Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

التاريخ18 شباط ,2019

Purpose of the position

The M&E Officer will support the M&E Manager within the M&E Unit in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish for all programs and projects. S/he will implement monitoring and evaluation exercises to ensure that activities are achieved according to planned targets and desired impact and results. S/he will provide technical field support to the M&E unit. The M&E Officer will work closely with Field Unit Teams to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the M&E Manager. S/he may be assigned to focus on supporting one or more specific grants or projects within a program as assigned by the M&E Manager. S/he will review and prepare monthly, quarterly and final narrative and financial donors' reports. Additionally, s/he will work with other members of the team, as need be, on grants writing and set up, follow up of program expenses and indicators, implementation of processes, standard operating procedures and any other tasks given to her/him by the M&E Manager.

Primary tasks and responsibilities

  • Support all M&E initiatives for assigned grant(s)/project(s) including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, development of plans and strategies and contributing to staff capacity building initiatives as necessary.
  • Support M&E Manager and M&E Officer in creating a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Support the M&E Manager in defining and implementing the key performance indicators (KPI) as well as monitoring them throughout the duration of the projects.
  • Assist the M&E Manager in proposing strategies to increase data use and demand amongst Field Unit staff.
  • Assist Field Unit staff and the M&E Manager in clarifying project information needs.
  • Support Field Unit staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture program progress.
  • Draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures under the supervision of the M&E Manager (e.g. logical framework, project performance tracking, indicators, data flow chart, M&E manuals).
  • Support the M&E Manager in reviewing the performance of existing management information systems to help identify potential modifications or resources.
  • Recommend tools and strategies to increase program performances and results.
  • Suggest ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within Field units.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management systems and propose solutions along with the M&E Manager.
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Programs and to verify the accuracy of reported data.
  • Analyze changes and patterns in KPI data and performance reports in order to support Field Unit staff and/or the M&E Manager.
  • Support the M&E Manager to ensure that donor, partner and Senior Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Support and participate in program and project evaluations.
  • Any other relevant task assigned by M&E Manager.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Information Management, Project Management, Engineering, Finance or other relevant academic background.
  • 3 years of Monitoring and Evaluation experience.
  • Capacity to produce high-quality reports in both English and Arabic.
  • Experience in a non-governmental organizations (desirable).

Skills

  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with team members, sensitivity and responsiveness to all partners and donors, follow procedures and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to anticipate, prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis.
  • Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems and evaluations.
  • Strong organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Arabic, both oral and written.

 

Applicants should send their CV and cover letter (max 500 words) by email to recruit@jcla-org.com, being the subject of the email “M&E Officer” by 26 February 2019.

Each CV file should be named with the applicant’s name. Only CVs in English will be considered.