Monitoring & Evaluation Project Manager
The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that the Babati Pamoja Project monitoring and evaluation meets THRIVE, WVT, Partnership and industry standards.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Lead the development and execution of the project’s M&E system in line with WVT and THRIVE approach:
Developing the M&E architecture for the project.
Participating in and providing support to project design activities including development of project theories of change and strategic frameworks (Log Frame).
Providing expertise in M&E planning and methodology.
Determining and defining performance (output) and impact indicators and targets.
Reviewing and ensuring the continued relevance of the M&E system for the project.
Ensuring the functionality of the Project’s monitoring system:
Implementing monitoring systems and designing/adapting THRIVE monitoring tools.
Developing/adapting THRIVE data collection tools including collection protocols.
Monitoring project activities, outputs and progress towards anticipated results.
Working with data platforms, databases (including setting-up beneficiary database) and select technologies to capture and organize data.
Training field staff in monitoring and evaluation processes and providing ongoing coaching.
Conducting or providing support to data quality assessments.
Providing quality analysis and reporting:
Determining data analysis procedures and use of quantitative or qualitative analysis tools.
Cleaning, sorting, categorizing and organizing data.
Analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative data.
Developing monthly, quarterly or annual reports depending on project requirements.
Disseminating M&E findings and project results to stakeholders.
Manage evaluations and special studies (value chain analysis, situational analysis etc):
Conducting program analysis or special studies.
Supporting or leading evaluation teams.
Managing external evaluation consultants and draft terms of reference.
Contribute to the Project’s knowledge management:
Contributing to institutional learning processes.
Convening communities of practice and other organizational learning practices.
Tracking best practices in monitoring and evaluation.
Any other tasks assigned by the project’s Chief Of Party.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification required: Qualification required
Bachelor Degree in Development Studies, Economics, or BSc Degree in Agriculture & BSc in Statistics or related field with experience of 5 years in programming
Other Technical Skills & Abilities:
Skills in research skills (qualitative and quantitative) and statistics.
Good understanding of resilience and livelihood programming.
Computer skills and statistical package eg. SAS, SPSS.
Strong people skills; considerable experience of collaborative work; positive attitude. to working with non M&E specialists and appreciation of the contribution others can make.
Good planning and organizational skills.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.
Travel: 20% Domestic/international travel is required.
On call: 10%.