M&E Specialist 

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Business

Inkomoko is a business consulting firm that works with micro, small, and medium enterprises in Rwanda to develop powerful strategies to increase their profits and help them grow. Inkomoko offers trusted advisors, practical services, technology tools, and affordable capital focused on increasing sales, improving operational efficiency, and managing finances. Founded in 2012, Inkomoko identifies entrepreneurs in Rwanda and provides services to help them grow their businesses and create jobs for others. 

Kigali, Rwanda

POSITION: M&E Specialist 

LOCATION: Rwanda

REPORTS TO: M&E Director 

 ABOUT INKOMOKO  

Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development is a full-service business development firm focused on growing small to medium enterprises. Our services help our clients develop and improve their capacity. Founded in 2012, Inkomoko identifies Rwandan entrepreneurs and provides them with business education, mentor-ship, and strategy consulting, so that they can grow their businesses and create jobs for others.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Duties

You will be answerable to the M&E Director for the performance of your duties. This is comparable to a

Team Lead position. Your duties will include the following:

Data Management, Monitoring, and Planning (70% time)

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data systems and make recommendations for improved processes
  • Ensure the tasks and output of M&E team members are of quality and assurance
  • Cross-train with the M&E Advisors and M&E Associates on data analysis and technical M&E data needs
  • Serve in a management capacity to the M&E Advisors and M&E Associates for capability and capacity-building
  • Work with the Directors on improvements for M&E planning and sustainability of data management
  • Contribute to M&E Framework development with Directors
  • Advise on improved learning mechanisms for results-driven processes 
  • Write monitoring reports

Data Analysis, Visualization, & Reporting (30% time)

  • Support the programs (small-medium-businesses and refugee focus areas) in the analysis of data for both documentation of program progress, decision-making, learning and knowledge management with supervisory responsibilities to the M&E Advisors
  • Analyze changes and patterns in program indicator data and performance reports in order to make recommendations to program staff
  • Support program in the preparation of consolidated reports, including concise narratives and relevant tables and/or charts and graphs that capture progress against indicators
  • Provide donors/partners/investors with accurate and user-friendly information and ensure that senior management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Participate in routine projects (pertaining to system improvement, reporting, presentation preparations, and planning)
  • Analyzing data in Excel, including creating pivot tables, charts, advanced formulas and writing summary reports
  • Developing, implementing, and advising on Dashboard criteria and ongoing protocol use
  • Perform any other activities related to the monitoring and evaluation of clients and internal organization needs, as decided by supervisor
  • Develop and oversee data flow pattern for the programs that will ensure timely data collection and reporting
  • Support the M&E Director in working closely with other departments to ensure that data requirements are integrated in program processes
  • Properly coordinate internal and external reporting ensuring quality, timeliness and satisfaction

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

We are looking for candidates who will navigate fast-paced and resource-constrained environments with enthusiasm, patience, proactivity, a sense of humor, and imagination. The candidate should be at an advanced level within the M&E domain and should be able to operate with limited instruction. In addition, the candidate should be able to cross-train the M&E Associate(s) and Advisors on data analysis. The candidate should be able to work under minimum supervision.

The ideal candidate will fulfill the following requirements:

  •  Bachelor degree (preferably Master’s) in Statistics, Mathematics, Information Systems, or a related field
  • At least 3-years’ professional experience in monitoring, evaluation, statistics, computational sciences, knowledge management,  and/or results-driven projects for digital or business-focused platforms
  • Data management experience
  • Advanced data analysis skills using Stata or R
  • Fluent oral/written English and Kinyarwanda
  • Well-developed facilitation, group leadership, and presentation skills
  • Willingness to innovate and the ability to think systematically
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies
  • Computer literacy with (proven) Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strategic thinker, organizational, team-building, attention to detail and representational skills
  • Advanced experience in managing multiple tasks while maintaining the quality of deliverables within set timelines.

WHAT YOU’LL GET

  • The fun, collaborative work environment
  • Opportunity to work with a talented, passionate, and committed team of professionals
  • Challenging work and the opportunity to grow and develop your skills
  • Ability to make an impact and contribute to economic growth in Rwanda
  • Health benefits and a competitive salary

TO APPLY

Click TO APPLY to submit your application. In your cover letter explaining how your skills and experience will be valuable to this role and list three professional references of whom can attest to your M&E experience. The deadline for receiving the applications is April 10th, 2020. We encourage applicants to apply now as applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.

Qualified female Nationals are highly encouraged to apply!