World Vision Ghana: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

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20 Jul, 2012

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Vacancies in Ghana

World Vision International is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For over two decades. World Vision has been working with urban and rural communities in all the 10 Regions of Ghana to improve provision of water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices and quality education, particularly at the basic level, enhance food security and respond to disasters.

Job Description

World Vision Ghana (WVG) is looking for highly qualified and motivated persons for the following positions known as The Systems Approach to Improve and Sustain Food Security (SATISFY) in West Africa. This project is a five years project funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and to be implemented by World Vision Ghana, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone. The ultimate outcome of the project is ‘improved food security status of people living in poor rural communities targeted by the project in these countries.

Reports to: Regional SATISFY Agriculture and Food Security Technical Coordinator (Technical), and Operations Director (Administrative)
Supports: Field Program Managers in SATISFY Countries (Ghana, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone)
Job Reference: M & E/WVG

Purpose of the Position:
The M & E Specialist will lead the development, management and implementation of a results-oriented monitoring and evaluation system for the collection,collation and analysis of the data collected for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) funded SATISFY program in West Africa.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Set up and implement effective monitoring & evaluation systems for the project
  2. Strengthened Monitoring & Evaluation Capacity
  3. Share and disseminate success stories, lessons learned and best practices
  4. Submit timely and quality reports


Required Skills or Experience

Person Specification:

  • Post-graduate degree or equivalent experience in agricultural, nutrition or social sciences with emphasis on social research design and analysis, or related fields;
  • At least 5 years professional experience in assessment design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of CIDA funded programs and excellent understanding of Results Based Management (RBM_,
  • Demonstrated capacity and experience managing partners, contractors and consultants;
  • Demonstrated understanding of agriculture, nutrition, food security and humanitarian assistance programs
  • Impressive research, writing and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience with statistical software packages (SAS, Stata, SPSS etc)
  • Fluency in both English and French languages (written and oral communication)

How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV quoting only the Job Reference as the subject to: [email protected]

As a Child focused organisation, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal records checks where possible. WV is an equal opportunity employer. Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Offer valid till: 27 Jul, 2012

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