NGO Jobs in Nairobi Kenya - Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. 
 
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.
 
We help people overcome poverty and conflict. Working with communities, we leverage local logic to help people transform their lives. 

To grow more food, earn higher incomes and ultimately advocate for their needs. 


We see global challenges as an invitation to pioneer innovative, sustainable solutions. 

Since 1979, our work has improved more than 220 million lives in more than 122 countries around the world.
 
Position: Conflict and Natural Resource Management Senior Program Manager
 
Location: Nairobi 
 
Position is contingent on new funding
 
Program / Department Summary: Mercy Corps has been operating in Kenya since 2009, focusing its interventions around four objectives: 

1) peace and conflict management; 

2) livelihood / market systems; 

3) governance (particularly at the county level); and

4) youth employment/employability (including the social and economic development of adolescents). 

The four objectives serve to increase community resilience to drought and other shocks and stresses, and to decrease fragility with a particular focus on Kenya’s Arid Lands.  

Mercy Corps’ vision for change requires the private sector, government and civil society to work together to create meaningful and sustainable change.
 
Mercy Corps is recruiting a Senior Program Manager with a strong understanding of managing facilitation-based interventions to provide technical leadership in conflict management and Natural Resource Management (NRM) for a proposed five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future (FtF) Livestock Market Systems Development Activity for Northern Kenya. 

This program will support USAID’s Feed the Future Initiative and specifically will improve households’ income, productive assets and resilience to drought and other shocks. 

Illustrative objectives are likely to include: diversified livelihood options, increased inclusiveness of value chains, improved nutrition, improved capacity to peacefully manage conflicts, and community-based natural resource management.
 
General Position Summary: Pending funding, this position will require more than 50% travel to project sites in Isiolo, Marsabit, Garissa, Wajir and Turkana.  

The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for providing leadership, technical oversight and ensuring direct management for all activities related to conflict management and peaceful co-existence around natural resource management. 

S/he will define implementation strategies in coordination with the Chief of Party and leadership team. 

The Senior Program Manager will train staff, provide them with technical assistance; and ensure that common strategies and approaches are applied consistently in all communities.

S/he will coordinate closely with the M&E team to ensure that systems are in place to track, analyze and report results. 

The selected candidate will keep abreast of the latest research and evolutions in the field of conflict management around natural resources and integrate new ideas and approaches as appropriate, seek additional technical assistance as needed and ensure effective working relationships with collaborating agencies.
 
Essential Job Functions: 
 
Program Management
  • Develop team work plans and guide successful implementation of conflict management and natural resource management activities, ensure teams follow work plans so activities are on time, target and within the approved budget, and program deliverables achieve desired impact;
  • Ensure strong links between peace and NRM activities;
  • Provide technical guidance on conflict management/natural resource management and ensure that interventions are responsive to stakeholders and consistent with Mercy Corps’ relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality standards and strategic plan. Ensure that interventions are evidence-based and adhere to adaptive management principles;
  • Conduct and/or update conflict assessments involving a variety of stakeholders; 
  • Coordinate closely with the County-level Directorates of Peace or equivalent on project activities and work planning;
  • Integrate community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate. Certify all interventions adhere to Mercy Corps’ Gender Policy, Do No Harm principles, and beneficiary accountability standards;
  • Facilitate planning meetings and workshops with government, NGOs, private sector, and community partners to revise plans and promote partner acceptance/buy-in;
  • In coordination with the MEL team, monitor the implementation of activities through regular field visits and assessments to ensure program quality and impact. Document approaches, successes and lessons learned;
  • Coordinate closely with ACDI/VOCA’s activities and ensure the two projects  are leveraging one another and are well connected;
  • Coordinate with procurement, logistics, security, administration and human resources teams to ensure operational systems support field activities.
Team Management
  • Assist team members with information, tools and resources to improve performance & reach objectives;
  • Support team members in applying a conflict sensitive approach and ensure activities do not degrade natural  resources;
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback informally and formally via regular one on ones and performance reviews;
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence;
  • Hire, orient and lead team members as necessary.
Influence & Representation
  • Represent Mercy Corps at government, donor, NGO and other relevant events, in close coordination with the Chief of Party and country leadership;
  • Coordinate activities with consortium partners, sub grantees, local government and other implementers, as well as with other Mercy Corps programs.
Security
  • Work closely with the country team’s security focal point to develop and maintain systems that promote the safety and security of all team members;
  • Ensure that programs are designed and implemented with a clear analysis and understanding of security.
Other
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Organizational Learning: As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves. 
 
