Data Job in Kenya

Closing
date: January 11, 2021

Main
Purpose of the Job

Support the Programs in all project design, implementation, documentation /
archiving and monitoring to ensure quality and efficiency in programming.

Key
relationships to the role:

Internal: Program Managers, NAWIRI Project coordinator, NAWIRI head of office
and other technical units within NAWIRI, Finance unit staff and Head of
Programs

External: Existing and new partners, CSOs, funding partners, government
institutions communities, visitors and other actors.

Duties
and Responsibilities:

  • Support in
    digital data collection application building both for surveys and case
    management.

  • Collect,
    compile and analyze data and reports and create consolidated progress
    reports.

  • Support
    establishment of data collection systems within programs when requested
    and review existing data collection tools on a regular basis.

  • Maintain
    an updated and robust projects data base.

  • Develop
    tools, dashboards or other platforms to capture, analyze, present and
    disseminate projects information and evidences of impacts to internal and
    external stakeholders

  • Facilitate
    capacity building of staff on technical data management issues through
    trainings, on Job Training and technical backstopping.

  • Review
    monitoring reports and assess interim impacts and causes of potential
    bottlenecks in implementation.

  • Develop
    baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.

  • With
    collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management
    information systems and agree on any required changes, support and
    resources.

  • Support
    the staff in mobile data collection; using Kobo Collect, CommCare and any
    other digital apps recommended by the donor.

  • Assist in
    management and development of effective and sustainable feedback
    mechanisms to Caritas Marsabit from program beneficiaries/stakeholders.

  • Ensure
    relevant, timely, and quality support to the program staff on assessments
    and evaluations; i.e. support in developing the survey tools, data
    analysis, visualization and report writing.

  • Prepare accurate
    and timely reporting and learning, contributing to knowledge that informs
    decision making for Caritas Marsabit and other stakeholders.

  • Support
    documentation and dissemination of key findings stemming from monitoring,
    assessment, and other learning activities. Track and ensure organized,
    comprehensive electronic filing of documented findings/analyses.

  • When
    appropriate/applicable, facilitate and participate in information sharing
    opportunities among Caritas Marsabit stakeholders.

  • Ensure
    utilization of appropriate reporting templates that facilitate the
    acquisition and aggregation of data.

  • Project
    monitoring to ensure that implementation of activities is being done in
    accordance with donor agreement and timelines.

  • Support
    project evaluation and learning i.e. surveys, baselines, evaluations,
    joint projects monitoring and reviews / lessons learning workshops/events.

Academic
and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Applied statistics

Relevant
working experience / skills and competencies:

  • At least
    three (3) years exposure and experience in working with development fields
    such as health and nutrition programming.

  • Prior
    exposure and experience implementing formative research methodologies.

  • Proven
    monitoring and evaluation skills in randomized controlled trials

  • Proficient
    in the use of statistical software (STATA,SPSS or R),Tableau and Excel

  • Computer
    literacy i.e. proficient in MS Office, with strong skills in MS Excel, MS
    Access, MS word, Power point.

  • Excellent
    knowledge of statistics, survey and assessment methodologies and
    experience in combined qualitative and quantitative research methods.

  • Excellent
    research, writing, communication and analytical skills.

  • Strong
    organizational and time management skills and ability to deliver under
    tight timelines.

How to
Apply

Caritas Marsabit is an
equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified candidates to apply not
later than 
11thJanuary 2021.

The application should
contain attachments of; one-page cover letter, updated CV with clear details of
a daytime telephone contact, email address, names and addresses of three
referees. **

All applications should
be addressed to:

The Director, Caritas
Marsabit,

P. O Box 62 – 60500,

Marsabit,

and submitted via email
address
([email protected]).

NOTES:

  • The job title of the position
    applied for should form part of the subject matter of the email.

  • Only short-listed candidates
    will be contacted.

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