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.
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
in-country data collection, data assurance and reporting of WIRE data.
data entry templates and tools.
entry and maintenance of the WIRE database.
data as needed for analysis and visualization.
development of information and communication technology tools for surveys.
Support rapid report development, working
closely with the WIRE Coordinator, WIRE Specialist, MEL Manager, and
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