The Latest National and District Zimbabwe Republic Police Fingerprints clearance is a MUST according to the Ntengwe for Community Development Child Protection Policy.
Ntengwe for Community Development is a local non-profit organization focusing on Social Justice and Climate Change including Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR); Health and Education; Economic Empowerment; Child Protection, Care and Development themes in Zimbabwe. We operate in Binga, Hwange and Lupane districts in Matabeleland North Province. We are also leading the “Pathways to Economic Justice on Women’s Land Rights”, funded by the African Women’s Development Fund, and implemented in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. Our commitment to mutual partnerships at all levels and dedication to long lasting sustainable strategies enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals and communities we work with. We are seeking for a qualified candidate for a Binga based position Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer that has arisen within our organization
This is a contract based position with possibilities of renewal based on individual performance and the availability of resources. The Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer will work as part of a team whose main duties are to enable the successful implementation and completion of the Reframing and datafication of development for access to services and meaningful participation in economic governance by women and people with disabilities in Zimbabwe in 11 operational wards (9 in Binga district and 3 in Lupane district). Given that the programme falls under the ambit of the Evidence and Collaboration for Inclusive Development, the incumbent will also work to lend monitoring and evaluation oversight and accountability practice with government and civil society partners within the two districts and link with upstream partners working on the programme at the national level.
About the Role
The MEAL Officer will work as part of the Reframing and datafication of development for access to services and meaningful participation in economic governance by women and people with disabilities in Zimbabwe consortium and the Evidence and Collaboration for Inclusive Development (UKAC/ECID) in Zimbabwe. The overall responsibility will be to set up and oversee the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning system for the consortium in line with the national and global MEAL standards. The Incumbent will also contribute towards the Ntengwe for Community Development Monitoring and Evaluation system across all programme areas and districts.
- Setting up and overseeing the implementation of a robust MEAL framework for the programme and organization, The MEAL framework must be synchronized with geo- based database system for efficient management of data;
- Ensure the accuracy, validity, reliability, timeliness, relevance and completeness of the programme data and support downstream and upstream partners in data collection, analysis and reporting on marginalization, disability and women’s empowerment issues;
- Help oversee data entry, validation, analysis and reporting, conduct field visits and periodic spot check to validate programme reports, and ensure the timely dissemination of reports including key performance indicators;
- Build the capacity of marginalized rural women and people with disabilities, civil society partners and government partners in data collection and utilization processes;
- Work directly with technical partners in enhancing the data collection, packaging, dissemination and learning processes so that more data is utilized in informing development decisions and actions;
- Document evidence of change resulting from the programme by applying a repertoire of MEAL tools and methodologies and sharing this information for onward use;
- Facilitate organizational, programme and consortium compliance to Do No Harm principles, Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and functional community rooted feedback and complaints handling systems;
- Facilitate learning of the organization, consortium members, government partners, communities and the broader EICD programme through sharing of lessons learnt.
- University degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or relevant qualification is essential for this post.
- Extensive experience in data management and use of geo based monitoring and data base systems is a must.
- Demonstrated experience working in marginalized districts and marginalized groups including children and adults with disabilities and rural women highly required.
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural set up and with government and civil society partners at the national and international level.
- Candidates must also have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (Nambiya, Ndebele, Tonga and English), as well as an ability to meet deadlines and work independently.
- Strong writing skills are particularly important for this position.
- Candidates must be able to function in a fast-paced environment and excel in managing multiple competing priorities in day-to-day tasks.
- Must have at least 3 solid years’ working experience, with two years of professional work experience in the NGO sector and field work experience.
- Clean Class 3 and 4 Driver’s License is a MUST.
Candidates must also be able to attend interviews at any advised data between 28 and 31 March 2020.
A Secret security clearance is a requirement for this position.
As a result, the incumbent must possess the Latest National and District Zimbabwe Republic Police Fingerprints clearance according to the Ntengwe for Community Development Child Protection Policy before commencement of work.
Deadline: 24 March 2020
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