Job Vacancy For Head of Monitoring & Evaluation At Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Centre

Job Purpose:

The role is responsible for guiding the overall M&E strategy and implementation of related activities within KAIPTC, plus providing timely and relevant performance information to KAIPTC stakeholders.

Main Duties

•   Coordinate the development and update of the centre-wide M&E framework and workplan to track achievement of outcomes
•   Support the inclusion of department programmes into a center-wide strategy and agenda for prioritised research and training curriculum development
•   Ensure that the policy and procedure guidelines regarding M&E are developed and updated where necessary.
•   Develop and apply cost-effective data collection and management systems
•   Build capacity of KAIPTC M&C focal persons in M&E skills through mentoring and coaching
•   Manage and coordinate contractual obligations for all external evaluations
•   Prepare M&E reports and coordinate the dissemination of these reports to stakeholders
•   Participate in national and international forums and committees where M&E issues are discussed
•   Coordination of a Centre wide approach to track results from the field/externally (Field monitoring visits)
•   Supervise M&E staff
•   Any other duties that may be assigned by supervisor within scope and content of the job

Qualification Required & Experience

the ideal candidate must possess

•   A master's degree Masters in field of social science, development, administration or other related fields as well as applied training in qantitative analysis/statistics is required.
•   Professional certification in project management and membership of a professional body is desirable.
•   At least 8 - 12 years working experience, at least 4 of these in a senior position in M&E or related field, preferably related to capacity building in issues of peace and security.
•   Considerable working experience an international organisation or internationally recognised organization is required.

Key Competencies

•   a practical, logical and systematic approach to work
•   Creative probem-solving and analytical skills
•   Versatile in M and E processes and systems
•   Project management skills
•   Quantitative and qualitative research skills
•   Strong leadership and teamwork skills
•   Confident, honest and trustworthy
•   Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
•   Ability to work without or with little supervision
•   Good communication and interpersonal skills
•   Ability to think on his feet
•   Fluency in French will be a sure advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are kindly requested to send their CV together with 3 references to:-

[email protected]

Please indicate the job title clearly in the cover letter, otherwise  your application may not be considered.

Closing Date: 19 June, 2015

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