Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management Officer Job at The Prime Minister’s Office – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  30 July 2021
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 19-07-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

The Prime Minister's Office

Deadline of this Job:
30 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management Officer
Under the direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator, the M&E and Knowledge Management Officer will be responsible for developing and managing the Programme Learning System. This includes developing an open system with upwards and downwards accountability, and creating a culture where Programme staff and implementation partners on one hand contribute to the development of the M&E system, and on the other learn from experience and : share knowledge and information between one another in an organic matter

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Oversee the development of a strategy and plans to ensure systematic, continuous learning, improvement and knowledge sharing,
• Develop the overall framework for an M&E system to measure and/or access progress in terms of inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact, taking into account the programme Log frame, Theory of Change, and broader programme management requirements, as well as Government ASDP 11 : monitoring requirements and IFAD RIMS indicators;
• Consistent with ASDP II, develop a management information system (MIS) which defines the key indicators, data formats, sex and youth disaggregation, and the tools procures and responsibilities for data collection, transmission, processing and reporting;
• Supported by a short-term consultant establish and operationalize web-based M&E/MIS system, with a dashboard that offers real time data input and availability;
• Train Programme staff and implementing partners in the M&E requirements; supervise and provide regular support to M&E activities at all levels; and provide coaching and mentoring, to build knowledge management, M&E, communication and other relevant skills ad competencies of programme and partnering staff;
• Ensure that all service provider contracts include specifications for the internal monitoring required of them, the reporting system and the penalties for failure to report as specified;
• Monitor financial and physical progress; collate essential data to be included in quarterly. semi-annual and annual specified;
• Monitor financial and physical progress; collate essential data to be included in quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports; and report back to the PCU, other key programme stakeholders and GOT/IFAD;
• Review and update regularly the programme Log frame;
• Define participatory methodologies and tools for assessing programme performance and outcomes involving stakeholders;
• Guide and supervise organizations contracted to implement baseline and impact assessment studies;
• Facilitate the program’s annual review workshops, Midterm review and completion review;
• Oversee development of annual work plans and budget and support district -level planning and budgeting processes;
• Ensure that innovative experiences, learning and goods are captured, synthesized, documented and shared continuously within the programme and within country partners/service providers, IFAD and other regional and international partners;
• Ensure collection and analysis of sex and youth disaggregated data, so as to track the implementation of gender strategy activities and monitor the achievements of its targets.

Holder of Master's Degree from a recognized Institution in Agriculture, Animal Production, Animal Sciences, Project Management, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Research, Economics, Statistics or related disciplines.
• At least five years professional experience in M&E related experience in the field of Agriculture and or fisheries project programme preferably in high performing Public Institution or regional and international organization.
• Extensive knowledge of monitoring and evaluation methodologies i.e., both quantitative and qualitative data collection, processing and analysis.
• Experience in conducting programme evaluations, including designing data collection tools/instruments, data visualization and presentation, and successfully drafting M&E technical reports.
• Experience in IFAD Funded projects will be added advantage.

Two years’ contract, renewable for 6 years based on performance with 6 months' probation period.
Duty Station: Dodoma-Tanzania

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
Qualified candidates should submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and copies of Academic qualification to:
Permanent Secretary,
Prime Minister's Office, Policy, Coordination, Parliament, Labour, Youth, Employment and the Disabled,
P.O.Box Box 980,
Government City- Mtumba