Posted on :
20 Jul, 2018
20 Jul, 2018
Established in 2002, the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) is the leading organisation promoting child protection in cocoa-growing communities. ICI works with the cocoa industry, civil society and national governments in cocoa-producing countries to ensure a better future for children and contribute to the elimination of child labour.
Job Title: Monitoring And Evaluation Officer
ICI seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, who under the supervision of the Deputy National Coordinator and Community Development Manager for Ghana, will be responsible for the following monitoring and evaluation tasks:
• Develop appropriate data collection methodologies and tools.
• Undertake regular field monitoring and data collection activities to track progress and impact.
• Conduct data cleaning, validation and verification of field-level data (identifying concerns)
• Supervise the implementation of ICI research studies, programme evaluations and child labour prevalence surveys, ensuring data quality and best practices are adhered to.
• Analyse quantitative and qualitative data and produce high-quality reports for internal and external audiences.
• Collaborate closely with M&E teams in Cote d’Ivoire and Geneva to align data collection methods and reporting.
• Provide support to programme staff on data collection needs and relevant trainings to strengthen the capacity of staff on monitoring and evaluation.
• Support the design and development of mobile data collection apps/tools and databases;
• Develop data collection training materials, train enumerators, and manage field data collection teams and processes.
• Design and supervise survey data collection and project evaluations (including sampling processes).
• Identify, document and disseminate data and learnings which contribute to good practice or learnings.
• Ensure the revision of the various projects, data collection tools and programs;
• Provide evidence-based proposals to the National Coordinator and Programme Coordinator on how to improve project and programme performance and monitoring and evaluation processes.
• Review existing external documents and data, contribute key learnings and findings to the ICI data knowledge database.
The position is based in Accra with regular travel to ICI’s project districts in Ghana, with possible travels outside of Ghana.
Qualification Required & Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Sociology, Development Studies or any other relevant field;
• Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in monitoring & evaluation, including in the design, implementation and management of field-level data collection.
• Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methodologies and database management.
• In-depth knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies, including use of (at least one) statistical software package.
• Knowledge of the concepts of child protection and child labour including its causes, dimensions and effects.
• Ability to consolidate information from different sources and develop knowledge materials and reports.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English.
• Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Access and Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft PowerPoint) as well as other database and statistical software (SPSS, SAS or STATA, SAP Lumira).
• Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English, and a Ghanaian language preferably Twi. Knowledge of French (desirable) would be an important plus.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter including salary expectation (gross per month) and earliest starting date to: [email protected] by 06th August 2018. Please use the following subject in your email: “FIRSTNAME + FAMILYNAME + Ghana M&E Officer”
ICI has zero-tolerance for all forms of child neglect, abuse (sexual, physical, emotional, and psychological) and exploitation (sexual and commercial).
• ICI commits to put the best interest of the child first, and at the centre of its work, irrespective of a child’s ability, ethnicity, faith, gender, sexuality and culture.
• ICI recognizes its responsibility to ensure and to promote a safe and secure environment for children. To effectively manage risks to children, ICI requires the commitment, support and cooperation of all staff, associates, partners, suppliers, service-providers and visitors.
By applying at ICI, you automatically agree to the above term and uphold the principles described herein
Closing Date: 06 August, 2018