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Monitoring, Evaluation and Strategic Information Coordinator

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  • Post Date: August 19, 2020
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Job Overview

Bantwana Zimbabwe seeks an experienced candidate for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation and Strategic Information Coordinator based in Bulawayo for a CDC/ZimTTECH-funded DREAMS program. The Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) program aims to reducing new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women and will be implemented in four Matabeleland North districts – Bubi, Lupane, Nkayi and Tsholotsho. Bantwana will implement four core sets of interventions namely, i) HIV prevention, condom education, gender norms change, social assets building, and sexual violence prevention; ii) Education Subsidies including primary, secondary and Part-Time and Continuing Education support; iii) Combination of socioeconomic approaches for caregivers layered with positive parenting; and iv) Economic empowerment for AGYW (financial literacy, work readiness and employability trainings, vocational training for market-driven technical skills, internships).

The Monitoring, Evaluation & Strategic Information Coordinator is responsible for coordinating monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities under the award.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Lead development of the project’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) plan as well as a system for the tracking of and timely, accurate, and complete reporting of project performance against key indicators;
  • Oversee and ensure adherence to project M&E reporting activities as required by the donor;
  • Provide leadership and technical oversight in the design and implementation of data collection exercises (e.g., baseline and endline surveys; regular performance monitoring, etc.);
  • Train and mentor staff in various aspects of M&E and research, and assist them with using M&E systems, including data use and quality assurance;
  • Provide support to performance evaluation processes;
  • Analyze project and other relevant data to provide strategic guidance to the Senior Management Team and inform project management decision-making, and to routinely share findings with project staff and other key stakeholders;
  • Conduct supportive supervisory visits to beneficiaries to observe, monitor and provide guidance and quality feedback on the use of data and indicators;
  • Oversee operational research, qualitative studies, and policy briefs to assess the impact of program activities and ensure robust and innovative dissemination of research and evaluation activity results.


  • Master’s Degree in public health, epidemiology, economics, statistics or related field preferred, or bachelor’s degree plus an advanced certificate;
  • Minimum of five years professional experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of large-scale development projects;
  • Experience with PEPFAR-related programming, particularly DREAMS, preferred;
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages;
  • Excellent knowledge of data collection protocols for quality data collection and verification;
  • Strong ability to analyze multiple sources of data to identify data trends and to provide recommendations on project implementation;
  • Demonstrated experience with research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems in developing country contexts;
  • Demonstrated experience leading and building the capacity of M&E staff to meet project needs and deliverables strongly desired;
  • Excellent data visualization skills, statistical analysis, English writing, oral presentation and communication skills.

To apply

To apply for these positions, please submit a cover letter, CV, and three references (including name, organization, phone number, and email address) to with position title in the subject line.

Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 21 August 2020

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOther
  • QualificationMasters
  • Experience5-10 Years
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