Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead
CVPeople Tanzania | Full time
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania | Posted on 12/13/2022
Prepare high quality, accurate, and timely reports for the company, project partners, and donors as required.
Provide ongoing support to maintain MEL systems; identify skill gaps and build capacity among project team members, partners, and stakeholders.
Support all project reviews and evaluation activities, including coordinating mid-term and final evaluations, and supporting donor and external reviews.
Ensure programming alignment to targets and indicators contained in project proposal and use the information from the MEL systems and tools to improve program effectiveness.
Capture appropriate cost information to track financial indicators, including bench-marking information to analyze program effectiveness and cost-effective inputs.
Effectively rollout MEL collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as needed.
Design methodology and coordinate research activities for project operations and assessments.
Develop plans and systems for capturing and documenting data and relevant information on project activities, beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impact.
Provide leadership, training, and mentoring to develop and implement MEL activities, including designing tools, implementing data collection and analysis, and sharing and using data to assess and improve program impact.
Contribute to the design and implementation of capacity strengthening on a variety of MEL topics within the project team.
Support and contribute to the development of flexible, adaptable, and user-friendly measurements, learning, and knowledge management mechanisms.
Lead the development and support implementation of a learning agenda, including prioritizing learning questions and identifying evidence gaps.
Support project teams to design and undertake appropriate and insightful outcome evaluations and assessments.
Ensure that the project is represented at relevant MEL and evaluation forums, events, conferences and other platforms for learning and sharing lessons and knowledge.
Responsible for managing project staff; ensuring technical capacity of team members; providing technical assistance and backstopping; and other project-related responsibilities
Knowledge and Experience
Master’s degree (MSC or MPH) preferred with significant research experience in nutrition, food security, community health, or other related field from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of five years’ experience designing and implementing M&E programs in complex health, nutrition, and/or food security settings.
Strong capacity in the use and analysis of data for evaluation purposes.
Strong analytical skills and an understanding of monitoring, evaluation, and assessment tools to promote evidence-based learning.
Experience in systems thinking and application of complex adaptive systems methodologies are ideal.
Strong familiarity with USG environment including USAID as well as MEL measurement approaches used by internal agencies.
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Extensive experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa; work experience in Tanzania is highly desirable.
Qualified Tanzanian nationals are highly encouraged to apply.