Accountability to Beneficiaries: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
 
Supervisory Responsibility: Program Team, exact positions to be determined
 
Accountability 
 
Reports Directly To: Deputy Chief of Party
 
Works Directly With: Chief of Party, Program Managers, Technical Advisors, Finance and Operations teams, HQ Regional Program Team, HQ Technical Support Unit, Partner Organizations and the entire  greater program team.

Knowledge and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in development studies, conflict mitigation, social sciences or other relevant field. An advanced degree or additional training is preferred/will be an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 5 to 7 years of relevant professional experience in conflict management or peacebuilding programs, with a focus on NRM issues, with at least 3 years in a management position;
  • Demonstrated experience negotiating with private and public sector actors and structuring agreements/contracts to work together;
  • Demonstrated experience  working with and in partnership with other agencies in work planning and implementing together;
  • Strong management skills, including effective personnel management, adaptive management, coordination and decision-making as well as strong facilitation and consensus-building skills;
  • Competent in building networks, strong problem-solving skills, and ability to influence with effective listening, persuasion, negotiation and other techniques;
  • Strong understanding of USAID compliance issues;
  • Internationally recognized qualification in project or program management or a commitment to obtain the qualification in the early months of work;
  • Excellent and persuasive oral and written communication skills, including report writing, in English and other language(s), as required;
  • Previous work experience in Kenya or East Africa is desirable;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members;
Success Factors: The successful Senior Program Manager will be familiar with the particular challenges of Natural Resources Management and conflict issues in Northern Kenya. 

S/he will combine exceptional management and facilitation skills, strong negotiation skills and the capacity to manage relationships with different stakeholders. 

The position requires an ability to think creatively about improving opportunities for peaceful co-existence. 

A heavy emphasis will be placed on coordination with other actors implementing in the areas of intervention and specifically coordinating and planning activities with our greater program lead ACDI/VOCA. 

The Senior Program Manager will have the capacity to spark innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to programming and to inspire groups to collaborate closely to implement high-quality programs. 
 
S/he will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level. 

Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail and strategic vision are essential. 

The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority.

Kenyan Nationals are encouraged to apply


Position: Livelihoods and Market Development Senior Program Manager
 
Location: Nairobi 
 
Position is contingent on new funding
 
Program / Department Summary: Mercy Corps has been operating in Kenya since 2009, focusing its interventions around four objectives: 

1) peace and conflict management; 

2) livelihood/market systems; 

3) governance (particularly at the county level); and 

4) youth employment/employability (including the social and economic development of adolescents). 

The four objectives serve to increase community resilience to drought and other shocks and stresses, and to decrease fragility with a particular focus on Kenya’s Arid Lands.  

Mercy Corps’ vision for change requires the private sector, government and civil society to work together to create meaningful and sustainable change.
 
Mercy Corps is recruiting a Senior Program Manager with a strong understanding of managing facilitation-based interventions to provide technical leadership in livelihoods and market systems development for a proposed five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future (FtF) Livestock Market Systems Development Activity for Northern Kenya. 

This program will support USAID’s Feed the Future Initiative and specifically will improve households’ income, productive assets and resilience to drought and other shocks.

Illustrative objectives are likely to include: diversified livelihood options, increased inclusiveness of value chains, improved nutrition, improved capacity to peacefully manage conflicts, and community-based natural resource management.
 
General Position Summary: Pending funding, this positon will require more than 50% of travel to project sites in Isiolo, Marsabit, Garissa, Wajir and Turkana.  

The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for providing leadership, technical oversight and ensuring direct management for all activities related to livelihoods and market systems development.  

S/he will define implementation strategies in coordination with the Chief of Party and leadership team. 

The Senior Program Manager will train staff, provide them with technical assistance; and ensure that common strategies and approaches are applied consistently in all communities. 

S/he will coordinate closely with the M&E team to ensure that systems are in place to track, analyze and report results. 

The selected candidate will keep abreast of the latest research and evolutions in the field of market/value chain development and integrate new ideas and approaches as appropriate, seek additional technical assistance as needed and ensure effective working relationships with collaborating agencies. 

