CARE International Feb 2017 Jobs

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28 Feb, 2017

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

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Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

CARE International in Ghana is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer for Far Ban Bo Project. The Far Ban Bo Project is a 4-year fisheries governance project funded by the EU and being implemented by a consortium of CARE (as the Lead), Friends of the Nation (FON) and Oxfam, in collaboration with other CSOs, fishing communities and government agencies. The project seeks to contribute to sustainable fisheries resources management to improve food security, nutrition and livelihoods of smallholder fishers and other users of fishery resources in Ghana. The project will operate in the Western, Central, Greater Accra, and Volta regions, specifically in 27 coastal districts and 3 inland fishing districts. The Far Ban Bo project Consortium, under the leadership of CARE, are expected to deliver the following key results by the end of the 4-year project period: 1) Empowered Smallholder Fishery Associations actively participate in Fisheries Governance; 2) Effective monitoring of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU) and a Grievance Mechanisms Piloted; and 3) Social and Economic Safeguards contribute to Improving Livelihoods and Nutritional Status of Smallholder Fishers and other Users of Fishery Resources.

Job Summary:

•   The Project M&E Officer is responsible for coordination and management of the implementation of project activities in collaboration with the Project team, Consortium members and in line with Donor requirements agreements, and the policies and procedure of CARE. Technical and strategic leadership support from CARE, FON and OXFAM may be provided to assure program quality and compliance.
•   S/he will be based in the Accra Office of CARE, with frequent travels to the project target districts in Western, Central, Greater Accra, and Volta regions, in liaison with other project staff and consortium members.

Key Responsibilities:

The M&E Officer will be responsible for the design and implementation of the project M&E plan and assist the project team to monitor, document and report on the project progress, outcomes and lessons learnt.

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Specifically:

•   Responsible for the design and implementation of the M&E plan in conjunction with Project Team and other Implementing Partners
•   Maintain and operate a management information system of all project training activities and key events that is regularly updated to reflect progress and performance
•   Generate and provide required information and data on all variables and indicators (activity, outcome and impact levels) required for preparing regular project implementation and progress reports
•   Implement all M&E processes of the project, including facilitating project baseline studies, assessment, mid-term reviews and final evaluations of the project.
•   Support Project Coordinator to comply with Donor and CARE reporting Requirements
•   Liaise with other team members for regular documentation of project learning and best practices
•   Responsible for generating all project reports incorporating appropriate data and information for review by Project Coordinator
•   Monitor overall Project Implementation against annual work plans and provide updates
•   Keep the Project Coordinator (and the project team) advised on progress and issues that may affect the successful achievement of project expected results.
•   Ensure reporting timelines are complied with for all internal and donor reports
•   Support the Project Coordinator to design, develop and implement project strategies and plans, ensuring they are in line with the project objectives, strategies and principles, and CARE’s mission and vision.
•   Support the PM to design and implement project approaches and methodologies aiming towards community empowerment, partner capacity building, partnerships and policy influence as well as lesson learning
•   Work with other M&E Officers to ensure linkages and synergy between Fa Ban Bo and other projects and programs of CARE Ghana.
•   Ensure documentation of key processes, progress and lessons from FBB project implementation and contribute to CARE Ghana Knowledge management practices.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Agricultural Economics, Development Planning, Management Information System with experience in fisheries, Natural resources mgt. rural development and or equivalent combination of education and work experience
•   Training in Project M&E, Natural resource governance, Computer Science and Mathematics will be added advantage
•   Strong practical knowledge in design and implementation of Projects M&E systems, including knowledge in database development, management and analysis.
•   Strong practical knowledge in design and implementation of Projects M&E systems, including knowledge in database development, management and analysis.
•   At least three (3) years post qualification experience in monitoring and evaluation of a community development projects in the context of food and nutrition security, environment and natural resources governance.
•   Relevant experience in capacity building activities and working with communities, Fisheries/Farmer cooperatives, CBOs, traditional institutions, NGOs and public sector agencies
•   Excellent Communication skills, including written English and oral presentations skills and fluency in local languages most used in fishing communities
•   Critical thinking, creative and analytical
•   Strong facilitation, People Skills, Integrity and Resilience / Adaptation and flexibility
•   Ability to multitask and work within deadlines;
•   Proficient in use of Microsoft applications, including Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook and database software (SATA and SPSS).

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Interested candidates should submit their applications and detailed CVs to the HR Officer, CARE International in Ghana or electronically to:

[email protected]

PLEASE INDICATE CLEARLY IN THE SUBJECT LINE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

Closing Date: 06 March, 2017


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