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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Soils Food and Healthy Communities (SFHC)

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Soils Food and Healthy Communities (SFHC)

Job Description

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for the knowledge management, monitoring, evaluation, learning, and reporting components for SFHC. The incumbent will work under the leadership and guidance of the Executive Director.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

1. Assist in collecting, maintaining and analyzing various data for M&E activities.
2. File and compile reports that will be produced for the projects and keep track of reporting schedules in line with the donor reporting requirements.
3. Assist in the design, comment and implementation of special assessments, surveys, and operational research.
4. Participate in specific monitoring exercises as assigned.
5. Liaise with the donor’s Monitoring Team(s) accompanying the projects to document identified issues.
6. Conduct analysis of findings of monitoring and evaluation exercises.
7. Keep track of the status of indicators that were set for the projects. Flag and bring to the attention of the Project Officers, delays or challenges regarding compliance issues with the donor/partners requirements.
8. Compile and collect human interest stories for publishing.
9. Keep abreast of internal framework for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) and Results Based Management (RBM) developments to ensure compliance with processes
10. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required skills and experience

1, Proven experience in monitoring & evaluation including statistics, analytics or a related field is required.
2. Experience working with monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data intensive, performance-based projects funded by international donors.
3. Demonstrated ability to utilize appropriate M&E tools and packages.
4. Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills including a demonstrated ability to perform data analysis and make recommendations based on findings, and convey data in an accessible and easy to understand way.
5. Experience in working in the field of agriculture
6. Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills in English;
7. Proven ability to work under pressure with multiple concurrent demands;
8. Dynamic and adaptable;
9. Willing and flexible to travel if necessary.

Preferred skills and experience

1. Diploma or Bachelor degree (is an added advantage) in statistics, economics, social development studies or any other relevant social science discipline.
2. Familiarity with sustainable agriculture and demonstrated working knowledge of ecological organic agriculture will be an advantage.
3. Experience and/or knowledge of information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as they relate to data collection for result based monitoring (RBM) and reporting;
4. Command of one or more of the following languages: English, Tumbuka


Method Of Application

Please send application to:

The Executive Director
Soils Food and Healthy Communities (SFHC)
P.O.Box 36

Applications should be submitted not later than 31st October, 2023.

Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.