Senior M&E and Reporting Specialist

  AACS Consulting
Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 389
Date Posted:Jun 29, 2020
Reference:AACS-VA-096
Closing Date:Jul 4, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Monitoring and Evaluation
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:1 year(s)
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About AACS Consulting:

Founded:  

AACS Consulting is a leading professional services and management consulting firm founded in early 2009 and headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan. A diverse team of national and international experts with combined experience of several decades, enables AACS Consulting to provide customized and quality professional services. These services are offered in areas Research and Survey, Monitoring and Evaluation, Business Development, Audit and Tax Advisory, and Inspection and Certifications.


For nearly a decade, AACS Consulting has helped a wide range of government, United Nations, international development, and business institutions maximize on opportunities and overcome business challenges in various areas and industries.


The Senior Research and Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist will work under the direct supervision of Research and M&E Project Manager, and will be responsible to establish M&E system and tools of projects, contribute in developing policies and procedures, plan, oversee and coordinate field data collection, data analysis and prepare comprehensive reports. 

AACS Consulting is a leading professional services and management consulting firm founded in early 2009 and headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan. A diverse team of national and international experts with combined experience of several decades, enables AACS Consulting to provide customized and quality professional services. These services are offered in areas Research and Survey, Monitoring and Evaluation, Business Development, Audit and Tax Advisory, and Inspection and Certifications.


For nearly a decade, AACS Consulting has helped a wide range of government, United Nations, international development, and business institutions maximize on opportunities and overcome business challenges in various areas and industries.


The Senior Research and Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist will work under the direct supervision of Research and M&E Project Manager, and will be responsible to establish M&E system and tools of projects, contribute in developing policies and procedures, plan, oversee and coordinate field data collection, data analysis and prepare comprehensive reports. 

Job Summary:

Position: Senior M&E and Reporting Specialist

Job Locations: Kabul, with travels to provinces 

Employment Type: Full-Time 

Salary: As per company salary scale 

Vacancy No: AACS-VA-096

No. of Jobs: 1

Years of Experience: 4 years of work experience in monitoring and evaluation and research

Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension.

Gender:    Male/Female

Education:  Master’s Degree in a relevant field such as Social Sciences, Economics, Public Administration or related field with 

Starting Date: June 29, 2020

Closing Date: July 4, 2020


Duties & Responsibilities:

The incumbent will undertake the following responsibilities under the direct supervision of Research and M&E Project Manager:

• Assists with the development of M&E systems for the coordinated design, planning, management and monitoring of programmers/projects within identified priority areas and assists Ministries/Departments/Agencies in the implementation of these systems.

• Contributes to the development and implementation of performance monitoring and evaluation strategies.

• Assists in the conduct of evaluation/impact assessment studies of key projects/programs to ensure the achievement of development outcomes. 

• Assists in the formulation of M&E recommendations for improving implementation performance and the design of policies, programs and projects.

• Collects, compiles and analyses data from reports submitted by implementing partners and prepares consolidated progress reports.

• Reviews M&E findings and best practices and disseminates information to stakeholders to facilitate evidence-based planning, learning and informed decision-making.

• Assists with the design, facilitation and coordination of recommended capacity building initiatives, such as workshops and training programs for relevant stakeholders, in order to facilitate a culture of results-based management. 

• Undertakes research on best practices and trends in M&E to keep abreast of modern best practices and makes recommendations for their inclusion in current and future projects, programs and policies.

• Represents the Central Agency at meetings, conferences, courses, seminars, committee meetings and workshops.

• Prepares Notes for Cabinet and periodic and/or ad-hoc reports on matters related to the monitoring and evaluation of national programs and projects.

• Performs related work as may be required.


Job Requirement:

• Master’s Degree in a Social Sciences, Management, Economics or other related discipline.

• A minimum of 4 years of work experience preferably on the implementation of donor-funded development projects and at least 3 years of direct experience in the field of M&E. Experience on USAID-funded projects an advantage.

• Experience and proven skills in collecting managing and analyzing data.

• Excellent English language skills (both written and spoken); fluency in Dari and Pashto.

• Good command of standard computer programs including Microsoft Office; advanced knowledge of statistical analyses software packages an advantage.

• Highly organized individual able to pay close attention to detail.

• Ability to work as a member of a team of professionals in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

• Willingness and ability to travel including to remote and conflict-affected provinces.


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidates are requested to send their application (Cover Letter and CV) in PDF format to vacancies@aacs-consulting.com by July 4, 2020.


Note:

1. Please mention position and vacancy number in the subject line of your email (Senior M&E and reporting Specialist -AACS-VA-96), otherwise your application may not be considered. 

2. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as applications are received.  


Submission Email:

  vacancies@aacs-consulting.com