Monday, 12 August 2013

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs at Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in Tanzania

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Employer: Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Duty Station: Mtwara

Application Deadline:28th Aug, 2013

Job Description:

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, development agency promoting creative and effective solutions to problems that impede social and economic development. AKF Tanzania is implementing the Coastal Rural Support Programme Tanzania (CRSPT) in Mtwara and Lindi regions. The programme's ultimate goal is to improve the quality of life of rural communities in Mtwara and Lindi Regions through sustainable socio-economic interventions in food security, income generation, access to finance, health improvement, and strengthening education systems. AKF invites applications from well-qualified and dynamic individuals to fill the following vacancies based in its office in

Reporting to theCRSPT Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, the M&E Officer will be based in Mtwara and will collaborate with the M&E team responsible for the monitoring, evaluation and learning agenda for CRSPT. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the design and implementation of M&E system/sub-systems to track progress, developing high quality progress reports for donors, training project staff on M&E and on the use of information for management and decision making, and collaborating in the dissemination of information to a range of stakeholders.

At least Bachelors degree in International Development, Agricuitural Economics, Social
Sciences, Economics, Statistics or relevant field; with practical experience in M&E;
A minimum of 5 years professional experience with at least 3 years implementing M&E within a development context preferably in East Africa;
Good knowledge of Results Based Management (RBM) and its application to projects and programmes;
Demonstrated ability to design and implement surveys and qualitative studies;
Demonstrated capacity to write results-based donor reports;
Experience in the development of data collection tools and systems for entry, analysis, and storage of qualitative and quantitative data (e.g. Ms Access, SPSS, CS-Pro or others);
Strong interpersonal skills;
Ability to work with minimum supervision and in a team; -Excellent written and verbal skills in English;
Willing to relocate and be based in Mtwara.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are requested to submit their CVs (not exceeding 4 pages), including contact details for three professional references, and a covering letter to;
The Country Director
Aga Khan Foundation Tanzania,
P.o. Box 125, Plot 37,
Haile Selassie Road, Oysterbay