27 Mar 2020

Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant (Grade O – Project Management) at I Choose Life – Africa

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I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) is a leading Kenyan NGO registered in 2004. ICL works using the Quadra Helix Model of partnering with the Government of Kenya, through the Ministries of Health, Education, Agriculture, Youth Affairs and Vision 2030 among others, Corporates, Universities and Civil Society Organisations, to design interventions to solve problems

Role Summary

Reporting to Database Specialist, the MEL Assistant plays a pivotal role of ensuring accurate, consistent, and quality data submission into MEL Database. The MEL Assistant will support the MEL Coordinators on data entry and management activities for Nyanza (Kisumu, Siaya, Migori, Homabay and Kisii) and Western (Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma and Busia) Regions

In addition, the MEL Assistant is expected to contribute fully to the overall objectives of the KCDMS activity, conducting him/herself in a proper manner at all times as a representative of the program, and is responsible for the safe keeping and care of program assets assigned to his/her care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Support the MEL Coordinators in Western and Nyanza regions in the voluminous data entry work and in doing so comply with data integrity and security policies.
  • Reviewing data for errors and correcting any inconsistencies, incompatibilities, obtaining further information and ensuring complete entries.
  • Support in updating grantee files with field monitoring reports, committed targets, quarterly results against targets, completed data forms etc
  • Respond to queries for information and access relevant files.
  • Support grantee MEL staff to record and manage accurate data.
  • Assist with compilation of timely, accurate and complete data reports.
  • Assist in supportive supervision for data collection and entry during the surveys.
  • Support on-site training on data entry and reporting for grantees.
  • Conduct site visits as required, for troubleshooting data issues.
  • Assist with data quality assurance (DQA).
  • The MEL Assistant shall undertake any other duties assigned by the senior MEL team members.

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications and Competencies

  • A diploma or a degree in social Science, quantitative field or any other relevant field.
  • At least two years’ experience in M&E and evaluation data entry activities
  • Knowledge of MS Excel is required
  • Strong Data management skills.
  • Proficiency in computer packages for generating and analysing reports.
  • Experience in use of visual analytics tools is an added advantage.
  • Intermediate Excellent typing speed and accuracy.
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to details.
  • Ability to observe strict confidentiality.
  • Organization skills, with an ability to stay focused on assigned tasks.
  • Ability to work with minimal or no supervision

RTI does not permit any payment requests demanded during any part of the hiring process.  If such requests are made, please report it to the RTI Ethics Office via [email protected]  Any candidate making any payment will be disqualified from consideration for future employment with RTI.

      Method of Application

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Closing Date : 26 May, 2020


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