ACAPS Information Analyst Jobs in Kenya

ACAPS Information Analyst Jobs in Kenya

Acaps’ Analysis Work

ACAPS provides analytical support to the humanitarian community responding to humanitarian crises. Products are designed to inform response programming, awareness raising, advocacy, and decision making, with an emphasis on uncovering barriers to the response, and identifying gaps and priority areas (both sectoral and geographic).

ACAPS is in continuous contact with operational organizations and other stakeholders to provide analytical products that directly support the needs of humanitarian community.

ACAPS’ product portfolio includes regular and non-regular reports, including humanitarian needs analysis, thematic analysis, and anticipatory analysis.


Secondary data analysis and crisis monitoring

  • Review all assessments, reports and information products on humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa to understand the information landscape and current gaps.

  • Contribute to the establishment and maintenance of the team’s information management systems and ensure that internal and external needs for information are processed in a structured and efficient manner. This includes maintenance of ACAPS’ internal monitoring tracking sheet.

  • Ensure that crisis monitoring feeds into the design of analytical products.

  • Support the overall informational needs of the response through the compilation, synthesis, and analysis of relevant qualitative and quantitative information.

  • Contribute to the creation of tools to facilitate the ongoing analysis and sharing of data and information that support evidence-based decision making.

    Analytical products

  • Lead the design and delivery of multi-sector and thematic analytical products, which includes all phases of analysis production, such as ideation, research, and drafting, and coordinating technical support from other teams within ACAPS.

  • This may include leading on in-depth thematic research, ad-hoc briefing notes, and anticipatory analysis, depending on analysis needs and team priorities.

  • Support other team members with the development of analysis products.

    Strategic external collaboration

  • In close coordination with the
    Team Leader and Senior Analyst, support the expansion of ACAPS’ network and outreach in Nairobi, with regional stakeholders relevant for the work of ACAPS’ analysis team, including regional humanitarian working groups and analysis actors.

  • Identify relevant spaces and interested audiences for ACAPS to present its analysis.

  • Travel in East Africa for stakeholder outreach, if needed.

  • Any other tasks which are jointly agreed upon may be added to the job description, as per the project needs.

    Required skills, knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research and mixed analysis methods and ease with handling large amounts of quantitative and qualitative data.

  • Written clarity, including ability to analyse complex concepts and synthetize information.

  • Previous experience (3 years) in research, analysis, information management, advocacy, or other relevant experience in the humanitarian sector or related fields (development, international relations, social science, etc).

  • Ability and confidence to make judgment calls when interpreting ambiguous data.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of emergency preparedness, response, and early recovery.

  • Demonstrated understanding of needs assessments in humanitarian crisis.

  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining professional networks.

  • Fluent written and spoken English. Any other languages spoken in East Africa are an asset (e.g. Amharic, Somali).

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; ACAPS Information Analyst Jobs in Kenya

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