Monitoring & Results Measurement Specialist – Favorite Hr Services

Job Description
On behalf of our client; Favorite HR Services is looking forward to recruit an
individual with the following qualifications;

Title: Monitoring & Results Measurement Specialist
Reports to: Team Leader, Vocational Skills Development Program
Location: Tanzania, Central Corridor (region TBD)
Travel: Up to 40%
Grade: 9

I. Position Description:
As Monitoring & Results Measurement Specialist you will:
Lead and manage day-to-day monitoring and evaluation (M•&E) activities of the
project.
Be responsible for enabling evidence-based decision-making processes by•
program leadership, providing the necessary data, analysis and information to
improve performance and effectiveness and informing planning and management
decisions.
Develop and implement the project’s M•&E systems, including program
monitoring and quality control systems, evaluation systems (e.g. baseline and
other surveys), analytical planning processes, management of all project data,
and oversight of third party M&E service providers.
Provide technical assistance and training to project staff to ensure understanding•
and commitment to the project’s M&E protocols. This may include frequent visits
to the field to support staff in the implementation of M&E systems and
identification of potential adaptations and improvements.
Contribute to the preparation of periodic donor reports and materials to share•
learnings with other stakeholders.
Ensure all monitoring• &evaluation data is gender-disaggregated, and develop
systems to promote the project’s gender strategy, review gender targets and
make suggestions for course correction as necessary.
Please note this position is contingent upon donor funding.

II. Required Skills and Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or another social science (such as•
Anthropology or Sociology), Business Administration, Agriculture or International
Development is required. A Master’s degree in one of these areas is preferred.
A minimum of 5-7 years of experience with in monitoring and evaluation (M•&E)
roles, including:
o Applying M&E methods and approaches, including quantitative, qualitative
and participatory methods.
o Designing, planning, implementing, and evaluating projects using a theory
of change, logical framework, results chain or similar. Familiarity with the
DAC Quality Standards for Development Evaluation is highly desired.
o Planning and implementing M&E systems.
o Writing cohesive analyses and reports. Excellent writing skills are highly
desired.
Strong analytical, management, and data analysis skills including advanced•
competence in Excel.
Knowledge of SalesForce or other data management system, and familiarity with•
mobile-based data capture, such as a ODK, CommCare, etc.
Demonstrated understanding of and passion for economic empowerment and•
improvement of livelihoods. Professional experience working on rural youth
employment, vocational skills development and/or organizational capacity
building is highly desired. .
Demonstrated understanding of the application of M•&E methods on a project
that uses a market systems development/market systems facilitation/M4P
approach.
Working proficiency in both English and Swahili required.•

III. Success Factors:
Competency is a combination of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) directly
related to successful performance on the job.
Core Competencies include:
Integrity and honesty: Is widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual;•
presents truthful information in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps
confidences; admits mistakes; does not misrepresent himself or herself for
personal gain.
Team Work/ Relationships: Works co-operatively and flexibly with other•
members of the team with a full understanding of the role to be played as a
team member and/or leader, to achieve a common goal. Ability to build and
maintain effective relationships and networks.
Learning attitude: Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn.•
Actively identifies new areas for learning; applies and shares new knowledge and
skill appropriately.
Communication: Expresses ideas effectively in individual and group situations.•
Listens effectively; shares information, ideas and arguments; adjusts
terminology, language and communication modes to the needs of the audience;
ensures accurate understanding; acts in a way that facilitates open exchange of
ideas and information; uses appropriate non-verbal communication.
Decision making/Problem Solving: Is able to analyze situations, diagnose•
problems, identify the key issues, establish and evaluate alternative courses of
action and produce a logical, practical and acceptable solution. Is able to make
effective decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions,
demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary.
Results Oriented/ High Quality Deliverables: Stays focused on the efforts•
necessary to achieve quality results consistent with programmatic or
departmental goals. Demonstrates the ability to achieve effective results; works
persistently to overcome obstacles to goal achievement.Accomplishes tasks by
considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all
aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.
Planning• & Time Management: Establishes a course of action for self and/or
others to accomplish a specific goal. Effectively plans, schedules, prioritizes and
controls activities; identifies, integrates and orchestrates resources (people,
material, information, budget, and/or time) to accomplish goals. Prioritizes work
according to the program or department’s goals, not just own job
responsibilities; manages own time effectively.
Job Specific/Technical Competencies include:
Donor/Partnership Management: Identifying opportunities and taking action•
to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams,
departments, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
Innovative Mindset: Curious inquiries, asks questions and seeks out•
information from multiple sources, learns from mistakes, sees change as an
opportunity.
Computer Literacy: Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use specific•
computer programs or applications for own functional area. Has the ability to
improve performance by integrating new and existing technology into the
workplace.
Analysis, Research, Report Writing: Experience in business planning and•
analysis, modeling for feasibility and execution. Able to analyze and express
oneself clearly in business writing.

IV. Career Pathways:
The positions that may be a next career opportunity for employees in this job title
include Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.

Application Instructions:
Qualified and interested applicants should submit their CV in Word-formatted document
to fhs@favoritegroup.net with the subject “Catalytic Grants and Investments
Specialist.”The final deadline for application is November 10, 2017.
Please identify the position for which you are applying in the subject line. Only
applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be considered or contacted.

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