The Oslo Center works in Kenya to promote democracy through the provision of technical expertise to institutions of democracy and governance such as political parties, parliament, regulatory bodies such as the election management bodies, and the registrar of political parties.

The Oslo Center is seeking to recruit a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Communication intern to contribute to its overall mission of the organization. In the daily work, the position will be part of the team in Kenya.

  1. Main Responsibilities

The intern shall provide support in the following roles and responsibilities.

Monitoring and Evaluation Support.

  • Support in the monitoring, inspection, and evaluation procedures.
  • Provide evaluation feedback on project and program design.
  • Support in the implementation of TOC’s M&E strategy.
  • Provide support at the proposal development and design stage of programs and projects for setting up the performance management framework and defined indicators to support the intended project objectives and goals.
  • Support in the management of TOC’s database system for monitoring and evaluation and generating periodic reports to inform and guide the program.
  • Assist in the development and/or finalization of the project Work Plan and keep it updated in accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant.
  • Support in all programmatic reporting to ensure evidence-based findings linked to impact, change, and learning.

Communication support

  • Support in the implementation of TOC’s communication and visibility plan.
  • Support in managing and updating the organization’s social media platform.
  • Create engaging and informative content for social media posts, including graphics and videos.
  • Engage with followers and respond to comments and messages on time.
  • Assist in developing and implementing social media campaigns to raise awareness about TOC’s projects and initiatives.
  • Provide support in analyzing social media metrics and preparing reports on the performance of social media campaigns.

2. Qualifications

The Oslo Center is looking for applicants with the following sets of qualifications.

  • Undergraduate degree – preferably in a directly related field, e.g. Monitoring and Evaluation, Communication, development studies, project management, operational research, statistics, mathematics, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability in data analysis or visualization tools, project design, monitoring, and evaluation of development activities.
  • Demonstrated ability in social media management.
  • Experience in developing performance management plans, results frameworks, and logical frameworks.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in monitoring and evaluating programs—including indicator development, study design, and data analysis—in multiple sectors.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying qualitative/participatory research methods. linking planning to M&E and results-based approaches.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their documents including a cover letter, Resume, and academic documents.

Application procedure

Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line**: MONITORING, EVALUATION, AND COMMUNICATION INTERN** on or before 22nd May 2024.

The Oslo Center seeks the intern to represent the general population, when it comes to both gender and cultural diversity. We therefore encourage women and people with minority backgrounds to apply for the position.