2 x MELK Assistant

2 x MELK Assistant

  • Post Date:June 21, 2022
  • Apply Before: July 2, 2022
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
Job Description

Duty Station: Bulawayo

About Franto Research Consultancy

Franto Research Consultancy (FRC) exists to ethically and professionally capacitate and empower graduate students with ethical, relevant, valid, reliable and professional skills and knowledge to write their dissertations, assignments and scholarly projects. FRC runs a Community Engagement Project that seeks to promote the primary prevention of mental health breakdowns amongst the youths living with disabilities in Bulawayo through the Harm Reduction Project (HRP) that promotes psychosocial support for the youths living with disabilities. The HRP seeks to capacitate and empower the youths living with disabilities in Bulawayo with knowledge and skills to be resilient and adaptive to mental health pressures/crisis. Over the years, we’ve developed the largest team of specialists in academic research consulting service in the African continent by capacitating and empowering students, from topic development through the discussion chapter and defense. Simply, students gain the stamina of writing their dissertations, assignments and scholarly projects by engaging our academic research consultation services and leveraging our experience through physical and online consultations, workshops, seminars and conferences. FRC serves graduate students primarily in the social sciences, humanities, arts, business management and health sciences. We offer consultation and editorial services with expertise, knowledge of university rubrics, and clear communication. Our services are divided into three (3) main categories, thus, Planning, Preparation and Analysis.

  • Planning encompasses; dissertation topic selection/development, developing dissertation research questions and hypotheses, developing your dissertation research plan, concept paper/proposal/prospectus for your dissertation. 
  • Preparation encompasses; introduction chapter, chapter 2: dissertation literature review, chapter 3: dissertation methodology, data analysis plan, sample size / power analysis for dissertations and passing IRB/URR for your dissertation.
  • Analysis/Execution encompasses, qualitative results chapter/quantitative results chapter, discussion chapter and defense preparation.

We value our relationships with our clients, and pride ourselves on our transparency, competence, and success rate.

Job Summary

Providing technical assistance and strategic oversight, or in the field collecting and managing data. Play an important role in project management and help build capacity in performance and impact measurement within the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing strong M&E systems. The M&E will plays a key role in facilitating the input of project staff, partners and other stakeholders in project design and measurement activities
  • Providing expertise in M&E planning and methodology
  • Participating in and providing support to project design activities including development of project theories of change and strategic frameworks (Results Frameworks, Log Frames)
  • Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation plan
  • Helping determine performance and impact indicators and targets
  • Providing support to proposal development for M&E components
  • The M&E will play an essential role in tracking and updating M&E data as well as ensuring the data is of the best quality possible
  • Implementing monitoring systems and designing monitoring tools
  • Developing data collection tools
  • Monitoring project activities, outputs and progress towards anticipated results
  • Working with data platforms, databases and select technologies to capture and organize data
  • Training field staff in monitoring and evaluation processes and providing ongoing coaching
  • Conducting or providing support to data quality assessments
  • Analysis and Reporting, Determining data analysis procedures and use of quantitative or qualitative analysis tools, Cleaning, sorting, categorizing and organizing data
  • Analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative data, Summarizing findings
  • Developing monthly, quarterly or annual reports depending on project requirements
  • Disseminating evaluation findings and project results to donors and other stakeholders
  • Contributing to institutional learning processes, Convening communities of practice and other organizational learning practices
  • Tracking best practices in monitoring and evaluation

Key Requirements

  • Experience in the NGO sector is an added advantage
  • A degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or in related field from a reputable university
  • At least 3 years post qualification experience
  • Well organized and methodical with excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Dynamic and flexible as a team player with good communication skills


Franto Research Consultancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

NOTE: Beware of scammers! Franto Research Consultancy does not charge any fee during any stage of the recruitment process and does not involve third parties in the recruitment process.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply at: https://forms.gle/ovcTys4QH89fLKFM9

All Applications should be submitted not later than July 01, 2022.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.