Nuru International Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Isibania, Kenya

Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer II
Employer: Nuru Kenya
Location: Isibania, Kenya
Job Type: Full Time, Contract
Number of positions: 1

About the Organization: Nuru Kenya is a non-governmental organization currently working in Migori County, Kenya. 

Nuru Kenya’s mission is to end extreme poverty in remote, rural areas of Kenya. 
To this end, Nuru implements a holistic development model working with programs in Agriculture, Financial Inclusion, Healthcare, and Education.


Nuru Kenya is looking for a highly qualified candidate to fill the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer II in the Monitoring and Evaluation program. 
The person will directly report to the M&E Data Analytics Specialist Nuru Kenya.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Performs preliminary and complex analysis of data including: creation of tables, charts, graphs, running statistical tests for significance etc., using Excel, STATA or SPSS.
  • Manages the M&E monitoring system by updating indicators across the impact programs on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Responsible for  conducting and managing all leadership evaluations i.e. data collection, entry and analysis
  • Design data collection forms in collaboration with M&E Data Analytics Specialist and  work  closely to deliver quality data and troubleshoot collection as needed
  • Responsible in the development of curriculum, carry out trainings and supervise contract enumerators in the collection of data
  • Creation of data entry templates using Excel etc
  • Ensures data storage through creation of backup folders.
  • Manages casual workers assisting in data entry
  • Accurately track travel costs, program related expenses incurred by staff and casual workers.
  • Works closely with the M&E Data Analytics Specialist on evaluation activities
  • Reports directly to the M&E Data Analytics Specialist
  • Additional roles as assigned by supervisor
  • Holds a degree in statistics or other relevant area
  • Superior computer skills, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Internet and at least one statistical analysis software such as SAS, SPSS, R or STATA (STATA preferred)
  • Superior research and report writing skills
  • At least 2 years’ experience analyzing and reporting on data for decision making purposes
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (mandatory), Kiswahili (mandatory) and Kikuria (preferred)
  • Has effective project management and communications skills
  • Can work in office or field setting
  • Long-term commitment to ending extreme poverty in rural Kenya  
  • Can work for long periods of time
  • At least 1 year experience surveying households or individuals and analyzing data.
Working Conditions: Work will be performed in the office, and sometimes in the field. Some work is also expected from the computer at home during evenings and weekends during busier seasons.
Remuneration: Commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience.

Nuru Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we give equal opportunity to all qualified candidates.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit their application; resume and cover letter supported by at least three known references. 

Candidates to also attach a valid Certificate of Good Conduct, kindly quote your current and expected salary. 
Include your phone number, and email it to by the 15th of April, 2016 at 5pm EAT. 
Email applications will be preferred. 
Please outline how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.
Indicate the job title as the Heading/subject of your application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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