Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Manager (m/f)


TechnoServe is recruiting a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Manager (m/f), to be based in Nampula, Mozambique.
  • Program Overview: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) anticipates funding the five-year Promoting Market Systems, Innovation and Resilience (PREMIER) activity in Mozambique. The PREMIER activity will facilitate the development of an inclusive, resilient, and sustainable market system to boost agriculture-led economic growth in the Nacala corridor of northern Mozambique. The activity will use a market systems approach and will focus on minimizing barriers that disadvantage the vulnerable, women and youth and exclude them from economic opportunities within the agriculture sector. This activity is anticipated to cover a combination of staple and high value crops
  • The activity will implement solutions including:
  • Enhancing access to finance across sectors for the rural poor and SMEs
  • Enhancing risk mitigation management
  • Building the capacity of smallholder producers and agribusinesses
  • Increasing incomes for smallholder farmers
  • Establishing strong and transparent relationships between actors
  • Expanding employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, especially for youth and women
  • TechnoServe seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Manager for an anticipated agricultural development program in Mozambique
  • Please note that this opportunity is contingent upon donor award
  • Manage the day-to-day monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
  • Lead initiatives that foster ongoing CLA activities
  • Responsible for enabling evidence-based decision-making processes by program leadership
  • Provide the necessary data and information to improve performance and effectiveness as well as inform planning and management decisions
  • Responsible for timely development and progressive implementation of the program’s MEL systems
  • Facilitate continuous learning and adaptive management by applying the principles of CLA
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 7 years of experience or a Master’s degree and 5 years of experience in Monitoring & Evaluation, Economics, Statistics, Agriculture or other relevant fields
  • At least 7 years’ professional experience in M&E methods and approaches, including designing, planning, and implementing M&E systems, data analysis and assessment, as well as reporting using a logical framework and other strategic planning approaches
  • Proven track record designing qualitative and quantitative measurement tools
  • Prior experience implementing CLA into the program cycle
  • Demonstrated understanding of gender and youth issues in agriculture or market systems
  • Prior work experience in countries in Southern Africa. Experience working in Mozambique
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using statistical analysis software (Stata or similar)
  • Experience implementing CLA into the program cycle
  • Previous experience working with USAID
  • Familiarity with the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) standards
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese required
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills and good computer skills in business software (Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to anticipate demand and manage multiple tasks and projects while meeting tight deadlines
  • Understanding of capacities and constraints of smallholder farming and agribusiness development
  • Detail orientation, including strong organizational, analytical and quantitative skills
  • Results-oriented, with demonstrated experience achieving project targets
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
  • Proven team player with strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other administrative applications
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • With our commitment to diversity, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, HIV/AIDS status, protected veteran status, disability and all other protected classes
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise at least 3 mid- and senior-level staff. Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams desired
Company profile

  • TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. By linking people to information, capital and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities.
  • Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the ImpactMatters charity ratings agency.

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  • Published 28.10.2021
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