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Kenya job: IRC, Information Management & Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Category: Vacancies in Kenya
Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Employment at IRC as Information Management & M&E

IRC is focused on encouraging the ability to become self-sufficient, particularly where livelihoods are concerned, for survivors of SGBV, youth, refugees preparing for repatriation, and other marginalized groups.


Information Management & M&E Job Specific Responsibilities

Data Collection and Analysis

  • Support data gathering and collection activities, to include:
  • Creation of electronic surveys using open source tools like ODK Collect
  • Staff training on use of mobile data collection tablets and surveying
  • Assisting center staff in approaches to surveying clients at the center and also remotely, providing guidance and feedback on survey data collection.
  • Support survey development to respond to program monitoring, reporting and learning needs, monitor the quality of data collection, and provide additional guidance to staff after reviewing collected data.
  • Run system based reports to provide program staff and management with updated program statistics on clients registered and by activity that are dis-aggregated by sex, age, nationality and location.

Information Management

  • Manage the CommCare application used for program data storage and analysis, suggesting needed modifications and updates with the support of the ERD Technical Unit and management
  • Train program and center staff on CommCare and entering and using system data
  • Troubleshoot any issues with data uploads and synching, and work with program staff to ensure high quality survey data and understanding of data collection procedures
  • Coordinate with Information Technology staff as needed on system requirements and needs

Human Resources Management

  • Directly supervise incentive staff workers supporting data collection and analysis.
  • Set specific goals and expectations and provide regular, positive and constructive feedback to direct reports
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions

Qualifications for the Information Management & M&E Job

  • Bachelor degree in information science, computer engineering, research, program management or similar field
  • At least two years of experience managing data collection and analysis, with experience with or concrete knowledge of open source tools such as ODK collect, KoBo Toolbox, platforms such as Ona and customer relationship management (CRM) software such as CommCare or other similar platforms.
  • Experience training staff on the use of technologies including translating technical terms into common language.
  • Demonstrated experience and capacity in reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and using technology and mobile data collection to improve approaches.
  • Experience in humanitarian, non-profit or community engagement sectors preferred
  • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
  • Personal qualities: promotes collaboration and coordination within and across teams, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, extremely flexible and adaptable, ability to contribute across multiple activities and departments.
  • Fluency in English required

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