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Kenya: Consultant to conduct a Baseline Assessment on governance and livelihood for Youth with Disabilities in Siaya County

Organization: Action Network for the Disabled
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 29 Aug 2018

A baseline assessment will be conducted within Siaya county on disability and employment with a main focus on collecting and analyzing reliable and existing information across Siaya’s sub counties; Groups of persons with disabilities (DPG) will be used in the collection of the data and enhancing their capacities to use the data for advocacy; and linking social protection schemes with employment policies and strategies. The consultant will work with the county government in Siaya County, County statistics offices, DPGs, in inclusive and disaggregated data collection.

Data collected will be key to learn about the socioeconomic situation of persons with disabilities, and the barriers they face, including the specific barriers faced by youth and women with disabilities. The results of the baseline assessment will be used to inform the implementers, the donor and the involved stakeholders about the level of needed intervention and to enable an evidence based adjustment of the action if considered justified. The assessment will also be in ensuring the baseline information will be used in the project design and in benchmarking the project’s success or failure hence a need to provide specific data.

Analysis of the findings and a conclusion will provide the following: Determine the key barriers and enablers to access, uptake of employment opportunities among youth with disabilities.

Bridging the traditional concerns of politics and economics within youth with disabilities in Siaya County and how power and resources are distributed and contested including the implications it has for development.

· Determine current levels of knowledge, attitude and practice towards improving of economic levels among youth with disabilities within Siaya County and the contribution of policies on the same.
Determine the capacity of the County policies and formal response systems (including public, private, civil society organizations and community initiatives) to provide employment opportunities as well as increase economic levels among youth with disabilities and the various platforms they have laid out in Siaya so as to ensure Persons with Disabilities are targeted

  • Time-frame The assignment is expected to commence starting September 7th 2018 and is expected to take a maximum of 21 days, which includes desk-review, preparation, and implementation, report-writing

How to apply:

Mode of Application

All applicants should include the following:

  1. Cover letter

  2. Technical proposal: The technical proposal should include

a) brief explanation about the consultant with particular emphasis on previous experience in this kind of work b) Understanding of TOR and the task to be accomplished c)proposed methodology and d)draft work/implementation plan

  1. Copies of similar assessment done by the applicant.

  2. A written indicative submission on understanding of ToR, Methodolody / approach the consultant will use; time and time-bound activity schedule, financial issues (budget, number of people he/she will hire, costs per activity line – people, logistics etc)

  3. References 6. Resume; Applications with non-returnable CVs, testimonials and 2 samples of previous work related to this assignment (baseline survey reports) should be submitted on or before 29th August 2018: 5:00 pm via email to jobs@andy.or.ke

Kenya: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Intern

Organization: Trócaire
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 27 Aug 2018

Trócaire envisages a just world where people’s dignity is ensured, where rights are respected and basic needs are met, where there is equity in the sharing of resources and where people are free to be the authors of their own development.

Trócaire is the official development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland and has been working in Kenya for over thirty years. Currently Trócaire operates in informal settlements of Nairobi and Nakuru and in the ASAL Counties of Turkana, Baringo, Tharaka Nithi, Embu and Kitui and is implementing work in three key programme areas: Resilience and Humanitarian; Women’s Empowerment; Accountable Governance and Resource Rights.

Trocaire is recruiting a MEAL Intern to provide support to the MEAL manager in ensuring quality of programme and project design, implementation, reporting, learning and communication for Trócaire Kenya.

The MEAL intern will work under the guidance and supervision of the MEAL Manager.

The key roles and responsibility of the intern will be:

· Assist Programme Managers and partners in developing monitoring and evaluation systems, plans, methodologies and tools that capture relevant quantitative and qualitative data on project and programme results and impact.

· Assist Programme Managers and partners in the implementation of MEAL plans and tools.

· Assist Programme Managers in the compilation of Annual Programme Reviews and updated results frameworks

· Contribute to building staff and partner capacity on results-oriented programming, data collection, analysis and management

· Support the tracking of status of accomplishment of deliverables, based on set project/programme targets.

· Support the validation of data in all reporting templates monthly for all programmes

· Work with partners to ensure that numbers are captured e.g. targeting criteria (during mobilisation and field activities etc)

· Ensure that M &E tools are being used capture diversified info – gender, disability etc

· Ensure that project data is fed into databases (Kobo and Excel) accurately and according to a data calendar within deadlines.

