Job Description

The International Labour Organization ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations, whose primary goal is to promote opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity and creating jobs of acceptable quality.


The incumbent will be responsible for the M&E of the Kenyan component of the project as well as for the M&E of the other Sub-Saharan African countries that will be included in the proposal later on. More specifically, in line with USDOL M&E requirements, the incumbent will be carrying out the following tasks:

  • Assist USDOL-contracted External M&E Expert and/or USDOL staff M&E experts in developing the project’s Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (CMEP).
  • Develop a pre-situational analysis related to the project in Kenya and in the additional Sub-Saharan African countries.
  • Develop and implement the CMEP, which includes collection, reporting, and analysis of data on project-specific and USDOL-required performance indicators.
  • Development of project-specific child labour and forced labour definitions as part of the CMEP work.
  • Support the required performance evaluations and/or other learning/accountability activities, such as externally conducted midterm and final performance evaluations.
  • Develop an end-of-project analysis of CMEP indicator data and outcomes.
  • With the support from USDOL OCFT, Develop and Implement the project’s Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plans (CMEP) including a results framework, an activity matrix mapping activities to outcomes and a detailed M&E plan for the project, with baselines, targets and indicators.
  • Consolidate inputs into the project’s CMEP and provide technical inputs to private sector in enhancing monitoring and remediation efforts of child labour, forced labour and decent work.
  • Oversee the implementation and reporting of the project’s baseline survey.
  • Establish/maintain close relations with national authorities and project partners, especially with respect to M&E activities.
  • Support the financial management of the project budget, with developing and regularly monitoring indicators and targets and coordinate M&E of project interventions at regional & national levels.
  • Prepare and deliver capacity building for project staff, stakeholders and project partners on M&E of activities.
  • Prepare progress and ad hoc reports on activities, collect and analyse information on child labour, forced labour and decent work and data gaps; provide inputs and data for conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions and meetings and support awareness raising and capacity building activities with data.
  • Draft, edit in, or translate into local language(s) various documents and reports, ensuring adequate integration of relevant data and progress indicators.
  • Conduct regular, as well as end-of-project final analysis on CMEP indicator data, and overall results analysis.
  • Undertake any other relevant duties requested by the Project Manager.

Required qualifications


  • Advanced university degree in statistics, economics, public policy, social sciences, international development, or a related field, with substantial specialisation in quantitative analysis. Master’s degree or Bachelor plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics, or economics preferred.


  • At least five years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience, of which at least three in a in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
  • Experience working in a USDOL funded project would be an advantage, as would previous experience working in the region with projects related to child labour, forced labour and decent work.


Excellent command of English and good working knowledge of French. Proficiency in Swahili would be an asset.

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