AMG Ghana is looking to employ a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.
Develop and implement the M&E system in coordination with staff,both in the project office and based in field sites.
Responsible for regular M&E activities, including baseline data collection, quality assurance and quality improvement
Monitor progress in terms of compliance results, indicators and advice on programmatic adjustments
Provide project teams with guidance and support in appropriate means of gathering managing and analysing data
Develop context-appropriate tools for collecting information necessary to monitor project activities, implement, refine and maintain consistent data collection methods for indicators of success
Timely preparation and submission of reports and other deliverables
Design and provide training as necessary to project and farmers, beneficiaries and counterparts
Compile and manage programme data as well as document progress towards outcomes for internal and external reports
Facilitate and coordinate project progress presentation ensure data utilisation for decision-making
Provide advice on programmatic adjustments to be responsive to the changing environment and ensure programme results
Provide the Chief Executive with management information he may require
Check that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implication for future action.
If necessary, create such discussion to fill any gap
Qualification Required & Experience
Required Skills or Experience
Experience in monitoring & evaluation, Data analysis, reporting, design & implementation of project.
Experience in pro-smallholder market development programmes.
Experience with quantitative and qualitative survey tools and design.
Experience in database design and management use of tables for data collection
At least first degree in Agricultural economics, M&E, Development studies and in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a relevant competency area, including agriculture, statistics, international development.
Experience in similar assignments or working for donor funded project(s) is highly desirable;
Ability to write concise and clear reports;
Strong communication skills;
Demonstrated ability to collaborate, willingness to innovate and ability to think systematically;
Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with wide range of stakeholders both verbally and in writing;
Proven experience in managing multiple and competing tasks while maintaining quality
Advanced oral and written communication skills in English and a local language (Ga, Twi, Ewe,Hausa required).
Desired Competencies and Skills
Proficient in statistical packages and basic knowledge in mapping software of deliverables within deadlines;
Proficient in statistical packages and basic knowledge in mapping software may be desirable.
Ability to work in a team, and maintain effective work relationships with counterparts at national, regional and headquarter level.
High flexibility to travel frequently in the project regions.
Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural background.
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships.
Location : Accra