CLOSED VACANCY

IMPACT REPORTING OFFICER – CLOSED

Nairobi, Kenya

OVERVIEW

The purpose of the job is to coordinate Amnesty Kenya’s integrated planning, monitoring, evaluation, and learning system and strengthen our performance management tools across the organization. This position is responsible for deepening our impact reporting capacity to national and international movements, national board and funding partners.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Amnesty International is a Nobel Peace Prize-winning global movement of over seventeen million people committed to campaigning and action to improve human rights standards enshrined in the Kenyan Constitution and International Law. Amnesty International Kenya envisions a place where every person enjoys all the human rights enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, national laws, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and other international human rights instruments.

Our mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of human rights. Our core values are inclusion, integrity, boldness, innovation, impartiality, independence, democracy, mutual respect, principles of international solidarity, effective action for the individual victim, national coverage, and the universality and indivisibility of human rights.

We stand up for freedom of expression, association and assembly, economic, social, and gender justice, freedom from discrimination, equality, human rights solutions, people empowerment, feminist leadership and a campaign force that brings together our local roots and our global reach.

As a key member of our staff, you will be required to actively demonstrate a commitment to Amnesty’s organizational values and vision and Kenyan Constitution and be familiar with rights-based organizing, citizen empowerment, and an anti-discriminatory approach to social justice. You will be required to work in teams, multi-task and work to deadlines, sometimes under pressure.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Managers, all staff, Specific International Secretariat Staff

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

The Impact Reporting Officer will:

  • Lead the organization’s planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning and reporting organizational wide and departmental targets on a multi-annual and quarterly basis.
  • Advise and support campaign planning and execution.
  • Prepare and present monitoring and evaluation reports, including data visualization and analysis, to inform partners, the board, and staff.
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and learning by documenting and disseminating best practices, lessons learned, and success stories.
  • Collect, organize, and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to assess program performance, outcomes, and impact.
  • Advise, design, and strengthen performance management and workflow tools and applications that can be used on staff and volunteers’
  • Train and build independent capacities among key staff, and volunteers to capture significant actions, intended and unintended results, and learning from the organization’s activities and impact.
  • Generate accurate and vivid high-quality reports for a diversity of constituencies including but not limited to members, the board, funding partners, and the general public.
  • Monitor engagement and feedback from these constituencies to improve accountability.

 

WHAT DOES SUCCESS LOOK LIKE IN THIS JOB?

  • Amnesty Kenya demonstrates value for money and generates new human rights organizing from our own activities and those of partners and circles of learning.
  • Campaigns are properly structured, result-based and can quantify their impact.
  • Evidence-based and data-driven analysis increases in our decision and external communication.
  • Staff embrace and adopt MERL as a lifestyle and see the benefits of documenting and learning from their actions.
  • High-quality annual and quarterly reports punctually submitted to the membership, Board, International Secretariat, funding partners, and the public
  • Integrated systems operate effectively even in the absence of the officer.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

ESSENTIAL:

  • A degree in social sciences, management, law or another appropriate discipline
  • At least 3 years’ experience of monitoring, evaluation, and learning
  • Excellent writing and visualization reporting skills with an eye to detail, accuracy, and inspiring others
  • Familiarity with M&E frameworks, tools, and methodologies, such as logical/results-based frameworks, theory of change, impact evaluation, and participatory approaches.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative data processing and analysis skills including adapting/developing participatory monitoring tools, surveys and systems for teams and
  • Demonstrated experience of collating and analyzing monitoring and evaluation data from multiple sources to prepare succinct reports for the needs of diverse audiences.

DESIRABLE

  • Knowledge of project management principles and the ability to work effectively within a team and meet deadlines.
  • Proven experience in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning in the context of advocacy campaigns or projects.
  • Demonstrated experience of monitoring child safeguarding, discrimination, value for money and or anti-fraud approaches
  • An analytical thinker who can press us harder towards outcome planning, consistent monitoring and results harvesting.

HOW YOU WORK

The Behaviour Framework focuses on how we work rather than what our job is designed to do. It articulates the behaviours that are expected from a group of professionals who are working effectively together. It includes Delivering results – Working with others – Developing oneself and others – Contributing to a dynamic and effective IS – Making decisions – Taking the initiative –Communicating and influencing.

EQUALITY STATEMENT

Equality and diversity are at the core of our values. Staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected. We do not discriminate based on your gender, age, ethnicity, disability, class, sexual preference, or other identities. Women and persons with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

NO FEE CHARGED AND YOUR RIGHT TO PRIVACY

Amnesty International Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). Amnesty International Kenya does not share your applications or information with third parties without your consent.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with Amnesty International’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality), or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post and would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed.

This job description will be reviewed from time to time to ensure that the scope and focus are in tandem with Amnesty International’s priorities and operating context.

All applications must be received on or before Sunday 16th July 2023, 2359, hours (EAT)