Brooke East Africa Meal and Research Officer Jobs in Kenya

Brooke East Africa Meal and Research Officer Jobs in Kenya

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop a MEAL Plan for Brooke East Africa’s Strategic/Operation Plans, guided by Brooke’s MEAL framework, guidelines and processes

  • Track MEAL Scorecard and Indicators to demonstrate the effectiveness of programme interventions

  • Ensure baseline and evaluation surveys are conducted with high quality; including development of ToRs and tools, in collaboration with relevant Programme team members and Brooke UK MEAL team

  • Contribute to the development of annual Operational Plans to identify programme targets and ensure inclusion of MEAL activities

  • Update/review the MEAL Plan as per need

  • Coordinate all aspects of data collection, processing, analysis; using Brooke’s MEAL processes and system (Brooke-Check)

  • Undertake quality assurance processes of data such as completeness, validation; to ensure integrity and reliability of all Brooke East Africa data sets

  • Ensure MEAL data/information is well organized, presented and utilized to inform programmatic decisions and reporting

  • Ensure Brooke East Africa’s adherence and compliance to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Safeguarding policies in all aspects of Data Management

  • Use Brooke-Check and other relevant data processing systems, create and integrate graphics in reports and information products to help visualize data in a meaningful way

  • Ensure high-quality, timely preparation & dissemination of quarterly and annual reports - capturing progress, results and impact achieved in line with Brooke’s MEAL framework

  • Work closely with programme and communication teams, take lead in the collecting reporting data and information and documentation of case studies, success stories, etc.

  • Coordinate and create avenues for information sharing and learning for Brooke East Africa and Partners to promote cross-learning

  • Collate and document learnings and best practices emanating from reporting, share and learn sessions; and disseminate this information with Brooke East Africa and Partners

  • Actively participate, represent and support preparations for strategic forums and conferences to share & disseminate Brooke’s work using MEAL and Research information

  • Remain abreast of best practices in the fields of MEAL and research by consulting appropriate websites, and ensure that these are shared with both Brooke East Africa and Partner staff

  • Represent Brooke East Africa in Brooke global research team and forums

  • Continuously identify and explore opportunities for collaborative researches with Brooke East Africa Partners and strategic stakeholders (including government research institutions, to generate credible research information and evidence to inform programme and advocacy work.

  • Ensure all Brooke East Africa research work is conceptualized, planned and executed line with Brooke’s research policy and guidelines.

  • Ensure that research publications and other related outputs are professionally prepared, presented and disseminated to promote Brookes’ work and learning internally and externally.

  • Identify existing gaps
    in research and suggest appropriate trainings that will help seal in the gaps.

  • Establish/strengthen good rapport with government, universities and research institutions for purposes of collaborative researches or publications relevant to Brooke’s work.

  • Identify gaps and organize capacity building on MEAL and research for Brooke East Africa staff and partners to improve quality and utilization of MEAL and research data for effective programming, evidencing and reporting.

  • Provide technical guidance and support to Partners in planning and implementation of their Brooke Projects MEAL activities, data-based program decision-making, and results reporting; provide training as needed.

  • Provide technical guidance and support to Partners in planning and execution of Brooke funded research projects/activities, research-based program decision-making, and provide training as needed.

  • Receive and provide input/support to other officers whose jobs are interdependent with this role.

  • Supply reports, data and other required information to other parts of the organization as required.

  • Actively participate in team and/or staff meetings; adding value to the meeting agenda and discussions for the purpose of enhancing program effectiveness.

    Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or a related field from a reputable University.

  • At least 5-years of demonstrable experience and expertise in developing and coordinating Organizational and Project MEAL plans and activities.

  • Demonstrable experiencing in Leading Research work; and related fields of knowledge management, organizational learning, etc

  • High competency in development of MEAL frameworks; report and publications writing and reviews.

  • Excellent skills in collection, analysis, interpretation, visualization and presentation of complex data sets.

  • High proficiency in computer programs, especially Data analysis and Microsoft Office applications.

  • Experience in working with NGOs or Research Institutions.

  • Sharp analytical, organizational and documentation skills.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Ability to work well both independently and within teams.

  • Flexible, willing to grow professionally, learn new skills.

  • Can meet tight deadlines without compromising quality.

    How to Apply

  • All applications should be addressed to the undersigned on or before 8th May 2022, 00.00hrs.

  • For consideration, please send your application to:

    Recruiting officer
    Brooke East Africa
    P.O. Box 43220 – 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Or email:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Brooke is an equal opportunity employer.

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