Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

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Job Summary

Performs the Duties of a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Location : Ho, Volta Region

Language Required : English (Ewe and Akan optional)

Application Deadline : 25th November, 2019

Starting Date : 14th December, 2019

Duration of Initial Contract: Initially 1 year (Extendable depending on satisfactory performance


Main duties and responsibilities

The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (ME&L) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of all the Company's programs and projects. He/she will develop a systematic framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by Projects. He/she will also provide technical assistance to the Project implementation team, particularly in relation to documentation of report and proposals.


Specific Responsibilities

a. Coordinate and Facilitate ME&L:

  • Act as a focal point for the planning, implementation, learning and reporting of ME&L.
  • Coordinate and facilitate all the data gathering and processing streams of the Company.
  • Ensure quality assurance of all field data analysis (including baseline and end line data gathering).
  • Design survey and data collection tools using digital data gathering platforms for the organization.
  • Advice on appropriate data collection technologies including the setup of a collective database with storage and management.

b. Build capacity on ME&L:

  • Facilitate capacity building process of the Company's staff on knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for effective ME&L through training and coaching.
  • Develop the capacity (knowledge, skills and competencies) of staff of the Company and partners necessary for effective ME&L through training and coaching.

c. Data Collection and Analysis

  • Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.
  • Collect and analyze data and take a lead in developing methodologies to provide an evidence base for the measurement of results and to demonstrate results more clearly.
  • Support project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation.

d. Organize reflections and lessons learned:

  • Organize the reflection and learning events following the requirement and time lines of the outputs and reporting cycle and based on the outputs of the information and data streams.
  • Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project. Provide advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E findings.
  • Maintain and keep under review current monitoring, evaluation and institutional learning systems and processes, proposing changes where appropriate;
  • Advise on best practice for evaluation, measurement of results and value for money, and share the learning across the organization.

e. Communications

  • Assure that the information flows and products coming out of ME&L could easily be used for communication messages to targeted audience.
  • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.
  • Compile quarterly and annual reports.


f. Other duties

  • Contribute to the development of projects by advising on appropriate theories of change, log frames, measurable outcomes and indicators.
  • Carry out evaluations to measure the effectiveness and impact of projects in liaison with project officers and coordinators.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Programs Manager and CEO.


Competencies


Experiences

  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in an ME&L position Essential
  • Worked with an NGO Desirable
  • Developing theories of change, log frames, indicators and outcome/impact measurement Essential
  • Monitoring and evaluating programs Essential
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis Essential
  • Writing and presenting reports and briefings Essential
  • Designing systems and tools Desirable
  • Training and mentoring staff Desirable Skills, abilities and knowledge
  • Knowledge of current good practice in ME&L methodologies Essential
  • High level of IT competence, including Excel, PowerPoint, SPSS, STATA and web-based tools such as Survey monkey Essential


Personal qualities

  • Excellent inter-personal skills, including a collaborative approach to resolving issues Essential
  • Self-motivation, high level of initiative and sense of responsibility Essential
  • Strong commitment to human rights and the Company's aims Essential
  • Commitment to the continuous improvement in the quality of Company's work Essential
  • Good understanding of and commitment to gender equality and social inclusion and Cultural sensitivity Essential
  • Willingness to work beyond normal of office hours occasionally when necessary Essential


Qualifications requirements

  • Education: First level university degree in Statistics, Development Studies, Political Science, International Development, Economics, or related field. Advanced certificate in M&E, statistics or Economics is added advantage.

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