Indepth Research Learning & Development Advisor Job (M&E)

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M&E Learning & Development Advisor Job, Current NGO Kenyan Vacancies,


Location: KU Unicity Mall, Along Thika Road.

Job Type: Fulltime

Indepth Research Institute builds the capacity of people, processes, and systems for organizational success and growth as well as nurturing a thriving ecosystem. We do this through our four-line of services; Data Analytics, Strategy and Management Solutions; Training and Development; Digital Innovation, and Enterprise Systems as well as organizing Experiential Tours.

Job Summary

We need to meet increasing demand and maintain a high quality of our services, and the L&D Advisor will help us do it. The role plays an important part in making sure we can respond to the changing development needs of the business. You will do this through a variety of activities including managing the smooth running of Leadership and management training programs, supporting bespoke development events, and assisting in the delivery of strategic consultancy projects among others.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing sales proposals and pitches.
  • Developing technical proposals
  • Sales and Prospecting for clients.
  • Relationships building with our current and past clients
  • Formulate learning and development strategies by undertaking training needs analysis, review of organizational goals, and training funding opportunities;
  • Consult with key internal and external stakeholders and participate in project planning and implementation of training programs to ensure alignment with contemporary industry standards and expectations;
  • Working with organizations (NGOS, Government, and Private) to coordinate design and delivery of specialist L&D interventions and programs to meet specific requirements or skill gaps
  • Ensuring L&D materials/courseware are kept up to date and are reflective of the latest strategy, legislation, policies, technology, and procedures
  • Developing innovative and exciting new ways of meeting organizational L&D needs
  • Flexing, adapting, and amending L&D interventions, without compromising quality, to ensure that they are supportive of the needs of the business
  • Constantly measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the training you deliver to continuously improve our offer and deliver our return on investment
  • Designing blended learning solutions.
  • Using digital tools to create flexible and innovative learning programmes
  • Driving a culture of continuous professional development (CPD)
  • Monitoring how effectively learning has been transferred to our clients and offering post-training support when need be.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Should have at least a master in M&E, Social Sciences, Public Health, Statistics, International Development, Project Management, Participatory Planning, Research, Health Information Management, or any other relevant field/course
  • At least 2 to 3 years experience in designing, implementing, and overseeing MEAL tasks with public and humanitarian organizations in the health, nutrition, WASH, MHPSS, FSL, and GBV sectors in any fast-paced company. (Preferably a corporate training & research company)
  • Experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative research
  • Experience using statistical software for complex data analysis, such as Stata, SPSS, R, EPI-Info, NVivo among others.
  • Experience using machine learning, analytics, and visualization platforms such as Python, Power BI, Tableau, Qlik among others.
  • Demonstrated experience-using technologies for MEAL, including mobile data collection tools (Kobo, Ona, ODK, CommCare, etc.) and mHealth platforms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams
  • Eloquent and customer-oriented
  • Masterly of English with Clear Communication Skills
  • Cool-tempered with perseverance and ability to handle rejection
  • Experience in selling training programs and seminars/events
  • High-level understanding of computer technology
  • Proven track record of successfully meeting sales quota preferably over the phone
  • Good knowledge of the CRM software
  • Ability to learn about products and services and describe/explain them to prospects
  • Hands-on experience in conducting research and evaluations including impact evaluation
  • Familiarly with MEAL requirements for all major donors such as USAID, BHA, OFDA, ECHO, EU, DfID, UN, etc.
  • Ability to design and lead surveys, situation analysis, multi-sectoral needs assessment, and rapid needs assessment (with the inputs of technical specialists).
  • Demonstrated understanding of data protection and confidentiality as part of data collection and management practices, and the ability to respect and maintain confidentiality.
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Analytical mind and great business sense
  • Outstanding negotiation skills with the ability to resolve issues and address complaints.

How to Apply:

Your application should be sent to   [email protected]  to us on or before CoB Friday, 8 th April 2022 . Quote the JOB TITLE on the subject of your email.

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