VACANCY: DATA ANALYST 

DATA ANALYST FOR ELECTIONS MONITORING, REPORTING, AND RESPONSE

 

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1.       JOB INFORMATION

Job Title:

Department:

Program

DATA ANALYST

 

Programmes

Elections Program

Reports to:

Direct Reports:

Work station:

Elections Coordinator 

Monitors

Nairobi with frequent field travel

Duration: 12 Months

Starting: February 2022

 

2.      JOB PURPOSE

 

Reporting to the Elections Coordinator, the person will be responsible for the data collection, collation, verification, and analysis of information focusing on human Rights Compliant Public Order Management, elections’ related SGBV, and Police Use of Force and Use of Firearms.

 

3.      MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOBS

a)     Support the development of tools, testing, and management of data capture systems and oversee data flow pattern for the project that will ensure timely data collection and reporting;

b)    Conduct verification, analysis, and processing of monitors reports (qualitative and quantitative data) for quality assurance and integrity;

c)     Contribute data analysis (written text and graphics) for standardized and ad‐hoc reporting needs for external and internal audiences;

d)    Follow up and report on any human rights violations categories as assigned

e)     Identify and report any new trends of human rights violations (geographical or categories) for action;

f)     Assist and accompany the IMLU team on field visits during planned assignments.

g)    Submit weekly, monthly reports, and the final report at the end of the contract period.

h)     Perform any other duty as may be assigned.

i)      Ensure security and accessibility of data

Responsibility for physical assets

a)     Office Desk and accessories

b)    Office Laptop and accessories

c)     Phone and accessories

Nature of Decision Making

Makes important operational decisions on data quality, security, accessibility, analysis, and management. Is accountable for decisions made.

4.      KNOWLEDGE,  SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

The minimum level of academic qualification, skills, and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role:

a.  Relevant Diploma, Higher National Diploma or Degree in IT, statistics, data analytics, or any other related field.

b.  Demonstrable knowledge on how to use statistical tools to interpret data sets, paying particular attention to trends and patterns

c.  Demonstrable knowledge on how to use data to find answers to the key questions Knowledge in statistical programming and tools e.g. in SPSS, R or Python, or other similar ones

d.  Knowledge of data visualization tools and methods

e.  Knowledge of data presentation methods and demonstrable skills

The minimum level of personal and professional experience required to perform effectively in the role:

a)     A good understanding of the political and social dynamics of the country.

b)    Strong technical skills, including the ability to process and analyze data

c)     Experience in research

d)    Demonstrated experience in the field of human rights, IT

e)    Excellent written and IT skills, with working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Tools.

f)     Previous engagements on elections monitoring-related assignments will be an added advantage.

 

Minimum months or years of experience required to have to be appointed to the position :

At least 3 years experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and presentation involving both qualitative and quantitative data.

5.      KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS 

a)     Timely preparation and submission of summary reports through data visualization tools to guide the leadership team to make timely decisions and responses

b)    Data Accuracy  

c)     Data security and accessibility

d)    Adherence to the policies and procedures

6.      COMPETENCIES

Technical

f.   Ability to use statistical tools to interpret data sets, paying particular attention to trends and patterns

g.  Communication and writing skills

h.  Teamwork skills

i.   Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks;

j.   Observes confidentiality.

k.  Microsoft Excel. ...

l.   Critical Thinking. ...Using data to find answers to the key questions -figuring out what to ask in the first place ability to uncover and synthesize connections that are not always so clear in the data being received.

m. Statistical Programming competencies e.g. in SPSS, R or Python, or other similar ones

n.  Data Visualization-Use eye-catching, high-quality charts and graphs to present findings clearly and concisely.

o.  Presentation Skill: Confidence and ability to present visualized data to audiences.

 

Behavioral

a)     High initiative and self-drive.

b)    Minimal supervision, works independently.

c)     Consults with others regularly. 

d)    Has access to important and sensitive information on IMLU and its members.

e)     High moral character and professional integrity

f)     Makes specific changes in the system or their work methods to improve performance.

g)    Demonstrable passion for human rights protection

7.       WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Internal customers

a)     ED

b)    Programmes coordinator

c)     Finance & Administration Manager

d)    POS

e)     Elections team

f)     Admin. Team

External Customers

a)     Technical persons in an electoral circle.

b)    CSOs/CBOs.

c)     Network of professionals.

d)    Victims of human rights violations

8.      SIGN OFFS:

Data Analyst

 

Names: ……………………………………………………………………………………..……….

