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Provincial Merl Officer (3 ) – Luapula, Muchinga & Northern, Western Provinces at CAMFED Zambia

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  • Zambia
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CAMFED Zambia

PROVINCIAL MERL OFFICER (3 ) – LUAPULA, MUCHINGA & NORTHERN, WESTERN PROVINCES

Job Purpose:

Coordinate Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning function at the Provincial level. The role will work in collaboration with the Regional Programme Officers, District Programme Officers and Government Ministries for compliance and accountability.

Specific Accountabilities:

Monitoring

  • Review data completeness and update Bursary client data on data loaders before uploading into the Salesforce database for bursary processing.
  • Conduct regular analysis of data for reporting, programme review meetings and meetings with Government and community stakeholders.
  • Coordinate preparation of the monitoring budgets and logistics.
  • Capture MERL and programme activities on data loaders before uploading into the Salesforce database.
  • Build and strengthen the capacity of provincial programme staff in data collection using mobile data collection tools.
  • Ensure data collection tools are being used effectively and programme data meet the CAMFED standards for quality.
  • Coordinate analysis of data from the programme database as per programme requirements.

Evaluation

  • Coordinate identification of Enumerators and Logistics Coordinators for research and surveys.
  • Coordinate preparation of research and survey budgets and logistics.
  • Facilitate Enumerator and logistics Coordinator trainings.
  • Communicate upcoming research and surveys to stakeholders at provincial, district and school levels.
  • Coordinate pre-testing of research and survey tools.
  • Coordinate data collection and analysis of data submitted through the online mobile data collection platform.
  • Coordinate provincial Evaluation/Survey dissemination.

Learning

  • Consolidate provincial monitoring reports and MERL reports.
  • Identify best practices and learning for wider replication.
  • Identify trends and variances in the programme and advise provincial staff programme staff.
  • Identify and analyse lessons learnt from programme implementation and incorporation of the lessons into programming and reporting.
  • Facilitate regular engagement meetings with the Ministry of Education Planning Department to plan for joint monitoring activities at system level.
  • Participate in the collation of the CAMFED Annual Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Person Specification

  • Commitment and passion for CAMFED’s values, mission and vision
  • Strong logical and analytical skills
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and MS Word skills and experience working with databases.
  • Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information and present it effectively for a variety of   audiences
  • Experience working with Government ministries is essential.
  • An eye for detail
  • A flexible, proactive approach to work
  • Excellent communication – written and oral
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Willingness to travel at least 50% within the province

Essential

  • Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Lozi/Bemba/Nyanja is required – proficiency in other local languages is a plus.
  • Ability to engage with rural communities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong project management and report writing skills, attention to detail and strong presentation skills.

Desirable

  • Experience and qualification in a relevant field such as Economics, Statistics, Demography or related field.

Method of Application

Please send your CV and covering letter to hrzambia@camfed.org on Friday 22nd March 2024 by 16.30hrs.

Please note that you are only permitted to apply for one post.

Please do not submit any hard copies at the office