Wednesday, August 10, 2016

NFT Consult,Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator Jobs in Rwanda



Position Details: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator
Location:
Kigali, Rwanda
Openings:
1
Description:
The post-holder will work as a member of the Programs team under the supervision of the Head of Programmes. The M&E and Le
arning Coordinator will support the WaterAid Country programme to conduct monitoring and evaluation activities against WARw strategy, ensuring programme quality standards are in place and managing multiple accountability requirements of donors and stakeholders.
 KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
   Set up functional and reliable Monitoring and Evaluation System
  •  Support the country programme to establish and manage an effective Monitoring and Evaluation system to track progress towards meeting WASH program work/contract deliverables, results, indicators and targets
  • Build, manage and continually suggest improvements to a database for programmes designed to implement the new Country Programme strategy
  • Contribute to the development of the annual work plans and review the relevance of the M&E plans against these work plans
  • Based on programs indicators, support the programmes team and the Head of Policy, Research and Advocacy in tools design and data collection for baseline, midterm and end term evaluations at field level
  • Synthesize data collected for easy use in reporting and for other purposes including fund raising and communication with stakeholders
  • Integrate Programs indicators in the computerized data reporting system
  • Analyze data and provide appropriate feedback to programs and other departments
  • Support the country programme project staff in the field and partners understand the importance of monitoring and evaluation and the use of information for learning purposes; ensure the project’s staff understands their roles and responsibilities in the collection of data for the monitoring and evaluation system
  •  Develop the overall framework for project M&E, particularly the annual project reviews, participatory impact assessments, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons- learned workshops
  • Review the existing approaches and management information systems and agree on any required changes, support and resources
  • File and archive important documents (hard and soft) for an easy retrieval when needed in compliance with the internal IT policy
    Routine Monitoring and Evaluation work
  • Based on the review of existing data, draw up the Terms of Reference (TOR) for, design and cost out baseline surveys and needs assessment surveys when required
  • Guide the process for identifying and designing the Key Performance Indicators for projects to record and report progress against work plans
  • With stakeholders, set out the framework and procedures for the evaluation of project activities
  • Play a key role in organizational Research and Development work
  • Lead on data entry, cleaning and analysis by using appropriate technology to facilitate the work
  • Organize the revision of the WARw project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of the objective hierarchy, measurement indicators, results frameworks and monitoring mechanisms
  • Guide and supervise special surveys, trainings and studies required for evaluating project effects and impacts like the Social Return on Investment (SROI)
  •  Periodically monitor WaterAid Rwanda’s performance in implementing the projects and partner agreements and work closely with the Head of programmes and WASH Manager/ Coordinator in coordinating the provision of follow-up support where required
  • Own, master and provide guidance on the use of all M&E tools including Water Point Mapper, mWater and others
  • Attend M&E and Knowledge Management related Thematic Working Groups in line ministries
   Capacity development
  • Identify M&E needs in terms of capacity strengthening for staff and partners
  • Provide technical support and capacity development to staff and partners in M&E
  •  Play a key role in the roll out of the organizational Programme Monitoring, evaluation and Report (PMER) System at Country Programme Level reporting and learning
  • Catalyze innovation and change in WaterAid Rwanda and partners by proactively gathering and sharing data that challenge the status quo and kindle strategic dialogue on WASH access, functionality, inclusiveness, equity and sustainability
  • Lead on the drafting, sharing, implementation and evaluation of Research Into Use (RIU) plans
  •  Support programs staff and the SMT in proper reporting and interpretation of data from programmes to monitor the progress and use the data for strategic decisionmaking
  •  In collaboration with programme staff, organize M&E feedback meetings with key stakeholders to foster learning
  •  Compile and analyze relevant data on project indicators for contractual reports
  • Contribute to the proper documentation and use of data, lessons learnt, best practices, human impact stories, from our demonstration work at community, district and national levels
  •    Contribute to projects (re-)design and partnerships review, by providing accurate data necessary to provide guidance on cost effectiveness, impact and sustainability of projects and programmes
    JOB REQUIREMENTS:
    Education
            Relevant degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, Projects Management, Business     Administration, Demography,          Public Health, Sociology, Development,            Economics, Statistics, or any other field                                              relevant to monitoring,evaluation and learning
    Experience
  • Minimum of three years of experience in similar position, preferably with an international NGO, including successful report and documents writing. Having worked with a WASH organisation in similar position would be an added advantage
  • Thorough knowledge of statistics and research methodology, including quantitative and qualitative research methods, tools, techniques
  •  Experience in training, capacity building and knowledge management.
  •  Experience in using latest data management and information system to inform programme decision-making and monitor progress
  •  Excellent at computer, especially use of Excel
  •  Experience in project management and support
  •  Experience with a proven track records in Monitoring and Evaluation work, conducting assessments and surveys, proposal development, program design, selecting indicators, implementing monitoring plans, and data analysis
  • Excellent knowledge & skill in Monitoring & Evaluation of development projects
  • Conversant with process planning and Management Information Systems
    Personal qualities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Good written and oral communication in Kinyarwanda, and English with ease to communicate about WASH issues
  •   Attention to details, flexibility, adaptability and initiative
  •  Pro-active / self-starter
  • Team player
  • Commitment to innovation and continuous improvement
  •  A strong background in statistics or quantitative methods
  •  Ability to act with sensitivity and discretion while working with confidential information
  •  Ability to build and manage strong working relationships among diverse stakeholders
 Deadline: 24th August 2016

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