SoCha LLC Nutrition Specialist Jobs in Kenya

SoCha LLC Nutrition Specialist Jobs in Kenya


Company profile

  • SoCha (a word created by combining the terms Social and Change) is an independent
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (ME&L) firm that provides bespoke solutions to social challenges.

  • We are a veteran-owned small business, registered in the United States, and headquartered in Mauritius, which is an IT hub
    for Southern Hemisphere international organizations.

  • SoCha is structured to be nimble and flexible, where we can rapidly respond to evaluative and analytical requests globally and have a well-established network across Africa and Asia.

  • Since our inception in 2010, we have grown from a consortium of globally recognized experts who specialize in evaluating the effectiveness of development assistance, to a full-fledged ME&L services firm that specializes in advancing innovative methodologies and changing the way donors find solutions to social problems.

    Background

  • To support USAID/Kenya East Africa (KEA) to align programming toward promoting self-reliance outcomes, SoCha LLC has recently been awarded and will implement a two-year (optional three-year) mission support program to enable USAID to pivot into this journey to self-reliance (J2SR).

  • To support this journey, the
    J2SR program will support USAID/KEA to understand context, align programs, collect data, understand complexity, and apply learning to program adaptation.

    Scope of Work

  • The MSP program, implemented by SoCha LLC, seeks a consultant to serve as a short-term
    nutrition specialist to support and advice on remote monitoring of USAID activities being implemented by its partners in specific counties in Kenya.

  • The consultant will be contracted by SoCha and will report directly to the M&V Manager and/or the designated Team Leader.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The consultant will support the team leader in undertaking the following tasks

    ● Undertake a desk review of implementing partner’s reports

    ● Support
    planning and coordination of remote site visit process.

    ● Support in developing activity scope of work

    ● Support in the development of methodology and data collection tools

    ● Provide oversight on qualitative and quantitative data analysis for nutrition-related monitoring

    ● Write high-quality reports inclusive of sound and robust data collection

    ● Partake in presentation of findings to USAID and other invested stakeholders

    ● Co-facilitate briefing/meetings with USAID and partner staff on findings.

    ● Participate in regular check-in calls with USAID staff, as required.

    Deliverables

    The following deliverables will be required

    ● Input on the monitoring scope of work and methodology

    ● Nutrition-related monitoring tools

    ● Quantitative and qualitative data analysis

    ● High-level report on nutrition outcomes

    ● Presentation of findings to USAID and other relevant stakeholders

    Minimum qualifications and experience

    ● Minimum of post-graduate qualifications in nutrition, food sciences, public health or related fields
    (specialized training in nutrition is required)

    ● Five to eight years of progressively responsible experience in the area of nutrition

    ● Experience working on or with USAID projects is preferred

    ● Experience in writing high quality reports.

    ● Experience in dissemination to high level stakeholders.

    ● Strong communication skills, excellent client relations.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; SoCha LLC Nutrition Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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