The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist responsibility is to coordinate and support implementation of monitoring and evaluation of all the project activities to be conducted in accordance with the Results Framework of the Project. S/he will assist and report to the Project
Coordinator regarding the Monitoring and Evaluation of activities implemented by the project.
Scope of the Assignment:
Lead in the development of and oversee the review of project level Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plan, processes, procedures, forms and associated work plans for each component/activity as reflected in the Results framework;
Develop Terms of References (TORs) for M&E tasks to be carried out for project including design of surveys and evaluations using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods
Support the implementing agencies to develop monitoring indicators, schedules, field plans and quality assurance processes;
Provide technical support to implementing agencies in developing Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), systems/plans, and Surveys;
Source relevant data and information for M&E needs directly from other agencies, PCU etc. (such as budgets, staff capacity and other internal data) particularly for indicators not requiring a survey;
Oversee and participate in evaluations and assessments of the project implementation;
Ensure quality control of M&E processes and outputs under the contract;
Develop and maintain M&E database for the project;
Monitor project progress through field visit and offer feedback to implementing agencies;
Participate and provide necessary inputs for preparation of and during project meeting, Workshops and trainings;
Serve as focal point for providing M &E inputs on Implementation Progress Reports (IPRs), Prepare and submit M&E inputs as per the Results Framework to the consolidated monthly / annual project implementation progress reports meeting the deadline as per the requirement of project and World Bank
Coordinate and follow up with the third party verification agents for the project in validating samples of installations made under the project; as well as gather feedback from consumers on a frequent basis.
Capacity development in monitoring and evaluation in the implementing agencies; and
Accomplish others tasks as may be assigned by Project Coordinator.
Any other duties assigned by the Project Coordinator.
The Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist will be required to submit reports as follows:
One copy of monthly progress reports highlighting both challenges and achievements;
One copy of quarterly progress on activities undertaken and solutions to challenges;
One copy of annual progress reports; and
One copy of project completion report after the completion of the Project.
Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
At least a Master’s degree in Economics, Project Management, Statistics or Operations Research, Public Policy, monitoring and evaluation, Engineering, Finance, Business or Commerce or in a relevant discipline;
At least eight (8) years of relevant experience at the national or international level in monitoring and reporting of development projects/ programmes:
Good knowledge of concepts, methods, principles and approaches to effective and efficient monitoring and evaluation;
Demonstrated analytical clarity, problem-solving skills and negotiating skills;
Exceptional degree of integrity, judgment and tact in handling sensitive, diverse and confidential material;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, organization and team working skills;
Strong aptitude and proven record of working with teams that include government staff, field based staff and development partners;
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and deliver assignments in a timely manner;
Knowledge and experience in Planning and implementation of electronic monitoring and evaluation systems will be an added advantage