Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Company Name: Out-Resource Business Support

Company Summary:

Job Description:

Our client, a social enterprise that supports wildlife conservation and small-scale farmers in Zambia is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.
As an Assistant Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, you will play a crucial role in assisting the program team to set up and implement a comprehensive participatory program monitoring and evaluation system that will facilitate effective planning, implementation, performance monitoring, evaluation and accountability of all programs implemented in Chama.
Your responsibilities will include:

Supervising baseline, end-line surveys and Data entry and ensuring data quality accuracy, consistency and completeness, and compliance with donor’s database standards.
Routinely travelling to the field to monitor the M&E implementation process, troubleshoot and maintain quality control.
Actively promote a culture of learning and generation of knowledge throughout the project team and among partners and stakeholders.
Conducting regular and special data analysis of data per programme requirements.
Generating data for donor reports.
Document programme success stories and good practices.
Coordinating the analysis of the program’s annual Evidence of Success to be shared with donors and other stakeholders at the FSC Level.
Liaise with and provide technical support to the project’s network of field Extension officers and M&E field volunteers.
Conducting regular monitoring and facilitation visits to districts to assess the programme impact and inform programme development and planning.
Preparation of monthly and quarterly fact sheets that highlight emerging results.
In conjunction with IT, ensure software and hardware requirements are adequately maintained.
Collection and maintenance of all M&E data in a safe, secured central database.
Coordinate data collection, data quality assurance and data analysis
Coordinating the process of developing AOPs.
Assisting the FSC team with setting up/implementing/continuously improving the FSC’s monitoring system.
Coordinating the process of developing FSC progress monthly, semi-annual and annual reports including facts sheets using the appropriate formats.
Assisting the Project Manager and Extension Coordinators to organize participatory critical reflection/learning events.
Ensure proper documentation and security (both manual and electronic) of key FSC documents.
Hiring and managing data collectors and data encoders for baseline and end-line surveys;
Pre-testing the monitoring framework, indicators, data collection forms and procedures, and data storage systems;
Any duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Diploma in Applied Statistic Management, Demography or any other related field.
A Minimum of 2 years of experience in an M&E and project management position.
Experience in taking a leadership role for project implementation and working in teams in a collaborative and consultative manner.
Excellent interpersonal and team leadership skills–demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff and communities
Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks concurrently, and meet deadlines in a timely way with attention to detail and quality.
Excellent English in written and oral communication, as well as basic computer skills.
Excellent presentation skills.
Experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative research and impact evaluation.
Experience in analyzing data and interpreting and reporting
Experience in donor reporting.

If you are excited to take on this role and contribute to impactful projects, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and education and explaining why you are the best fit for the position. Please do not include copies of your certifications or identification documentation.

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