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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To ensure that there is adequate and timely information available about the project that demonstrate, impact, outcomes and important learning opportunities. The DME Officer is responsible of project monitoring, reporting and evaluations (Baseline, Mid-term and End of Project).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)

#

Major Activities

Expected Results

Weight (%)

1.

Review the monitoring framework; indicators and systems for monitoring and surveillance as agreed upon and according to WVB standards (such as LEAP), partners’ standards and donor standards.

-Monitoring framework reviewed

15

2.

Assist in setting up participatory monitoring systems to track project performance and changes, and ensure the project database is accurate and updated on monthly basis.

- the project database is accurate and updated on monthly basis

15

3

Ensure timely submission of consolidated narrative & financial reports to the Support Office and the donor while aligning to the respective reporting standards & templates.

- consolidated narrative & financial reports submitted to the Support Office /Donor

15

4

Participate in the institutional learning initiatives, and provide technical leadership and coordination in ensuring establishment of efficient information systems leading to the achievement of lessons learnt and their timely dissemination (Knowledge Management Skills)

- Technical leadership and coordination established in ensuring efficient information systems leading to the achievement of lessons learnt and their timely dissemination

10

5.

Assist in planning, preparation and implementation of project baseline, evaluation survey and operational research by organizing technical trainings including ToR, sampling, questionnaire design, participatory techniques for data collection, analysis of data and reporting.

-Project baseline and evaluation done

-Technical Support provided when conducting Operational Research

10

6.

Ensure quality in project’s annual operation plan preparation and implementation

-Project Annual Operational Plan submitted timely

-Project Implementation Plan elaborated and submitted timely

10

7

Facilitate capacity building for monitoring and evaluation for project staff and partners

-Project staff and partners capacitated in monitoring and evaluation.

10

8

Participate in annual project review and ensure proper use of analysed M&E data and findings for advocacy purposes at local, national and regional level, in cooperation with other relevant stakeholders.

  • Project ME data and findings are used for Advocacy

-Project Review Meetings organized timely

15

Total

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Minimum Qualification required: A bachelor’s degree in, Health, Social science, statistics, Economics, International development or a related field.

  • Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience working for an international agency in monitoring and evaluation: Familiarity with the Logical Framework (Log frame) model for program planning.

  • Preferred experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of a World Bank funded project

  1. Experience in DME OF Health and or Nutrition projects funded by World Bank, EU, USAID and or WFP (minimum 2 years).

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

  1. Very good in written and spoken English and French

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Excellent ability to produce written reports in French and English and demonstrated ability in collaborative/team work

  2. Demonstrated ability in the use of quantitative and qualitative methods including questionnaire design, survey techniques, training facilitation and participatory approaches, data processing, analysis and information dissemination.

  3. Computer proficiency in word processing, database, spreadsheet and graphics presentations, including two or more of the following packages: SPSS, Excel, Lotus, Epi-Info, PowerPoint and Access;

  4. Good human resources and interpersonal management skills

  5. Understanding of donor expectations and trends for monitoring and evaluation,

  6. Ability to build coalitions to support change initiatives for sustainable community development.

  7. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and partners at all levels

Work Environment:

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Travel: Regular internal travel to project areas is required

  • On call: As required.

FREEDOM TO ACT

  1. Providing on-job training to personnel

  2. Deciding on which area to conduct field visits

  3. Routine decisions within scope of work.

  4. Decisions made within policy and within defined standards.

A. Capacity building initiatives.

b. Exceptions to policy decisions or decisions requiring a change to policy.

C. Decisions that have an impact outside of area of work and/or impact NO staff and operations.

  • Based on operations plan developed in collaboration with supervisees, action plan detailing each individual responsibility is specified among the project team.

  • Major objectives are identified and agreed to as part of Maternal and child nutrition Enhancement project. Individual work objectives are based on the objectives of the specific Maternal and child nutrition Enhancement project, which is being carried out at the time.

  • Specific monthly/quarterly actions are set based on the objectives for the Integrated Food and Nutrition Security program and the requirements of the donor. The incumbent manages the planning of daily/weekly activities, with input from the manager. Urgent issues will be assigned as and when they arise, verbally or in writing.

  • Line manager through the monthly activity report reviews work accomplishments monthly.

Performance is reviewed every six months as part of the performance review process and at the end of each the project.

How to apply

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-burundi. If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is July 15, 2018 no late applications will be accepted.

Important Note:

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.