· Perform rigorous data cleaning and field-level error reconciliations (Data Quality checks), jointly with the program team to ensure that the data sitting in the program data base is of integrity

· Participate in data reviews and narrative report reviews at multiple levels (partner, community and Trocaire).

·**Qualifications, Attributes and Other requirements specific to the role**

· Graduate degree in a directly related field, e.g. development studies, project management, operational research, statistics etc.

· At least 1 years’ experience working in the development sector, MEAL/programme management role.

Skills and Experience

· Knowledge of the principles and current approaches to MEAL, using both quantitative and qualitative methods, in all stages of programme cycle management.

· A good understanding of Ms Excel, Ms word, and other data management and reporting software.

Experience of designing and use of digital data collection systems is an advantage

· Demonstrated understanding and ability to work with and strengthen capacity of local partner organisations.

· Good understanding of institutional donor contract management

· Excellent knowledge of the key issues and trends in the development sector as a whole, especially as they pertain to Kenya.

· Strong data collection, analytical and reporting skills

· Ability to work both independently and in a team.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral

·**Qualities**

· A sensitive and patient approach to advising and mentoring of partners

· Dynamic and willing to take initiative

· A team player but also willing and able to work with minimal supervision

· Capacity to be flexible and adaptable to changing contexts and priorities

· Empathy with and commitment to the principles of Catholic social teaching. ·

Experience of working with marginalised rural and urban communities.

How to apply:

For detailed Job Description, requirements and details of the positions, interested applicants should visit and apply through https://trocaire.workable.com/ by 23rd August 2018 .Prospective applicants must be committed to safeguarding children and adults against all forms of exploitation and abuse by signing Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policy.

Kenya: Call for: M&E, Learning, Knowledge Management Specialists in Kenya

Organization: Social Impact
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Dec 2018

Call for: M&E, Learning, Knowledge Management Specialists in Kenya

Social Impact (SI) is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

SI is preparing proposals for multiple projects in Kenya, the earliest of which could begin in early 2019. We are seeking experts in M&E, Learning and Knowledge Management, as well as subject matter experts, based in Kenya.

Position Description:

SI is seeking experts in M&E, Knowledge Management, Learning and Capacity Building. We are hoping to meet with in-country experts with backgrounds in assessing projects in a variety of sectors, including but not limited to health systems, governance and devolution, food security and agricultural resilience, and youth empowerment.

**Please note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Kenyan citizenship will be considered.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree or higher in economics, business, international development, policy, or a related field.
  • Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative data analysis, providing oversight of data collection activities, and designing evaluation tools.
  • Technical expertise in health sectors, including public/private health sectors and/or health policy, is a plus.
  • Experience evaluating USAID or DFID projects is preferred.
  • Kenyan citizenship.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

How to apply:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=2237

Kenya: AME OFFICER-NAIROBI

Organization: ACTED
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Apr 2018

Department: Assessment Monitoring & Evaluation Unit (AMEU)

Position: Assessment Monitoring & Evaluation (AME) Officer

Direct Hierarchy: Country AME Manager

Contract duration: 3 Months

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Starting Date: May 2018

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Our interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. Our 3,300 staff are committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.

Position profile

Under the direct supervision of the Country Assessment Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, he/she is responsible for supporting the data management framework of the AME Unit by providing data analysis services as well as designing and implementation of ToRs, tools and plans related to assessment, monitoring and evaluations conducted by AMEU staff.

Responsibilities and Duties – Data Analysis

§ To support the set-up of all the databases required by ACTED teams and developing the related tools (database structures, surveyor informatics forms and data entry screens, workflow for database population and update)

§ To carry out data cleaning and data quality assurance

§ To manage the databases and develop queries, specific export files and report

§ To deal with routine problems arising in the course of data handling.

§ Create operational data management and data analysis systems using SPSS, MS Excel and Access to enable effective monitoring and evaluation;

§ Create data quality control protocols including training ACTED teams to continue to improve data quality;

§ Support in establishing data collection systems for projects to assist with the collection of project indicators and for project management and monitoring purposes (in-line with the Project Monitoring and Management Framework);

§ Training of enumerators, AMEU and program staff on management of data and interpretation of results and findings;

§ Provide trend analysis on key indicators of projects per sector, e.g. WASH, Livelihood, Early Warning, etc.

§ Work closely with the GIS staff to ensure an accurate and dynamic link between the GIS and AMEU, ensuring data collected can be spatially referenced.

