CARE Data Analyst, Research and Knowledge Management Jobs in Kenya

CARE Data Analyst, Research and Knowledge Management Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary & Purpose:

The CARE Kenya’s Adolescent Empowerment Program aims at effectively empowering marginalized adolescent girls expand life choices through access to quality learning; equip them with knowledge and skills to be engaged citizens in the 21st Century.

The program will use a multi sectoral approach to lifelong learning to capitalize on opportunities to learn about the intersection of quality education, life and leadership skills development, adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ARSH), economic empowerment and utilization of Information, Communication and Technological (ICT) to support and enhance learning.

The purpose of the Data analyst, Research and Knowledge management Coordinator is to analyze data and Coordinate MERL activities to ensure the Program achieves its goals and corresponding objectives and targets.

In addition, s/he will provide data management support to the Data management Officers on a day to day basis, help strengthen data checks and ensure data is of high quality.

S/he will support project officers to carry out onsite data verifications and drive the learning agenda (generating evidence, documentation of innovations and their outcomes at all levels) of the project.

S/he will support the Regional Program Manager in the MERL activities to ensure effective and efficient project implementation.

S/he will lead in planning and implementation of all project MERL activities and evaluation, develop tools and conduct monitoring visits as well as coordinate the MERL activities during the mid-term and end of project evaluation ensuring indicators are tracked.

S/he will design and execute project monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems and tools.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate MERL to ensure the Program achieves its goals and corresponding objectives and targets
  • Oversee the update and implementation of the Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP), MEAL framework to capture Program performance and results, including routine service delivery data reporting, mid and end line assessments, and all monitoring for process/fidelity of implementation and outcome evaluations
  • Lead tools the development, testing, and management of data capture systems and oversee data flow pattern for the Program that will ensure timely data collection and reporting
  • Lead results reporting by providing written documentation on MERL activities and indicator results for progress, Monthly, bi annual and annual reports, as appropriate
  • Ensure high-quality implementation, consistent with CARE/Donors monitoring and evaluation guidelines, protocols, information and reporting systems
  • Lead strategic collaboration activities with key stakeholders to learn from Program data and adapt interventions as appropriate
  • Lead efforts to utilize training monitoring systems to track and monitor trainers and participants at training events to facilitate follow-up and documentation
  • Use data to contribute towards strategic decision-making, Knowledge management, sharing best practices and program planning with program team
  • Oversee and/or conduct targeted evaluations, including design, support in data collection, management and analysis
  • Ensuring data is entered, analyzed, documented and written, and disseminated
  • Promote and support the dissemination of
  • Program information among the Program team
    Work with program and financial staff to prepare/review and
    track progress of Program
  • Coordinate and Supervise all MERL capacity-building activities with Program staff and implementing partners
  • Lead in the recruitment and management of the consultants responsible for undertaking project evaluations
  • Lead in development of research protocols and seeking for ethical review and approval
  • Lead in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, Longitudinal tracking of beneficiaries, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation
  • Lead in processing and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, MS Access, N-vivo, EPI Data
  • Providing adequate data management support to the project while ensuring that data is of highest quality and there is evidence of adequate support documentation
  • Strengthen CAREs performance in Girls Education, Economic Empowerment and Sexual Reproductive Health and related innovations Programming and perform other duties as assigned

    Education:
  • Degree in statistics, Monitoring and evaluation, Project Management and planning, social sciences or related field or equivalent experience. b) Master’s degree is an added advantage.

    Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating INGO and Education sector development Programs
  • Strong inter-personal, professional and Diplomacy Skills with donors and other key stakeholders(NGOs, CSOs, and the private sector)
  • Experience in Adolescent Sexual and reproductive health, Financial literacy, Women Empowerment and educational programming
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation
  • Strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple programs in both the public and NGO sectors
  • Experience in and understanding of relevant donor frameworks and reporting systems
  • Strong technical skills with the ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages,( SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, MS Access)
  • Good working Knowledge of mobile data collection tools (-ODK, KOBO Collect, E- recording).
  • Demonstrate outstanding Coordination, leadership, strategic thinking, organizational team-building and representation skills
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific Program contexts k) Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)

    Other Skills and Competencies
  • Data and information presentation, facilitation and communication skills
  • Strong mentorship and partnership skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Analytical capacity
  • High professional integrity and Moral Character

    How to Apply:
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 3rd October 2019
  • For the detailed job descriptions and how to apply, please visit our careers page at; www.care.or.ke
  • For more information and job application details, see; CARE Data Analyst, Research and Knowledge Management Jobs in Kenya

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