Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Purpose

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will take charge of designing, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the Project. Provide strategic support to the Project Manager/Coordinator in developing the Project’s monitoring and evaluation plans and Project’s internal systems to collect and analyze the data used to measure key performance indicators of programs, processes and activities for the life of the project.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;

  • Develop the overall framework, for project M&E, for example mid-term project review, impact assessment, final evaluation, develop project Performance Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems.
  • Support the participatory processes for designing planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning systems.
  • Collect data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators and check data quality with partners.
  • Develop a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.
  • Provide monitoring data regularly that strategically inform the decisions on project performance and future direction to the WEE Project management team and Project Manager /Coordinator.
  • Ensure timely and quality reporting including smooth coordination of the partners in relation to planning, monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Collaborate with staff and partners to ensure that planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning systems capture and transmit data according to standards, definitions and processes.
  • Organize and undertake training with collaborating partners on M&E as required. Support the development of project documents and tools, as well as technical manuals or guidance, training materials, and quality improvement and assessment guidelines.
  • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager / Coordinator.

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Excellent knowledge of Programme Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation techniques and practices.
  • Conversant with some of the substantive issues such as labour inspection, labour law enforcement, social dialogue.
  • Strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking capacity and skills
  • Strong writing, editing, and formatting skills.
  • Proficiency in English, including speaking, writing, and reading, with the ability to conduct business in English (Though Knowledge of local languages helpful)
  • Excellent knowledge and experience regarding Gender Mainstreaming.
  • Good moderation, facilitation and training skills.
  • Strong data collection and research skills and ability to interpret and analyse data

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Monitoring and Evaluation, Agriculture, Economics, or other fields related to Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Master’s Degree in any of the above fields will be a plus
  • Must have at least a minimum of six (6) years’ experience of Programme/Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation with an international NGO.
  • Proven experience of not less than three (3) years in Monitoring Gender Mainstreaming/Transformative Projects/Programmes in Zambia
  • Demonstrated expertise in demanding Quantitative & Qualitative Research.
  • Must possess advanced software skills in the use of analytical tools such as STATA /SPSS/ NVivo;
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to take initiative and to be flexible depending on changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills – oral, written and presentation.
  • Experience in working on environment, climate change or resilience will be added advantage.
  • Knowledge of 2-3 local languages is very key for this position
  • Must have a Certification in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Registered member with the Zambia Monitoring and Evaluation Association (ZAMEA)

How to apply

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations through email:

Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 14 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Application deadline
10 Apr 15:00
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