Tuesday, 17 June 2014

NGO Careers at Honeyguide Foundation - Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Employer: Honeyguide Foundation

Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania  

Application Deadline: 30th June 2014

Job Description:


The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will manage all M&E activities of the department according to the master system designed by the various team members, clients and IT consultants;
Provide overall technical oversight of monitoring, evaluation and research activities;
Assist project personnel with establishing evaluation plans for activities and the design of instruments;
The M&E Manager will be responsible for creating and maintaining a master calendar of all project activities which require monitoring, as well as ensuring that planned M&E activities are executed in accordance with the calendar;
Ensure that the design of the teams’ evaluation plan and methodology is adequate in answering the relevant evaluation questions;
The M&E Manager will be responsible for editing, printing and distributing all M&E tools and surveys for the CCS department in a timely and efficient manner. The M&E Manager will be held accountable to a strict budget for all M&E related tools;
Supervise data collection/submission (including digital data collection on staff and consultants) to ensure high quality data;
The M&E Manager will supervise data collection and data entry teams and be responsible for the timely completion of data collection and data entry;
The M&E manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of SMART software and GIS software and reporting tools;
The M&E Manager will write, edit and compile reports related to the work of the department for all the clients;
Lead the data analysis process and see that the findings of the data collected are communicated fully and accurately in the written evaluation report;
The M&E manager will be responsible for ensuring all strategic plans have clear indicators and quantifiable criteria to enable reporting of the performance of all AP and HWC units;
Support team in presenting evaluation findings in a manner that attracts attention and action by policymakers and stakeholders;
The M&E Manager will report to and be evaluated by the Executive Director of Honeyguide Foundation, Tanzania with a dotted line reporting responsibility to the Conservation department and the Donor Services department;
The M&E manager will be responsible for the R&D of the department and the equipment used by the field officers and others.

Qualifications and Required Skills:

Candidate must have at least three years of experience supporting or designing sophisticated M&E systems for an NGO or business.
Candidate must be fluent in both professional written and spoken Swahili and English.
Candidate must have significant experience writing excellent written reports to outside donors/stakeholders or clients.
Candidate must have fluency/expertise in office and GIS applications:
QGIS, ArcGIS or other modern GIS systems, including geoprocessing, good understanding of georeferencing and coordinate systems, and management of vector and raster data;
Microsoft Office Word / Excel or equivalent.
Candidate must have experience using qualitative M&E methodologies/models.
Candidate must have experience in field data collection with GPS and training/supervising teams of data collectors.
Candidate must be comfortable training ITT Project personnel on general M&E concepts as well as the specific M&E system of the ITT Project.
Candidate must be adaptable and maintain a positive attitude; she or he must be comfortable working in a flexible work environment and coordinating among several partner entities.

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary & Benefits:

Full-time position based on experience and qualifications; salary will correspond to the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send their CV, with at least 2 references, and a cover letter outlining their interest in applying for the post to: monitoring@honeguide.org with M&E Manager Application in the subject line.

HGF is open to receiving applications immediately and intends to make the position available