Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1367
Date Posted:Oct 6, 2018
Closing Date:Oct 24, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:M & E
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:2 months
Required Languages:

About The Asia Foundation:

Non-Governmental Organization

Job Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer is responsible for M&E reporting to M&E Specialist, contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the M&E unit as well as the overall programme(s) implementation.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Fluency in spoken and written English, Pashto and Dari languages is an essential requirement.

Documented quality report writing skills in English language is essential.

Excellent computer skills, including MS Office and Excel are required.


The ability to travel outside Kabul.

Good interpersonal skills.

Willingness to develop collaborative work with others.

A commitment to working in a non-partisan manner.

Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.

A commitment to learn and be open for new ideas and approaches.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Purpose

M&E activities planning and supervision

M&E activities administration

M&E activities reporting

M&E activities data collection and record keeping

1. M&E activities administration, supervision and reporting

Prepare monthly schedule (work plan) of M&E related activities.

Monitor the field reports based on project implementation plan and M&E framework through WEP monitoring and evaluation tools.

Prepare informative field and desk reports, identify shortcomings and make relevant recommendations on a weekly basis.

Enter qualitative and quantitative data into M&E system.

Conduct data quality checks on M&E reports and ensure accuracy and completeness of M&E tools.

Collect data, enter and analyze data based on project requirements, and ensure data accuracy and reliability.

Keep record of hard copies and soft copies of data.

Develop monthly a success story and case study from the field.

2. Conduct surveys, focus group discussion, key informant interviews, baseline, etc.

Develop operational monitoring tools (checklist, questionnaires, databases, interview and survey forms, etc.

Conduct observations, surveys, focus group discussions and key informant interviews with different persons of different age groups (children, youth, adults) and a different gender.

Enter data from FGDs, surveys, observations and KIIs, participate in data analysis and draft reports.

Participate in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluation of programmes in accordance with the M&E framework.

Support short-term M&E evaluators and experts as required.

3. Capacity building

Assist in developing personal and organizational expertise on M&E issues (using training, distance study, experience sharing with implementing partners).

Participate and attend capacity building events as required.

Handle any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the M&E Specialist.

4. Identify problems or risks

Identify any potential issues or risks that could affect the progression of the project.

Must communicate these items with the M&E Specialist and Director WEP, and work to identify potential solutions.

5. Communication

Maintain good communication with colleagues and implementing partners.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor degree required in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a relevant competency area, including statistics, international development, economics or other.


Minimum 6 years of experience working on monitoring, evaluation and learning for donor funded projects.

Demonstrated understanding of Log Frame and Project Implementation Plans.

Job Keywords:

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer
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