Essential Job Functions: 
 
Program Management
  • Develop team work plans and guide successful implementation of livelihoods and market systems development activities, ensure county-based teams follow work plans so activities are on time, target and within the approved budget, and program deliverables achieve desired impact;
  • Provide technical guidance on livelihoods and market systems development and ensure that interventions are responsive to stakeholders and consistent with Mercy Corps’ relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality standards and strategic plan. Ensure that interventions are evidence-based and adhere to adaptive management principles;
  • Manage small investments grant program and review business plans;
  • Conduct and/or update market assessments, involving direct stakeholders as well as public and private sector actors working within the target value chains and market systems; 
  • Integrate community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate. Certify all interventions adhere to Mercy Corps’ Gender Policy, Do No Harm principles, and beneficiary accountability standards.
  • Manage and/or coordinate with local implementing partners;
  • Facilitate planning meetings and workshops with government, NGO, private sector, and community partners to revise plans and promote partner acceptance/buy-in;
  • In coordination with the MEL team, monitor the implementation of activities through regular field visits and assessments to ensure program quality and impact. Document approaches, successes and lessons learned;
  • Coordinate closely with ACDI/VOCA’s activities and ensure the two projects are leveraging one another and are well connected;
  • Coordinate with procurement, logistics, security, administration and human resources teams to ensure operational systems support field activities.
Team Management
  • Assist team members with information, tools and resources to improve performance & reach objectives;
  • Support team members in developing private sector partnerships and market facilitation activities;
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback informally and formally via regular one on ones and performance reviews;
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence;
  • Hire, orient and lead team members as necessary.
Influence & Representation
  • Represent Mercy Corps at government, donor, NGO and other relevant events, in close coordination with the Chief of Party and country leadership;
  • Coordinate activities with consortium partners, sub grantees, local government and other implementers, as well as with other Mercy Corps programs.
Security
  • Work closely with the country team’s security focal point to develop and maintain systems that promote the safety and security of all team members;
  • Ensure that programs are designed and implemented with a clear analysis and understanding of security.
Other
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Organizational Learning: As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves. 
 
Accountability to Beneficiaries: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
 
Supervisory Responsibility: Program Team, exact positions to be determined
 
Accountability 
 
Reports Directly To: Deputy Chief of Party
 
Works Directly With: Chief of Party, Program Managers, Technical Advisors, finance and operations teams, HQ Regional Program Team, HQ Technical Support Unit, Partner Organizations and the entire Livestock Assurance Team (greater program team).

Knowledge and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Development studies, Business, Economics or other relevant field. An advanced degree or additional training will be an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 6 to 8 years of relevant professional experience in market systems development, value chains or livelihoods programming, with at least 3 years in a management position;
  • Demonstrated experience negotiating with private and public sector actors and structuring agreements/contracts to work together;
  • Demonstrated experience working in market systems development;
  • Demonstrated experience  working with and in partnership with other agencies in work planning and implementing together;
  • Strong management skills, including effective personnel management, adaptive management, coordination and decision-making.
  • Competent in building networks, strong problem-solving skills, and ability to influence with effective listening, persuasion, negotiation and other techniques;
  • Strong understanding of USAID compliance issues;
  • Internationally recognized qualification in project or program management or a commitment to obtain the qualification in the early months of work;
  • Excellent and persuasive oral and written communication skills, including report writing, in English and other language(s), as required;
  • Previous working experience in Kenya or East Africa desirable;
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
Success Factors 
 
The successful Senior Program Manager will be familiar with or have experience implementing market facilitation-based interventions and the particular challenges of market systems development in Northern Kenya. 

S/he will combine exceptional management and facilitation skills, strong negotiation skills and the capacity to manage relationships with different stakeholders. 

The position requires an ability to think creatively about improving opportunities for inclusive market development to promote sustainable livelihoods.

A heavy emphasis will be placed on coordination with other actors implementing in the areas of intervention. 

The Senior Program Manager will have the capacity to spark innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to programming and to inspire groups to collaborate closely to implement high-quality programs. 
 
S/he will be committed to long-term program sustainability and the delivery of high-impact activities at the community level. Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail and strategic vision are essential.

The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority.
 
Kenyan Nationals are encouraged to apply


Position: Product Innovation and Partnerships Manager 
 
Location: Nairobi 

Program / Department Summary: Mercy Corps implements high-quality, analytical development work in very difficult places. 

We have been operating in Kenya since 2008 and are presently implementing development programs across the Central, Rift Valley, North Western and Northern Eastern regions of Kenya.
 
The Google-funded Impact Labs program is a three-year youth employment initiative to stimulate product innovation and technology-oriented solutions to the global youth unemployment challenge. 