Responsibilities and Duties – Assessments, Monitoring and Evaluations

§ To actively participate in the design and implementation of ToRs, tools and plans related to assessments, monitoring and evaluations conducted by AMEU;

§ To actively participate in the design and implementation of practicable and robust systems to collect data and interpret data, including related training;

§ To assist the field teams to initiate and follow-up on the implementation of recommendations, best practices and lessons learnt;

§ To perform and ensure rapid and thoughtful analysis of monitoring data and dissemination of reports;

§ To build the capacity of field AME staff on ACTED Kenya and Somalia’s standardized monitoring setup including training on tools, methodology, basic data analysis and reporting;

§ Immediately inform the line manager in case of problems, delays, deviations from agreed work plans etc.;

§ Any other task as assigned by the Country AME manager.

Requirements

· A masters /Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, computer science or closely related to field

· Proficient understanding of AME, including the ability to work effectively with tight timelines, high quality standards, and demanding, potentially overlapping priorities.

· Experience of social research methods to conduct monitoring and evaluation for humanitarian and development initiatives/interventions.

· Excellent analytical skills in order to interpret qualitative and quantitative data and discern useful recommendations for programme implementation and development.

· Statistical analysis and IT skills, including use of SPSS and Excel for data analysis.

· At least 3 years of work experience in a similar field; former experience with humanitarian organizations is an asset.

· Good English communications skills (both oral and written).

· Strong team player of high integrity, pleasant personality, ability to work under least supervision and meet strict deadlines.

How to apply:

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae as a single document(the cover letter should be on the first page and the CV should start on the second page) detailing three work related referees and contacts to kenya.jobs@acted.org and received on or before 5.00PM on 13th April 2018

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kenya: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (1 position)

Organization: Amref Health Africa
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 08 Mar 2018

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

KEY AREAS
Documentation and Research
 Co-manage with the project research partner the implementation of a baseline community appraisal, and assist with subsequent data analysis.

 Produce project-related technical deliverables, including research briefs, power point presentations, white papers, and M&E guidelines, training modules, indicators and frameworks;

 Collaborate with the Senior Technical Advisor for Child, Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and project manager to develop technical documentation based on project achievements such as briefs, abstracts, concept notes…

Capacity building
 Provide mentoring/training/refresher trainings to project staff (especially those responsible for completing monitoring forms) on the M&E tools and systems, including the MIS

 Provide oversight to project staff’s data collection and data entry activities, ensuring data quality through regular data quality checks;

 Coordinate regularly with project staff to identify and troubleshoot any issues with the M&E system;

 Lead and participate in quality assurance and improvement exercises, including standards settings, regular measurement of performance according to those standards, and collaborative reviews to assess quality

 Provide technical assistance on the utilization of data and evidence;

 Work with relevant stakeholders to enhance data use in advocacy and in decision-making related to optimal strategies and interventions

Monitoring and evaluation

 Work closely with project staff and partners in the design of the project’s M&E tools and systems (including the MIS) and MEL Plan;

 Ensuring that the MIS provides relevant information without overburdening implementation staff and work closely with staff to identify areas where specific components of the MIS are not delivering required information or are proving overly burdensome to implement so the MIS is adapted to program and evaluation needs.

 Analyse the project’s monitoring data for inclusion in quarterly reports to USAID; draft sharp and comprehensive syntheses based on data analysis, to be included in quarterly report-writing for USAID;

 Collaborate with project staff to regularly review the monitoring data and recommend shifts in project implementation, if needed;

 Write high quality reports, papers, training materials, and more informal products such as blogs and success stories, based on project data;

 Maintain and update the projects’ MEL Plan, indicators, and M&E tools and systems, as needed;

 Manage M&E activities related to the performance of programs, including M&E design; selection and measurement of appropriate indicators; development of appropriate M&E recording and reporting forms and mechanisms; data quality assurance processes and systems; database maintenance; appropriate data analysis; and appropriate dissemination or results

 Contribute to the design of methodologies and data collection methods and protocols for performance and impact evaluations;

 Participate to quarterly project review meetings with Amref USA

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter before March 08th, 2018 to recruitment@amref.org with the subject line: REF: Amref/RMNCAH/2018/02-04. Applicants who speak/understand the following local languages are strongly encouraged to apply: Rendille, Samburu, Borana and Gabra. This position is reserved for Kenyan nationals only.

Kenya: Data Analyst

Organization: African Population and Health Research Center
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 09 Feb 2018

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy-relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub- Saharan Africa. Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.

APHRC seeks to recruit a Data Analyst to manage and analyze secondary and primary data for some of its programs.

