REACH Assessment Officer Jobs in Kenya
REACH Assessment Officer Jobs in Kenya We are looking for experienced self-driven and self-oriented professionals to fill the position of an Assessment Officer based in Nairobi- Kenya.
Under the supervision of the REACH Country Coordinator, the REACH Assessment Officer will be responsible for the management and implementation of assessments, including preparation, implementation and follow-up, and ensure sufficient quality and compliance with internal procedures. He/she will also be responsible for related logistics, partner coordination, reporting and finance requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
Independently designing and implementing REACH assessment strategy and methodology and corresponding analytical frameworks;
Ensuring the writing of timely and accurate assessment reports, briefs and factsheets with integration of cluster and/or partner feedback;
Provide information management support through in-depth data analysis, technical training development, macro development, IM platform management, and/or geo-referencing, when possible.
Manage project timeframes and assessment schedules and work with field staff to design and implement REACH assessment procedures;
Supporting the development/revision of assessment/programme strategies, reports or new proposals;
Liaising with programme staff of other ACTED departments to ensure close coordination is maintained;
Under the supervision of REACH Country Coordinator, external representation of REACH with Donors, Partners and the wider Aid Community through clusters and sectoral working groups;
Coordinate timely and accurate reporting to REACH Country Coordinator
Managing of REACH assessment field staff to ensure a smooth and timely implementation of activities;
Ensuring that assessment strategies are implemented in a structured and coherent manner in line with project and strategic objectives;
Coordinating and ensuring timely data collection, analysis and, in partnership with GIS/DB team, mapping of datasets and ensuring that all collected data are geo-reference
Any other duties as may be assigned.
Degree in relevant discipline: development studies, economics, social science, political sciences, international relations or equivalent;
At least 3 years of relevant working experience humanitarian settings;
At least 2 years of leading assessments and research cycles independently
Significant previous experience in monitoring and evaluation, research or information management;
Proficiency of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint;
Experience with mobile data collection (ODK, ONA, KOBO);
Proven excellent analytical skills;
Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting in English;
Ability to operate SPSS, STATA, R or related statistical software is an asset;
Knowledge of the Adobe Suite, particularly Illustrator and InDesign is an asset;
Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
Familiarity with the aid system.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document i.e. the cover letter being on the first page and the CV starting on the second page, detailing three work related referees and contacts to
firstname.lastname@example.org and received on or before 5.00PM on 19th June 2020 with the subject line as; APPLICATION FOR ASSESSMENT OFFICER. Note that applications sent without this exact subject line will not be considered.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Selection will be on rolling basis and ACTED reserves the right to hire before the deadline.
ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment.
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