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The USAID Let’s Read Project is a 5-year, $48.9 million project in the five target provinces of Eastern, Muchinga, Southern, Northwestern and Western Zambia that works to improve reading outcomes for approximately 1.4 million children attending pre-primary (kindergarten) through to Grades 3 and provide professional development for teachers to support reading interventions in Zambian public and community schools.
The Monitoring and Evaluation & Performance Tracking System Officer (M&E PTS Officer), based in Chipata Eastern Province (no relocation allowances are provided for this position), will manage the overall Performance Tracking System at the provincial level and ensure tracking of M&E indicators and that data is fed into the central databases. This entails collecting, entering and analyzing data for project M&E indicators and special studies, and working with project schools in the province to enter and verify student assessment results in a Performance Tracking System. The M&E PTS Officer will be responsible for ensuring the timeliness and quality of data collection, entry, analysis and reporting in the province, as per the approved project M&E plan.
Essential functions include (but not limited to):
Reporting and Organizational Relationships:
The M&E PTS Officer reports to the M&E Director.
The candidate for the position of M&E PTS Officer shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in the social sciences or related field.
Skills and Experience:
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of (and proficiency in) Bantu languages highly preferred.
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.
Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered.