Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

 
Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1432
Date Posted:Jun 11, 2018
Reference:EX-008/2018
Closing Date:Jun 30, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:M & E
Nationality:International
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DACAAR:

We are a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian and developmental organization working to improve the lives of the Afghan people since 1984. We address the acute needs of the most vulnerable and support early recovery and sustainable development for all Afghans. We align our work to the specific needs and priorities of the Afghan communities.

Job Summary:

The M&E Manager is a key position within the Fundraising & Communications Department. In close collaboration with the Head of Fundraising & Communications, the incumbent will support DACAAR in the planning and execution of its M&E activities, ensuring quality in accordance with accepted standards and feedback of M&E information for learning, accountability and decision making purposes, including for development of new project proposals. This will include the implementation of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) System and support to the management of the system. S/he will train staff and build DACAAR’s internal capacity for Monitoring and Evaluation through engaging staff in continuous on-the-job mentoring and coaching as well as providing real time technical advice, support and assistance

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:


Knowledge and experience of bilateral and multilateral donor such as ECHO, IN agencies, DANIDA etc.

Hands on experience in project management

A strong team player with good coordination skills

Proficiency in the English language both written and spoken.

Good report writing skills

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

Support DACAAR in the planning and execution of its M&E activities, ensuring quality in accordance with accepted standards

Develop and implement a monitoring framework in support of the Strategic Programme Framework Document (2017-2020).

In close collaboration with the Head of Fundraising & Communications Department, lead the implementation of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) system. The PMEL system should be upgraded to serve the Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning needs for the organization in line with the Strategic Programme Framework Document (2017-2020).

Support and build the capacity of the staff in the department for management and practical application of the PMEL system, including for the elaboration of analyses based on information from the system.

Train and build the capacity of Fundraising & Communications Department staff as a whole on monitoring and evaluation concepts, theories.

Support the Head of Fundraising & Communications and staff in designing and undertaking (or commissioning) and managing evaluations and assessments of specific projects or other activities.

Work closely with the Head of Fundraising & Communications, Grants & Communications Advisor, the M&E team and Reporting team to ensure that lessons learned in terms of process and impact, and best practices captured during M&E of projects are channeled to reports, design of future project proposals, and to support the development of knowledge products for internal and external use.

Support the design of M&E related parts of project proposals, e.g. development of logframes or results frameworks.

Support the provision of M&E inputs for reports to donors and other bodies, and internal quarterly and annual reports.

Build the capacity of Programme staff in monitoring and evaluating implementation of projects through training and on-the-job coaching and mentoring.

Support the Programme in the designing of assessments and baseline methodologies and questionnaires in order to ensure quality of project implementation.

Work closely with the Technical Unit embedded in the Programme Department to ensure that PMEL system and framework reflects the specific needs (i.e for indicators, impact monitoring, etc) for each thematic area, namely; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Women’s Empowerment and Small Scale Enterprise Development.

Liaise with Head of Fundraising & Communications, Grants & Communications Adviser and finance staff to ensure all proposals have a budget line for M&E activities.
In addition to the above specific tasks and responsibilities, the M&E Manager will undertake any other relevant tasks assigned by the Head of Fundraising & Communications.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

Education: Master Degree or higher in the relevant subject.

Experience: At least 3 Three years of relevant experience is required.


Other qualifications’ an advantage:

Knowledge and experience of bilateral and multilateral donor such as ECHO, IN agencies, DANIDA etc.

Hands on experience in project management

A strong team player with good coordination skills

Proficiency in the English language both written and spoken.

Good report writing skills
Languages: Fluent Oral and Written English is required.
Employment Benefits.
In addition to the monthly salary, the following package is also provided:

A return air ticket between employee home address and Kabul at the beginning and end of the assignment.

R&R: 5 paid working days of leave upon completing Eight weeks of continuous stay (excluding weekend and public holidays) inside Afghanistan.

Covering the expenses occurred (travel and accommodation) during R&R maximum up to USD 1000/- (One Thousand US dollars only).

Annual Leave: 25 paid working days per year (2.08 days per month).

Public holidays: 10 days per year.

Travel, Health and life insurance coverage for the duration of your employment.

Accommodation: shared accommodation, reasonably furnished, all utility costs covered, civilian guards coverage 24/7, no housekeeping services provided.

Excess baggage allowance: cost of maximum 20 kgs upon arrival and departure (provided based on receipts).

Free lunch during weekdays.

Pick up and drop service to and from work.

Accommodation while traveling to the field.
Procedure for submission of applications:
Education/ Qualification

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