 

Signature:……………………………………………Date: ………………………………………

 

Programme Coordinator

 

Names: …………………………………..……………………..……………………………….

 

Signature:…………………………………………Date: ………………………………………

 

COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT- ELECTIONS MONITORING

The Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) is a governance, health, and human rights non-profit organization, whose vision is A World Free from Torture, Violence, and Discrimination. Our work is underpinned by a holistic approach involving litigation, medical and psychosocial rehabilitation of survivors of torture, monitoring government adherence to its human rights obligations, and advocacy for policy, legal and institutional reforms. Over the last two decades, we have assisted over 5,000 victims of torture, cruel, degrading, and inhuman treatment through the support of our national networks of professionals: doctors, trauma counselors, lawyers, human rights monitors, and journalists.

 

To support IMLU’s election monitoring, reporting, documentation, and response. This will focus on human rights Compliant Public Order Management, elections’ related SGBV, and Police Use of Force and Use of Firearms. We are looking for a highly motivated individual for the role below:

 

Job Title

Location

Reports to

Duration

Communication’s Assistant

Nairobi with frequent travel

Elections Monitoring Hub Coordinator

1 year

Required

Immediate (February)

 

The Overall Purpose of the Function

The officer will work under the direct supervision of the Election’s Coordinator to support the project’s effective communication with different target audiences by assisting to conduct media reviews of any election-related activities on issues of interest and importance to the organization, developing election’s related advocacy/information materials i.e. press releases, publications/reports, photographs, audio-visual material, et al, develop content and regularly updating the organization’s website, and coordinate electoral related outreach programmes. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in setting up an elections communications and response plan;
  2. Review and monitor print, broadcast, and online media coverage of any election-related activities on issues of interest and importance to the organization;
  3. Maintain a library of communication materials such as press releases, publications, media coverage, clippings, photographs, audio-visual material, web resources, etc.
  4. Draft and edit articles, press releases, human interest stories, media kits, and other advocacy/information materials, including supervision of their distribution;
  5. Arrange media interviews and with consultation with the Elections Monitoring Coordinator and communications team to respond to media inquiries, requests;
  6. Prepare elections-related material for the website and support the coordination of outreach activities through social media;
  7. Media a very high profile social media campaign about the areas of focus for IMLU monitoring Hub;
  8. Develop and maintain contact information, materials, and relationships with journalists and media outlets (print, TV, radio, web, etc.) within and outside the country to increase coverage of electoral-related issues in the media (print, broadcast, and digital).
  9. Assess the effectiveness of the internal electoral related communications programs and activities through appropriate surveys and feedback mechanisms for learning;
  10. Prepare documentation of experiences and lessons learned under the project for the website and the newsletter;
  11. Work proactively with the elections coordinator to identify opportunities for capturing and sharing knowledge;

 

Any other duty assigned from time to time.

 

Skills

 

Technical Skills, and Knowledge

 

  1. Professional/Technical qualifications – Undergraduate/Post Graduate in Communication-related field (Communication, Media Studies, Journalism, or Information Science).
  2. Demonstrated ability to analyze and communicate complex information to a wide audience including non-technical audiences.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, providing strategic advice and support at a range of organizational levels.
  4. Excellent communication and organizational skills: writing and presentation skills.
  5. Demonstrated ability to manage large amounts of complex information, produce clear, well-written summaries and storylines, and package these in attractive accessible formats.
  6. Demonstrated ability to identify and produce compelling human interest stories.
  7. Good computer literacy skills including knowledge of digital media.
  8. Photography, video production, and editing skills.
  9. Proven influencing, negotiating, and interpersonal skills in a range of contexts and for multiple audiences.

 

Knowledge

 

  1. Expert knowledge of the programme context and communications environment in Kenya.
  2. Demonstrable knowledge of communications/media in human rights settings.
  3. Expertise in the use of a range of social media tools.

