Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - S/land
For Somaliland Residents Only
World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. World Vision Somaliland Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somaliland Residents to fill the following vacancy to be based in Hargeisa, Garbodadar and Burao Offices.
DM&E Officer: Hargeisa, Garbodadar and Burao (3 Positions)
The Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DM&E) Officer will provide overall technical monitoring and evaluation support to WFP funded Nutrition and any projects assigned. The incumbent will closely work with the project managers to set, monitor and evaluate project performance targets in line with project objectives and to ensure that they are achieved. The candidate will be responsible for guiding the overall implementation of monitoring, evaluation and accountability related activities within the projects and provide timely and relevant information to the project staff. The DME Officer will also be responsible for strengthening the project M&E capacity, regularly monitor and evaluate the results to improve project performance; ensuring monitoring, evaluation and reported is practiced as a means to growing and maintaining a culture of providing credible, reliable, timely and cost effective information for management decisions, accountability and learning in alignment with the project cycles.
Provide effective, innovative and strategic leadership of Design Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability for WFP Nutrition and any other projects assigned
Design and manage the implementation of project M&E plan in alignment with the World Vision DME LEAP framework and Humanitarian Accountability Standards
Coordinate as well as participate in assessments, analysis and dissemination of reports as per the agreed project guidelines. In addition, ensure timely and quality project reports are submitted by the project teams in agreed format and are in line with donor reporting requirements
Ensure projects carry out routine activity monitoring for compliance as well as outcome monitoring of project results
Ensure DME and program accountability strengthening for staff and community structures are undertaken.
Coordinate research activities in line with World Vision research agenda
Ensure that an appropriate humanitarian accountability mechanism is established for the projects assigned
Ensure that M&E capacity development and awareness among relevant World Vision staff and key stakeholders is enhanced.
Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills
Must adhere to set security standards
Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work
Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment
Cross – cultural sensitivity, flexibility and emotional maturity
Ability to exhibit exemplary life style as interpreted in specific local cultural context
Perform other duties as required.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Educational level required: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Community Development, Development Studies, Local Government or any related field.
Technical Training qualifications required: Analysis using qualitative and/ quantitative methods including use of participatory methods and tools for planning, monitoring & evaluation
Professional technical skill desired: Knowledge of the SPHERE standards, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships; other international humanitarian standards and other capacity building skills.
Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in community based programming, local government or work with NGOs or humanitarian agencies, of which at least 2 years must be in monitoring & evaluation.
Other: Proficiency in English, and Somali local language.
Computer literacy is required and competency in using MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Statistical Packages such as Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS).
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: 80% field based
Office/Travel: 20% Office/Domestic/international travel as may be required.