Job Opportunity at CARE, Monitoring, Evaluation, Evidence and Learning (MEEL) Coordinator

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Monitoring, Evaluation, Evidence and Learning (MEEL) Coordinator 

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND:

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice with a special emphasis on women and girls. CARE Tanzania is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. CARE International is a global force and a partner of choice within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people. CARE Tanzania and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights

CARE Tanzania seeks to recruit self-motivated, results driven, dynamic,suitably qualified, competent and dedicated Tanzanianstofill 2 vacant positions as mentioned hereunder:

Monitoring, Evaluation, Evidence and Learning (MEEL) Coordinator to be based in Iringa

Job Summary

The MEEL Coordinator will lead in ensuring a high and consistent standard and quality of M&E is delivered throughout WEZESHA program Strategy and that projects in Iringa office have the required support in M&E. In addition, the MEEL Iringa Team Coordinator, working closely with the, Evidence Influencing and Communications (EIC) Manager, will also lead/support the rolling out of evidence generations and related analysis as prescribed by the WEZESHA Multiplying Impact (Ml) framework. He/She will be supported by project based MEEL team members who will also support and preform MEEL tasks across the entire country office portfolio. The MEEL Coordinator will work closely with the Program Coordinators(PC) and Program Directors(PD) to ensure the team is effectively and efficiently utilized in either a direct or shared and supportive project roll. The structure recognizes the MEEL members will/could have specific focus projects based, and that this will be considered under the overall coordination and management of the MEEL coordinator. The MEEL coordinator will work closely with PDs and PC in Iringa Office to leverage evidence across projects in support of the Ml Strategy.

He/she will also be responsible for leading the programs’ initiative efforts to build staff and partner’s capacities in designing, monitoring, evaluation, impact measurement, reporting and learning. The position will also advise on suitable approaches to multiplying impact. The MEEL Coordinator position therefore requires an extremely high level of technical capacity and intellectual flexibility as well as sufficient interpersonal skills to effectively manage the overlapping demands of this role. Expected to have technical capacities beyond tradition M&E techniques to be able to monitor and evaluate policy processes, private sector engagement, and CSO engagement as well monitoring and articulating vertical linkages. The MEEL Coordinator is expected to maintain good working relationships with national government officials, donors, CARE International Members (CIMs) and relevant civil society organizations, networks and alliances as relevant.

The MEEL Coordinator will directly report to the Technical Unit Program Director.S/he is expected to maintain effective working relationships with other CARE staff members.

Key Responsibilities

Implement and Institutionalize MEEL and Multiplying Impact measurement systems
Promote Quality Assurance, Evidence generation and Data Management
Promote Data utilization, reflective practices and adaptive management
Staff and Performance Management
Resource Mobilization with a focus on quality and MEEL related components in program development and design

Required Education & Experience:

Education/Training

Master’s degree in Social Sciences / Development Studies / Information Systems/ Project Management or any other related fields

Experience

At least 8 years’ experience of MEEL including impact measurement, knowledge management, research, evidence generation for policy, data analysis, cost benefit analysis, programme quality and learning preferably in development organizations, and at a range of levels for local (micro) to national (macro).

Technical Skills:

Ability to analyse and think critically, working constantly through iterative processes
Skills in qualitative and quantitative data collection, data management and analysis, including knowledge of computer software including for statistical analysis
Knowledge in developing and implementing M&E frameworks, plans and in using logical framework and outcome mapping approaches. as formulating policy recommendations.
Ability to work and communicate with a range of stakeholders including policymakers and government officials, NGOs, the media, community representatives;
Strong ability to engage with communities and capability in being proactive to organize community outreach activities

MODE OF APPLICATION

Only a letter of application and updated CV including names of at least 3 reputable referees from previous jobs (preferable line Managers) with reliable contacts should be sent by email to Human Resources Department TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org by CoB, 18th November2019 at 1700hrs.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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