Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (PERSIST Project funded by GAC)

Job Description

Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (PERSIST Project funded by GAC)

Company Name: World Vision Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Bagerhat (Rampal)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master Degree in Statistics/ Social Science/Economics/ Development Studies/Anthropology/Urban Planning or relevant subjects from recognized university

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 8 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ The incumbent project "PERSIST" is aimed at "Improved knowledge and skills for adolescent girls and young women on SRHR, CSE and on CEFM prevention and response, leadership skills and menstrual hygiene management including risk communication messaging for COVID-19". Under the project, adolescent girls supported menstrual hygiene management to improve school attendance and prevent the spread of COVID-19 Through promoting the gender-responsive WASH and MHM promotion in schools, the project plans to reach more than 9000 adolescent girls. The project will initiate the activation of the School brigade in more than 50 schools and will support schools with appropriate facilities for girls including the establishment of MHM corners, introducing Sanitary Pad Vending Machine, and Sanitary Pad incinerators to ensure that proper MHM facilities and services available in schools.

∎ The position aims to work closely with partners and contribute to outcome-wise strategic information / M & E discussions and provide regular feedback to partners and project staff about the quality of inputs and consult with them to develop output reports.

∎ M & E Coordinator provides technical oversight and guidance to the partner organization to ensure adherence to M & E guidelines and reporting requirements.

∎ This position purposes to build the capacity of partners` project staff members to ensure M & E systems and tools are correctly utilized to collect quality data and to promote best practices including the use of LEAP3 guidance.

∎ This position requires frequent field visits to ensure the desired progress against outcomes are on track and to report includes issues, concerns, challenges, and recommendations are reflected in the M & E reports on a regular basis.

∎ The incumbent will report to the Project Manager and have a matrix working relationship with National Office PQA to ensure that project activity and measurable outcomes are appropriately monitored in compliance with WVB policies and donor requirements. Need to maintain matrix relationship with PQ Manager who will monitor and evaluate overall progress of this position.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide leadership in planning & implementing the M & E system (in line with donor) making in an essential management tool allowing the project team to assess progress against benchmark;
∎ Take responsibility for coordination and leadership for monitoring and evaluation of the project through ensuring effective use of data in decision-making initiatives from the lessons learned;
∎ Oversee and execute a utilization-focused approach to M&E collecting performance indicators to support ongoing decision-making, strategic project modification, and understanding of the project's impact on target populations;
∎ Coordinate within WV and partner technical staff on annual monitoring through routine activity and output monitoring and annual surveys to collect data on outcome indicators based on a representative statistical sample of program participants. Also, conduct output level monitoring as much need of the Project. Prepare a blended culture of activity and input monitoring to assure output are achieved. Assumption monitoring also a key initiative for checking the vertical logic of the project log frame;
∎ To facilitate collection, aggregation, and analysis of both routine monitoring data and annual surveys in coordination with the third-party firm where planned and the maintenance of an electronic database that stores routine monitoring data and annual surveys;
∎ Manage and support third-party consulting firms supporting the baseline and evaluations during the life of the project;
∎ Mobilize team on data analysis and reporting from routine activity & output monitoring, annual surveys, support the preparation of quarterly and annual performance reports and updating the project's Indicator Performance Tracking Table (IPTT);
∎ Lead the overall M & E capacity building for technical and M & E staff and partners;
∎ Lead the conduct of key learning workshops for the entire project staff, WVC (PERSIST), and other stakeholders;
∎ Develop M & E capacity for team members to identify gaps in M & E related issues;
∎ To work closely with NO Technical Program Team, GAM, and grant/PNS team and ensure smooth functionality of M&E system.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Advance understanding of monitoring and evaluation concepts and the purpose of M&E.
∎ Understanding and interpreting results framework, M&E plan, Program Monitoring Framework, Output tracker/ITT.
∎ Knowledge of indicators, strategies, and tools to identify project progresses and bottlenecks to achieve cross-cutting objectives, including gender and environment.
∎ Understanding the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics, understanding the concept of participatory monitoring, approaches to impact evaluation and planning, and use of mixed methods for conducting survey/study.
∎ Familiarity with environmental indicators, socio-economic indicators, and conduct assessments.
∎ Knowledge and skills on the problem statement, cause and effect relationship, formation of problem and objective tree, designing and conduction needs assessments, PLA tools & its application, and formative/action research
∎ Identifying performance indicators and tools to inform managers/ program staff about the progress towards project objectives and encouraging management to integrate them into the project design.
∎ Sampling for qualitative studies and quantitative surveys
∎ Data quality management for all data collection activities
∎ Qualitative techniques for monitoring:
∎ Quantitative techniques for data collection
∎ Data analysis
∎ M&E capacity building
∎ Baseline/Evaluation/outcome monitoring design
∎ Techniques for presenting information/infographics
∎ Knowledge of modern research and analysis methodologies, and proficiency using one of the common statistical analysis software package (Stata/SPSS/SAS/nvivo/WHO anthro, etc)
∎ Outstanding written and oral communications skills in English
∎ 08-10 years experiences in the humanitarian and development fields with at least 5 years of experience in the DME field having similar skill and experiences in any NGO or INGOs including M&E system strengthening as well as facilitating impact evaluations
∎ Experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research
∎ Experience in building M&E capacity of team members/ counterparts and partner staff members

Salary: Tk. 70000 - 80000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Festival Bonus: 1
∎ Benefits are applicable as per organizational structure and policy.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 2 May 2021
∎ World Vision Bangladesh
∎ Address : Abedin Tower (2nd floor), 35 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka - 1213, P.O. Box: 9071
∎ Business : World Vision (WV) is an established international Christian humanitarian development and advocacy organization dedicated for working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their fullest potential by tackling the causes of poverty & injustice. It serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender or ability.

World Vision is committed to first do no harm to children or adult beneficiaries, to respect the rights of all beneficiaries, and to uphold the best interests of children as a primary consideration in all actions and decisions; accordingly all the recruits will go through specific checks and compliance procedures in accordance to its Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy.

World Vision Bangladesh has zero tolerance towards incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. World Vision Bangladesh as Child Safe Organization discourages anyone to apply with prior record of conviction related with child neglect, abuse and exploitation.

Female are specially encourage to apply.

Category: NGO/Development

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