Evidence Coordinator Job in Kenya

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Evidence Coordinator Job in Kenya

Job Title: Evidence Coordinator

Sector: Research & Development

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: USD 67,163.84 – 77,388.99 Salary

Job Description

Applications from other areas where IRC is located also considered.

Job Overview:

The Evidence Coordinator works within the Data & Evidence Team with oversight from the INEE Director to build upon and strengthen the EiE evidence base and data ecosystem.

The Evidence Coordinator, who is hired and hosted by the International Rescue Committee, works as a member of the INEE Secretariat. All core functions (e.g. communications, advocacy, promotion and fundraising) will be coordinated with the Secretariat staff in order to ensure coherence and harmonization across activities.

Major Responsibilities: 
In alignment with INEE’s core functions, INEE’s Strategic Framework, Annual Workplan and in close collaboration with all of the INEE Secretariat, major responsibilities for this role include:

●      Assist and support the Data & Evidence Team to handle complex projects, meet their objectives, and successfully collaborate with network members, partners, and key stakeholders

●      Contribute to the strategic direction of INEE’s data, measurement, and evidence work particularly in relation to the democratization of knowledge production, dissemination, and use – linking regional and global INEE network spaces

●      Contribute to a positive team dynamic by engaging and working in the spirit of collaboration.

●      Supports multi-directional flows of information between the Data & Evidence Team and all of the Secretariat

●      Manage any new iteration of the E-Cubed Research Fund and support dissemination and uptake of E-Cubed research outputs

●      Coordinate the INEE Learning Agenda including annual consultation of members to revise and verify evidence gaps, collection of new research, and production of an annual brief highlighting key evidence gaps

●      Manage the INEE Evidence Platform including regular updates to the platform based on Learning Agenda input

●      Serve as the Secretariat focal point linking the Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE) with INEE

●      Manage the INEE Community of Practice Research & Evidence Channel

●      Develop communication pieces to highlight INEE’s work through Blogs, Social Media, and Emails

●      Produce a quarterly Data & Evidence Newsletter

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Existing INEE Evidence Coordinator in lieu of the Team Lead
Position directly supervises Not applicable

Indirect Reporting: INEE Secretariat; INEE fiscal and administrative hosts; INEE Steering Group
Other Internal and/or external contacts:

InternalIRC Education Unit, HR, Admin, Finance, Legal, Procurement 

ExternalMid-level to senior-level representatives of UN agencies, international and national NGOs, donor agencies, education authorities (Ministries of Education, relevant Ministries), academic institutions, etc.

Job Requirements:

Work Experience:

●      Minimum 5 years of directly relevant professional experience.

●      Strong theoretical and practical background in the field of education, including in development and humanitarian contexts.

●      Strong technical knowledge and field experience related to education in emergencies and refugee education.

●      In-depth understanding of INEE’s ways of working and role in the EiE sector.

●      Experience working with networks and employing network approaches.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

●      Understanding and experience in the areas of research, and evidence;

●      Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written in English;

●      Strong technical knowledge of the field of education in emergencies and familiarity with INEE required;

●      Ability to be flexible and work well independently, virtually and under pressure, and in a fast-paced environment;

●      Excellent organizational skills: the ability to track and follow-up on various tasks;

●      Excellent analytical and writing skills: the ability to draft briefs, reports, and syntheses;

●      Willingness to travel 30% to challenging field locations;

●      Excellent interpersonal skills: the ability to successfully interact with a variety of people;

●      Flexible work attitude: the ability to follow direction and effectively learn and work within an inter-agency framework and approach.

How to Apply


Working Environment: 

This position is home based with the possibility of being hosted in IRC offices. When travel opens up again, it is encouraged that this role may travel 30% of the time.