The MEEL Coordinator will lead in ensuring a high and consistent standard and quality of M&E is delivered throughout WEZESHA program Strategy and that projects in Iringa office have the required support in M&E. In addition, the MEEL Iringa Team Coordinator, working closely with the, Evidence Influencing and Communications (EIC) Manager, will also lead/support the rolling out of evidence generations and related analysis as prescribed by the WEZESHA Multiplying Impact (MI) framework. He/She will be supported by project based MEEL team members who will also support and preform MEEL tasks across the entire country office portfolio. The MEEL Coordinator will work closely with the Program Coordinators(PC) and Program Directors(PD) to ensure the team is effectively and efficiently utilized in either a direct or shared and supportive project roll. The structure recognizes the MEEL members will/could have specific focus projects based, and that this will be considered under the overall coordination and management of the MEEL coordinator. The MEEL coordinator will work closely with PDs and PC in Iringa Office to leverage evidence across projects in support of the MI Strategy.
He/she will also be responsible for leading the programs’ initiative efforts to build staff and partner’s capacities in designing, monitoring, evaluation, impact measurement, reporting and learning. The position will also advise on suitable approaches to multiplying impact. The MEEL Coordinator position therefore requires an extremely high level of technical capacity and intellectual flexibility as well as sufficient interpersonal skills to effectively manage the overlapping demands of this role. Expected to have technical capacities beyond tradition M&E techniques to be able to monitor and evaluate policy processes, private sector engagement, and CSO engagement as well monitoring and articulating vertical linkages. The MEEL Coordinator is expected to maintain good working relationships with national government officials, donors, CARE International Members (CIMs) and relevant civil society organizations, networks and alliances as relevant.
The MEEL Coordinator will directly report to the Technical Unit Program Director. S/he is expected to maintain effective working relationships with other CARE staff members.
• Implement and Institutionalize MEEL and Multiplying Impact measurement systems
• Promote Quality Assurance, Evidence generation and Data Management
• Promote Data utilization, reflective practices and adaptive management
• Staff and Performance Management
• Resource Mobilization with a focus on quality and MEEL related components in program development and design
REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree in Social Sciences / Development Studies / Information Systems/ Project Management or any other related fields
At least 8 years’ experience of MEEL including impact measurement, knowledge management, research, evidence generation for policy, data analysis, cost benefit analysis, programme quality and learning preferably in development organizations, and at a range of levels for local (micro) to national (macro).
• Ability to analyse and think critically, working constantly through iterative processes
• Skills in qualitative and quantitative data collection, data management and analysis, including knowledge of computer software including for statistical analysis
• Knowledge in developing and implementing M&E frameworks, plans and in using logical framework and outcome mapping approaches.
• Experience in conducting research and analyzing data for advocacy and policy related initiatives, as well as formulating policy recommendations.
• Ability to work and communicate with a range of stakeholders including policymakers and government officials, NGOs, the media, community representatives;
• Strong ability to engage with communities and capability in being proactive to organize community outreach activities
How to Apply
Only a letter of application and updated CV including names of at least 3 reputable referees from previous jobs (preferable line Managers) with reliable contacts should be sent by email to Human Resources Department TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org by CoB, 18th November 2019 at 1700hrs. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted