Duration: Full-Time Contract.

Location: Accra, Ghana, West Africa

Application Deadline: 6:00PM (GMT) Thursday 16th May 2024

About FAWE 

The Role         

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, a pivotal role in our organization, will be responsible for developing tools, designing and delivering mechanisms to aid in the monitoring and evaluation infrastructure for FAWE Ghana. This infrastructure will allow for generating, capturing, and sharing best practices from our strategic initiatives in programme implementation, thereby significantly contributing to our success. The Officer will also assist in undertaking research and preparation of surveys and other data collection activities, further enhancing our ability to make informed decisions.

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION

KEY RESULT AREAS  

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer role offers a unique opportunity to transfer and enhance knowledge and expertise in the M&E field. The Officer is expected to assess and anticipate the knowledge needs of FAWE Ghana, development partners, the Government, and relevant organizations, thereby fostering their own professional growth and development.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Monitoring and Evaluation   

• Continuously develop and improve FAWE Ghana’s M&E system, tools, guidelines, information dissemination and data analysis procedures will be used for its various programs.  

• Develop, Monitor and Evaluate frameworks for new programmes/funding proposals and review existing programmes for FAWE Ghana   

• Maintain, update, and upgrade the online database of all FAWE Ghana programmes (Data repository) demonstrative interventions, beneficiaries, partners, and reports.  

• Monitor and evaluate the performance of FAWE Ghana programmes within the framework of results-based management.  

• Contribute to periodic progress and implementation reports and document the impact of FAWE Ghana Programmes and ensure that lessons learned are incorporated into FAWE Ghana’s programme management process.

•  Draft, monitor and review donor reports 

• In collaboration with the Programme staff, to ensure that FAWE’s Annual work plans and programmes are developed using a results-based perspective, and M&E is integrated into the entire program cycle.  

• Improve and Manage  M&E systems such as IATI reporting  

• Evaluate  the organization’s compliance with the Strategic plan and annual work plan  

Documentation and Learning  

• Provide advisory support on the implementation and management of flexible and simple recording and lesson-sharing methods at Programme, National, and International levels to promote learning across programmes and contribute to an overall impact assessment framework.  

• In collaboration with the Programme staff, ensure that FAWE Ghana’s periodic work plans and programmes are developed using a results-based perspective and that M&E is integrated into  the entire program cycle  

• Working with other partners and donors M&E staff, analyse, maintain, and supply evidence on the emerging culture of learning  

• Coordinate baseline, mid-line, and end-line surveys, external reviews, and evaluations of FAWE Ghana’s work includes drafting TORs for project evaluations and studies.  

• Organize internal and external training workshops, information sessions, and seminars to build up the M&E capacity of the program and M&E staff throughout the FAWE Ghana programme on new  updates and methods in maintaining an effective M&E system.  

• Take the lead in setting and implementing accountability mechanisms within the FAWE Ghana 
• Help create a culture of sharing this knowledge among staff, grantees, community partners, opinion leaders, and peers  

• Relation building and partner relationship building and representing FAWE Ghana. 

• Work closely with the Communication Officer to enrich and update the web page of the FAWE GH. 

  • Content development for the website 

 Applied Research  

• Coordinate baseline, mid-line, and end-line surveys, external reviews, and evaluations of FAWE Ghana’s work includes drafting TORs for project evaluations and studies.  

• Identify the need and draw terms of reference and concept notes for specific studies/research 

• Provide Support in revamping the Research Unit at FAWE Ghana

Capacity Building  

• Organize internal and external training workshops, information sessions, and seminars to build up the M&E capacity of the programme and M&E staff throughout the FAWE Ghana network on new updates and methods in maintaining an effective M&E system.  

• Support FAWE Ghana on Data visualization, digitalization, AI and machine learning, generating information and producing meaningful reports. 

• Analyze collected lessons learned and recommendations for best practices in improving and promoting girls’ and women’s education in Ghana, as well as the overall operation of the   FAWE Ghana

• Play a key role in knowledge integration and dissemination, as well as introducing new tools and technology that can enhance the function of the FAWE Ghana Resource and Documentation Centre 

• Establish effective networking with relevant networks, organizations, and other partners in developing knowledge products related to girls’ education in Ghana.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Development  Studies,  Statistics Project  Management, Sociology, Information Technology, or any other relevant subject 
  • At least 7 years’ experience in M&E with 5 years of CSO experience. 
  • Good understanding of M&E Approaches such as outcome-based Management, Outcome Harvesting, and Mapping; Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills; and knowledge of different M&E  and program management software. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and management skills, including supervising and working effectively in a team and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. 
  • Superior written and oral communication skills. This includes communication with broad and diverse audiences and experience in assessing work-flow arrangements and training needs. 
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, plan, synthesize, and integrate knowledge and learning and ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment. 
  • Knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methods, study methodology, tools for capturing knowledge and learning stories, data Analysis tools and software, MEL tools and techniques, and the application of computer software (MS Excel, ERP system, SPSS, GIS, data visualization software) and monitoring devices is vital.
  • Good communication skills and experience working with partners and donors; pro-activeness, positive attitude, and professional integrity are required as well.
  • Basic knowledge in Gender and Education concepts

Application and submission 

All applications (Cover letter, Updated CV indicating three referees) should be addressed to National Coordinator emailed to fawe@fawegh.org; with the subject line Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to reach FAWE Ghana not later than 6pm (GMT) Thursday 16th May 2024 

*Only email applications and candidates who strictly meet the set requirements will be considered.

Responses shall only be sent to successful candidates.