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Data Assistant Job in Kenya

IMS/ Data Assistant

Responsibilities: 

R1. Designing, planning & implementing of strategies for data collection & storage, analysis & sharing:

  • Responsible for all projects database. She/he will work closely with the MEAL officer to support in designing databases on project activities/beneficiaries and assist in updating regularly the database according to the project requirements.
  • In collaboration with the MEAL Officer make recommendations about the methods the projects should use to collect, analyze and manage data to improve data quality and the efficiency of data systems.
  • Manage the Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) by ensuring accurate data entry into the incident recorder, clean up, storage and system maintenance including troubleshooting.
  • Ensure accurate data entry of new information into the beneficiary database and regularly update, maintain existing database system records
  • Strengthen and maintain networks with other Protection partners in Kakuma by attending GBV and GBVIMS working group meetings to help analyze GBV trends, findings and best practices.
  • Ensure timely sharing of GBVIMS line data on a monthly basis to the, MEAL Officer, Protection TL and UNHCR focal point for consolidation.
  • Ensure all SGBV data (GBV survivors’ data, NFI distribution data, persons reached in various activities) is AGD (Age, Gender and Diversity) disaggregated, entered into the GBVIMS/beneficiary data base and safely stored;
  • Assist the SGBV Response and Prevention teams in creating awareness on SGBV in Kakuma by participating and documenting campaigns, referrals and focus group discussions
  • Support in conducting assessments and community visits as needed, facilitate focus groups and other qualitative data collection exercises.
  • Conduct all field data collection through mobile data collection for quantitative data and paper forms for qualitative data. – ensure tablets and phones to be used for assessments are charged before commencement of assessment exercises. 
  • Assist the MEAL officer in conducting data analysis and providing inputs, information and statistics for monthly, quarterly, annual and other reports for all projects to the supervisor;

R2. Design and Implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Plans:

  • Participate in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluations of program activities in accordance with the LEAP framework
  • In close liaison with the MEAL Officer, support in short-term M&E evaluators and experts as required.
  • Under the direction of the MEAL Officer, support research and study activities on M&E related issues.
  • Conduct community visits, focus group discussions with beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries to receive feedback on project activities
  • Maintain and document the Complains and feedback received and ensure a timely and appropriate follow-up or referral if needed

R3. Report Writing & Documentation:

  • Assist in ensuring the Indicator performance tracking tool is updated monthly for all projects by the project team.
  • Assist in compiling and submitting monthly program reports to the MEAL officer
  • Assist in the preparation of the sector’s operation plans/work plans & reviews
  • Assist in preparing relevant reports as needed
  • Assist to maintaining a clear and transparent filing system 
  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor

Experience and technical competencies:  

  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience within the field of data and monitoring and evaluation; 
  • Working in the field of Livelihoods/Self- reliance, Protection, SGBV, Social Work, Child Protection preferred
  • Experience in working with protection information management systems such as GBVIMS, CPIMS
  • Experience in participatory assessments and community-based monitoring approaches; 
  • Clear understanding of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS);
  • Experience with capacity building of staff, and in convening and facilitating trainings and workshops 
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Word, Excel Power Point, and other Statistical software
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills (English) 
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Previous work experience in hardship areas or emergency setting.

Education:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics/Information management Sciences and a background in Protection/GBV M & E.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.  

DRC’s Core competencies: 

  • Striving for excellence: you focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: you take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: you act in line with our vision and values.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council on drc.ngo to apply

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