Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer at SNV, Kigali, Rwanda

Deadline: 29 April 2019

SNV is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer in Kigali, Rwanda. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer will undertake the overall MEL activities including defining specific processes, methodologies and tools for MEL and reporting in line with EKN requirements and SNV principles, and meeting the requirements and needs of the other four HortInvest Consortium partners (WUR, IDH, Holland GreenTech, and Agriterra).

SNV’s mission is to make a lasting difference in the lives of millions of people living in poverty.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer will perform the following functions:

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  • Coordinate and Facilitate MEL
    • Act as a focal point for the planning, implementation, learning and reporting of MEL activities throughout the HortInvest period.
    • Coordinate and facilitate all the data gathering and processing streams of the HortInvest consortium partners linked to the project activities.
    • Oversee quality assurance of all field data collection exercises, data management, and analysis (e.g. baseline and end line data from AKVO FLOW and other information flows)
  • Build Capacity on MEL
    • Facilitate capacity building process of (consortium) partners and SNV staff on knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for effective MEL through training and coaching,
    • Design and manage baselines, mid-term and end-line evaluations in compliance with SNV and IOB evaluation policy guidelines, including: development of ToR, support the choice and coordinate and guide the consultant and enumerator teams, support the development of questionnaires and data processing and handling.
  • Data Analysis
    • Advise senior project management team on project evidence-based results and dissemination of evaluation findings and recommendations with target audiences.
    • Share findings with programme teams and senior management for accountability purposes as well as for improved project implementation.
  • Organize reflections and lessons learned
    • Support the project team and partners in extracting lessons learnt and good practices, and documenting case studies which demonstrate qualitative and quantitative changes, following the output, outcome and impact pathways of the HortInvest Theory of Change / results chain
    • Organize the reflection and learning events following the requirements and time lines of the planning & reporting cycle and based on the outputs of the information and data streams.
  • Link to Communication products
    • Assure that the information flows and products coming out of MEL could easily be used for communication messages to targeted audiences.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree related to statistical analysis preferred.
  • Relevant degrees in social sciences, communication, development studies, agriculture, Horticulture, or a related field.
  • Knowledge about agriculture development, particularly in horticulture change.
  • Minimum 5-8 years’ experience in setting up and implementation of MEL systems for complex programs.
  • Candidate should be able to work independently – with minimum supervision and guidance from supervisors.
  • Good knowledge and strong demonstrated experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning, including participatory approaches.
  • Experience in and the ability to facilitate capacity building and training at different levels for MEL and Non-MEL staff.
  • Work experience in East Africa is an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral English and Kinyarwanda communication skills are required. French language skills are a plus.
  • Excellent coordination and organizational skills.
  • Ability to plan workload and demonstrate accountability for outputs with minimal direct supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure, ability to prioritize and commitment to meet deadlines.
  • Nationality of Rwanda.

How to Apply

Applicants must send application letter and CV (both in English) that contains three referees with position title as subject / reference through online process.

For more information, please visit SNV.