Deadline: 11 November, 2021

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is seeking to fill the role of National Project Personnel, Monitoring and Evaluation.

FAO is a specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.

Responsibilities

  • Develop/maintain the country level monitoring and evaluation framework and plan in alignment and harmony with regional and global MEL requirements
  • Align FAO ECTAD project results so that they contribute to the FAO overall goals (strategic objectives)
  • Apply existing monitoring and evaluation data call systems and report on impacts and progress towards achieving the GHSA milestones in accordance with approved project work plans
  • Develop tools for routine data collection for log-frame monitoring purposes
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation project frameworks and monitoring plans (PMPs) for projects at national level
  • Collect and ensure the quality of information required for reporting on project and programme-level indicators
  • Upkeep archiving systems up to date and in line with prescribed standards
  • Conduct routine record keeping (means of verification) and log-frame monitoring
  • Consolidate inputs from team members for regional and programme level reporting
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation and progress reporting
  • Enter information in the prescribed formats and generate monitoring and evaluation and narrative reports in prescribed formats
  • Retrieve the required supporting documentation (means of verification) for the reported information
  • Contribute to the development of project concept notes, proposals, and detailed implementation plans
  • Implement country-level case studies and work closely with the global and regional teams to ensure adherence to quality and standards
  • Actively collaborate with regional and global teams on MEL projects and initiatives such as the implementation of the learning agenda/case studies
  • Liaise with/backstopping of technical officers concerning monitoring and evaluation information provision and validation
  • Support monitoring and evaluation meetings and training activities, as required
  • Handle regular and ad hoc data/information requests
  • Develop country-level monitoring and evaluation information products (infographics, dashboards, reports, etc.) as required
  • Support programming and work planning processes
  • Contribute to the preparation of progress and final project reports
  • Perform other related duties as requested

Requirements

  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Research Methods, Anthropology or a related field
  • Five years, minimum, of proven experience in monitoring and evaluation functions, preferably in the agriculture/livestock domains or health-related fields
  • Working knowledge of English and good knowledge of the local language(s) used at the duty station
  • Nationality of Ethiopia

To apply and for more information, click here.

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