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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Employer: INJAZ Lebanon
Deadline for applications: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Contract:
Location: Dekwaneh, Lebanon
Working area: Lebanon
Job Description

ABOUT INJAZ LEBANON

INJAZ Lebanon is a non-profit organization, an affiliate of Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, with a mission to equip youth with the skills and mindset they need to become the entrepreneurs and business leaders stimulating their communities. It is also a member of INJAZ Al-Arab, a regional network of 14 countries across the MENA region. INJAZ Lebanon delivers programs in partnership with the business sector focusing on entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist is responsible for the coordination of all monitoring and evaluation activities including data collection, collation, and analysis for INJAZ Lebanon programs. S/he is in regular contact with staff in Beirut and the field offices to monitor the timely and accurate collection of data. The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will coordinate with the Project & Program Managers to generate donor reports and other program analysis documents as needed. In addition, s/he will act as a key person to help identify funding opportunities and support in drafting concept notes and proposals.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Development and Implementation

  • Create a detailed monitoring plan, a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • In charge of defining and implementing the key project performance indicators (KPI) as well as monitoring them throughout the duration of the projects.
  • Draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures (eg. logical framework, project performance tracking, indicators, data flow chart, M&E manuals, data collection templates…)
  • Support all M&E initiatives for assigned grant(s)/project(s) including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and contributing to staff capacity building initiatives as necessary.
  • Suggest ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within Program field teams.
  • Support the operations field team in their role to collect and enter data from participants through adequate database and surveys. 
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Programs and to verify the accuracy and completeness of reported data.
  • Contribute to the development of global/regional/country M&E learning opportunities and tools.

 

Reporting, Proposal Writing and Communications 

  • Develop the donors reports and ensure high quality reports are submitted on time for the program.
  • Support project/program staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture program progress with close coordination with the communications team
  • Propose strategies to increase data use and demand amongst Program staff.
  • Lead on M&E work plans, and targets during the drafting donor project proposals as well as throughout project implementation and offer support on the establishment of concept notes, proposals and log frames.
  • Contribute to the development of program and operational reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition and aggregation of information in programs in order to meet identified information needs.

 

Position Qualification & Skills Requirements:

r  Master’s degree in International Development, Information Management, Education, Public Health, Social Work, or equivalent with 5 years relevant experience;

A minimum of 3 years of Monitoring and Evaluation experience (essential)

r  Capacity to produce high-quality briefs, proposals and reports in English and Arabic.

r  Excellent written and oral communication skills;

r  The ideal candidate will be a proactive and efficient multi-tasker. This candidate can work independently in a fast-paced dynamic working environment. He/ She will have excellent writing skills, is creative and committed.

Experience required: Education degree: Masters Degree Field of education:  Master’s degree in International Development, Information Management, Education, Public Health, Social Work, or equivalent with 5 years relevant experience;
Languages
Arabic: Fluent English: Fluent French:
Period:
Salary:
Submission guidelines: TO APPLY: submit your resume, cover letter and the names and coordinates of three references. References will not be contacted without prior consent. Application and enquires should be submitted to hr@injaz-lebanon.org with a title “INJAZ M and E Specialist”. The deadline is September 28th, 2017.
Cover letter required? Yes
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