Laterite Research Analyst - Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Kenya

Laterite Research Analyst - Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Kenya


  • Laterite is a data, research, and technical advisory firm that helps clients understand and analyze complex development challenges. We work with universities, global think tanks, international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations, and government ministries and agencies.

  • We are looking for Research Analyst to focus on nutrition- and gender-sensitive agriculture projects. Previous experience working on gender, nutrition, or agriculture projects, as well as with Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, are a plus.

    Project Management & Coordination responsibilities

  • Develop and manage tasks and timelines and report to Embedded Research Advisor on progress, issues, and potential causes of delay;

  • Convene internal team meetings with Laterite and relevant stakeholders to review and coordinate the implementation of ME&L activities;

  • Provide administrative support, as needed, to the management team – including financial, budgetary, HR and related tasks;

    Technical responsibilities

  • Synthesize information from existing evidence, secondary data and government policies;

  • Provide technical support to strengthen client’s internal M&E systems and capabilities;

  • Contribute to all steps of monitoring and evaluation activities, from research design to final analysis and write-ups of quantitative and qualitative research;

  • Document tools, processes and best practices to facilitate the accumulation and dissemination of ME&L knowledge; and,

  • Draft reports and project deliverables to communicate findings. Contribute to writing policy briefs, reports, blog posts, and academic articles

    Profile

    Our future colleague has:

  • A postgraduate degree (Masters or above) in
    Economics, Econometrics, Development Research, or in one of Laterite’s core sectors;

  • At least 2 years of experience on development, ME&L or impact evaluations. Experience in Agriculture, Gender or Nutrition projects is strongly preferred;

  • Outstanding technical and analytical skills: proficiency in STATA is a must (R and/or Python are a plus)

    Additionally, we welcome:

  • Motivation to work in social and economic research in Sub-Saharan Africa;

  • Experience working with at least one ODK-based platform (such as SurveyCTO, ODK, CommCare)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; Working knowledge of Swahili and/or French is a strong plus;

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, self-motivation and drive to flourish in a fast-paced environment, where timelines can often be unpredictable.

  • An eye for detail and the ability to thrive by taking ownership and initiative.

  • Experience living and working in low-income countries

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Laterite Research Analyst - Monitoring and Evaluation Jobs in Kenya


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