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M&E Officer

Posted in Social Science


Job Type

Full Time



Description :

Job Description


 Job Title:                                                    M&E Officer

  Location:                                                    Harare 

Contract Type:                                           Fixed Term Contract (2 years)

Reporting To:                                             Manager – M&E

 An opportunity has arisen for recent graduates to join Higherlife Foundation as an M&E Officer. The M&E Officer will support the Manager-M&E, Social Business Units (SBU) and Support Functions in the development and implementation of data collection systems, ensure data quality, and accurate reporting in a timely manner. The M&E Officer will support the Manager-M&E to coordinate, manage and disseminate strategic information; and is responsible for the following activities:

 Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework for the program ensuring data systems established can measure progress against impact.
  • Develop and implement a robust monitoring and evaluation system that will ensure tracking of project/program results at different levels.
  • Support the implementation of all ongoing M&E processes, systems, and guidance, including leading the design and rolling out of reporting initiatives of programs.
  • Support training facilitation for partners and staff in the use of the M&E systems and tools for record-keeping and collecting monitoring data.
  • Consolidate monitoring data for reporting against the performance indicators for partner reporting and internal program review.
  • Conduct supportive supervision visits to SBU teams to observe, monitor, and provide guidance and quality feedback on the use of data collection tools.
  • Work closely with the Manager-M&E and other technical staff to develop data collection plans and methodologies.
  • Support the Manager-M&E to ensure accurate, timely reports are produced.
  • Carry out data quality assessments, vulnerability assessments, beneficiary verifications and any assessment and audits that improve program quality.
  • Incorporate field and technical team feedback to ensure the continuous improvement of data management systems.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, M&E, Data Science, Economics, Development Studies, Demography, Population Studies, or related program;
  • Post graduate qualification in M&E is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience of statistical packages and/ or data analytic software (e.g. SPSS, Excel, Minitab, Epi Info, SMART, STAT 01) and advanced computer skills (word-processing, spread sheets, and databases) are a must;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities.
  • Strong experience in carrying out end-to-end research (identifying problems in need of research, designing studies, data collection, data analysis, derivation of insights from data, report writing, and giving recommendations).
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing of either health care or social protection programs is an added advantage.
  • Good communication, report writing, financial analysis and presentation skills.
  • Clean Class 4 Drivers license is an added advantage.

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