A,M & E Officer (Gokwe)
Job Title: A, M & E OFFICER
Location : Gokwe North & South
Grant: Pfizer Immunization Foundation Project
Purpose of Position
To ensure the implementation of Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation system to support programme management for the Pfizer Foundation Women and Children’s Health grant.
Design and manage the implementation of programme and project accountability, monitoring and evaluation plans in alignment with the Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation LEAP framework
Participate in project design
Manage the identification and design of key indicators, appropriate tools, formats and procedures for operational monitoring at each level of the objective hierarchy;
Produce reports as per accountability, monitoring and evaluation plan’s reporting schedule and in accordance with approved LEAP reporting formats
Disseminate information from Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation to project management, implementing partners and funding agencies;
Formulate and ensure inclusion of accountability, monitoring and evaluation budgets in programme and project design documents
Develop and manage an updated database and information management system for programme indicators and monitoring activities
Prepare the terms of reference, design and costing of baseline, evaluations and needs assessment surveys
Collaborate with implementing partners and primary stakeholders to develop feasible and effective discussion events where accountability, monitoring and evaluation data is analysed and programming action is agreed upon
Organise and facilitate trainings on accountability, monitoring and evaluation functions for capacity development and awareness among relevant staff
Guide and liaise with external consultants and individuals sub-contracted to implement special surveys or studies required for evaluating project effects and impacts
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A degree in social sciences, nutrition, statistics or development studies.
Three years relevant work experience or a relevant master’s degree and 2 years work experience; one year of which should have been at a supervisory level.
Practical experience in conducting health, nutrition and HIV/AIDS longitudinal surveys.
Experience in in local and national level engagement with key health partners is a requirement.
Understanding of local and national level health protocols is essential.
Experience in design and implementation of accountability, monitoring and evaluation systems including both qualitative and quantitative approaches.
In-depth working knowledge of computer based statistical packages including SPSS, CsPro, Epinfo and Excel; and information dissemination software
Good report writing and information dissemination skills
Good knowledge of humanitarian accountability guidelines and principles
Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organisational relationships for effective project design and implementation