Focusing on youth aged 15-35, this initiative will operate in two strategic regional hubs, Jordan and Kenya, serving the Middle East and East Africa. 

This initiative aims to think big, take risks, and test bold solutions by approaching under-employment and unemployment through a business-oriented innovation lens. 

The program seeks to facilitate sustainable tech-enabled employment solutions in collaboration with the private sector to bridge skills and opportunity gaps for youth. 

Product innovations could exist in the job-matching space, in the connection of youth to other livelihoods opportunities in the formal or informal sectors, integration of technology into vocational training, or more.

In Kenya, the program will seek to stimulate solutions serving vulnerable youth populations in Kenya, particularly in areas of geographic vulnerability including North Rift and areas around the LAPSSET corridor.
 
General Position Summary: The Product Innovation and Partnerships Manager is responsible for cultivating, managing and growing partnerships enabling sustainable business solutions to youth employment challenges. 

S/he will develop a pipeline of technology and private sector partners capable of develop game changing innovations, and facilitating relationships with complementary employers, governmental bodies, training institutes, or others. 

S/he will work with these partners to help identify potential product innovations and sustainable solutions, and to convene the right partners to make it a reality. 

S/he is an excellent dealmaker capable of aligning varying incentives and driving projects through a range of challenges.
 
Essential Job Functions: 
 
Pipeline Development
  • Map out viable partners and opportunities in a range of economic sectors from construction to retail and agriculture;
  • Develop a pipeline of potential partnerships, including technology partners, employers, training institutes and more, through ongoing and well thought-out outreach;
  • Maintain strong connections with the regional start-up scene, maintaining responsiveness to opportunities.
Product Innovation
  • Work creatively with target partners to ideate and co-develop concepts and innovations for new products and services;
  • Facilitate ‘deals’ between partners to enhance product viability and scale opportunity;
  • Engage technical expertise where required to assist in product innovation, business modeling, or design.
Partner Engagement
  • Conduct Due Diligence, vet, and prepare documentation on longlisted and shortlisted partnerships;
  • Work with procurement and finance teams to ensure that suitable partnership engagement modalities are employed, be they MOUs, contracts, or other.
Partner Support and Relationship Management
  • Provide technical support to partners, including on market research, product development, and human-centered design;
  • Convene different actors and stakeholders for collaborations to enhance scale and sustainability;
  • As required, bring in external expertise to support partners;
  • Problem-solve and drive partnerships between multiple actors through challenges;
  • Take a collaborative and supportive approach when working with private sector partners.
M&E and Learning
  • Work with M&E staff to ensure effective data collection and learning from partners;
  • Participate in, and generate insights, for Thought Leadership events on innovation and business solutions to youth employment.
Other
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Organizational Learning: As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves. 
 
Accountability to Beneficiaries: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
 
Supervisory Responsibility: None

Accountability
 
Reports Directly To: Impact Labs Program Manager
 
Works Directly With: HR, Logistics, Operations, Impact Labs MEL Coordinator, Impact Labs partners.

Knowledge and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a combination of strategy and business consulting, impact investment, product design, or relevant areas;
  • BA/S or equivalent in business administration, information technology or related field of study. An MBA is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated expertise in partnership development, facilitating deals, matchmaking and phenomenal emotional intelligence;
  • Experience in Management/Development consulting firms or business incubators/accelerators working with start-ups &  SMEs on business  modelling, strategy and/or product development is required;
  • Experience working in/with start-ups desired. Experience related to employment generation an added advantage;
  • Experience working with impact investment an added advantage;
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement strategy;
  • Exceptional writing skills, and ability to present complex concepts and/or analysis clearly;
  • Experience in, and passion for, youth employment a plus.
Success Factors: The successful Product Innovation and Partnerships Manager will have a phenomenal ability to engage with partners and facilitate relationships. 

S/he will demonstrate excellent emotional intelligence, diplomacy, and drive to push things forward. 

S/he will be a self-starter and a doer, capable of driving the programs with minimal supervision. 

S/he will have a creative mindset, with ability to generate new ideas, coupled with attention to detail. 

S/he will have strong social and collaborative skills, with an ability to maintain an extensive network of partners and professional connections.


Position: Results, Learning & Research Coordinator
 
Location: Nairobi 

Program / Department Summary: Mercy Corps implements high-quality, analytical development work in very difficult places. 

We have been operating in Kenya since 2008 and are presently implementing development programs across the Central, Rift Valley, North Western and Northern Eastern regions of Kenya.
 
