Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant - Rwanda

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  • Posted on 30 June 2020
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Job Description

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. The organization provides research, development, and technical services to government and commercial clients in more than 75 countries.The Power Africa - East Africa Energy Program is a four-year project aim to increase on-grid electricity access, accelerate private sector investment, and improve the enabling environment of the power sector in East Africa. RTI International leads implementation of the program, which is funded by Power Africa, a U.S. Government-led partnership coordinated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).RTI International seeks to recruit a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Assistant to be based in Kigali, Rwanda, under the Power Africa East Africa Energy Program.

Essential Duties:

Support the MEL team, local representatives and more particularly the MEL manager, in the implementation of the WIRE Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning plan. Specific responsibilities and tasks include:

  • Provide in-country data collection, data assurance and reporting of WIRE data.

  • Maintain data entry templates and tools.
  • Data entry and maintenance of the WIRE database.
  • Extract data as needed for analysis and visualization.
  • Support development of information and communication technology tools for surveys.
  • Support rapid report development, working closely with the WIRE Coordinator, WIRE Specialist, MEL Manager, and Communications Team.

Minimum Required Education & Experience

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Demography, population studies or a related field in Social Sciences with at least (3) three years of experience in monitoring & evaluation. Experience in M&E capacity building for individuals and organizations required. Previous M&E experience on a donor funded program desired. Proficiency in designing and conducting small-scale operations research studies; report writing, and good working knowledge of descriptive statistics required. Previous strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues. Strong skills in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and at least one data management software program (Stata or SPSS). Excellent written and spoken English required, proficiency in French will be an added advantage. Excellent leadership, management, coordination, interpersonal and teamwork skills. Must be able to work collaboratively as part of a team; willingness and ability to be flexible depending on changing priorities and deadlines.

Skills & Abilities

Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel

Ability to multi-task

Ability to work well with others

Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing

Ability to work independently

Attention to detail and accuracy

About the Organization

IDG Learning, Energy & Environment for Development

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