Job Vacancy For Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Key tasks and responsibilities of the Specialist:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist's overall responsibility is to develop monitoring and evaluation system, standards and guidance as well as oversight compliance of same. Activities to be performed by the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist include, but are not limited to the following:

• Establish a system for monitoring and evaluating activities, including a monitoring and evaluation manual that includes all processes and forms for data collection, validation, consolidation and reporting in accordance with the Project Implementation manual (PIM)
• Develop a database with indicators for monitoring the progress of project activities and establish a system to collect, process, analyse, transmit and update data for decision-making
• Assist in the preparation of the annual work plans of the project in close collaboration with other PIU staff
• Ensure the integration of environmental and social indicators into the monitoring and evaluation manual and support the development of guidelines for community monitoring (e.g. social audits, social accountability fora) to ensure that these activities aer undertaken with high quality (especially regarding the participation of the community) and the results recorded to inform project implementation
• Support the collection and monitoring of data to inform impact evaluation of the project
• Prepare quarterly, mid-year and annual reports on the progress of the project, and recommend improvements to project implementation/course correction
• Contribute to the capacity building of project implementation staff and other relevant stakeholders (including community facilitators recruited under the project) to undertake M&E information and data are properly captured in the management information system
• Perform any other related tasks assigned by the MLGDRD/Project Coordinator.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Master's Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, Project Management, Public Administration, Development Planning, or related programme deemed relevant to the position
• 5 years professional experience in monitoring and evaluation and strategic planning in local development projects
• 3 years professional experience on a project funded by the World Bank or an agency of the United Nations system or other donors of same size. Have good experience in innovative leadership in managing evaluations and field experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative surveys
• Possess excellent digital skills, including the experience with M&E digital systems/data bases and the use of software such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc) for design, communication, project management and analysis
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (proficiency in French is an advantage)

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

The Ministry of Local Government Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD) now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must submit an expression of interest (EoI) indicating their qualifications and relevant experience to perform the assignment, coupled with their curriculum vitae.

The selection will be carried out through open competition among shortlisted individual consultants. Interested individual consultants may obtain further information at the address below:

Five (5) hard copies of the EoI must be delivered to the address below (2), in separate sealed envelopes clearly marked for each of the position:

Address For Submission:

The Chief Director
Ministry of Local Government,
Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD)

Tel: 0302-663668

E-mail: [email protected]

Digital Address System: GA-110-9895

Address for clarifications:

The Procurement Unit
Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD)
First Floor, Room 23
P.O.Box M 50 Ministries, Accra-Ghana

Tel: 00233-21-663668 / Fax 00233-21-682003

E-mail: [email protected]

Digital Address System: GA-110-9895

Closing Date: 05 August, 2022