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.

    Main Objective

  • 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.

    Qualifications/Skills Required

  • 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

  • kenya.jobs@acted.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.

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    Please note:

  • 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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