25 May 2017

Data Officer Job Vacancy in Meru

You will be responsible for field-level implementation & coordination of data collection, storage, analysis and reporting at project level.

I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) is a leading Kenyan NGO registered in 2004. ICL works using the
Quadra Helix Model of partnering with the Government of Kenya, through the Ministries of Health, Education, Agriculture, Youth Affairs and Vision 2030 among others, Corporates, Universities and Civil Society Organisations, to design interventions to solve problems in different communities.

ICL has programs around four pillars namely Jiimarishe (Health), Jiinue (Economic Empowerment), Jielimishe (Education), Jiongoze (leadership and Governance). The programs are anchored in over 234 learning institutions (Primary, Secondary and tertiary institutions) across 23 Counties in Kenya that reach over 1 Million youth annually.

ICL’s vision is to see a ‘Healthy Africa, Empowered People!’ The organization seeks to support to the implementation of Vision 2030 through the cascading it to the Counties. ICL’s mission is to create a movement of individuals that enhance the quality of life for communities through health initiatives, economic empowerment, academic & career mentoring and improved leadership & governance.

Job Responsibilities
Project Planning and design

  • Participate in reviewing the goals and objectives as set out in the funded proposal
  • Participate in project planning process including creating Project, Resource, Financial, Quality, Risk and Reporting plans
  • Ensure effective utilization of project resources including budget control and value for money
  • Develop quality plans to ensure the project meets the intended objectives.

Data management

  • Ensure that program data from field sites has been verified and entered in the respective programmatic databases in a timely manner, correctly and accurately ready for analysis and Reports generation.
  • Assist in data cleaning, aggregation and basic data analysis as directed by the M&E Officer
  • Develop data or research protocol documents for both internal and external project teams.
  • Maintain all programs data base for information extraction when required
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately.

Project Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Participate in reviewing the goals and objectives as set out in the scope of work
  • Compile reports (narrative and data) and submit them to the M & E Officer as per the set deadlines
  • In accordance with donor requirements, create or maintain procedures for capturing and publishing monthly, quarterly and annual project reports.

Resource Mobilization

  • Take part in resource mobilization through participation in proposal development with other program staff i.e. finance
  • Design, implement and evaluate projects with an aspect of resource mobilization.


  • A Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
  • Diploma in project management or monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in education related projects.
  • Extensive experience in outcome mapping and reporting
  • Ability to work with a team, foster a team approach and incorporate capacity building activities into the program
  • Ability to analyze and utilize program development gaps for designing Programs.
  • Proficient knowledge of data entry and analysis packages: SPSS and Epi Info
  • Experience in implementing DfID funded projects is highly desirable.
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Knowledge on programming highly desirable
  • Keen eye for details and strong analytical skills

How to Apply
Apply now by clicking HERE

Applications should be complete and submitted before the close of business on 29 May 2017.

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