Programme Associate (Monitoring & Evaluation)

World Food Programme, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Skill Required:, Monitoring and EvaluationProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
10th December, 2020


Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

WFP Ethiopia Country Office is seeking the Programme Associate (M&E) to provide support for monitoring and evaluation activities of school feeding programme within in the sub-office areas of operation, ensuring that programme generates quality evidence on the outcomes and effects of WFP’s school feeding activities on the lives of beneficiaries with which to inform operational decision making and strategic reorientation.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (NOT ALL-INCLUSIVE)

  • Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation system for the school feeding programme at the sub office areas of operation.
  • Using the MGD project monitoring plan   and result framework measure the required indicators and regularly review and update the M&E plan.
  • Determine sources of data and collection methods and develop criteria and evaluation scheme for the project impact, benefit and sustainability.
  • Execute M&E activities included in the annual work plan, with focus on results and monitor the follow up of evaluation recommendations.
  • Produce frequent monitoring and evaluation progress reports and data analysis and highlight trends/issues ensuring deliverables adhere to corporate monitoring standards and quality control.
  • Follow-up on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure that corrective actions taken and/or adjustments made to programme responses as required

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (NOT ALL-INCLUSIVE)

  • Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data collected by WFP school feeding monitoring assistance and consistency of information presented to management.
  • Promote a results-based approach for monitoring and evaluation, emphasizing results and prepare analytical periodic reports on the progress of project management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation, and provide specific recommendations
  • Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government and provide practical advice and guidance.
  • Participate in assessments, surveys, programme reviews and undertake field visits to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed. 
  • Provide monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation activities.
  • Prepare/assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weaknesses in program and management, identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve FFE programme goals.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (NOT ALL-INCLUSIVE)

  • Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data collected by WFP school feeding monitoring assistance and consistency of information presented to management.
  • Promote a results-based approach for monitoring and evaluation, emphasizing results and prepare analytical periodic reports on the progress of project management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation, and provide specific recommendations
  • Support the capacity building of WFP staff, cooperating partners and national government and provide practical advice and guidance.
  • Participate in assessments, surveys, programme reviews and undertake field visits to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed. 
  • Provide monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation activities.
  • Prepare/assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weaknesses in program and management, identify lessons learned and use the knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve FFE programme goals.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  • Has worked in the area of Monitoring and evaluation
  • Has contributed to implementation of programmes
  • Has ability to analyze and interpret information and provide solutions.
  • Has experience in school feeding programmes both Home Grown School Feeding and emergency context will be an added advantage

4PS CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
  • Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.

People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.

Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
  • Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
  • Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.

Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfil the needs of internal and external partners.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A university degree statistics, economics, international affairs, business administration, social sciences, and development.

Experience:  Six or more years of progressively responsible work experience Monitoring and Evaluation. Experience working on programme development, capacity building and technical assistance to the government at federal or/and regional level has added advantage.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is added advantage.

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