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Jennifer Mutua
M&E Specialist/Program Officer , Regional NGO/Government (Seconded by UNDP)
Nairobi, Kenya
Program Management;Monitoring & Evaluation ; Gender Mainstreaming professional with 8 years experience at community,national and regional levels.Seeks challenging opportunity to serve and grow.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Government/Governance, Reforms
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
1.Monitoring & Evaluation: Excellent technical skills and knowledge including providing guidance on the integration of M&E into the program cycle at national and regional levels. Includes also facilitation of M &E trainings.

2.Program Management: Strong skills and experience in the coordination of programs at a regional level. Includes designing, planning and implementation.

3.Strategic Planning: Very good experience and technical skills in Strategic Planning of programs including the integration of M & E at national, regional and UN levels.

4.Policy/Community Advocacy and Gender Mainstreaming: Strong skills and experience in policy and community influencing processes (including from gender perspectives).

5.Institutional Relationships: Strong background in alliances building resulting in mufti-stakeholder consultations and achievements at national and regional levels.

6.Visibility and Communication of Results: Experienced in providing technical guidance on the communication and dissemination of development results.

7.Human Resource Management and Administration: As program officer, in charge of national coordinators’ program delivery in 7 countries,I participated in their appraisal accordingly.As graduate clerk in the banking sector gained experience in general office administrative duties.
•Current:University of Nairobi, M.A
Gender and Development Studies
•1989-1992:University of Nairobi, B. A.
Sociology & Philosophy- (Upper Second)
•1987- 1988: Kenya High School-“A” Levels
•1983- 1986:Lugulu Girls School, “O”
•1976-1982:Musa Gitau Primary School

Affiliations and Achievements:

2011: FAWE, Addis Ababa -Advocacy and Resource Mobilization workshop

2010: Waggeningen University-Netherlands-Certificate participatory planning and M&E

2009: University of Antwerp, Belgium-Certificate: Governing for Development, Paris Declaration focus

2009: FAWE/SACMEQ/IIEP, UNESCO, Paris-Monitoring Education Quality in Africa

2008: Carleton University/World Bank, Canada- International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET)

2004: Mount Carmel Training Center (MTC), Israel- Entrepreneurship at a time of technological change


April 2012: Network of Network’s (NONIE) Meeting, Italy-presented poster

March 2012: UK Evaluation Society- presented poster

Jan 2012: Africa Evaluation Association(AFREA), Ghana –presented paper

2011: International Development Evaluation Associations (IDEAS), Jordan-presented

2010: European Evaluation Society (EES)-Czech Republic

2009: International Development Evaluation Association(IDEAS), made presentation

2009: African Evaluation Association (AFREA) , Egypt

2008: European Evaluation Society (EES), Portugal


•Evaluation Society of Kenya (ESK)

•International Development Evaluation
Associations (IDEAS).Member of the
Impact and Joint Evaluations IDEAS’
Thematic Interest Group (ITTIGs)

•African Evaluation Association (AFREA)

•South African Evaluation Association (SAMEA)

•European Evaluation Society (EES)

•UK Evaluation Society (EES)

•Network of Networks (NONIE)

Available for:
  • Job opportunities
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, Kikamb;Kiswahili .For French it is basic knowledge
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