DanChurchAid (DCA) Kenya is working in Turkana, West Pokot, Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Nakuru, Nyandarua, Siaya and Busia counties with refugees and local communities to enhance peace, livelihoods and resilience. We implement projects directly and through local partner organizations. For more information on DCA, please visit www.danchurchaid.org

DCA is seeking to recruit an energetic Kenyan National for an internship position as Data Analysis & Reporting Assistant. The intern will serve for a period of one year. The position is Nairobi based with travels to the field and reports to the Design, Monitoring, Evaluation & Partnerships Officer (DMEP Officer).

The Data Analysis & Reporting Assistant will support DCA Kenya and partners to embed MEAL systems, processes, to drive project quality improvement, generate evidence of the impact of our work and foster learning across the organization.

The main responsibilities of the Assistant are:

Data Collection, analysis & reporting

  • Development of data collection tools
  • Running quality checks on data collected, for all projects.
  • Working with DCA and partner staff members in establishing M&E systems, processes, and guidelines.
  • Development of progress tracking tools at project, program levels.
  • Supporting in the review of and feedback on DCA project and partner reports.

M & E Activity Planning & Implementation

  • Support the development of MEAL plans and M&E tools for existing and new projects.
  • Development of progress tracking tools at project, program levels.
  • Support planning, implementation and follow up of periodic monitoring visits to track progress, identify problems, support partners and project staff.
  • M & E specific report development, with a focus on analytics and visualisation to contribute towards strategic decision-making, knowledge management, sharing best practices and program planning with program team.
  • Engagement with the lead, communications, to support data-driven story-telling efforts.
  • Work closely with the Program team to capture lessons learned and better practises and provide input during DCA, partner strategy and reflection events.
  • Any other duty and assigned by supervising manager.

Required Qualifications:

  • A university degree from an accredited educational institution in Data science, Social Sciences, Data Analytics, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • High degree of familiarity with digital data gathering software packages (Activity info, Kobo ToolBox, Commcare, or similar), data visualization tools (Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau or similar), and data analysis software (Stata, SPSS, R, or similar).
  • Demonstrated ability to translate data into reports, actionable insights, and support others to do the same.
  • A like for numbers
  • Interest in learning
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact, and diplomacy
  • Fluency in at least English and Kiswahili

Apply online through: https://dca.career.emply.com/en/national-positions

The deadline for applications is at COB on 11th April 2023

Any published closing dates are estimated. We aim to fill this vacancy as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate, and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to apply as early as possible.

  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, abilities or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy. DCA conducts an anti-terror check as part of the recruitment process. It is a prerequisite that you can pass this check and maintain this status throughout your employment with us.  Everyone applying for a job with DCA must be ready to comply with our Staff Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment and our Child Safeguarding Policy.