Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

December 5, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

About Shining Star Educational Organization of Afghanistan

Shining Star Educational Organization of Afghanistan (SSEOA) is a non-governmental entity dedicated to advancing education and livelihood opportunities in Afghanistan’s remote regions. Our vision is centered on fostering educational growth and empowerment for girls and women. SSEOA is committed to empowering Afghan communities through literacy, focusing particularly on girls’ education. We firmly believe that sustainable peace and prosperity hinge on educating girls. Our mission revolves around creating educational avenues and livelihood skills for Afghans, especially girls and women residing in remote regions.

Job Description: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

General Position Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for overseeing project progress and activities using specific M&E tools and techniques to ensure effective project implementation. This role operates under the direct supervision of the Deputy Director.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement project-specific M&E frameworks and data collection methodologies.
  • Supervise data collection, management, and quality assurance processes in alignment with project objectives.
  • Conduct field visits as per the M&E plan, facilitating periodic data collection.
  • Perform evaluations and impact assessments related to project interventions to gauge effectiveness.
  • Ensure compliance with donor requirements and ethical standards within the project scope.
  • Communicate project findings and progress to relevant stakeholders.
  • Document project processes, lessons learned, and best practices.
  • Identify and mitigate risks affecting project implementation.
  • Manage proper filing and documentation of M&E materials.
  • Establish effective feedback mechanisms for project beneficiaries and involved communities.
  • Integrate cross-cutting themes like gender and protection into M&E strategies to meet project goals.
  • Prepare comprehensive M&E reports to convey gathered data to program stakeholders.
  • Submit accurate and timely M&E reports to stakeholders to maintain transparency.
  • Undertake other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of project implementation experience in Education organizations.
  • Prior experience in M&E is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, teamwork, and management skills.
  • Proficiency in data management using open-source tools like Kobo Toolbox platform.
  • Fluency in Pashto, Dari, and English (verbal and written).
  • Strong time management, planning, and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Willingness to travel within targeted locations.

Submission Guidelines:

Applicants must submit the following documents to SSEOA by 16 December 2023, using the subject line “M&E Officer –Vacancy Number: 2023-51” to be considered:

  • Updated CV
  • Cover letter demonstrating eligibility and interest (maximum one page)

Note: No in-person appointments or phone calls will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Hard copy application packages will not be accepted.

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