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Monitoring And Evaluation Intern - Soil Protection And Rehabilitation Project

Closing: Jun 19, 2024

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Published: Jun 5, 2024 (16 days ago)

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Background


DeutscheGesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), on behalf of the German Ministryfor Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is implementing a global programme

“Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security” in seven countries, Kenya
being one of them. In Western Kenya, the project “Soil Protection and Rehabilitationof Degraded Soils in Western Kenya’’ (ProSoil) aims to facilitate the adoption ofsoil protection and rehabilitation measures at scale. It does so by a) capacitybuilding and training, b) improving the regulatory framework for soilmanagement and c) identification and documentation of learnings from projectimplementation.


The project isaddressing the underlying soil health issues through a comprehensive approach thatpromotes several measures including Conservation Agriculture, Integrated Soil

Fertility and Pest Management, Agroforestry and Soil Erosion Control Measures. Thisapproach is informed by partnerships with both national and international researchorganizations through collaborative research.


In pursuant of theseproject goals, the project is recruiting an intern to support its staff in theimplementation of project activities, and in the ongoing and planned activitiesrelated to Monitoring and Evaluation activities.



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Background


DeutscheGesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), on behalf of the German Ministryfor Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is implementing a global programme

“Soil Protection and Rehabilitation for Food Security” in seven countries, Kenya
being one of them. In Western Kenya, the project “Soil Protection and Rehabilitationof Degraded Soils in Western Kenya’’ (ProSoil) aims to facilitate the adoption ofsoil protection and rehabilitation measures at scale. It does so by a) capacitybuilding and training, b) improving the regulatory framework for soilmanagement and c) identification and documentation of learnings from projectimplementation.


The project isaddressing the underlying soil health issues through a comprehensive approach thatpromotes several measures including Conservation Agriculture, Integrated Soil

Fertility and Pest Management, Agroforestry and Soil Erosion Control Measures. Thisapproach is informed by partnerships with both national and international researchorganizations through collaborative research.


In pursuant of theseproject goals, the project is recruiting an intern to support its staff in theimplementation of project activities, and in the ongoing and planned activitiesrelated to Monitoring and Evaluation activities.



A.     Responsibilities

 

  • Support in training of enumerators to ensure quality data is collected

  • Support in data collection activities, ensuring accuracy and completeness of data during field surveys.

  • Support in supervising the enumerators during data collection exercises.

  • Support in data analysis and writing of reports
  • Assist in organizing project-related events, workshops, meetings, and seminars.

  • Support in monitoring of project activities in the project region

  • Provide administrative back up and support to the Project teams with guidance from technical team.

  • Support in the documentation of field activities, reports, and publications

  • Analyzing spatial and non-spatial data based on Geographic Information Systems tools 

  • Design maps for the ProSoil project both for internal use and external use 

  • Any other tasks that may be assigned from time to time by the project team

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    B.    Required qualifications, competences and experience


     

    • Recent graduate in Bsc Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Statistics or comparable qualification.

  • Not more than 1 year after graduation.

  • High proficiency in ICT technologies and computer applications (especially Ms Excel)

  • MUST be
  • able to analyze data using any statistical software
  • Highly motivated to work in a multicultural environment.

  • Willingness to travel within Western Kenya.

  • Excellent written and spoken English and Kiswahili language

  • Good communication skills.

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    1. Duration of Assignment
    •   The contract durationis six months.


     


    1. Duty Location
    • The duty location is Kisumuwith field travels to Siaya, Kakamega and Bungoma counties.


     

    1. Submission of Application
    • Vacancy Reference Number:            GIZ/ARD/02/06/2024 


    GIZ is an equal opportunity employer.

     


    All applications should be received by 19thJune 2024.


     


    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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