M&E and MIS Manager

Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 944
Date Posted:Jan 9, 2019
Closing Date:Jan 21, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Government
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:6 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Ministry of Economy:

وزارت اقتصاد یکی از نهاد های کلیدی دولت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان بوده که ماموریت عمده آنرا انسجام فعالیت های اقتصادی، هماهنگی پالیسی های اقتصادی در سطح کشور، پلانگذاری بسطح ملی، طرح و ترتیب پالیسی اقتصادی و پلان انکشاف اقتصادی و اجتماعی میان مدت (5-ساله)، نظارت و ارزیابی از روند تطبیق برنامه ها و فعالیت های اقتصادی در سطح کشور تشکیل میدهد. وزارت اقتصاد مسئولیت دارد تا از تاثیرات و نتایج متوقعه پالیسی ها، و استراتیژی های اقتصادی کشور با استفاده از میکانیزم ها و سیستم های تعین شده نظارت و ارزیابی نموده، گزارش تحقق اهداف پلان شده را ترتیب و به کابینه دولت شریک سازد.

Job Summary:

General: The incumbent will support the Executive Director in managing all the monitoring and evaluation (M&E), management information systems (MIS), and reporting functions for the EZ-Kar. He/she will be directly responsible for these functions for the Component 5, but will also coordinate these functions, especially that of reporting, for all the EZ-Kar IAs.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Managerial and leadership capacity

Familiar with most commonly used software such as SQL Server, Visual Studio, MS Office (especially Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), particularly data base management programs.

Experience in Software Management Projects as Supervisor/Manager.

Working fluency in English

Fluency in Dari or Pashto

Ability to work under pressure and with frequency changing priorities

Ability to work with minimal supervision and be self-motivated

Ability to work with teams both as lead and as member

Willingness to travel to all of the Program cities

Duties & Responsibilities:

Further elaborate the monitoring framework in the Project Appraisal Document (PAD), ensuring that data for all indicators in the Results Framework (RF) are adequately captured through various channels in the frequency and timelines required.

Support & assist in developing standard M&E systems and processes across the country program, from project design to learning phases, for all program activities.

Identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management systems and propose solutions.

Perform field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by programs and to verify the accuracy of reported data.

Develop, implement and review the uptake channels (including and especially monitoring forms).

Train provincial coordinators and the PIU’s monitoring staff in key aspects of monitoring and reporting, especially at the input, output and outcome levels.

Help prepare ToRs and support procurement for external consultancies (studies/ evaluations as needed) that will help address PDO level indicators. Manage these consultancies and ensure dissemination of their final reports, and implementation of recommendations.

Work with the MIS team in designing an efficient web-based and decentralized database that sufficiently captures all key data required both for program reporting and for ensuring program quality. Ensure that the MIS includes auto-generated reporting features for all standardized indicators.

Ensure close coordination between the M&E and MIS teams for EZ-Kar across all the IAs, and ensure timely and accurate submissions of compiled quarterly and annual progress reports.

Provide quality assurance to all key external reports (especially those for the President/ CEO, Parliament, MoF, donors, media etc) prior to their dissemination.

Work with the Program Manager to ensure that the most updated input and output data, and final reports of evaluations/ studies are disseminated through workshops and through the EZ-Kar’s social media pages.

Directly manage the M&E, MIS and reporting staff of the PIU. This includes support in their recruitment, work planning and supervision, mentoring and capacity building, performance evaluations, and quality assurance.

Prepare short, medium- and long-term work plans for the monitoring/MIS and reporting functions of the PIU, and with the approval of the leadership, ensure that these are executed in a timely manner.

Coordinate monitoring of project activities, ensuring that activities are carried out or as planned or adjusted/adapted as needed.

Lead and coordinate the preparation of quarterly project reports in collaboration with all implementing agencies of the project.

Together with the other two Managers of the PIU, undertake secretariat functions for the Project Technical Committee

Oversee the functionality of the online grievance registry and ensure that the grievances received towards the project are registered/logged and any systemic and outstanding grievances are flagged for management’s action.

Any other responsibilities that may be reasonably required by the Executive Director and/or Deputy Minister.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


A Master’s Degree in Computer Science and/or Social Sciences, Public Administration, Public Policy, Project Management or similar fields is preferable. A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or one of the stated disciplines or similar is required. (Note: Exceptionally a Bachelor’s Degree in other disciplines will also be considered provided the work experience of the candidate(s) is considered ideal).

Work Experience:
A minimum of 6 years of overall work experience, of which a minimum of 3 full years post-completion of the Bachelor’s Degree is required. Also required is a minimum of 4 full years working in positions with similar/ directly related MIS and M&E functions, and a minimum of 2 full years with managerial responsibilities included.

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