A, M & E Facilitator (Gokwe South)
Purpose of the Position:
To assist in operationalising accountability and monitoring functions in the assigned district. This position functions to integrate field level operations of monitoring and accountability, including field level enumeration and data entry in accordance with the project monitoring framework, and consolidation of monitoring and accountability information at field level for local operations and decision making. This position also includes relationship development with communities, facilitating and promoting their needs and rights; representing the community to the organisation; implementing feedback and complaints systems.
Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:
Expand technical knowledge base of monitoring and evaluation standards and initiatives and serve as a resource person, providing conceptual and practical best practice expertise to the district field staff;
Provide trainings and briefs, with up to date information and resources on monitoring and evaluation of the project such as GEC guidelines.
Develop and compile monthly district monitoring plans and
Monitor project implementation and progress vis a vis work plan and agreed standards
Analyse and report field level data from monitoring activities and accountability systems using relevant and appropriate computer packages and information management systems
Conducting qualitative data collection in schools and communities using partipatory approaches
Participate in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluations of the project in accordance with the LEAP framework and DFID GEC framework
Provide field-level training and quality assurance for school and community data collectors and providers
Assist periodic stakeholder and service provider mapping (NGO and Government) with in the district for referral purposes
Immediately raise sensitive or important complaints with the District coordinator and HAE officer.
Strategise with A, M & E officers/Facilitators to formulate solutions to operational challenges
Work together and build productive working relationships with the district and ADP teams to operationalise Accountability and monitoring functions and systems.
Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned by the Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation Facilitator
Knowledge and Skills:
Relevant degree in Social Sciences and M & E is preferred.
Working knowledge of statistical packages ( SPSS, CS-Pro, Epi-Info and Excel)
Experience in qualitative data collection and analysis
Experience in field level sampling and using monitoring tools
Experience in M&E of Education programs preferred
Ability to produce good quality reports
Communicates with integrity to different stakeholders
Independent, ability to work with minimum supervision
Good understanding of Red Crescent Code of Conduct, HAP-I Standard, ECB Good Enough Guide, Sphere Standards and WV Zimbabwe accountability guidelines
Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organizational relationships.