Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

  Counterpart International
  Afghanistan Unspecified 737
Date Posted:Jan 31, 2011
Closing Date:Feb 20, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:M & E
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Counterpart International:


Counterpart International is a global development organization that empowers people and communities to implement innovative and enduring solutions to social, economic, and environmental challenges. For nearly 50 years, Counterpart has been forging partnerships with communities in need to address complex problems related to economic development, food security and nutrition, and building effective governance and institutions. Counterpart has done groundbreaking work in more than 65 nations worldwide. Today we are widely regarded as an international development pioneer and leader – known best for our unique approach to partnership and capacity building, a commitment to learning and continuous improvement, and a reputation as a responsible steward of funder resources. In all we do, our ultimate goal is to have enduring impact– empowering every community we serve with the ability to create lasting change and build true self reliance.

Job Summary:

With direction from the Director of Capacity Building and Civic Outreach, and in coordination with I-PACS Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for implementing and reporting on all monitoring and evaluation activities related Welfare Association for Development of Afghanistan (WADAN) to Multimedia Production Centers (MMPCs).

Duties & Responsibilities:

o Develop and maintain effective program monitoring and evaluation (M and E) system for WADAN and all MMPCs, ensuring all data required by prime grantee and USAID is captured;
o Ensure all AMDEP M and E systems and procedures are well-integrated with donor reporting systems and procedures;
o Provide assistance and support to WADAN and the MMPCs throughout Afghanistan in building their capacities to design and implement effective M and E reporting systems;
o As necessary, train local partner organizations in M and E procedures;
o Conduct program monitoring visits throughout the life of program as needed;
o Analyze information collected by M and E systems, prepare qualitative and quantitative reports, make recommendations for improvements in developed systems wherever necessary
o Create mechanisms to promote best practices and success stories for WADAN and across MMPCs;
o Provide technical knowledge about M and E approaches, tools and methodologies to both HQ and Afghanistan program staff;
o Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Requirement:

• Minimum of five years experience with development programs working with M and E;
• Minimum of three years experience working on similar assignments with an international organization;
• A University Degree preferablyin International Development, Political Science, Public Policy or a similar field;
• Work experience with development programs working in media, civil society, civic outreach, and capacity building activities.
• Technical expertise in the areas of data analysis, M and E systems design, implementation and management;
• Demonstrated proficiency in English language, both written and spoken, in addition to two main local languages, Dari and Pashto;
• Advanced computer skills;
• Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member;
• Ability to work under pressure;
• Ability to take initiative and think creatively;
• Be able to supervise other team members;
• Excellent communication and organizational skills;
• Excellent cross-cultural skills, ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment, with respect, professionalism and gender sensitivity.

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