M&E Specialist

WVI

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Key Responsibilities:

Purpose for the position

The primary role of the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (M&E- Specialist) will be to provide overall technical leadership and strategic direction for program effectiveness and monitoring of the Sustainable Land Restoration Project, The M&E Specialist will develop the program framework, plans and indicators to capture project performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities. This includes formative investigation (pre-intervention baseline), ongoing data collection, and summative research evaluation (post-intervention). The M&E Specialist will also responsible for providing high-quality advisory and capacity development to project staff including partners to develop and deliver effective M&E systems. It is expected that the Specialist will collaborate with the Technical Program Design Monitoring and Evaluation (TP DME) focal point as part of the overall sector alignment and consolidated tracking and reporting of results.

Project Design

1.Develop the overall framework for grant M&E in accordance with the design document and donor requirements; that inform project outcomes and impact. Reference should be made to the Technical Program key elements as necessary to ensure that there is a linkage with the overall Enhanced Livelihood and Resilience Project Model (EL&R).

2. Foster participatory planning and monitoring by engaging primary stakeholder groups including Technical Project staff to develop and contextualize the M&E strategy for strengthened measurements of project outputs, outcomes and impact.

Capacity Building

1. Develop a capacity-building strategy for project staff to improve project effectiveness, and M&E systems to enhance the delivery of project measurement and reporting.

2. Conduct training of project staff for effective implementation and data capture across the project sites

3. Provide ongoing M&E technical assistance to all project stakeholders including relevant government departments. This includes development of data collection tools as necessary to facilitate

4. Provide Capacity building to technical staff on the use of digital tools for M&E through coaching and mentoring.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting

1. Conduct periodic Data Quality Assurance (DQA) through data verification procedures including routine data quality audits for Projects to ensure the production of high-quality data

2. Guide staff in preparing the progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission.

3. Produce consolidated monthly quarterly, semi-annual/annual Performance Reports for the Project   for sharing with donors and other stakeholders

4. Identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management systems and propose solutions to improve knowledge management activities. Work with other specialists and DFs to conduct baseline and evaluation processes of the project to measure status, impact, and scale.

5. Support Development Facilitators (DFs)in monitoring, evaluation, and reporting to ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables as required.

6. Ensure robust M&E systems are set to meet the data requirements of the project and support minimum requirements for the Farmer Manager Natural Regeneration model being implemented in the Project.

Research & Learning

1. Working in closer collaboration with the TP DME focal point, Knowledge Management Specialist and TP Manager identify the need and draw up the Terms of References for specific studies;

2. In close collaboration with Technical staff, develop research areas and protocols within the land restoration project.

3. Coordinate all research activities and ensure documentation of lessons learned from all research work to inform project implementation. Guide and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating grant effects and impacts.

4. Ensure key learnings, and good practices from the project are documented and shared internally and externally.

Ensure Projects learnings with impact & evidence gathered to contribute to the EL&R Technical Program Briefing Papers.

5. Ensure innovations in the project are documented for scaling up to other Area Programs.

6. Promote the utilization of evidence from various activities in the project including stories of change, case studies, etc.

Coordinate regular project review meetings to facilitate dialogue and learning on project implementation

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