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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager is a member of the PEPZ senior management team, providing specialist input and support to the Team Leader and the Strategic Management Team.

The M&E Manager ensures that PEPZ has access to robust data and analysis to support evidence-based management decision making and reporting to DFID and other stakeholders.

The M&E Manager works closely with the International M&E Expert to ensure the smooth running of all monitoring and evaluation activities within the sector teams.

Principal Responsibilities

Strategy and leadership:

  • Uphold high standards of monitoring and evaluation ethics and ensure adherence to DFID policies.
  • Contribute M&E expertise to the deliberations of the PEPZ senior management team
  • Lead on the development and update of the PEPZ theory of change and log frame.
  • Lead on the development and implementation of the M&E Strategy and Annual Workplan.
  • Manage timely and effective implementation of the M&E strategy

M&E planning:

  • Ensure compliance with PEPZ M&E Manual.
  • Lead the development of the M&E components of intervention partnerships.

Data collection and analysis:

  • Ensure that PEPZ staff are well equipped to carry out on-site monitoring visits to projects and provide capacity building and training as required.
  • Lead the M&E inputs into all intervention partnership agreements and service contracts produced by PEPZ sector teams.
  • Oversee intervention partner baseline studies and preparation of high priority interventions results chains.
  • Collect data for periodic special studies e.g. case studies and success stories.
  • Ensure timely collection of M&E data from intervention partners and beneficiaries.
  • Conduct M&E spot checks on PEPZ intervention partners and beneficiaries.

Progress and Results Reporting:

  • Ensure that M&E data presented to sector managers allows effective oversight of intervention progress and results.
  • Ensure regular updating of programme M&E tracking systems and monitor quality of data inputs.
  • Maintain and update the M&E database and provide relevant information and reports on demand.
  • Lead the process for M&E on consolidating internal quarterly and annual reports for PEPZ.
  • Provide data and analysis to the Communications Manager as input for communication materials.

Management:

  • Participate in the senior management team meetings.
  • Lead management and performance reviews of M&E staff
  • Manage the implementation monitoring of intervention partnerships.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, Social Development or a relevant field, a Master’s Degree would be an advantage
  • Minimum of five years managing complex M & E systems, including experience designing and implementing M&E results frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of donor regulations and policies preferred.
  • Experience in DFID projects would be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs particularly Excel and Word a MUST

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please send a cover letter explaining interest in the position and related qualifications to support application as well as a detailed CV to the email below: Please ensure that the position applied for is clearly indicated in the subject line.

Email applications to
recruitment@pepzambia.com
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