Thursday, April 23, 2015

Chemonics ,Monitoring and evaluation director Jobs in Tanzania



Closing date: 30 Apr 2015

Chemonics seeks a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) director for the anticipated USAID-funded Tanzania Tusome Pamoja ("Let's Read Together" in Kiswahili) Program to improve lifelong learning skills, defined as mastery of early grade reading, writing, and arithmetic. The five-year, $60 to $70-million program is expected to support four regions of Tanzan
ia in improving quality of basic skills instruction at the early primary level, strengthening Ministry of Education and Vocational Training skills delivery systems, and increasing community and parental engagement in early primary education. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include:
  • Oversee monitoring and evaluation, analyses, and assessment, including data collection, design of the annual evaluation methodology, participatory data collection methods and protocols, and data quality verification techniques
  • Oversee project learning agenda to ensure learning from project activities and implementation of course corrections during the life of the program
  • Help design operations research studies that require the design, adaptation, and application of mathematical and statistical approaches to evaluation of the problems
  • Identify and conceptualize ways to measure program impact on gender equity
  • Oversee the technical work of the M&E coordinators in coordination with the regional team leaders
Qualifications:
  • Master's or Ph.D.-level degree in education, social sciences, demography or population studies, international development, or a systems strengthening related field, with at least three years of experience conducting similar work; or a master's degree in the same fields with at least seven years of experience in operations research
  • Experience working on education programs of similar size and scope as Tusome Pamoja
  • Proven ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with senior government personnel, particularly in Tanzania
  • Minimum three years of professional experience researching, planning, and organizing analytical studies; supporting development of and identifying causes related to performance; developing recommendations for improvements based on studies conducted; handling projects and studies requiring causal and or risk analysis of issues; and preparing analytical studies to brief management in support of sound organizational decision-making
  • Proven experience utilizing current state-of-the-art statistical and analytical software applications; experience utilizing GIS preferred
  • Experience implementing interventions that promote gender equity preferred
  • Technical expertise in monitoring and evaluation; experience on education projects a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong English writing and speaking skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
How to apply:
Please submit CV, cover letter, and three references to TanzaniaReadingMERecruit@chemonics.com by Thursday April 30, 2015. Please include "Monitoring and Evaluation Director" in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
In addition, please download and complete Chemonics’ equal employment opportunity self-identification formand submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only "Monitoring and Evaluation Director – Tusome Pamoja" in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check “I do not wish to complete the information requested.” Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
​​​​Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.​​​

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