Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

  • Post Date:October 7, 2021
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  • Career Level Specialist
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Location: Mutare

CARE began working in Zimbabwe in 1992 in response to a severe regional drought. After establishing a drought mitigation program, CARE began longer term developmental programs with local partners in building small dams, strengthening local microfinance institutions, and launching projects to assist small businesspersons in the rural areas.

CARE Zimbabwe’s overall goal is to empower disadvantaged and poor households to meet their basic needs. Programs promote sustainable livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people.

The organisation seeks to recruit outstanding candidates who are known for their excellence, professionalism, integrity and who are committed to providing support to vulnerable communities in remote locations of the targeted provinces. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the position posted below.

Job Description

The incumbent will be mainly responsible for providing technical support (qualitative monitoring and evaluation components) to project on evidence gathering by ensuring fidelity of project implementation in line with donor requirements.

Key duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops M&E plan and AOP inputs to Team Leader and shares the endorsed documents with project staff and stakeholders as relevant
  • Plans and/or provides support for special studies and assessments such as Gender assessments, baseline surveys, mid-term review and end of project evaluation
  • Develops a dataflow map which clearly shows the flow of data from the field, analysis stage and subsequent sharing of final report with stakeholders including communities
  • Develops or adapts M&E training guidelines, relevant data management guidelines for data quality assessment and data collection tools.
  • Selects and adopts appropriate analysis method(s) and tools such as lessons learnt guidelines
  • Conducts training to project staff on project M&E system and knowledge management & learning methods
  • Supports collection of qualitative data, consolidates and analyzes the data for internal project use such as project maps, feedback to project manager and reporting
  • Coordinates with stakeholders and partners in implementing M&E processes
  • Implements data quality checks at various data manipulation stages (tools development, data collection and analysis)
  • Analyses qualitative data to produce information such as success stories, most significant change, case studies, rolling profiles
  • Produces M&E progress reports and submits to Team Leader
  • Contributes to reviewing the learning agenda for the project
  • Contributes project learning to country office initiatives such as development of new programs/projects, profiles, documenting program approaches and interventions
  • Ensures that IASC core principles and Safeguarding standards are met and maintained accordingly during project planning and implementation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences/ Gender Studies/ Development Studies/Policy Studies or equivalent
  • 4-6 years working experience in Monitoring and evaluation or other related field
  • Understanding of the nexus between ASRH, gender, and basic literacy and numeracy skills, and leadership development to education learning outcomes such as attendance, retention, and completion
  • Good Leadership and ability to work in a team cooperatively

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children and safeguarding employees and communities from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.

Applications can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in Zimbabwe.

Deadline: 13 October 2021