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PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

As team member of MER Units, the incumbent will assist the MER Unit in the monitoring and evaluation of program areas.


Planning and Management

 

 

 

 

  1. Ensuring MER team work plans are timely submitted to country office.
    1. Ensuring each project’s/program’s MER plan is implemented in the field completely.
    2. Planning for the measurement/reporting of indicators listed in the MER plan in collaboration with MER, Program and other relevant teams and stakeholders.  
    3. Consolidation of the team members workplan on the defined frequency and verification of the performance against the plans.
    4. Ensuring monitoring standards/SOPs are strictly followed in the field. 
    5. Assisting MER Manager to plan program reviews, learning events and trainings.
    6. Assisting MER Manager planning needs assessments, baseline, evaluation and field research.
    7. Planning for the data validation in the field.

Reporting

  1. Review and finalization the field team monitoring reports.
  2. Review of the progress reported in the Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP) and Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) to provide follow-up points.
  3. Review of the program team reports to provide them feedback as and when required.
  4. Assisting MER manger in compilation of baseline, evaluation, assessment and research reports.
  5. Compilation of the complaints and feedback mechanism log and sharing the same with MER Manager.
  6. Assisting MER Manager in the review of consultants’ reports.
  7. Assisting MER Manage in the development of the management briefs.

Data Handling and Validation

  1. Ensuring consistent data collection and storage tools are available with field team.
  2. Ensuring application of the data quality standards fully at all steps of data collection, entry and analysis.
  3. Assist MER manager in the design of data collection tools and data entry interface.
  4. Leading application of data validation regime.

Research and Learning

  1. Assisting MER Manager in the design of baselines, evaluations, case studies and need assessments.
  2. Leading data collection in the field in full compliance to process quality standards.
  3. Coordinating activities of the consultants from planning to reporting of outsourced assignments.
  4. Leading data analysis to respond needs of different reports, write-ups, and briefs etc.
  5. Assisting MER manager in the implementation of organization’s learning agenda.
  6. Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data to provide learnings to program and operation’s team.

Capacity Building

  1. Leading capacity assessments to identify program and MER teams MER and accountability capacity needs.
  2. Supporting MER Manager in setting up capacity building plans for the MER and program teams.
  3. Building team’s capacities through training, on-job technical support and guidance.
  4. Assisting MER manager in the implementation of the capacity building plan.

Program Design

  1. Assisting MER Manager in the planning and implementation of new program design workshop.
  2. Assisting MER manager in designing development of new program/project design.
  3. Assisting MER Manager in the evelopment of MER plan/framework for each new project/program.
  4. Guiding program team in the development of detailed implementation plan.

Field Monitoring

  1. Undertaking regular visits to field offices and projects’ site.
  2. Submitting field visit reports for the
  3. Coordinating donor/other stakeholders monitoring visits to the field.
  4. Undertaking 

Program Accountability

  1. Assisting MER manager in the implementation of program accountability framework.
  2. Assisting field team in handling compliant and feedback.
  3. Leading complaint investigation in the field as when required.
  4. Reporting complaint and feedback mechanism log.

Education & Experience

·         Minimum 3 years experience in a similar capacity. Preferably with  international  organizations.

·         Masters in relevant field (Development Studies, international development, economics, agriculture, rural development, etc.)

·         Capable of working individually and as part of a team.

·         Capable of handling Data base (Access, SPSS); essential.

·         Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment under challenging conditions with persons from differing backgrounds.

·         Capable of working in multi-cultural environment.

 

·         Can work with minimum guidance and supervision.

·         Minimum 3 years experience in a similar capacity. Preferably with  international  organizations.

·         Masters in relevant field (Development Studies, international development, economics, agriculture, rural development, etc.)

·         Capable of working individually and as part of a team.

·         Capable of handling Data base (Access, SPSS); essential.

·         Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment under challenging conditions with persons from differing backgrounds.

·         Capable of working in multi-cultural environment.

·         Can work with minimum guidance and supervision.

 





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