VACANCY: Monitoring and Evaluation Lead in Burundi

Vacancy Summary

  • Organisation Type: Government / non profit
  • Sector: NGOs / Government
  • Field of Expertise: Analyst, Research (R&D), Technique
  • Work Experience: 3-5 years
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Mar 23, 2021
  • Vacancy closing date: May 07, 2021

Job Description

Job Summary
The Monitoring and Evaluation Lead will provide technical direction for the organization. S/he will provide support to program managers to track performance, ensuring that program results feed back into program design and align with activities, outputs, outcomes and impact The M&E Lead will coordinate with the development team, and in particular the Manager for Grants and Institutional Partnerships and the Data Analysis and Grant Proposal Development Officer, to support applications and reporting for grants and other institutional partnerships.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Providing Technical Support to Programs
1. Providing program managers and all staff technical support on all issues relating to M&E.
2. Updating and reviewing monitoring tools to help programs monitor activity progress routinely and identify gaps.
3. Lead data verification procedures ensuring that data are valid, precise, reliable and assist management in making timely decisions.
4. Conduct analyses of both qualitative and quantitative data monthly.
5. Lead and provide support to program on ICT4D solutions, support and sustain organizational learning.
6. Conducting periodic field visits with M&E and program staff to observe program activities.

Supporting Evaluation Activities
1. Deploy electronic data solutions to support easy data collection in evaluation areas.
2. Support and train program staff in processing and cleaning evaluation data.
3. Lead in visualizing evaluation and operational research outputs using online solutions.
4. Conduct advanced statistical analysis to major indicators in health, food security, nutrition.
5. Lead in writing up reports which may take the form of manuscripts, abstracts for conferences and technical reports.

Support processes for proposal development and donor engagement
1. Develop and/or adapt a theory of change, with accompanying output and outcome metrics, in line with application requirements.
2. Develop and/or adapt appropriate structures to ensure tracking against proposed targets
3. In ongoing communication, highlight challenges and successes to inform approach to institutional fundraising strategy and communications with funders.

Qualifications:
1. Advanced degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Social Sciences, Statistics, International Development, or related technical field.
2. At least 3-5 years of progressive responsibility in Research, Monitoring and Evaluation in overseas relief and development programs, and a demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of other staff – particularly in low-resource settings.
3. Strong conceptual knowledge about theories of change, logic model, food and nutrition security indicators, M&E plan, data quality assurance, data utilization and gender integration into M&E.
4. Experience in data collection using online platforms, including survey design and training enumerators.
5. Strong experience analyzing data, including both qualitative and quantitative methods, and experience with appropriate software.
6. Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring, and other formal and non-formal methods.
7. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and working knowledge in French.
8. Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
9. Prior experience in working in remote areas in sub-Saharan Africa.

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