Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

  Afghanistan Unspecified 108
Date Posted:Feb 10, 2011
Reference:SWSS113
Closing Date:Feb 16, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Male
Functional Area:M & E
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About ARD-Ins-SWSS-USAID:

Job Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (Mobile Team) will coordinate closely with the technical teams and SWSS implementing partners in the field to track the SWSS Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP), and implement monitoring and evaluation (M and E) systems under the supervision of the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist. The RMES will be based in his/her defined region and will conduct regular site visits to SWSS activities to ensure the efficient and effective implementation and quality control of M and E activities conducted by project staff, partners, consultants or subcontractors.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Principal Duties and tasks

• Lead the tracking of all PMP indicators in his/her given region;

• Assist the SMES in drafting and finalizing the PMP;

• Attend trainings on M and E concepts and practices, USAID M and E systems, and approaches to field collection and verification of data;

• Assist the SMES to implement all aspects of the SWSS M and E system including, at a minimum, data collection, compilation, analysis, reporting and storage;

• As directed, track and document the status of implementation of all SWSS activities, deliverables, and progress toward achieving targets and results;

• As directed, participate in baseline surveys, organize and manage the timely collection, analysis and reporting of baseline data, and follow-up on survey implementation;

• Deliver information to the SMES to populate USAID “Afghan info” database;

• Collect and transmit field data to the SMES for inclusion in monthly, quarterly, and annual reports;

• Support project team in tracking and documenting the status of implementation of all SWSS activities, deliverables, and progress toward achieving targets and results;

• Identify and collect success stories and other anecdotal information, as directed by the DCOP;

• Undertake regular visits to SWSS field sites in his/her regional area to support implementation of M and E and to identify where adaptations might be needed;

• Work with implementing partners to establish their systems to collect and transmit data;

• Periodically check data quality through spot checking, review of raw data and/or interviewing beneficiaries and stakeholders;

• Enter regional data on computer spreadsheets and databases (as needed) and transfer this information to the SMES;

• Keep accurate files to facilitate data auditing; and

• Perform other tasks as needed by Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:

Educations:

• University degree in required/ prefer in Engineering

Work Experience:

• Minimum 2 years progressive experience in an equivalent position. Experience working in similar position for an International organization is preferred. Must have willingness to travel to Tetra Tech ARD/SWSS Afghanistan field offices on ARD/SWSS business. Must also have the ability to work effectively in fast-paces, stressful environment, in addition, must be flexible and willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours.

• Prior work experience with a U.S. Government funded project, company, or organization in Afghanistan

Required Skills:

Working knowledge of English, both written and spoken. Able to communicate fluently effectively both verbally and in writing Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues. Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team must also be able to create a supportive working relationship among all project teams

Job Keywords:

M and E
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