Overview

CANGO, supported by Frontline AIDS is implementing a READY 2.0 Project which is a movement of youth-led and youth serving organizations working with and for adolescents and young people living with and affected by HIV. It targets adolescents and young people in their diversity, to empower them to influence the decisions that affect their sexual and reproductive health and rights. CANGO is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced individual for the following position of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. The position, reporting to the Project Manager and guided by M&E Manager and the Officer will be responsible for the overall monitoring of all program activities and keeping an up-to-date program related database.

Specific Responsibilities

• Ensure that IP’s have M&E frameworks, systems and work plans for READY 2.0 project are in place

• Develop and strengthen monitoring, verification and evaluation standard operating procedures and systems.

• Support IP’s in the development of Implementation Plans (IP’s) using the READY + M&E templates.

• Support IP’s in designing and strengthening their M&E systems including WANDA system.

• Provide support to 1P’s in developing data collection tools relevant to their required indicators.

• Ensure availability and consistent use of correct data collection tools among IP’s and CATS for program monitoring

• Ensure data management guidelines are adhered to

• Developing Data Quality Management Plan

• Conduct data verifications and data quality audits for lP’s.

• Lead the analysis and utilization of secondary quantitative and qualitative data to inform the program

• Maintain project database and provide weekly feedback to project IP’s and team members

• Identify and track key performance indicators and benchmarks for effective monitoring of programs.

• Coordinate the collection of data from project sites

• Develop M&E plan and ensure periodic review and update of the plan

• Training and mentoring of CATS at community level on data quality management standards

• Assist in developing monthly, quarterly and annual reports

• Provide support and facilitate training where necessary.

• Participate and provide support during capacity assessments for IP’s and develop M&E Institutional Strengthening Plan (ISP).

• Manage and monitor IP’s M&E ISPs and document on a semi and annual basis.

Requirements

Educational: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences; preferably Statistics, Demographics, Economics, or Computer Science.

Experience

• At least 3 years in similar position developing and implementing M&E systems and activities in the HIV/AIDS field

• Experience in data quality management

• Experience in implementing quantitative evaluations

• Competency in data analysis software: Excel, SPSS, STATA, GIS and for Power BI

• Experience with quantitative and qualitative M&E data collection, collation and analysis methods

• Experience in using mobile technologies for data management and reporting

• Willingness to undertake field visits

• Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage a variety of activities concurrently

• Ability to communicate in local language. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.

• Ability to work in a team environment.

• Time management. Be proactive and able to organize work independently.

• Strong interpersonal relationship.

• Clear understanding of community entry.

• Support Program teams in delivering M&E milestones

• Assist others to deliver and account on agreed goals and standards

• Remains calm and positive under pressure and difficult situations

• Pleasant and polite attitude at all times, reflecting a professional standard

• Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team

• Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relations – Ability to reach out to influence, promotes learning and innovation.

• Communicate effectively with program teams, staff, and colleagues with a high level of professionalism

Applicants should submit their CVs with cover letter and copies of qualifications to

The Executive Director,

CANGO,

PO Box A67,

Swazi Plaza, H100 or

Email: administration@cango.org.sz  by 23th April 2021.

Candidates not contacted with 7 working days after closing date should consider themselves unsuccessful.