Monitoring, Evaluation and Grants Officer

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The Monitoring, Evaluation & Grants Officer will lead on progress monitoring and data management across priority districts for the project, as well as supporting grantees to report on their results. The role will have oversight responsibility on the data

REPORTING AND MANAGEMENT

  • Reports to the Team Leader, “District Managing for Learning Programme”
  • No Line Management responsibility.

JOB SUMMARY

The Monitoring, Evaluation & Grants Officer will lead on progress monitoring and data management across priority districts for the project, as well as supporting grantees to report on their results. The role will have oversight responsibility on the data
management systems used for monitoring activities of grant partners by the “District
Enabler and Change Coordinators”.

The Monitoring, Evaluation & Grants Officer will also be responsible for working with the
EdLab and Jacobs Foundation Backbone Team to develop clear feedback loops between sub-national and national-level activities. This is to support the establishment of a repository that links district and national level data and evidence generation systems.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

MONITORING AND DATA MANAGEMENT

  • Develop and update, when required, the M&E strategy and M&E plan for the
    project. Implement M&E activities according to M&E strategy and M&E plan.
  • Support development of Logical Frameworks for the “Adaptive Learning
    ecosystems project and working with the project’s technical team to collaboratively choose and define indicators as well as set targets.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date M&E matrix based on inputs from each area of the
    project.
  • Ensure that there is an effective and efficient Management Information System
    operating across all programme components, when available.
  • Develop reporting tools and implement tracking systems to monitor progress, in
    coordination with other project staff.
  • Conduct regular monitoring of implementation activities to track timelines, milestones, deliverables, and compliance.
  • Support grant partners and stakeholders to apply the M&E system in their
    management information system and provide training on the systems for data
    administration and management.

EVALUATION, RESEARCH AND LEARNING

  • Devise learning and knowledge management strategies and approaches, based on the evidence generated from the M&E system.
  • Contribute to project’s learning and grant partners’ capacity building through supporting specific analyses, lessons learned and reports.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Work closely with the Jacobs Foundation Backbone Team and Third-party organization to support the creation of an EdLab to generate evidence and synthesize it to show “what works” and “what does not work” for improving learning outcomes and holistic child development.
  • Support the Jacobs Foundation Backbone Team to develop clear feedback loops between sub-national and national-level activities.

GRANTS MANAGEMENT

  • Contribute to the development and management of the Grants Management
    data base.
  • Support the Grants Manager to conduct Due Diligence Assessments (DDAs) on
    sub-grantees.
  • Support Grants Manager in conducting verification of results reported by subgrantees to determine fidelity of implementation and readiness to carry out next sets of activities.
  • Support the Grants Manager to ensure Value for Money during results verification.
  • Follow up on recommendations made after results verification and ensure subgrantees are implementing actions developed for implementation.
  • Ensure proper filing of all evidence provided by sub-grantees as part of the results verification and follow up exercises.
  • Support grants manager to facilitate trainings on data management and
    monitoring components of funds management.
  • Contribute to Grant Opening Meetings, Project Review Meetings and Grant
    Closure Meetings.

GENERAL

  • Mentor other project staff in executing M&E plans.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Team Leader.

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION

  • Postgraduate qualification or equivalent in statistics, applied research or a
    relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years demonstrable working experience of applied monitoring
    and evaluation.
  • Knowledge and experience of conducting quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Supervising personnel in field work to generate evidence while ensuring quality.
  • Experience of data analysis, knowledge management and report writing.
  • Conducting workshops and delivering presentations.
  • Excellent planning and management skills including the ability to develop complex
    multifaceted workplans and seeing them through to completion.
  • Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
  • Must be well-organized, task- and time- oriented, and pays close attention to
    detail.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suites, including statistical and GIS
    software packages.
  • Excellent report writing skills, including experience in preparing donor reports.
  • Independent with the ability to use own initiative and ability to be flexible.

LOCATION: Accra


HOW TO APPLY

Applications are to be submitted electronically to recruitment@t-tel.org

Closing Date: before 5pm on January 7, 2022.

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