Thursday, 27 February 2014

Jobs at Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in Lindi, Mtwara, Tanzania.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Coastal Rural Support Program (Tanzania)

Employer: Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Duty Station: Lindi, Mtwara, Tanzania.

Application Deadline: 14th March 2014

Job Description:

Specific Responsibilities:

Work with CRSPT field teams to ensure quality and timely submission of data;
Help provide clear understanding on how to use M&E forms and / or conduct other M&E related work with relevant field based staff;
Participate in implementation of all data collection processes, whether routine data collection by field staff or data collection by enumerators for surveys;
Proactively make observations or gather anecdotal evidence of issues, trends or developing circumstances arising in the field that may stimulate further probing into and contribute to its documentation;
Fully contribute to translation-related work;
Fully contribute to any required data entry of ongoing M&E related work

Qualification / Experience:

A degree in International Development, Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics or relevant field;
At least two years of experience in results-based M&E in a development context;
Relevant qualifications and experience in field work and interacting with beneficiaries including keen observation skills;
Experience in multi-faceted development programming a plus;
Willingness to participate in field activities/surveys and travel to remote areas;
Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor enumeration teams;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Swahili;
Able to translate questionnaires and focus group discussion guides into Swahili;
Good knowledge of local issues, community priorities, organization relationships, social and cultural constraints and realities, and environmental conditions;
Must be willing to live in Mtwara, Tanzania and spend long periods in rural areas.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are requested to submit their CVs (not exceeding 3 pages), including contact details for three professional references, and a covering letter explaining why they are best suited for the particular position, to the Country Director, Aga Khan Foundation Office, P.O. Box 125, Dar-es-Salaam or by e-mail