ACTED Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Jobs in South Sudan

ACTED Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and regularly update the country AME strategy;
  • Develop and regularly update consolidated AME work plan covering all ongoing projects and planned assessments of the mission;
  • Develop a clear AME framework for each ongoing project based on project proposals, implementation plans, and donor reporting requirements;
  • Oversee the development, measurement, and reporting of qualitative and quantitative input, process, output, outcome, impact, objective, and goal-level performance indicators for all projects;
  • Ensure that proposal budgets developed capture appropriate cost and financial information to enable implementation of both internal and external AME components;
  • Ensure that AME findings are reflected and their recommendations are incorporated in future concept notes, proposals and implementation plans;
  • Identify and design innovative practices to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness in AME and general project management and incorporate them in the country AME strategy;
  • Implement the AME policies and procedures as described in the ACTED AME standard guidelines and make sure that the tools are followed as applicable;
  • Ensure an effective roll-out of M&E collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as needed.
  • Ensure systems are well understood and properly implemented by staff and partners;
  • Oversee the development of mission plans for any assessments, monitoring and evaluations (baselines, mid-terms, endlines) for each of the projects;
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of appropriate data collection and analysis instruments, methodologies (e.g. survey questionnaires, focus group discussions, key-informant interviews) and data/information dissemination/utilization plans;
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight over data collection activities and ensure that data collection teams are organized and resourced as needed, and that they deliver as per field mission plans and according to data quality standards;
  • Analyze AME data and produce reports, factsheets with useful statistical analysis and presentation (charts, tables, histograms, box plots) as necessary in a timely manner;
  • Oversee
    providing data to the Project
  • Development Team for use in preparation of reports to donors and other stakeholders, as required;
  • In collaboration with coordination, trigger the necessary needs assessment(s) to ensure proposals are relevant;
  • Contribute to donor proposals and fundraising efforts (particularly logical-framework designs and formulation of SMART indicators) and reports, through analysis and interpretation of findings;
  • Provide AME related capacity building and awareness to implementing partners and other institutions supported by ACTED as appropriate;
  • Implement any recommendation discussed and agreed with the country management team and the ACTED Director of Programmes;
  • Represent ACTED in different forums on AME related issues when required.
  • Oversee the development, on-going modifications, strengthening and functioning of the country level data management;
  • Monitor roll out and functionality of
  • Database Management Systems (DBMS) and GIS across users including implementing partners as required;
  • Develop strategies to increase data use and demand amongst relevant staff and other data/information users;
  • Design and maintain electronic and paper-based MIS/GIS systems for tracking and reporting all quantitative (spatial and non-spatial) data and information;
  • Oversee the development, on-going modifications, strengthening and functioning of the country-level data and GIS management systems;
  • Facilitate trainings for non AME staff (e.g. PMs, PDs, TCs) on the use of project databases and database related reporting; for example, reporting on ACTED’s 16 global strategic program indicators;
  • Provide capacity building on effective use of GIS/DB products and systems – or ensure that GIS/DB staff deliver this efficiently and effectively.

    Expected skills and qualifications
  • Master’s degree;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • 3-5 years of experience in AME, preferably in international humanitarian context
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance;
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate financial and monitoring skills of communities through capacity-building efforts;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility;
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements;
  • Prior knowledge of the region an asset;
  • Fluency in English required
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management software
  • Statistical analysis programs preferred

    Conditions
  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED
  • Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

    How to Apply:
  • Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to [email protected] under Ref: AMEM/SSUD
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 3th February 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; ACTED Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Jobs in South Sudan

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