Monitoring and Evaluation Officer: Bulawayo Projects Centre

Deadline: 3 October 2016

Bulawayo Projects Centre is a church based initiated project that aims at reducing poverty, improving livelihoods and living standard of the communities.

The monitoring and evaluation officer will report to the Coordinator.

Duties and responsibilities
Developing, quality assuring, the M&E system (including planning, monitoring and reporting, processes, indicators, formats and tools) in line with the information needs of managers and other stakeholders, and improving and updating the system; Ensuring that the M&E system is implemented by Programme staff and implementing partners and for managing the produced monitoring data; Undertaking regular field visits and carrying out review events to support the implementation of M & E and to identify where adjustments to the system may be needed; Coordinating and collaborating with staff and implementing partners to ensure data collection on result indicators, as well as processing, reporting and data management; Coordinating and participating in regular opportunities to identify and document lessons learned, such as annual review workshops, participatory impact assessments etc; Providing timely and relevant monitoring information to project stakeholders and managers and providing inputs, information and statistics to support the Programme management in quality l and annual reporting; Participate in annual reviews and planning workshops and assist by providing relevant monitoring information; Quality assurance of the plans for projects funded by the Programme; Coordinating M&E related capacity building and training in collaboration with the capacity building team; Guiding and back – stopping staff and implementing partners in preparing their progress  reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing; In collaboration with Technical Advisers and stakeholders, reviewing monitoring reports and analyzing them to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation; Guiding the regular sharing of the outputs and findings of the M&E systems with Programme staff, implementing partners and primary stakeholders.

At least a bachelor’s degree in social sciences with at least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in development projects/programmes; Experience in project cycle management and result framework approach; Proven experience in M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory); Experience in design and implementation of capacity building and learning training interventions with adults and youths; Excellent command of MS Excel is an advantage

Other personal qualifications
Fluency in English; Valid driving license; Excellent skills in information analysis and report writing; Willingness to undertake regular field visit and interact with different stakeholders; Excellent communication skills (written and oral); Demonstrated team player and initiative taker

To apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send letters of applications, CV accompanied with copies of academic and professional certificates to: