Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer (Bulawayo): JF Kapnek Trust

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer (Bulawayo): JF Kapnek Trust

Deadline: 21 October 2018

JF Kapnek Trust is a registered charitable trust, which has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1986. JF Kapnek Trust seeks to improve family health, reduce child mortality and create educational opportunities for children of Zimbabwe through the implementation of scalable sustainable programmes. JF Kapnek Trust is seeking to fill this vacancy in anticipation of funding.

Under the direct supervision of the MEAL Coordinator, the MEAL officer is responsible for the quality of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning systems for the Kapnek programs in Bulawayo and Matobo districts. The officer will provide MEAL and MIS technical support to program staff and ensure compliance with Kapnek MEAL Policies and Procedures including development and effective implementation of MEAL frameworks, MEAL Plans, information systems for data management and compilation and analysis of project reports. The officer will also work with close coordination with the MEAL Intern to oversee and manage accountability for programme activities managed from the Bulawayo office.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Design M&E Frameworks which include Project Logical and Results Based Frameworks; Contribute to the design, data collection for, and data analysis of assessments; Provide technical support in data cleaning, analysis and visualization; Provide technical support to in training field workers on data collection tools and ethical considerations of data collection; Support and follow up with reporting units in submitting data for all program indicators to MEAL Coordinator on a monthly basis; Lead quarterly data quality controls and annual data quality assessments; Review communication material designed by MEAL in the regional office; Create a culture of learning and continual improvement among the MEAL team and seek other opportunities to build the capacity of staff; Advise MEAL Coordinator about issues affecting implementation of MEAL activities, or key local issues affecting future MEAL developments; Compile and analyze monthly reports submitted by programme officers; Produce consolidated reports to the MEAL Coordinator; Ensure that monitoring and evaluations monthly reports are collected and compiled; Compile statistical data and draft appropriate reports on activities; Build the capacity of staff through training, coaching, supportive delegation, and performance management; Support staff in planning for, scheduling and prioritizing tasks.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
First Degree in directly related degree programme such as M&E/Statistics/Development/Public Health/ Social Sciences, Agriculture Economics or other relevant qualification; Professional certificate in M&E related courses a distinct advantage; At least 3 years’ experience or related work in monitoring and evaluation in development sector; Good knowledge of technical principles and concepts in MEAL; Good quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills; Knowledge of participatory approaches to data collection; Knowledge of latest technological tools that have the potential to be applied in MEAL; Ability to stick to work deadlines e.g. reports; Good working experience with both rural and urban vulnerable groups of society; Ability and willingness to travel to the field

To apply
Applicants should indicate the post applied for and the preferred district in the subject line. A cover letter with an up-to-date CV and at least 3 contactable professional references should be forwarded to:

Applications will be considered as they are received. JF Kapnek Trust is an equal opportunity employer and committed to upholding the rights of children. The successful candidates will be required to commit to child protection/safeguarding and to be bound by the JF Kapnek Child Protection Policy. People living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Created: October 12, 2018
Category: Ngo, Social Services, Kubatana
Expiry Date: Oct. 21, 2018

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