International Committee of the Red Cross




About the Job

The Analysis and Evidence (A&E) Specialist serves as the primary support contact for A&E activities at both delegation and sub-delegation levels. In this role, he/she provides essential support throughout the program cycle across all programmatic areas, offering valuable assistance at each stage and theme. The A&E Specialist plays a crucial support role in assessing and analysing needs, designing, and planning programs based on insights, monitoring key performance indicators, evaluating program outcomes, and facilitating learning opportunities.

This is a national/resident position based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In liaison with the Senior A&E Specialist develops and supports a robust Results-based Management (RBM) system that prioritizes achieving outcomes. This includes implementing monitoring and analysis efforts to inform programmatic decisions and enable effective program steering by decision-makers.
  • Supports the Senior A&E Specialist in formulating the annual A&E plan for the delegation, entailing the definition of strategic objectives and necessary actions.
  • Contributes to plan implementation by aiding in the creation or customization of data collection tools, managing data collection and digitalization processes, conducting analysis, preparing reports, and facilitating the dissemination and visibility of findings.
  • Supports electronic system data management and the digitalization and automation of data collection exercises, reporting, and visualization.
  • Monitors the utilization of institutional tools such as Device Magic and dashboards to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes.
  • Participates in the monitoring/review activities in the field and ensures that all the A&E activities are conducted in line with the stipulated standard procedures.
  • Oversees and ensures the application of the EcoSec procedures at the field level and supports in capacity building for the field teams.
  • Uses a participatory approach in field visits and interactions with communities and other stakeholders (authorities, public and technical services, and other agencies).
  • Contributes to data collection and analysis and provides coaching to the EcoSec field staff as required.
  • In liaison with the Senior A&E Specialist debriefs supervisors and enumerators and compiles their feedback on the data collection exercises.
  • Provides on-the-spot coaching, motivates the field officers and Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) volunteers involved in registration, assessment and monitoring activities.
  • Contributes to report post-distribution/outcomes monitoring findings including success indicators in the Quarterly EcoSec Report.

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • Bachelor`s Degree in Economics, Statistics, GIS, or equivalent qualification in related field of study
  • Five (5) years overall professional experience, with at least three years within the field of expertise in a humanitarian environment.
  • Experience in needs analysis, operational information management, results-based management systems, monitoring and evaluation or a closely related area of expertise.
  • Proven experience in using varied data collection and analysis tools.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Proven team management, coaching and team motivation skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Somali.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.

We Offer

  • A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

How to apply

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address [email protected]. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 12th May 2024. Clearly indicate the position title Analysis & Evidence Specialist Nairobi in the subject line of your email message. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to [email protected]*.***

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Deadline: 12-May-24