Monitoring and Evaluation Supervisor (Assistant)

December 29, 2023
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Job Description

About Shining Star Educational Organization of Afghanistan:

Shining Star Educational Organization of Afghanistan (SSEOA) is a non-governmental organization committed to advancing education and livelihood opportunities in remote regions of Afghanistan. SSEOA envisions a future where girls and women can thrive through education, fostering community empowerment, promoting peace, and conveying the significance of these endeavors throughout the country. SSEOA believes that educating girls is essential for sustainable peace and prosperity, making it our mission to create educational opportunities and livelihood skills for Afghans, especially in remote regions.

Job Description:


Data Collection:

  • Assist in designing and implementing data collection tools, including surveys, interviews, and FGDs.
  • Conduct field visits to gather data from various sources.

Data Management:

  • Organize and manage datasets, ensuring data quality and accuracy.
  • Enter data into databases and maintain data storage systems.

Data Analysis:

  • Assist in analyzing collected data using statistical software or analytical tools.
  • Generate descriptive statistics, conduct basic data analysis, and interpret findings.


  • Draft reports on monitoring and evaluation findings.
  • Summarize data, document key insights, and provide recommendations.
  • Assist in the development of final versions of various reports.


  • Maintain proper documentation of monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Document data collection protocols, analysis plans, and reports.


  • Collaborate with team members to ensure effective data collection and reporting.
  • Provide support and guidance on M&E processes and address data-related issues.

Quality Assurance:

  • Contribute to the quality assurance process by identifying and addressing data quality issues.
  • Ensure adherence to monitoring and evaluation standards and suggest improvements.

Knowledge Sharing:

  • Support knowledge management efforts by documenting and sharing lessons learned, best practices, and success stories.


  • Collaborate with team members to communicate findings, share data, and provide updates on monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.

Ethical Considerations:

  • Adhere to ethical standards and principles in data collection, management, and analysis.
  • Ensure confidentiality and privacy of individuals and organizations involved.

Adaptability and Flexibility:

  • Be adaptable and flexible, willing to take on new responsibilities and adjust approaches based on project priorities and timelines.
  • Any other task assigned by the direct supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Statistics, Social Science, Monitoring and Evaluation).
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar position involving data collection, analysis, documentation, and reporting.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation concepts, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in data management and analysis; experience with statistical software (SPSS, Excel, etc.).
  • Skills in data management with knowledge of open source tools such as the Kobo Toolbox platform.
  • Computer literacy, including advanced skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Access.
  • Knowledge, skills, and experience in participatory survey/research methods and the Kobo system.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Readiness to work in challenging environmental conditions.
  • Flexibility and cultural sensitivity.
  • Note: Priority will be given to those living in Faizabad, Badakhshan.
Submission Guideline:

Submit the following documents to SSEOA no later than 07 January 2024, with the subject line (M&E Officer –Vacancy Number: 2023-52):

Updated CV

Cover letter demonstrating eligibility and interest (maximum one page)

Submission Email:

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