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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (MEO)

Job Category:
Monitoring and Evaluation
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project (PAKSTRAN)
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
21 August, 2011
Last Date to apply:
03 September, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

The candidate should possess a Masters degree in Management, Social Sciences or related discipline, with 7 years of experience in formulating, monitoring and evaluating development projects; Should have expert knowledge of the development landscape, government systems and sound understanding of administrative justice issues; excellent report writing skills and computer skills for data analysis; and Ability to work in a complex and multi-stakeholders environment. The candidate should ideally have knowledge of the logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches, M&E methods and approaches including quantitative, qualitative and participatory; and planning and implementation of M&E systems.
S/he should be able to work independently with minimum supervision and be able to deliver on time. Awareness of and commitment to issues of gender equality, inclusion of minorities and community participation is essential.

Description:
 

Duties and Responsibilities He/She will report directly to the Project Manager (NPM) and will be part of the Project Management Unit (PMU). The M& E officer, in coordination with the project manager, will be responsible for the following:  Understand and follow the UNDP Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines  Clarify and respond to the core information needs of central project management, the Project Board, funding agencies and the cooperating institution/s.  Develop the overall framework for project M&E, for example, annual project reviews, participatory impact assessments, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons-learned mechanisms  Help refine for implementation the project R&R, in the areas of the objective hierarchy, indicators and monitoring mechanisms.  Guide the process for identifying and designing the key indicators for each component, to record and report physical progress against the AWP. Also the process for designing the format of such progress reports.  Guide the process for identifying the key performance questions and parameters for monitoring project performance and comparing it to targets. Design the format for such performance reports.  With stakeholders, set out the framework and procedures for the evaluation of project activities.  Based on the AWP and in particular the programme budgets, design the framework for the physical and process monitoring of project activities.  Guide staff and implementing partners in preparing their progress reports. Together, analyse these reports in terms of problems and actions needed. Prepare consolidated progress reports for project management to submit to the relevant bodies, in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing.  Review monitoring reports, analyse them for impact evaluation and to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 MasterMasters Degree Masters degree in Management, Social Sciences or related discipline

Skills
Must Title Level Description
 Communication Excellent