Monitoring & Reporting Officer

February 11, 2024
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Job Description

About CARE Afghanistan:

CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit humanitarian organization working in over 90 countries, committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty. Join our team and be part of positive change.

Job Description:

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Function 1: Provide field visits to the project target areas at Herat province for monitoring, verification, and evaluating progress towards achieving the AHF funding project output: 40%
  • Conduct regular field visits, provide feedback for improvement, and ensure M&R requirements are met.
  • Inform relevant bodies of critical issues affecting project implementation.
  • Ensure proper M&R system application at the provincial level as per AHF requirements.
  • Collect and provide qualitative and quantitative data from Herat province to the MEAL Unit in Kabul.
  • Function 2: Undertake data management of the project and support Project in periodic and progress reports: 40%
  • Report monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual progress on data analysis to the Field/Project supervisor & MEAL department.
  • Develop monitoring and data collection plans, conduct monitoring visits, and assist in data entry.
  • Prepare and maintain a database and trackers effectively.
  • Ensure compliance with donor M&E requirements and prepare analytical reports for decision-making.
  • Function 3: Support MEAL unit in capturing lessons learned, provision of M&R support to program and keeping project records: 20%
  • Lead M&R aspects of the AHF project at the provincial level.
  • Oversee overall M&R issues and ensure compliance with MEAL Unit requirements.
  • Create and maintain a data filing system for the project.
  • Provide training on program activity monitoring and reporting.

Key Relations:

Coordinate M&R activities with CARE, Provincial Manager, Project/Field Supervisor, MEL Officer, Project Manager, and other relevant bodies.

Collaborate with project/program teams, and other departments concerning M&R affairs.

Duty Location: Stationed in Herat sub-office with regular travel to project areas.

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

Uphold CARE’s Safeguarding Policy and Safeguarding Code of Conduct.

Safety and Security Responsibility:

Promote a safe and secure work environment and ensure compliance with CARE Afghanistan safety and security policies.

Job Requirements:

Core Competencies:

Computer operation (MS Office package), knowledge and experience in data analysis, monitoring & evaluation, and report writing.


Bachelor’s degree in social science, economics, statistics, business administration, or relevant fields.

Work Experience:

Minimum 3 years of work experience in monitoring, data management, MIS.

Languages Skills:

Fluency in spoken and written Dari, Pashto, and English.

Submission Guideline:

Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (ACBAR: Application Form) to Applications after the closing date and without the CARE Application form will not be accepted. Indicate the position title and Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (Monitoring and Reporting Officer CARE-AF-0761 Herat).

Important Note:

No telephonic inquiries will be entertained. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. The successful applicant will undergo a Background Check, Bridger check & Reference check.

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