 

Experience

  1. At least 2 years experience of working in communication, public relations, or media role.
  2. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects, prioritize work, and meet deadlines.
  3. Demonstrated experience in campaign design and management and the use of social and mass media for advocacy.
  4. Experience in working with the media to give visibility and voice to victims and reform issues.
  5. Demonstrable social media presence -tweeter, Facebook.

Those who meet the above qualifications and are interested should email an application letter, detailed curriculum vitae with three relevant referees with their current contacts, and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 7th February 2022.  

Disclaimer:-Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly; IMLU is an equal opportunity employer; IMLU considers all applicants based on merits without regard to sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability; IMLU does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. We do not use agencies for our recruitment process.

 

MONITORING, EVALUATION, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND LEARNING OFFICER

 JOBHOLDER: ------------------------------

1.       JOB INFORMATION

Job Title:

Department:

Program

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning Officer

 

Programmes

Programmes

Reports to:

Direct Reports:

Work station:

Programmes Coordinator  

MEAL Associates and Interns

Nairobi

2.      JOB PURPOSE

Reporting to the Programmes’ Coordinator, the position is responsible for establishing an appropriate and functioning institutional Monitoring and Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system. Periodically review and revise the system so that it is adapted appropriately to changing operating contexts. Lead in supporting culture and practice of reliable planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and accountability

3.      MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOBS

MEAL SYSTEM

a)     Lead in updating the institutional MEAL system incorporating objectives, procedures, and tools;

b)    Assist the Programmes Coordinator to align MEAL  schedules with annual work plans and budgets;

c)     Develop sustainability indicators with the programmes’ team and use the indicators to monitor the sustainability of the project's results;

d)    Develop M&E plans for all projects and proposals and ensure the same is followed up during implementation;

e)     Ensure all grants have updated work-plan and performance management plan (PMPs) in tandem with all approved proposals, regularly reviewing and updating as needed;

f)     Lead in collecting information to clarify core information needs of the Board members, senior management; programmes/projects and staff; donors; networks and referral partners;

 

MONITORING AND REPORTING

a)     Assisting the Programmes Coordinator in preparing Quarterly/Annual reports on the progress of implementation of the strategic plan and specific projects, and monitoring the project activities regularly;

b)    Oversee and execute MEAL activities included in the annual work plan, with particular focus on results, mainstreaming issues, impact as well as in lesson learning, in particular:

c)     Lead in collecting all activity reports, filing and collating them into quarter progress reports for review and approval by the Programmes Coordinator;

d)    Assist the PC in analyzing all concepts and activity reports to ensure inclusion of gender sensitivity programming in planning, budgeting, implementation, reporting and advise the PC on progress, gaps, and measures for improvement;

e)     Collect, collate and or write up case studies or success stories for inclusion in quarterly and grant reports, and use for social media communications and campaigns;

f)     Suggest strategies to the Programmes Coordinator ways for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the programmes by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks;

g)    Undertake regular field visits if required to support implementation and identify needs.

h)     Carry out data quality assessments/ audits regularly for MEAL data based on agreed indicators to guide decision making;

i)      Ensure relevant and timely M&E information is provided in user-friendly formats to key stakeholders, including beneficiary communities, board, donors;

j)      Provide regular management information highlighting areas of concern

k)     Facilitate access to timely and updated MEAL data for the relevant stakeholders.

ASSESSMENTS, SURVEYS, AND EVALUATION

a)     Liaise with the PC to ensure that all new and ongoing projects adhere to accountability requirements by initiating baseline surveys for new projects/programmes and conducting relevant evaluations for ongoing projects to meet IMLU standards;

b)    Ensure that IMLU learns from all final evaluations of completed projects for decision making and improvement of project designs;

c)     Assist the PC in coordinating all project assessments, evaluations, and performance evaluation tasks including planning and reporting on the same in the development of TOR for external surveys and consultant recruitments/ selection;

d)    Assist the PC to coordinate the review of all survey reports prepared to ensure quality and accurate reporting;

e)     Timely plan and initiate all pre and post-intervention assessments,

 

