Officer- Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning

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  • Job ID 1003922

Job Description

This is an officer role within the Equity Group Foundation with the candidate working with the program managers but under the supervision of the Manager and Assistant Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning [MERL]. The candidate will be a supportive role in the implementation of the MERL strategy and delivering high standards of monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting requirements and program results across the portfolio. He/She will be responsible for weekly reports to the regional teams.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Developing appropriate quantitative and qualitative instruments and data analysis plans.
  • Carrying out relevant qualitative and quantitative data analysis tasks and using necessary software where applicable (Nud*IST or NVIVO).
  • Ensuring consistency and quality of analysis.
  • Help teams identify gaps in data collection approaches and data analysis.
  • Generate reports from datasets including data visualization (charts, tables, etc.)
  • Synthesize analyzed data into succinct summaries for including in resulting reports
  •  Write data analysis methodology sections for reports in clear, concise and easily comprehensible language.
  •        Ensuring that information collected and analyzed by activity teams complies with proposed methodologies and standards.



Desired Qualifications, Knowledge And Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences preferably Political science, Statistics, Economics and International Development.
  • At least 2 years’ professional experience conducting quantitative data analysis of large datasets.
  • Proficiency and professional experience with statistical analysis software preferably Excel, SPSS or Stata.
  • Experience conducting background research and synthesizing primary and secondary data.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information.
  • Demonstrated ability to write up statistical analysis, study findings and other types of results in clear, concise and error-free English.

Desired Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated experience developing data analysis plans and supporting data analysis teams
  • Understanding of statistical techniques needed to examine associations among factors, or determine the significance of changes in groups or the status of a project over more than one time period.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and direct experience using Nud*IST, NVIVO or similar qualitative analysis software.
  • Professional experience using qualitative data analysis techniques to process and organize large amounts of data.
  •  Experience in content analysis of qualitative data (open-ended questions) and document searches for pre-specified type of information for pattern analysis

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