Company Description

CARE began working in Zimbabwe in 1992 in response to a severe regional drought. After establishing a drought mitigation program, CARE began longer term developmental programs with local partners in building small dams, strengthening local microfinance institutions, and launching projects to assist small businesspersons in the rural areas.

CARE Zimbabwe’s overall goal is to empower disadvantaged and poor households to meet their basic needs. Programs promote sustainable livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and managing project M&E systems to measure results, monitor progress, ensure accountability and contribute to CARE’s evidence base

Key duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) systems and processes and submits to the Emergency Coordinator 
  • Provides leadership, guidance and mentoring support to program staff to develop strategic approaches to MEAL  in the project
  • Designs and develops all project M&E documents, frameworks, and log frames and provide leadership on project database development and management
  • Develops performance management indicators to track during project implementation 
  • Develops, adopts or adapts relevant data management guidelines for data quality assurance
  • Designs ,adopts or adapts relevant data entry templates for CARE and Donor formats 
  • Develops and/ or adapts M&E training guidelines
  • Ensures project design has logic between activities, outputs, results and indicators
  • Develops M & E system to track and analyse data and report on Food and Nutrition and Climate Change Resilience CO initiatives in various projects
  • Represents CO in Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change Resilience assessments, studies and research (ZimVAC, Crop and Livestock Assessments, Multi-hazard risk assessments, etc.)
  • Contributes to the development of CARE Zimbabwe evidence base that supports measurable contribution to long term programs for specific impact populations
  • Coordinates baseline, midterm, endline and special surveys in consultation with PM and ensures that data is collected regularly against indicators. 
  • Develops M&E learning standards in consultation with the Emergency Coordinator  
  • Ensures that project results are collected, analyzed ,aggregated and  clear ‘results stories’ are developed  demonstrating outcome and impact of project  activities
  • Coordinates and analyzes output, outcome and impact data to a donor presentable standard ensuring strict adherence to donor standards and regulations
  • Analyses qualitative and quantitative data (e.g. success stories, most significant change, case studies, rolling profiles)
  • Prepares program progress updates on the project as required.
  • Prepares M&E data for the production of progress, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to donors and partners
  • Collaborates and coordinates with government departments, UN agencies, NGOs, and other organizations on monitoring and evaluation issues
  • Maintains relationship with all key stakeholders, including GoZ departments and donor partners
  • Trains staff, or arranges for the training of staff

Qualifications

  • Degree in Statistics, Education, Social Sciences  or equivalent
  • Certificate in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage
  • 4-5 years working experience of monitoring and evaluation of education related projects at senior level with extensive knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies

Additional Information

  • Strong data analysis and report writing skills
  • Diplomatic with excellent/exceptional stakeholder management skills
Category: 
Full-time Employment
Country: 
Zimbabwe
Country of Opportunity: 
Zimbabwe
Vacancy Location: 
Mutare, Zimbabwe
Closing Date: 
May 22, 2019
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