Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

World Bicycle Relief


About Us

World Bicycle Relief empowers communities in rural regions around the world to thrive with life-changing bicycles. We envision a world where distance is no longer a barrier to education, health services, and economic opportunity. A catalyst for change, World Bicycle Relief helps people in need realize their goals by providing a tool that will support them to access these critical services. Equipped with a purpose-designed Buffalo Bicycle from World Bicycle Relief, students, health workers and entrepreneurs in low-income regions create opportunities for themselves, their families, and entire communities.

We are a mission-driven, global not-for-profit that manages a highly refined bicycle supply chain from design through final distribution. World Bicycle Relief uses an innovative business model to create sustainable bicycle ecosystems. Through World Bicycle Relief’s 501(c)3, we provide transport solutions to those who cannot afford them, and through Buffalo Bicycle Limited, we sell the rugged Buffalo Bicycle and spare parts. Buffalo Bicycle Limited also offers users repair and maintenance services via a retail network of shops and local mechanics. WBR has distributed over 760,000 fit-for-purpose bicycles and trained 2,700+ community-based mechanics. Girls with Buffalo Bicycles are 19% less likely to drop out of school; dairy farmers earn 23% more income; and health workers reach 88% more patients.

Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant

Purpose of the Job:

 The Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant is a member of the Programs, Strategic Information & Innovation team. The position will support all Program, SII and Sales quantitative and qualitative research activities contributing to sustainable impact of the bicycle.

 Description of Tasks / Key Performance Areas:


  • Conduct focus group discussion and key informant interviews in support of M&E activities, treating all field materials with care and confidentiality
  • Support identification and capturing of human-interest stories and success stories showcasing the power of the bicycle
  • Transcribe key informant interviews and focus group discussion transcripts, assist with analysis

 Data collection and entry:

  • Support team data collection including extracting data from field reports and registers, administering questionnaires and contacting program participants for specific data requests
  • Support roll out and use of mobile data collection platform ODK, KoboCollect and TaroWorks for M&E.
  • Responsible for program data entry and transcription, ensuring data collected are accurate, complete and submitted in a timely manner and in the correct format
  • Clean data, perform data-quality checks and ensure feedback to the relevant staff if issues arise.

Program Support, Documentation, Reporting and Communication

  • Assist with compilation of PowerPoints or other reports under the guidance of the M&E Manager.
  • Assist with program implementation field activities as necessary e.g. community-based structures’ trainings; participant selection.
  • Assist with documentation of key learnings from WBR programmes.
  • File and document field materials, such as forms, reports and participant registers/contracts.
  • Attend and facilitate meetings and program follow ups as required.
  • Organize and coordinate field asset collection visits for communications, media and research as required
  • Support any other duties/responsibilities necessary for the successful implementation and functioning of WBR Program and M&E activities.

Job Specifications:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in social development, economics, international development, public health, demography or related discipline.
  • Experience working on research projects including data collection, in-depth interviews and focus groups in local language and entering data.
  • Computer skills and experience using MS Excel, Outlook and Access
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Self-motivated and following current M&E concepts and trends.
  • Excellent administration, communication and management skills
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Dynamism, independence, creativity
  • Fluency in English required

Internal/External Relationships:

Working conditions:

Interested persons to apply not later than 16th April 2024 using the link below.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.