New Job Opportunity DSM at VSO International Tanzania – MEAL Coordinator | Deadline: 12th March, 2020

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Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Jobs Opportunities at VSO International,  2020


Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, & Learning Coordinator (MEAL)
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Salary: Competitive
Contract type: Permanent
Contract length: Open
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 12 Mar 2020
Interview date: to be confirmed
Start date: April 2020
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
Role overview
The Monitoring, and Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Coordinator provides technical support, coordination and oversight to the VSO Tanzania MEAL system and processes. The MEAL coordinator will take the lead on ensuring the quality of: research and assessments including pre-project assessments, baselines, mid and end evaluations; design of log frames, results frameworks and MEL plans for new projects; capacity building of project teams to effectively implement the VSOT project management system including monitoring project performance; knowledge management and data use. So that the VSOT country office has robust evidence base to design and deliver high quality programmes; measure, document and disseminate good practices and impact; produce quality communications materials; providing early warnings where performance is below target. If you are passionate about making a positive change for the most marginalised you are the ideal candidate!
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Skills, qualifications and experience
Essential: Masters or Bachelor degree level in M&E or equivalent in social sciences and or social research;
• At least 3-4 years experience in a similar postion
• Extensive experience of monitoring, evaluation and/or research using participatory practices and quantitative and qualitative methodologies;
• Experience of, awareness of and commitment to gender equality and social inclusiveness in research, monitoring and evaluation processes;
• Experience in providing research, monitoring and evaluation support for programme design and proposal development.
• Experience in developing and implementing M&E systems and frameworks in an NGO environment.
• Sound understanding on formative/ summative design; impact evaluation design and implementation
• Strong computer skills and data management
• Skilled in handling data and the ability to analyse and synthesize data and evidence from different sources
• Experience of reporting to donors in the development sector
• Ability to build capacity of others, facilitation, coaching and training skills.
• Proven ability to manage, develop and motivate others within a team
• Experience of use of communications materials to influence others
• Fluency in spoken and written English
• Self-motivated, ability to use own initiative, flexibility
• Able to travel and work long hours, including work away from the home base for up to 30% of time, both within the country and occasionally internationally and some weekend and evening work.
• Work experience with INGOs and/or UN agencies
• Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment
• Experience in using statistical packages (SPSS, STATA, EPI Info);
• Being up-to-date on the current international debate around development effectiveness and research and evaluation methodologies
• Experience of developing a communications strategies and materials
• Experience of using online communications methods (e.g. social media) for work purposes

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, and If you wont hear from us in 2 weeks after advert Closed consider that your application is unsuccessfully. only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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