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CARE International in Kenya is looking for well organized and highly motivated individuals who are result - oriented to fill the following positions:
Job Title: Assistant Data Analyst – Voucher 

(3 Positions)

Ref: ADA/11/2015

Department / Project: Logistics / RAP

Supervisor: Data Analysis Officer - Voucher
Location / Duty Station: Dadaab

Grade: E Band 3

Job Summary:
 Reporting to the Data Analysis Officer-Voucher, the Assistant Data Analyst-Voucher will supervise collection of data from WFP contracted vendors in his/her respective camp. 

He/she is directly involved in mapping of vendors and will be expected to collect, analyze data and generate timely reports.
Responsibilities and Tasks
R1: Traders mapping exercise
  • 1.1 Participate in mapping of WFP contracted traders in respective markets
  • 1.2 Effectively use the data (provided by WFP) of all the traders that sell food commodities in the refugee camps and Dadaab town for mapping.
  • 1.3 Electronically map out the location of the markets in the camps
  • 1.4 Electronically map out the exact location and assign a unique code to each of the contracted trader.
R2: Monitoring and reporting
  • 2.1 Conduct periodic market monitoring utilizing tools, guidelines and a schedule provided by WFP.
  • 2.2 Draft and provide detailed and timely market monitoring reports based on guidelines provided by WFP.
  • 2.3 Share trader information with the supervisor.
  • 2.4 Regularly participate in WFP monthly food coordination meetings, interagency forums and regular meetings with market committees
R3: Staff Management
  • 3.1 Train Voucher Monitors (Refugee Community Workers) under his supervision on collection of data from vendors.
  • 3.2 Supervise the Voucher Monitors while collecting data in the field.
  • 3.3 Manage performance of teams under his/her supervision.
R4: Traders Training
  • 4.2 Periodically organize for traders training in consultation with the Logistics Officer-Voucher.
  • 4.2 Update traders on any compliance requirement expected by the government and WFP.
  • 4.3 Facilitate trader meetings and discussions on best practices in business forums to share challenges and experiences.
  • Spending Authority: N/A
  • Supervision: 10 Refugee Community Workers (voucher monitors)
  • Decision Making: Normal decisions related to the responsibilities of the position and supervision of incentive Workers
Contacts / Key Relations
  • External: Work with Agencies involved in GFD voucher operation at camp level. WFP, UNHCR, WFP contracted Traders and Food Advisory Committee (FAC) and other implementing agencies
  • Internal: CARE staff in other sectors
Working Conditions
The position is based in Dadaab (Ifo or Dagahaley camps), as well as any other extension camps and program sites. 

This is a non-family working station. Hot weather is prevalent throughout the year with limited basic amenities. 

Road movement between duty station and Garissa as well as inter-camp movement must be under police escort (scheduled convoys), with strict adherence to safety and security instructions all the time. It is a six days work station with a compensatory time off according to CTO policy.
The incumbent shall reside in the CARE compound while executing official duties and shall obey and adhere to residential compound regulations.

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences
  • 2 years of relevant working experience
  • A diploma in statistics with 3 years of experience will be considered.
  • Certificate: SPSS/STATA Certificate and Microsoft Office application
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, qualitative research skills – market analysis and programme design.
  • Knowledge of SPSS/STATA and advanced application of excel spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of programme design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize activities per needs.
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of HAP-I and other accountability frameworks.
How to Apply
If you feel you meet the requirements for this position, send your application letter indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV with email and telephone contacts of three professional referees to: 

The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya,

to be received not later than 25th November, 2015.

Kindly do not attach any certificates/scanned documents to your application
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

N.B: The interested applicants must indicate their expected remuneration level.

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