Deadline: 11 August 2020
Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Zimbabwe.
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will perform the following functions-
- Contribute in the designing and implementation of the project research in accordance with VSO’s vision and approach to development.
- Support SANOP and its Stakeholders to have timely and accurate measurement of change including monitoring of socio-economic trends and the countries’ wider policy, economic or institutional contexts.
- Design and develop specific M&E plans and program-level indicators for SANOP activities in the country.
- Collaborate with SANOP Project teams to develop, track and monitor indicators related to project performance.
- Contribute to the development or adaptation of M&E tools, resources and processes in key thematic areas and across outputs of the SANOP program.
- Collaborate with volunteer and partners to support the implementation of the M&E strategy.
- Maintain a comprehensive data base of information for the programme.
- Serve as key contact for information requests by responding to demands from staff, consultants and all other partners, and also assisting them to access available M&E tools and resources.
- Utilize knowledge bases, networks, community best practices and other sources to synthesize responses to queries.
- Support training for staff and partners in use of SANOP M&E and knowledge management products, tools and resources.
- Support all SANOP Project Officers to contribute to M&E resources by preparing best practices and capturing M&E practices through written, video, and other forms of documentation at the different project level.
- Maintain an accurate up-to-date record and flow of information related to M&E and knowledge management and implementation of programme including a web-based electronic archive.
Applicants must have:
- Bachelor’s level or equivalent in social sciences and or social research.
- Under or Post-graduate certification in MER.
- Good experience or knowledge of monitoring, evaluation and/or research using participatory practices and either/both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.
- Good knowledge of developing and implementing MEL systems and frameworks in an NGO environment.
- Sound understanding on formative/summative design, impact evaluation design and implementation.
- Strong computer skills and data management.
- Skilled in handling data and the ability to analyse and synthesize data and evidence from different sources.
- Experience of reporting to donors in the development sector.
- Experience of use of communications materials to influence others.
- Work experience with INGOs and/or UN agencies.
- Experience of developing a communications strategy and ensuring buy in from other staff.
- Experience of using online communications methods (e.g. social media) for work purposes.
- Ability to speak fluency in English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit VSO.