DanChurchAid (DCA) is a Danish faith-based civil society organization. It was founded in 1922 by representatives of the Danish Evangelical Church, which continues to be a key DCA constituency. DCA is also supported by volunteers, supporters, and staff working hard to save lives in many countries. DanChurchAid supports the needy and the poorest of the world in their struggle for a dignified and better life and helps those whose lives are threatened.
The call for applications is in anticipation of funding for a project in Muzarabani, Mbire and Hurungwe. Completion of the recruitment process will be done when funding has been confirmed.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for the development and implementation of an appropriate and effective program monitoring and evaluation system for tracking progress towards meeting goals of the strategic plan in line with donor and stakeholder requirements.
Design and facilitate the implementation of project specific monitoring and evaluation systems, including electronic databases, and the production of periodic status reports to report accurately in line with stakeholder expectations; Collect, collate and analyse data for use in decision making, donor reports and publications; Manage the associated computerized databases to ensure maintenance of up to date and accurate information; Develop and or adapt weekly markets, post distribution monitoring and resilience building monitoring tools that will capture critical indicators that will measure the impact of the project as laid out in the Log frame; Provide weekly and monthly analysis of market trends and prices; Create a database of markets and key dealers around operation per location; Workplan and log frame tracking; Ensure all project monitoring and evaluation activities are implemented timely and in accordance with donor requirements and standard quality; Production of monthly reports including monthly narrative, cash distribution report, complaints report, stakeholder brief and DCA internal report; Make recommendations relating to work-processing approaches and procedures which lead to more efficient programs & systems design; Keep up to date with trends in the monitoring and evaluation of cash-based transfers through DCA learning related platforms, journals, attending relevant trainings and self-directed study; Keep up to date with donor requirements for the implementation of the project; Perform other duties related to the job, as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Skills and qualifications
BSC Degree in Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies or any other related Social Sciences degree; Minimum of 5 years proven experience in a similar scope and environment; Good written and spoken English, Shona and or Ndebele; Practical and theoretical knowledge in program monitoring and data collection methods including interview techniques; Quantitative skills including knowledge of basic statistics and mathematics; Proficiency in Microsoft office applications including Excel and Word is required. Skills in other programs such as Access and statistical packages is also desirable and strong familiarity with SPSS and database applications are mandatory; Demonstrate attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work in a team setting and function in a culturally diverse work environment whilst delivering desired results; Comfort and ability to talk to and interview project participants while professionally representing DCA; Self-starter and ability to work with minimum supervision.
Interested and qualified candidates, please follow DCA online application link https://dca.career.emply.com/.../monitoring-and.../880xpz and provide your motivational letter and CV including 3 references. Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
DanChurchAid Zimbabwe is an equal opportunity employer, and all interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age, race, gender, marital status and religious or ethnic affiliation. During this entire recruitment process, DanChurchAid Zimbabwe will not charge a fee nor will require payment to be made for any application to be considered.