Qualification and skills
v Master degree in forestry, biodiversity, agriculture, economics or related field ofsocial science, with at least 05 years professional experience in monitoring, evaluation, impact assessment and MIS in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/Government;
v Experience in the developing participatory M&E systems and analyzing data, using statistical software, would be advantageous;
v Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
v Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software, using database software;
v Good organizational management and technical skills with track record of implementation and monitoring of community-based projects.
v Good team player and possesses leadership qualities;
v Excellent inter-personal communication and training skills;
v Good computer skills for data analysis, preparation of presentation and report writing;
v Flexible and willing to travel as required;and
v Excellent writing skills and ability to speak English and Urdu fluently. Familiarity with regional languages will be an added advantage.
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will work under the supervision and guidance of the NPM. Based on the strategic framework, he/she will design and institutionalize participatory M&E System for the Project, undertake monitoring and qualityassessment of project activities in close coordination with Provincial Project Coordinators, and support External Midterm Review and End line Evaluation.
Reporting to the NPM the Planning & Monitoring Officer will be responsible for the following technical and liaison tasks:
v Design and implement Monitoring and Evaluation framework/strategy/system based on Logical Framework Analysis (LFA) of the Project to assess timely and quality implementation of activities to achieve results (outputs, outcomes and impacts), including work plan, targets and indicators;
v Review, adopt, test and modify existing/available monitoring tools, techniques and methods to suit the specific needs of the Project;
v Facilitate baseline study for benchmarks and assessing progress and achievements;
v Take lead in establishing data collection procedures and database.
v Providesupport to NPM in planning, reporting and documenting experiences and lessons learned; and guidance toprovincial Project coordinators(PPCs) in data collection and reporting; as well as in assessment of results and quality of activities;
v Keep track of the project activities;
v Prepare and implement training plans for enhancing M&E capacities of the national and provincial project team and its partners;
v Compile quarterly and annual progress/reviews and Performance Implementation review reports based on the inputs from NPM, PPCs and stakeholders;
v Facilitate annual and periodic implementation review and assessment exercises;
v Develop quarterly and annual Project work plans and travel plans with input from NPM, PPCs and stakeholders;
v Develop cash plan and activity plans for reporting to the Planning Commission through MoCC;
v Design participatory and web based M&E reporting system accessible to the Project team and partners;
v Keep abreast of new methods and techniques with regard to M&E of project activities based on GEF M&E guidelines;
v Develop targets and performance indicators to be included in the monitoring system for Project activities, annual reviews and special studies,
v Develop briefs/special reports as and when required;
v Update the NPM in all aspects of the Project including and advise on strategic issues for successful execution of theProject;
v Keep close liaison with NPM and PPCs in all Project activities including supervision of field activities, and take interest in technical aspects of the Project, interaction with communities and representatives of line departments in the Project area, especially regardinglong term sustainabilitythe Project;
v Document and disseminate lessons learnt and best practices to the national and provincial line agencies and NGOs.