Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Officer for SHARE- II

at Farm Africa
Location Bale Robe with frequent travel to project intervention woredas in Bale and West Arsi zones, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted September 18, 2021
Category Business Development
Economics
Facility Management
Social Sciences
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

JOB TITLE: Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Officer for SHARE- II

 

REPORTS TO: Project Coordinator

 

REPORTING TO POSTHOLDER: None

 

LOCATION: Bale Robe with frequent travel to project intervention woredas in Bale and West Arsi zones

 

DURATION & HOURS: Until April,2024 with probationary period of 60 working days

 

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

 

A monitoring, learning and evaluation Officer is responsible to provide monitoring and learning for SHARE II programme in collaboration with Farm Africa’s team and consortium staff. A position holder is responsible to collect monitoring data, producing case stories and preparing periodical reports for a government and donor. He/she will be actively involved in planning and organizing quarterly programme review meetings including annual Project Progress Review (PPR). The position holder is expected to work closely with different teams both at field and Farm Africa’s country offices.

 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish a robust monitoring and evaluation system in collaboration with the Farm, Africa’s MLE team and SHARE II programme Manager and project coordinator
  • Working closely with field office team and woreda experts to facilitate data collection from different sources including gathering of community feedbacks
  • Review and ensure quality of Logical frame indicators, reporting formats and contents and other relevant management tools from the perspective of knowledge management and learning
  • Work in consultation and partnership with a project coordinator and partner staff to ensure consistency of monitoring system across the intervention areas
  • Contribute to developing strategies for long-term, sustainable systems to support data production, storage, analysis, documentation, dissemination and use
  • Actively involve in preparing case stores and lessons which represent the SHARE II project intervention areas
  • Work closely with the programme team in preparations of monthly, quarterly and annual reports which will be submitted to government offices and donors
  • Responsible to facilitate cross learnings within and between different projects and assist in organizing those learning events
  • Preparing Terms of References to conduct project midterm review and terminal evaluation
  • Update records regularly and facilitate a monthly digital project progress report and attend review sessions at field sub-office and or at country office
  • Capacitate project team in the area of monitoring and evaluation through providing train, advice and coaching

These essential functions are not to be interpreted as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required.

Job Requirements

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

Desirable

Education, qualifications & other knowledge

BA/ MSc degree in social studies Developmental Studies, economics and other related disciplinesGood background on statistical analysis
Good understanding of project monitoring and evaluation system

Fluent written and spoken Afaan Oromo, Amharic and English

Well demonstrated skill in report writing and developing case stores

Experience

Five years of work experience with monitoring and learning roles preferably with NGOsWorking experiences at grass root level
Extensive practical experience of dealing with large donors’ institutional environment 

Skills & abilities

Has a relaxed and open working style, works well individually as well as in a team; reliable at all times; proactive and imaginative

Relationship building and management

Network management and networking

Highly literate and eloquent 

Teamwork skills and the ability to work in a multi partner approach

 

Skills in gender-based analysis and approaches

 
Able to multitask and works well under pressure; negotiates and meets deadlines 
A commitment to excellent support internally and to partner organizations and stakeholders; has a positive attitude and always looks for solutions to problems and challenges 
Excellent communicator – written and spokenEffective presentations
Good computer skills bot Microsoft words and excel 

 

Our Values

Investing in smallholder farming is the number one way to combat poverty in rural Africa. Farm Africa is a leading NGO specialising in growing agriculture, protecting the environment and developing businesses in rural Africa.

EXPERT: Expertise and insightful evidence-based solutions are at the heart of everything Farm Africa does.

GROUNDED: Our teams and partners work closely with local communities, engaging them in every level of decision-making.

IMPACTFUL: We deliver long lasting change for farmers, their families, and the environments they live in.

BOLD: We model innovative approaches and are not afraid to challenge strategies that are failing.

 

Applying Instructions

Those who meet the above requirements should submit their short CV (maximum of 4 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 1 page) addressing ethrecruitment@farmafrica.org with the subject Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation Officer for SHARE II Project by 26 September 2021. We will conduct the screening as we receive the applications.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Farm Africa is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Farm Africa does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (E.g. Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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