Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC)

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Employer: Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 28st Oct 2013

 Job Description:

Main Purpose of the Job:

1. To strengthen M&U Unit of LHRC by properly and effectively coordinating all activities of the M&E Systems

Monitoring & Evaluation
Overall leadership and management relating to the operationalization of the LHRC M&E System
Manage the implementation of the LHRC M&E Work Plan and Budget
Develop annual budgets and work plans for the LHRC M&E section
Management of the staff, work plans and budgets of the M&E unit
Supervise, monitor and evaluate processes and ensure quality and timely periodic production and dissemination of M&E information products (reports, etc) in line with requirements
Ensure effective management of all data sources in the LHRC M&E System
Review M&E information products, distil and communicate their implications for programme implementation
Coordinate and supervise development of information management systems for monitoring and evaluation.
Facilitate capacity building for monitoring and evaluation of LHRC activities Advocate for and lead on communication activities relating to the LHRC M&E System Ensure effective management of the LHRC M&E database
Identify lessons learned through impacts assessments and evaluation studies and modify corporate strategies accordingly
Capture important events and observations related to legal and human rights issues
Supervise the engagement of consultants in assignments related to law monitoring, publications and coordinate their work.
Assist in preparing project write ups and assess them
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the management from time to time.

Background Knowledge and Experience:

Master's degree or equivalent in social sciences, management or related field
At least 3 years' experience in the monitoring and evaluation
Experience in the design and building of at least one monitoring and evaluation system, from inception (or design stages)
Solid project management and leadership skills
Specific training in Monitoring and evaluation, project management or relating fields would be an advantage

Skills, Abilities, qualities and attitudes:

Superior communication skill and human relations
Ability to write for publication
Proven experience in project proposal writing
Familiarity with national legal systems, government structures, civil society and business community
Excellent computer skills including database management and use of designated statistical computer softwares such as SPSS, STATA, CSPRO and others
Professionalism, excellent interpersonal skills, sensitive, inspiring confidence, command respect and sociable.

Terms of Employment
4 years serving initially for one-year probation.
Renewable contracts but subject to positive performance appraisal.

How to Apply:

Both positions carry attractive salary and fringe benefits as per LHRC Scheme of services and commensurate with candidate's qualifications and experience.
To apply for both positions use the following address:
Executive Director,
Legal and Human Rights Centre, Justice Lugakingira House, Kijitonyama,
P.O. Box 75254,
Dar Es Salaam,

Your application should include a full CV with at least three referees with their contacts details (telephone numbers, emails and postal addresses).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.