Key Responsibilities

· Participate in the development, review and translation of research tools;

· Participate in the pre-testing of data collection platforms;

· Data cleaning including doing all required consistency checks for project data;

· Document project data sets according to the Center’s guidelines on data documentation, archiving and sharing;

· Extract data and prepare analytical files;

· Develop template syntax files for research staff to use in creating various data sets;

· Perform basic and advanced statistical analysis of data;

· Assist in training other staff members on data analysis

· Participate in scientific writing;

· Write technical reports on data issues; and

· Participate in proposal development and literature review.

Key Competencies

· Strong conceptual and analytical skills including the ability to analyze and interpret large data sets;

· Proactive and self-motivated; and

· Strong verbal and written communications skills.

Qualifications and Experience

· Master’s degree in statistics or equivalent;

· A minimum of 5 years relevant post-qualification experience;

· High level quantitative skills (managing, analyzing and interpreting data), such as multivariate and multilevel/longitudinal analyses (preferably with STATA);

· Computer literacy in Microsoft packages (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel); and

· Experience using Open Data Kit (ODK) software and Nesstar is highly desirable.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal http://hrs.aphrc.org

by February 09, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center

P.O. Box 10787 – 00100**

Nairobi

For more information about APHRC visit www.aphrc.org

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children

Kenya: BRCiS Consortium M&E Coordinator – ICT (Kenyan National Position)

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 07 Feb 2018

The Building Resilient Communities in Somalia (BRCiS) Consortium started a programme with an aim to improve the resilience of vulnerable communities and households in the Southern and Central regions of Somalia. The BRCiS Consortium is now implementing multi-year resilience programmes with funding from both DFID and DEVCO, in more than 14 districts. In 2017, The Consortium’s approach balances a flexible community-informed combination of DRR, development, social protection and emergency response in order to address the most common shocks and stresses.

Under the strategic direction of the BRCiS M&E Manager, the role of the BRCiS M&E Coordinator – ICT is to establish and implement the data-platform systems to promote evidence-based decision-making, programme and project performance, and internal management. The BRCiS M&E Coordinator – ICT will contribute to quality programming through supporting access to and use of relevant and timely information on programme scale, relevance, and effectiveness. The main purpose of the position is to assist the BRCiS M&E Manager in ensuring effective capacity building of staff, development, maintenance, management, compilation and analysis of the information while ensuring that IM requirements are adequately addressed, including data collection, storage, analysis, dissemination tools and procedures. While the BRCiS M&E Manager will be responsible on the day to day of learning, the BRCiS M&E Coordinator – ICT will be responsible for day-to-day management of the data platform, data collection, data visualization and primary analysis.

Job description:

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Support and contribute to the development and implementation of the Consortium M&E system, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools with a strong focus trainings and capacity building of staff in the field.
  • Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E.
  • Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, data collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use.
  • Deliver optimal and appropriate ICT solutions contributing to the consortium adaptive management approach
  • Contribute to developing and coordinating the Consortium’s information systems.
  • Train and support the consortium members and other stakeholders as they use the information systems.
  • Create and maintain databases and spreadsheets that meet operational requirements.
  • Archive and backup database systems; ensure security of databases; perform database administrator functions.
  • Maintain and ensure the continuity of the information systems
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums based on thematic areas as assigned by line manager
  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned by the line Manager.

Specific responsibilities

  • Prepare and maintain an IM strategy, in consultation with the consortium members. The strategy must include the internal management of information including; document management, flows of information and discovery of data/information within NRC
  • Ensure high quality and harmonized data is collected by setting up tools according to programme and M&E requirements and providing appropriate and timely training to the teams.
  • Ensure data is cleaned and made available for internal consumption by the Consortium Members to inform decision making
  • Lead the transition to online reporting for all Consortium project
  • Supporting the roll-out of new applications, as well as the training in existing applications and online systems
  • Acts as a mentor for the Consortium Members and provide expert guidance on relevant functional and technical matters
  • Develop alert systems related to programme results
  • Contribute to knowledge building by supporting the BRCiS learning agenda in terms of early warning systems
  • Contribute to the creation, development and sharing of relevant results oriented material (dashboards, factsheets, website and newsletters)
  • Troubleshooting system problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults Set up new users' accounts and profiles, emails and dealing with password issues
  • Provide specification for any ICT equipment to purchased and provide technical bids analysis to ensure the purchase will conform to standards and software in place

