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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate - Malawi

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #10502
Job Location Malawi
Company Type Agriculture
Job Role Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Malawi
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Any African Nationality
Degree Masters in International Relations, Public Policy, Statistics or related field preferred

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed


We are seeking a smart, dedicated and analytical or field research professional to be an MEL Associate located in Zomba, Malawi. Overall, the MEL Associate will be responsible for using data to continually improve our operations, and impact on our customers. The MEL department operates like an in-house research institution and the results are used first and foremost to inform program decision-making and to rigorously understand impact.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Goal-oriented survey design, field-testing of survey instruments, and revision.
Innovate to ensure efficient and action-oriented data collection and results.
Conduct data analysis and write reports to draw both early and final conclusions and actionable results.
Work closely with the Field teams to ensure the M&E results and recommendations are understood and acted upon.
Supervision of local MEL management including Field Coordinators, MEL Specialists, and Data Coordinators which support a team of ~30 full-time enumerators. This will include the following duties:
Regular mentor-ship of MEL team members through field visits, meetings, and career reviews.
In-field supervision of key MEL activities, with an eye to "perfect" quality standard.
Quality-control and supervision of data collection processes.
Overseeing in-field follow up on errors.
Oversee the hiring and development of MEL staff.
Update hiring protocols when necessary and use them to hire top-quality data collectors.
Conduct regular trainings to improve skills of local MEL leads.
Appropriately deal with under-performing staff.


Key Skills

  • Job Role: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate
  • Industry: NGO
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
We are seeking an exceptional professional with 2-3 years of work experience, and a demonstrated long-term passion for international development. We are looking for truly extraordinary candidates that will help take our organization to the next level of impact and scale.
This is a competitive posting for a career-track role with a minimum initial commitment of two years. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
Strong and relevant work experiences such as rural data collection, research or prior field-based MEL work
Academic or professional experience designing and implementing evaluations/research and analyzing findings
Solid quantitative skills and experience with statistical software (STATA preferred)
Ability to multi-task well and meet deadlines consistently
Masters in International Relations, Public Policy, Statistics or related field preferred but not strictly required
Positive attitude; oriented towards

Additional Requirements

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