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Learning and Evaluation Officer

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Nairobi Kenya

4 weeks ago


Job Description

Reporting to the Learning & Evaluation Manager, the Learning & Evaluation Officer will offer critical support to MEL and assume a key role in supporting MEL systems development and implementation. The primary function of the Leaning & Evaluation Officer is to undertake data collection and analysis, including unique research projects, in order to track program activities, evaluate program impact, and to capture organizational learning. The Learning and Evaluation Officer will report to the Learning and Evaluation Manager. Candidate Profile Qualifications: Degree in Statistics, Project Management, or a social science discipline (A relevant diploma coupled with 3 years’ experience is acceptable). 1-2 years’ experience in data collection, analysis, and management. Experience in ODK, database management, data visualization and statistical software highly preferable. Advanced mastery of MS Excel and the MS Office Suite is necessary. Proven report writing skills. * Key skills and knowledge to be successful in the role include: Possess attributes of team orientation Strong interpersonal skills Openness to learning. Commitment to Dignitas’ vision and mission. Keen attention to detail Dignitas’ work environment requires: Willingness and ability to give and receive tough feedback Dedication to results-orientation

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Responsibilities Data Collection for Program Monitoring , Evaluation, & Learning Liaise with Learning and Evaluation Manager to create and pilot data collection tools for Dignitas programs
  2. Train and support staff to use program monitoring tools
  3. Support field teams to collect both quantitative and qualitative data for MEL using ODK
  4. Periodic review of evaluation tools in order to provide recommendations for improvements to the tools and processes of data collection
  5. Conduct periodic research activities such as case studies and needs assessments
  6. This will involve visiting schools to collect in-depth and narrative information to inform program decisions, reporting

Education + Experience

  1. Responsibilities Data Collection for Program Monitoring , Evaluation, & Learning Liaise with Learning and Evaluation Manager to create and pilot data collection tools for Dignitas programs
  2. Train and support staff to use program monitoring tools
  3. Support field teams to collect both quantitative and qualitative data for MEL using ODK
  4. Periodic review of evaluation tools in order to provide recommendations for improvements to the tools and processes of data collection
  5. Conduct periodic research activities such as case studies and needs assessments
  6. This will involve visiting schools to collect in-depth and narrative information to inform program decisions, reporting