • Experience designing, commissioning and/or conducting project or program evaluation
  • Experience in project or program delivery, preferably in an international development context.
  • Experience in or understanding of use of data in the health sector.
  • Experience working across cultures.

Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor at The Fred Hollows Foundation