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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
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    Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in many of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain...
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    Moitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Advisor

    Job Description

    Principle duties and responsibilities

    • The ME&L Officer will be responsible for ensuring quality implementation of the ICSIAPL and LISTEN projects ME&L framework, development of data collection tools, data management and analysis, learning questions and documentation of success stories.

    Additionally, the ME&L officer will be responsible for:

    Support the overall framework for M&E

    • Ensure project adherence to MEL plans , particularly in the areas of performance indicators, learning priorities and their measurement.
    • Assist in ensuring adherence to the milestones in project work plan and keep the staff updated accordance on planned activities and timeframes as relevant.
    • Review the overall framework, for project M&E, for example impact assessment, end term evaluation, review with staff the Performance Monitoring Plan in line with the relevant data collection systems.
    • Review the quality of existing project data, data collection methods, and assess the degree to which it provides good baseline statistics for impact evaluation.
    • With collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management information systems and agree on any required changes, support, and resources.
    • Regularly update the project web map and other interactive sites.
    • Organize and undertake training with collaborating partners on M&E as required.
    • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Project Manager

    Data management

    Oversight of the data management process by ensuring:

    • Timely reporting on SNV digital MEL system (LogAlto) and IATI M&E data
    • Overall responsible for data quality management, including data verification and validation
    • Liaise with the technical staff at counties, other project partners (KALRO, FCDC, AGRA) and SNV to develop appropriate data collection, measurable results and tracking of indicators.
    • Oversight of outcome mapping, project reviews and evaluation processes and reporting to track changes at different levels of the project results chain
    • Manage beneficiary databases and continuously collect and update beneficiary profiles
    • Conduct routine physical monitoring visits to assess the quality and verification of activity implementation, milestones and indicator results reported.


    • Take lead in developing workplans, data aggregation and reporting schedules as required by the donor.
    • Support project teams in the development of results-based/focussed reports
    • Take lead in analysis and interpreting of data and engagement of project teams to refine project implementation strategies and approaches.
    • The ME&L Officer will liaise on a regular basis with project management and partners on project progress, approach, and processes.
    • S/he will participate in project management team meetings, staff meetings and other relevant project activities and events.


    • Facilitate the process of developing learning priorities and mechanisms for tracking and documenting
    • Working closely with projects teams and document good practices that have evolved during implementation.
    • Keep up to date with emerging and trending best practice in processes and tools for M&E;
    • Extracting and consolidate evidence and learning from the various consultants and partners / grantees involved in the project to identify best practice across the project
    • Facilitate periodic project reviews and learning forums and ensure proper documentations of findings and learnings, including facilitation of after-action reviews with project teams and other stakeholders
    • Working closely with the project manager, identify and secure attendance and speaking opportunities at appropriate forums for dissemination to stakeholders.


    • Develop a dissemination plan and produce reports on M&E findings suited for different project stakeholders/forums to inform adaptive programming
    • Organise the knowledge agenda, and coordinate with the different parties involved, including working with communications officer in the production of knowledge materials



    • First level university degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Advanced degree in M&E, statistics or economics preferred.


    • Minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
    • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
    • Experience with various monitoring and evaluation frameworks and theory of change.
    • Experience in designing and managing monitoring and database systems.
    • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
    • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
    • Experience in planning and managing surveys.
    • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.
    • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
    • Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.
    • Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally managed evaluations.

    Deadline: 2nd April 2024

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