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in an international NGO preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting, including M&E capacity and systems development.
  • University degree in information technology, demography, statistics, social sciences or any other related area.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal; excellent communication skills in English (Business English is a plus)
  • Hands on experience in server installations and configurations
  • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, support and implement technical solutions at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to Manage the entire spectrum of information technology operations
  • Understanding of data and information needs for program management and decision making.
  • Proven presentation, training and facilitation skills, with the demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring, capacity building and other formal and non-formal methods.
  • Ability to formulate IM-related technical requirements and Operating Procedures.
  • Experience with handling confidential data and demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.
  • Experience of Adobe Flash or any other JavaScript framework (e.g. D3) for creating web dashboards is an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills using database, SPSS and other relevant software package
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Experience using STATA, SPSS, Epi Info, or Related

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational and team working skills
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential
  • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis (STATA preferred)
  • Knowledge and practical skills in ArcGIS and Qlik dashboards are significant advantages
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector is a plus

Personal qualities:

  • Strategic thinking
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments

We offer

  • Commencement: As soon as possible
  • Contract Duration: 1year with the possibility of extension
  • Duty Station: Nairobi
  • Travel: 40%
  • Salary/Benefits: According to NRC's general directions
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

How to apply:

https://www.webcruiter.no/WcMain/AdvertViewPublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=3691094288&culture_id=EN&company_id=23109900&link_source_id=0

RefugePoint Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Associate

RefugePoint

Job Title: Associate: Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 

Grade: 5
 

Starting Salary (Gross) KES 90,000
 

Supervisor: Senior Officer: Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
 

Supervision Given: None

RefugePoint was founded in 2005 to provide lasting solutions for the world’s most vulnerable refugees. 

We work to fill the critical and unmet needs of people affected by war and conflict that have fallen through the net of humanitarian assistance, in particular women, children and urban refugees.

The primary responsibility of the Associate, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting is to assess the wellbeing of households through a standardized tool or other tools as may be communicated from time to time.

The core responsibilities of this position are as follows:

Assessment

  • Manage all internal referrals for assessments in the data base
  • Visit referred vulnerable households to assess their wellbeing and level of self reliance;
  • Submit assessment results to RefugePoint on provided platform;
  • Ensure that all core clients are assessed every six months;
  • Adhere to confidentiality procedures and policies when collecting, storing or sharing data.

Referrals

  • Through the data base, refer cases that require further assistance following low assessment scores;
  • Highlight any specific protection concerns identified during assessment for timely response.

Documentation and reporting:

  • Make case notes in the data base to ensure other staff are well informed on new information on assessed households
  • Work collaboratively within the urban program team to ensure clients’ needs are holistically met;
  • Closely work with the Program Manager-Information Technology and Senior Officer- Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting in picking trends relating to nationality, gender, income sources and location of households as well other variables that may be determined from time to time;
  • Share appropriate information with partner agencies and community members as guided.
Attend to other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in social work, community development, international relations or related field required;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent computer skills.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Experience assisting refugees and asylum seekers in an urban environment;
  • Training and/or experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.

Special Requirements:

  • Current police clearance certificate.

How to Apply

Kenya: Quantitative Study Investigator

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 18 Dec 2017

  • Setting up the study at the hospital according to the criteria defined in the study protocol
  • Carry out the selection of the study population for the quantitative and qualitative data collections based on the inclusion criteria
  • Conduct consent procedures, quantitative interviews and performs blood sampling according to the procedures detailed in the study protocol
  • Collect data using appropriate questionnaires and ensure that questionnaires are filed and stored according to the study protocol
  • Carry out the coding of the data on the electronic database (RedCap)
  • Ensure the validity of the data (checks)
  • Participate in the points of progress on the study at a defined frequency with the PI
  • Participate in the application process for obtaining the local export permit of the samples (DBS)

How to apply:

Applicants should send a CV together with a motivation letter, professional certificates, and copy of the ID card and a list of 3 professional references that may be contacted. Mention on the envelope “Quantitative Study Investigator” and send it to MSF France Homa Bay Office, P. O. Box 881- 40300 or send an email to msff-kenya-recruitment@paris.msf.org closing date is 18th December, 2017. Any applications submitted by surface mail, in person or by email after the closing date will not be accepted.

Backend Developer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Backend Developer

Job Description:

We are looking for a Python Backend Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. 

Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. 

 

You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application; therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

Responsibilities

  • Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server- side logic
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Integration of data storage solutions may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework such as Django, Flask, etc
  • Familiarity with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries
  • Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python
  • Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git

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