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Impact And Knowledge Officer

Closing: May 23, 2024

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Published: May 13, 2024 (14 days ago)

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  • The role holder will be responsible for supporting the impact analysis and knowledge generation of the Kakuma Kalobeyei Challenge Fund (KKCF) program, a Program of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), implemented with Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), Turkana County Government, and UNHCR. KKCF is designed to support private sector investment and unlock the economic potential of refugees and their hosts in Kakuma Kalobeyei refugee hosting area in Turkana West District of Turkana County. KKCF aims to attract private companies and grow the local entrepreneurship potential to create jobs and improve service provision in the Kakuma Kalobeyei area. The incumbent will be a key member of the KKCF delivery team and is responsible for supporting ongoing impact measurement, analysis, and insight generation across the KKCF portfolio of investees and activities. The impact officer will contribute to reporting at the project level, as well as collaborate with AECF’s impact and knowledge team, feeding data and impact stories into thought leadership, storytelling and dissemination of learnings.
  • The Impact & Knowledge Officer will take the lead in analyzing and leveraging the data collected from portfolio companies, updating performance on all impact metrics, and producing analytical insight and knowledge products from KKCF’s portfolio, data, evidence, and insights that will be used in supporting program management, future program design, business intelligence, and promoting the voices of the communities and entrepreneurs that we support to build the resilience of the host and refugee communities in Kakuma-Kalobeyei and others across Africa.

This role will report to the Programme Manager, KKCF.

Suitable candidates should possess:

  • A University Degree preferably in Statistics, Economics, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in data science, and statistical analysis, in a forced displacement setting, focused on MSME development.
  • Prior experience in sustainable agriculture, climate finance, women's economic empowerment, or financial inclusion.
  • Curiosity to keep abreast of innovative practices for understanding systemic change, capturing and measuring resilience, and adaptation to climate change of vulnerable populations.
  • Understand the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) standards for private sector-led development in relevant sectors.
  • Possess superior data analysis and presentation skills, software skills (MS Office) as well as data manipulation and visualisation skills (Airtable, Tableau, Power BI).
  • Excellent writing, analytical and communication skills in English.


Responsibilities
  • The role holder will be responsible for supporting the impact analysis and knowledge generation of the Kakuma Kalobeyei Challenge Fund (KKCF) program, a Program of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), implemented with Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), Turkana County Government, and UNHCR. KKCF is designed to support private sector investment and unlock the economic potential of refugees and their hosts in Kakuma Kalobeyei refugee hosting area in Turkana West District of Turkana County. KKCF aims to attract private companies and grow the local entrepreneurship potential to create jobs and improve service provision in the Kakuma Kalobeyei area. The incumbent will be a key member of the KKCF delivery team and is responsible for supporting ongoing impact measurement, analysis, and insight generation across the KKCF portfolio of investees and activities. The impact officer will contribute to reporting at the project level, as well as collaborate with AECF’s impact and knowledge team, feeding data and impact stories into thought leadership, storytelling and dissemination of learnings.
  • The Impact & Knowledge Officer will take the lead in analyzing and leveraging the data collected from portfolio companies, updating performance on all impact metrics, and producing analytical insight and knowledge products from KKCF’s portfolio, data, evidence, and insights that will be used in supporting program management, future program design, business intelligence, and promoting the voices of the communities and entrepreneurs that we support to build the resilience of the host and refugee communities in Kakuma-Kalobeyei and others across Africa.

This role will report to the Programme Manager, KKCF.

Suitable candidates should possess:

  • A University Degree preferably in Statistics, Economics, or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in data science, and statistical analysis, in a forced displacement setting, focused on MSME development.
  • Prior experience in sustainable agriculture, climate finance, women's economic empowerment, or financial inclusion.
  • Curiosity to keep abreast of innovative practices for understanding systemic change, capturing and measuring resilience, and adaptation to climate change of vulnerable populations.
  • Understand the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) standards for private sector-led development in relevant sectors.
  • Possess superior data analysis and presentation skills, software skills (MS Office) as well as data manipulation and visualisation skills (Airtable, Tableau, Power BI).
  • Excellent writing, analytical and communication skills in English.


  • Develop and own the portfolio monitoring plan of the projects in KKCF’s portfolio in line with AECF policies and procedures and the donor and partner requirements.
  • Support the development of investee monitoring plans, targets and budgets during the process of investee selection and reviewing as needed throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Coordinate with the program team and specifically the portfolio officer and making use of AECF’s digital platform and automated tools, ensure high quality of data (qualitative and quantitative) collection, aggregation and processing, verification, and analysis, in a timely manner.
  • Provide evidence-based feedback loop to the program’s team on an ongoing basis, and contribute to producing, packaging and disseminating impact and change stories.
  • Ensure accurate and timely compliance with all reporting requirements, including supporting the preparation of annual AECF Impact report, periodic donor reports, and ongoing ad hoc reports.
  • Maintain a dashboard to track performance against key impact indicators, providing feedback to all relevant teams on projects’ performance, as and when needed.
  • Co-develop, with the portfolio Officers, field visit reports, including learning insights.
  • Contribute to monthly and ongoing insight generation and knowledge creation from analysis of impact data, exchange and interviews with investees and programme partners, and feed into the broader AECF insight and knowledge practice.
  • Share learning from results measurement and impact analyses with the wider team.
  • Develop and disseminate monthly short evidenced-based articles, updated project summary briefs, reports, human interest stories, website content etc.


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