LEARNING, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND CAPACITY BUILDING

a)     Conduct all project implementation and post-implementation monitoring that meets IMLU standards regularly;

b)    Developing and sharing impactful stories of change for use in resource mobilization

c)     Provide relevant evidence for learning from projects;

d)    Share learning and provide constructive comments to colleagues to ensure program quality

e)     Ensure disaggregated data on Sex, Age, Disability, Gender standards consistently adhere in programme delivery;

f)     Check that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forums and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussion forums;

g)    Build capacity of staff through training to ensure adoption of new data monitoring tools and quality of data collected;

h)     Enable staff to monitor and evaluate their efforts, gather relevant data, and produce required progress reports;

i)      Ensure that cross-cutting issues such as participation, gender, age, and disability are effectively addressed/ mainstreamed in all project implementations as part of ensuring accountability according to the IMLU MEAL framework.

j)      Review activity and quarterly progress reports from POs and ensure they have evidence to back-up delivery of results/envisaged change;

k)     Provide alerts to the PC and respective Programme Officers on corrective actions required to avoid delays in implementation, including flagging operational issues and risks requiring timely actions.

l)      Keep abreast of new approaches and tools on M&E, and provide training to IMLU staff as requested;

Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Responsibility for physical assets

a)     Office Desk

b)    Office Laptop

c)     Phone

Nature of Decision Making

Makes important operational decisions on data analysis and management. Is accountable for decisions made.

4.      KNOWLEDGE,  SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

The minimum level of academic qualification, skills, and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role:

A post-graduate degree in Research, or Monitoring and Evaluation. Bachelor’s degree in social sciences with a post-graduate qualification in research or monitoring and evaluation.

The minimum level of personal and professional experience required to perform effectively in the role:

a)     Experience in designing strategies and tools for data collection, analysis, and production of reports

b)    Demonstrated understanding of the project cycle management

c)     Demonstrated experience in data collection, analysis synthesis, and preparation of strategic information for decision-makers

d) a Proven track record of successful experience in writing reports and reviews, delivering presentations and defending recommendations

e)     Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment

f)     Experience of working in monitoring, evaluation and learning in an NGO or a civil society organization, governance, or human rights context

g)    A good understanding of results-based programming

h)     Research design and implementation for studies and surveys

i)      Strong training & facilitation skills

Minimum months or years of experience required to have to be appointed to the position :

At least 5 years experience leading research or monitoring and evaluation in the CSO sector, human rights, or governance programmes.

5.      KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS 

a)     Timely preparation of reports

b)    Keen to details.

c)     Adherence to the policies and procedures stipulated

d) Results-based reports 

e)     Timely submission of all relevant reports.

6.      COMPETENCIES

Technical

a)     Designing and implementation of MEAL systems and tools;

b)    Project management skills,

c)     Monitoring and Evaluation skills,

d)    Communication and writing skills

e)     Good leadership and teamwork skills

f)     Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks;

g)    Data and information presentation skills

h)     Statistical Programming competencies e.g. in SPSS, R or Python, or other similar ones

i)      Data Visualization-Use eye-catching, high-quality charts and graphs to present findings clearly and concisely.

j)      Presentation Skill: Confidence and ability to present visualized data to audiences.

 

Behavioral

k)     High initiative and self-drive.

l)      Minimal supervision, works independently.

m)   A solid understanding of the environment in which IMLU operates; commitment to and understanding of IMLU’s mission, vision, and objectives

n)     Willing to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders, from citizens monitoring groups to bilateral and multilateral donors;

o)    Ability to work well in a team;

p)    Strong analytical skills

q)    Highly organized and detail-oriented; able to prioritize and produce work of a consistently high standard;

r)      High moral character and professional integrity

s)     Makes specific changes in the system or their work methods to improve performance.

t)      Demonstrable passion for human rights protection

7.       WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Internal customers

a)     ED

b)    Programmes coordinator

c)     Finance & Administration Manager

d)    POS

e)     Elections team

f)     Admin. Team

External Customers

a)     Technical persons in an electoral circle.

b)    CSOs/CBOs.

c)     Network of professionals.

d)    Victims of human rights violations

8.      SIGN OFFS:

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

 

Names: ……………………………………………………………………………………..……….

 

Signature:……………………………………………Date: ………………………………………

 

Programme Coordinator

 

Names: …………………………………..……………………..……………………………….

 

Signature:…………………………………………Date: ………………………………………

 

 

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