Grants and M&E Manager Vacancy November 2017

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Grants and M&E Manager vacancy

The Africa Yoga Project (AYP) is recruiting a Grants and M&E Manager. Leading our grants and M&E processes, this role will support our goals of increasing youth employability, fostering civic engagement, and building the wellbeing industry so that youth from marginalized communities earn a self-sustaining income as community leaders.

AYP’s mission is to educate, empower, elevate, and expand employability of youth in Africa using the transformational practice of yoga.

AYP is a values driven organization. Through our values we hold each other accountable in all that we do. Striving to live the organizational values forms a part of your commitment to being a member of AYP. Our core values are:

  • Being for each other
  • Speaking straight
  • Honoring commitments
  • Generously listening
  • Acknowledgement & appreciation

Location: This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.


The Grants and M&E Manager will (1) maintain existing relationships with institutional donors, (2) create new relationships with such donors, (3) maintain program monitoring processes, (4) provide program evaluation analyses, and (5) regularly share M&E learnings with the rest of the AYP team.

Job Description

  1. Maintain existing relationships with institutional donors
    1. Programmatic and financial reporting to existing donors
    2. Regularly scheduled checkups with donor points-of-contact
    3. Create and maintain a quarterly newsletter for institutional donors
  2. Create new relationships with institutional donors
    1. Apply to partnership opportunities with new institutional donors
    2. Network and attend donor events
  3. Maintain program monitoring processes
    1. Use existing tools (reports, database) to monitor programs delivery and participation
  4. Provide program evaluation analyses
    1. Monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual surveys of beneficiaries.
    2. Compilation of survey data into analysis
    3. Maintaining participation in existing research-sharing networks
  5. Regularly share M&E learnings with the rest of the AYP team
    1. To foster organizational learning from M&E data
    2. On monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual bases


  • Experience confronting unpredictable problems, creating resourceful solutions, and equipping a team to implement those solutions
  • Experience in designing program monitoring processes, in polling for research, or in market research
  • A strong grasp of social science research methods
  • Entrepreneurship or management experience is a plus
  • A personal interest in yoga and in growing your yoga practice!

To apply, please send a short cover letter and résumé to with “Grants and M&E Manager” in the subject line.

Africa Yoga Project delivers global wellbeing in and from Africa. We practice and teach Yoga with a deep conviction that the potential to change the world lives in each of us. Our bodies and minds must be connected in order to create lasting change. We deliver tools to bring wellbeing to the world, one body at a time.

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