Provincial Planning, Monitoring and Reporting Officer

  Ministry of Education (MoE)
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2076
Date Posted:Jun 21, 2017
Closing Date:Jul 1, 2017
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:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Ministry of Education (MoE):


The aim of the EQRA Project is “to increase equitable access to primary and secondary education, particularly girls, in selected lagging provinces, and to improve learning conditions in Afghanistan.” EQRA introduces a shift from monitoring only the enrollment of students (which also includes attention to students designated as ‘permanently absent’) to focusing on bringing children into school as well as student attendance. The Education Quality Reform for Afghanistan (EQRA) is fully aligned with the goals of the Afghanistan National Strategic Plan (NESP III). The project is designed to (A) increase equitable access in disadvantaged districts especially for girls; (B) improve quality of instruction/education service delivery and (C) enhance MoE governance and management capacity. The project focuses on the construction and expansion of schools, provide community-based education to out of school children, reform curriculum for all grades, improve and ensure textbooks delivery to schools, enhance academic supervision, strengthen teacher & TTC quality, improve execution of budget, strengthen and increase use of EMIS, implement capacity building reform, and reform recruitment process for civil service.

Job Summary:


Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities:
1- Planning
Liaising with strategic planning directorate in the centre

Support provincial education directorate in development of provincial strategic plan,

Support provincial education directorate in preparation of provincial and district annual operational plans
2- Monitoring and Reporting
Liaising with EMIS directorate in the centre

Establish, update and maintain EMIS in the provincial education directorate

Sending the data collection forms, timely check and control of the data and ensure the EMIS system is accessible to department staff

Monitor and track the provincial and district operational plan implementation

Organizing, coordinate, monitoring and manage the data collection process and entry into the EMIS system , data verification and conduct 15% visits of schools in each month based on given data collection froms

Prepare consolidated program progress and monitoring reports (monthly, quarterly, annual), and monitoring report of statistics to data collection and monitoring and reporting department , closely working with provincial program managers and district education managers.

Conduct verification missions, data quality check and ensure accuracy of the reports submitted to central ministry
3- Coordination

Facilitate coordination meetings among program managers for information sharing and trouble shooting
4- Capacity Building

Conduct training need assessment, identify staff training needs in planning, monitoring and reporting, and develop staff capacity building plan

Conduct training sessions for capacity building of provincial and district level staff in planning, monitoring and reporting
5- Other tasks

Perform other specific tasks related to planning, monitoring and reporting as deemed necessary by the ministry.

Job Requirement:

University Graduate in one of the following areas; statistics, economics, management, engineering, monitoring and evaluation, computer science and other relevant fields

3 years practical experience in Monitoring and Reporting

Advanced computer skills, in MS Office

Experience using SPSS or other statistics program (preferred)

Knowledge of development of Monitoring Systems (preferred)

Experience in Training of Trainers

Experience in data collection in the field

Prior experience in education sector would be an asset.

Good networking and teamwork skills

Strong written and oral communication skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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