The Google-funded Impact Labs program is a three-year youth employment initiative to stimulate product innovation and technology-oriented solutions to the global youth unemployment challenge. 

Focusing on youth aged 15-35, this initiative will operate in two strategic regional hubs, Jordan and Kenya, serving the Middle East and East Africa. 

This initiative aims to think big, take risks, and test bold solutions by approaching under-employment and unemployment through a business-oriented innovation lens. 

The program seeks to facilitate sustainable tech-enabled employment solutions in collaboration with the private sector to bridge skills and opportunity gaps for youth. 

Product innovations could exist in the job-matching space, in the connection of youth to other livelihoods opportunities in the formal or informal sectors, integration of technology into vocational training, or more.

In Kenya, the program will seek to stimulate solutions serving vulnerable youth populations in Kenya, particularly in areas of geographic vulnerability including North Rift and areas around the LAPSSET corridor.
 
General Position Summary: The Results, Learning and Research Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and research across the program through its partners. 

S/he leads the implementation of the program’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning strategy, which encompasses data management, impact assessment, research and communications. 

This role involves close collaboration with the Program Manager and the Program Director, and requires a flexible and self-driven attitude, and commitment to high quality output.
 
Essential Job Functions: 
 
Monitoring and Evaluation
 
  • Develop metrics for the evaluation of the effectiveness of the program, including on the:
  1. viability of the sustainable business solutions;
  2. employment and livelihoods outcomes of youth users of products;
  3. employers in terms of the Return on Investment of using the services and;
  4. wider ecosystem.
  • Design processes of data collection, management, and quality control with partners;
  • Lead orientation of MEL systems among partner organizations;
  • Analyze quantitative data to calculate impacts, including leading ‘mini evaluations’ of specific program components and partners, including qualitative research for triangulation;
  • Produce communication materials about program progress and/or findings from evaluation studies.
Research Projects & Thought Leadership
  • Lead the program’s research and learning initiatives, in coordination with the Program Manager and Program Director, in order to generate key learnings about the program;
  • Conduct research and prepare practical reports for dissemination based on experiences from program implementation;
  • Lead dissemination efforts, including running Thought Leadership events, working with HQ, partners, and others to reach external stakeholders.
Adaptive management
  • Provide insights and recommendations through M&E and learning findings, which enable the program to enhance its activities and impact.
Communications
  • Communicate findings from M&E and research activities within Mercy Corps teams, project partners, and wider stakeholders;
  • Participate in a variety of external forums/workshops/conferences/sector coordination meetings for knowledge sharing and communication of best practices and findings from the program.   
Other
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Organizational Learning: As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves. 
 
Accountability to Beneficiaries: Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
 
Supervisory Responsibility: None
 
Accountability
 
Reports Directly To: Impact Labs Program Manager
 
Works Directly With: HR, Logistics, Operations, Impact Labs Product Innovation Partnership Manager, Impact Labs partners.

Knowledge and Experience:
  • 3-5 years of experience in design and management of monitoring, evaluation and learning systems for market development programs;
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area. Masters an added advantage;
  • Experience in knowledge management, data collection, and analytics and data management;
  • Experience using Management Information Systems (MIS), including tech- or mobile-based monitoring systems and dashboards;
  • Experience working with private sector partners. Experience in Management/Development consulting firms or business incubators/accelerators working with start-ups a plus;
  • Exceptional writing skills, and strong Excel (or SPSS, STATA, RED) skills;
  • Familiarity developing and managing content for any form of media;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relevant research methodologies, and to produce high quality research products;
  • Experience in, and passion for, youth (and youth employment) programming a plus.
Success Factors: The successful Results, Learning and Research Coordinator will show flexibility, and a willingness to test, adapt, learn and improve.

S/he will aim to narrow the traditional gap between M&E, research and program management by striving to produce information and learning that is useful by program teams and other stakeholders. 

S/he will be a high achiever, and will understand the needs and incentives of the private sector partners s/he works with.

S/he will combine a commitment to high-quality quantitative and qualitative data with an appreciation of the context and of what is possible, and supporting teams with different backgrounds, abilities, and technical knowledge.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit a Cover Letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to ke-hrkenya@mercycorps.org  on or before Friday 23rd June, 2017. 

The email subject line must clearly show the job title and location they are applying for.

Applications without an appropriate subject heading will be automatically disqualified. 
Please do not attach any certificates. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  
NB: We do not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

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