Job Vacancy For Senior Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Description

• SNV currently seeks a full-time Senior Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for the GrEEn project.
• S/he will be responsible for designing and implementing the project’s M&E framework and plan, ensuring quality results measurement and availability of relevant M&E data and findings to support learning and adaptive management.
• S/he will also support the Project Manager in overall planning, quarterly internal reviews, annual reporting to the donor and the preparation of Project Steering Committee meetings.
• S/he will have to undertake extensive field work during the course of project implementation.
• The M&E Senior Officer is part of the core project team.

Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the key responsibilities of the M&E Manager will include:

M&E system development

• Facilitate the development of the project’s Theory of Change (ToC) with the project team and key stakeholders;
• Design and develop the project M&E framework (based on the ToC and donor logframe) in collaboration with the project team, including indicators, methods of measurement, data collection tools, and reporting frequency;
• Lead on and oversee quality assurance of data collection, validation and analysis;
• Establish a reporting system for regular progress reporting of key stakeholders;
• Ensure that sufficient data and learning is available to track project progress and to inform project team decision making;
• Ensure that adaptions needed to the project are highlighted through facilitating periodic reviews of the theory of change, progress reviews and reflection workshops;
• Facilitate documentation and sharing of learning and knowledge within the team, within SNV and among key stakeholders.

Technical advice/guidance and capacity building

• Provide guidance on M&E approaches and data collection methods to be used in results measurement;
• Lead/participate in conducting needs assessments, market scans, baseline and end-line analysis, as well as additional research and studies as required;
• Capacity building of project staff and key partner staff, including service providers, on M&E-related issues; deliver orientation / guidance / training / mentoring as needed to ensure key staff and partners are able to deliver on their M&E responsibilities;
• Ensure mid-term and final evaluations of the project are well prepared and undertaken as per the donor’s and SNV’s standards;
• Provide input and support to impact assessment processes in collaboration with the EU and relevant teams;
• Work with the project team to identify and address project evidence gaps through adaption of the M&E framework;
• Provide input to SNV’s Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation policies and ways of working, based on internal and external developments, trends and learning from the project;
• Participate in a variety of external workshops/forums/conferences to share best practices and findings of the project with a variety of stakeholders.


• Manage and oversee the project’s projections, as well as aggregation of results across all interventions and service providers;
• Ensure periodic plans and reports are in line with the standard, quality, template and time frame required by the EU and the EUTF;
• Support in preparation and documentation of Project Steering Committee meetings;
• Support in compilation and presentation of annual reports to the donor;
• Support in compilation of data for SNV’s Corporate Harmonised Indicator reporting;
• Produce reports on M&E findings & lessons learned and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required during project implementation.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor or Master degree in International Development, Economics, Statistics, Public Policy, Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field; an advanced certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation or data analytics preferred;
• At least ten years of professional experience in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in the international development sector, whether working for a donor agency, INGO, consultancy firm, research institute and/or business;
• At least 5 years of experience in designing, implementing, and overseeing project M&E systems; experience in larger and complex/multi-sectoral projects/programmes desired;
• Strong methodological knowledge; long-standing experience in applying both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods; experience in data validation and quality-assurance;
• Experience in presenting data and findings in various formats and to a variety of audiences; experience in making use of M&E data for communication purposes;
• Experience in applying innovative data collection and analysis methods, as well as using (digital) innovations and mobile phone technology desired;
• Experience in capacity building of project and partner staff in M&E;
• Familiarity with the GrEEn project’s core sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy and WASH;
• Familiarity with the DCED Standard for Results Measurement desired;
• Experience in using AKVO or another digital data collection platform/software desired;


• Strong team player with experience in Project Cycle Management
• Ability to think analytically and critically; ability to solve complex issues and define a way forward
• Strong facilitation, moderation and capacity building skills
• Ability to liaise, negotiate and build positive working relationships with implementing partners, including service providers
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet tight deadlines

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 28 February, 2020