Job Title: Accountability, Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator
Work Station: Bulawayo
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Provide leadership in design and implementation of accountability, monitoring and evaluation systems and tools for the Improving Gender Attitudes Transition and Education Outcomes (IGATE) project with an emphasis on Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) supervision and technical excellence. He/she supports the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Manager in ensuring that Accountability Monitoring & Evaluation (A, M&E) systems are in place and relevant numeric and narrative data required for regular monitoring and for the reporting is captured/documented and stored in appropriate form.
Oversee monitoring and evaluation activities including the context analysis, impact evaluation, qualitative and quantitative analysis of program activities, output, outcomes, and impact, including design and testing of data collection tools, data analysis and reporting.
Provide leadership in conducting assessments, ongoing program monitoring and reporting; provide extensive capacity building to local staff in M&E systems.
Work with the MEAL Manager to ensure that accountability mainstreaming is implemented in all relevant grants and programmes in their portfolio
Develop community-based information systems to serve as program management tools and early warning systems.
Participate in preparation of periodical internal and external reports to ensure they are in line with program implementation plan and objectives
Provide leadership in adjusting the data collection and management system including manual tools and electronic tools
Coordinate, consolidate and document lessons learnt and best practises within the program and share information with relevant stakeholders
Participate in coordination meetings and other information sharing for a as requested by program manager
Build capacity of local Assistant AM&E Officers in AM&E deliverables, including designing evaluation data collection tools, supervising field activities, data entry and data cleaning, data analysis (qualitative and quantitative) and report writing
Assist in organizing technical trainings, including sampling, questionnaire design, participatory techniques for data collection, analysis and reporting
Facilitate and ensure timely dissemination and feedback of available data to appropriate users.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics,Social Sciences or related field.
Master’s Degree is an added advantage
Minimum five years’ experience in accountability, monitoring and evaluating development programs.
Experience in facilitating capacity-building efforts in partner and international organizations
Experience in monitoring and evaluation tools (for example Knowledge Practice Coverage Lot Quality Assurance Sampling and qualitative research) and statistical software packages such as SPSS and EPI Info.
Clean Class Four (4) Driver’s licence is a must.