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Third Party Monitoring Lead Consultant at SoCha

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Organization Name: SoCha

Job Title: Third Party Monitoring Lead Consultant

Job Type: Contract

Job Category: Monitoring and Evaluation


  • USAID/Kenya and East Africa (KEA) seeks to advance the journey to self-reliance (J2SR) for Kenya and the broader region. SoCha LLC implements the Mission Support for the Journey to Self-Reliance Pivot (MSP) activity, supporting USAID/KEA to understand context, align programs, collect data, understand complexity, and apply learning to program adaptation.

    Scope of Work:

  • The MSP program, implemented by SoCha LLC, seeks a Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) lead consultant to provide overall technical guidance and support for a third-party monitoring and verification activity for select USAID partners based in Mandera county. The consultant will be contracted by SoCha and will report directly to the designated M&V Coordinator.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    The consultant will support MSP and USAID/KEA in the following tasks:

  • Provide technical guidance, support and oversight of the activity.
  • Take lead in undertaking desk review of implementing partner reports, activity briefs, and other relevant documents.
  • Take lead in the development of the data collection tools.
  • Participate in the pilot of the data collection tools, in-person and/or remote as well as any other data collection activities deemed necessary.
  • Support the development of the reporting templates.
  • Support in writing the findings report and in presenting to the Mission/ stakeholders.
  • Participate in regular check-in calls and debriefs with the Mission and MSP staff.
  • Other activities as agreed upon with MSP staff.


  • Have a masters degree or doctoral in health, nutrition, WASH or related

    fields from a recognized university.

  • Proven ability to plan, manage, and implement monitoring activities related to health, nutrition, WASH, food security and livelihoods.
  • Strong familiarity of planning, managing and implementing emergency and response programs.
  • Past experience working/ supporting or implementing programs in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) of Kenya.
  • Ability to diplomatically communicate and work effectively with a wide range of USAID
    implementing partners and stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and writing skills, with proven experience in authoring TPM reports.
  • Possess excellent communication, presentation skills, with experience in presenting to the
    Mission, National Government, or related entities.


    The following deliverables will be required:

  • Analysis of documents reviewed and completed desk review checklist.
  • Developed and approved data collection tools.
  • Feedback on data collection tool(s) and pilot.
  • Qualitative and quantitative datasets.
  • Daily briefing notes and transcripts.
  • Final report(s) and presentation(s).
  • Other items as required by the team leader.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; SoCha Jobs Third Party Monitoring Lead Consultant Jobs in Kenya

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