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Plantwise M&E Data Collection Assistant Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Plantwise M&E Data Collection Assistant, CABI Africa 
Established over loo years ago, CABI is a not-for-profit science-based development and information organization. 

CABI improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. 

Our mission and direction is influenced by our member countries who guide the activities undertaken. 

These include scientific publishing, development projects and research, and microbial services. 

Our activities are based principally in 2 major sites in the UK and 5 scientific centres globally. 

Plantwise is a global programme, led by CABI, to increase food security and improve rural livelihoods by reducing crop losses. 

Sustainable networks of plant clinics provide farmers with practical plant health advice, reinforced by the Plantwise Knowledge Bank, an online gateway to plant health information. 

Working in close partnership with relevant actors, Plantwise strengthens national plant health systems, enabling countries to provide farmers with the knowledge they need to lose less of what they grow and feed more. 

CABI Africa implements research and development projects across sub-Saharan Africa. 

The job holder will support CABI Country Coordinators (CCCs) in fulfilling their standard monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tasks. 

He/she will link with the CABI country teams in Africa. 

The work activities will be focussed on the use of the Plantwise Online Management System (POMS), ensuring that all available plant clinic data and administrative information are promptly uploaded and correctly stored in the POMS and analysed for improved decision making. 

The successful candidate will also conduct periodic, simple data analyses to produce summaries and reports on programme operations to facilitate milestone updates

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a first degree and/or MSc in agriculture or social science.

He/ she should have experience in data collection, management and analysis.

The candidate should have a broad understanding of agriculture and project implementation.

The person should be highly motivated, organized and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

For a copy of the full Candidate Brief please go
 under reference number 39/2015.

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating how they meet the requirements of the Candidate Brief and detailed curriculum vitae, with names and full addresses of 3 referees.

Applications should be emailed to

Please note closing date for receipt of applications by email is 31 May 2015

Please see our website for further details.

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