Mercy Corps NGO Partner Evaluation Assistants Jobs in Kenya
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps began working in Kenya in 2008 to address the societal wounds following the 2007 postelectionConduct market research, analyze market trends on youth employment and technology;
Conduct desk research to map out early stage tech enhanced businesses that are creating new employment opportunities
Prepare market briefs of priority sectors based on market research conducted
Conduct initial assessment of pitch decks and company financial statements
Conduct initial assessment of job creation potential
Prepare an investment memo of companies reviewed for internal purposes
Engagement Execution Support
Conduct initial review of the due diligence information gathered to determine accuracy and
Consolidate and organize due diligence documents
Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;
Other duties as assigned.
As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.
Accountability to Beneficiaries
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and
evaluation of our field projects.
Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues. Supervisory Responsibility
Reports Directly To: Partnerships Manager
Works Directly With: Partnerships Manager, Investment Analyst
Knowledge and Experience
This is an entry level position but 1- 2 years’ experience working in business, financial and/or technology analysis in the banking, technology, business support or NGO sectors is preferred
Prior exposure to grant application assessment exercises
Demonstrated aptitude for analytics and quantitative problem-solving
Advanced skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Good writing and presentation skills
Passion for youth employment programming and financial analysis
The ideal candidate should have the willingness to learn, improve and take feedback positively. S/he should be organized and possess good judgement.
The ability to work effectively with people at all levels in the project is crucial.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit a Cover Letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a
recent supervisor) to [email protected] on or before 17th August, 2018.
The email subject line must clearly show the job title.
Applications without an appropriate subject heading will be automatically disqualified.
Please do not attach any certificates.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NB: We do not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process
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