Wanted Is A Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Mutare

CARE ZIMBABWE

Job Description
The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and managing project M&E systems to measure results, monitor progress, ensure accountability and contribute to CARE’s evidence base

Key duties and Responsibilities

• Develops project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) systems and processes and submits to the Emergency Coordinator
• Provides leadership, guidance and mentoring support to program staff to develop strategic approaches to MEAL in the project

• Designs and develops all project M&E documents, frameworks, and log frames and provide leadership on project database development and management
• Develops performance management indicators to track during project implementation
• Develops, adopts or adapts relevant data management guidelines for data quality assurance
• Designs ,adopts or adapts relevant data entry templates for CARE and Donor formats
• Develops and/ or adapts M&E training guidelines
• Ensures project design has logic between activities, outputs, results and indicators
• Develops M & E system to track and analyse data and report on Food and Nutrition and Climate Change Resilience CO initiatives in various projects
• Represents CO in Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change Resilience assessments, studies and research (ZimVAC, Crop and Livestock Assessments, Multi-hazard risk assessments, etc.)
• Contributes to the development of CARE Zimbabwe evidence base that supports measurable contribution to long term programs for specific impact populations
• Coordinates baseline, midterm, endline and special surveys in consultation with PM and ensures that data is collected regularly against indicators.
• Develops M&E learning standards in consultation with the Emergency Coordinator
• Ensures that project results are collected, analyzed ,aggregated and clear ‘results stories’ are developed demonstrating outcome and impact of project activities
• Coordinates and analyzes output, outcome and impact data to a donor presentable standard ensuring strict adherence to donor standards and regulations
• Analyses qualitative and quantitative data (e.g. success stories, most significant change, case studies, rolling profiles)
• Prepares program progress updates on the project as required.
• Prepares M&E data for the production of progress, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to donors and partners
• Collaborates and coordinates with government departments, UN agencies, NGOs, and other organizations on monitoring and evaluation issues
• Maintains relationship with all key stakeholders, including GoZ departments and donor partners
• Trains staff, or arranges for the training of staff

Qualifications
• Degree in Statistics, Education, Social Sciences or equivalent
• Certificate in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage
• 4-5 years working experience of monitoring and evaluation of education related projects at senior level with extensive knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies

Additional Information
• Strong data analysis and report writing skills
• Diplomatic with excellent/exceptional stakeholder management skills

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