One Acre Fund Rwanda MEL Impact Ventures Analyst Jobs

One Acre Fund Rwanda MEL Impact Ventures Analyst Jobs

About the Role

  • You will report to the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Deputy Director and IV Director as a team member of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Department. The MEL Department at One Acre Fund operates as an in-house research department, and results are used to inform program decisions and rigorously understand impact.

  • We are looking for an impact evaluator or field research professional to join our team as an MEL Analyst in Kigali, Rwanda. You will use data to improve our operations, develop a deputy, and coordinate our research activities across multiple programs and teams. You will contribute to make informed decisions for our long-term strategy by working with leadership and the Impact Venture (IV) team in Rwanda.


  • Design studies, run field testing of survey instruments, and advise different Business Units on trial design and MEL requirements.

  • Improve data collection efficiency to drive MEL survey cost down.

  • Analyze data to draw early and final conclusions and write reports with recommended actions. Help Business Unit make strategic decisions on when/how to amend, scale or pull back, or stop a venture entirely based on the evidence.

  • Work with the field teams to ensure MEL results and recommendations are understood and acted upon.

  • Manage the local MEL team including a Field Coordinator, MEL Specialists, and Data Manager which support a team of about 40 enumerators. You will:

  • Mentor field staff on best practices in MEL execution through field visits, meetings, and training programs.

  • Build capacity for analysis staff on
    MEL design and rigorous analysis.

  • Manage the main MEL activities in the field, with an eye to "perfect" quality standard.

  • Quality–control and management of data collection processes.

  • Oversee the hiring and development of MEL staff.

  • Shape organizational strategy based on MEL results in collaboration with leadership and IV team.

  • Coordinate MEL tasks with the Government Relation team to ensure its design and methodology are aligned.

    Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance.

  • We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


  • Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for.

    For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Academic or professional experience in field–based MEL or data collection, designing and implementing evaluations or research, and analyzing findings.

  • Masters degrees in Public Policy, International Development, Statistics, Economics, or a related field of study preferred.

  • Quantitative skills with experience with statistical software (Stata, R).

  • Logical and structured thinking skills with a clear and compelling written communication style.

  • Experience building staff capacity. Organizational, coordination skill-set. Leadership experience at work and an enthusiasm for learning and growth.

    Language: English required. Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, or French are also useful.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Rwanda MEL Impact Ventures Analyst Jobs

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