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Monitoring & Evaluation Director

Job Description

Monitoring & Evaluation Director

Purpose of the position

The Monitoring & Evaluation Director will provide overall leadership to the quality assurance division mandated to, strategy development, implementation, monitoring and alignment including strategy tracking and reporting, formulate and implement program/project design, monitoring and evaluation systems to improve the quality of World Vision Tanzania ministry Area Programs, and projects, as guided by the National Strategy and World Vision International

Main Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Lead designing of the Area Programs, grants, and special projects 30%

  • Development of technical approaches to operationalize the National Office strategy

  • Organize technical orientation for key staff on the programs and document templates

  • Advise the application of DME tools according to Partnership standards

  • Ensure the participation of sector technical experts in DME processes.

  • Coordinate technical support in projects advising logical framework development

  1. Provide oversight of DME processes 30%

  • Ensure quality of DME processes and deliverables

  • Integration in DME processes and products cross-cutting issues

  • Set up M&E systems using required technology to improve monitoring and reporting

  • Coordinate periodic planning and budgeting processes as well as periodic reports

  • Ensure DME standards are aligned to Regional and Global Centre guidelines

  • Ensure that a compliant and output-focused monitoring system is designed for the strategy

  • Ensure data quality by conducting regular field data audits

  1. Strengthen the Monitoring & Evaluation compliance 10%

  • Advise design tools for monitoring and measuring indicators

  • Ensure the quality assurance system effectively standardizes processes establishing priorities

  • Lead the planning process for the baseline and evaluation component

  • Advise the process of data collection, analysis and interpretation of data

  • Deliver training and backstopping on tools application and data transmission processes

  • Ensure there is a clear understanding of structure, reporting lines and responsibilities

  • Support National Office improve visibility and influence at National, Regional and Global level

  1. Reporting and implementation of the technical standards and policies 10%

  • Ensure timely submission of divisional strategic plan, annual plans and budgets

  • Ensure compliance of the division on all required organizational dashboards and indicators

  • Support National Director’s office to ensure reports on M&E are smart, accurate and timely

  • Participate in the documentation of (re-) design and evaluation processes

  • Support the National Director in consolidating and providing regular monitoring information to various stakeholders

  1. Team Performance Management 10%

  • Pursue training and capacity building opportunities for the M&E team to enhance their skills

  • Provide leadership to the M&E team to work in unity, actively managing staff performance

  • Promote a high level of collaboration and integration of M&E objectives with other divisions

  • Lead the process of innovation and capacity building of front line staff

  • Ensure cluster teams/field operations receive timely support from other divisions

  1. Other Duties 10%

  • Collaborate with divisions and Support Offices to strengthen the current data and reporting system

  • Facilitate training of all technical teams in the monitoring methodology and reporting

  • Ensure stewardship and accountability of WVT material and financial resources

  • Participates in special projects and performs additional tasks assigned

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following is a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training

Minimum Qualification required: Qualification required

  • Master’s Degree, preferably in International Development, Public Health, Agriculture, Economics or Epidemiology or related area

  • Minimum of 10 years progressively work experience with international development programming, with at least 5 years management and supervisory experience

  • Previous M&E experience in an NGO or government agency or in an international setting is preferred

  • Successful track record in designing and implementing effective M&E strategies and systems

  • Leading in a changing environment, working in multiple locations to deliver effective M&E in change

Other Technical Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent planning, research, and analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to work cost-effectively

  • Ability to pursue big picture vision as well as detailed implementation

  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills

  • Training delivery and development of interactive workshops

  • Proven leadership ability and collaborative approach to finding solutions and achieving quality work

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with professional contacts

  • Committed to the highest personal and professional integrity and ethics

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and the entirety of the MS Office suite

  • Ability to travel, and to travel often. Travel could be up to 50% of the time, especially in the first year

Other Competencies/Attributes

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities

  • Perform other duties as required

Working Environment / Conditions

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

  • Ability to travel, and to travel often. Travel could be up to 50% of the time, especially in the first year

  • On call: 10%