Programme Assistant (M&E) SC G 5

WFP - World Food Programme

World Food Programme is recruiting a Programme Assistant (M&E) SC G 5, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Activity 4 Manager and in close collaboration with mVAM/M&E and the overall supervision of the Deputy Country Director, the Programme Assistant will be responsible for the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems of the MINEDH-WFP National School Meals Programme (PRONAE) in Mozambique, information analysis and reporting. He/she will also undertake field missions for regular monitoring and technical support when deemed necessary. Specifically, he/she will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Contribute to developing standardized tools and methods, for PRONAE aligned to the new Strategic Results Framework (2014-2017)/Strategic Outcome 3/Activity 4
  • Strengthen the MINEDH’s PRONAE M&E systems and support implementation of the M&E system for PRONAE
  • Ensure WFP’s contribution to PRONAE by conduction Baseline and Endline Surveys
  • Together with the PRONAE team, do the tracking of the operational plan;Ensure efficient utilization of tools and perform analysis of the M&E indicators to inform on the progress and achievement of results, specifically on the following outcome indicators: (i) average number of school days per month; (ii) retention rate; attendance rate; (iii) pass rate in disaggregated manner
  • Be accountable for tracking the implementation and advising the teams whenever it is necessary
  • Prepare regular process and output monitoring reports, including consolidation of operational data from the field on food distribution planning and reporting on PRONAE
  • Analyze output data and perform data reconciliation with delivery/dispatch information; produce Monthly Output Report
  • Act as a Focal point in all issues related to the PRONAE M&E data submitted by the Sub-Offices/provinces that implement SF/PRONAE
  • Improve data management, ensure regular maintenance and harmonization of databases with other information systems (e.g. school feeding)
  • Prepare detailed M&E data flow chart from the data source to the central repository (SOs/CO)
  • Liaise regularly with Field Monitors, officers/assistants of other systems in place in the CO (VAM, COMPAS, WINGS) and ensure data and reports consistency
  • Act as a Focal point in all issues related to COMET data for SF/PRONAE
  • Undertake backstopping field missions to sub-offices and participate in monitoring visits to ensure that tools are used adequately, to assess their usefulness and quality and improve them as needed
  • University degree in Sociology, Nutrition, Agricultural Economics, Food Security, Public Health, Development Studies, International Relations, Geography (GIS)
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in M&E in the related field
  • Good drive in developing and conducting baseline studies, survey and techniques for monitoring
  • Experience in working with government institutions at the province, district and local level
  • Community mobilization experience would be an added advantage
  • Full knowledge of computer applications (MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and some knowledge of database packages, particularly on SPSS
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems
  • Excellent communications skills, including good drafting ability in both English and Portuguese
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis software, such as SPSS and Excel
  • Good drive in conduction baseline studies and use of quantitative survey techniques and analysis
  • Experience in M&E systems, data analysis, preferably relevant to the specific area of food security
  • Demonstrated capacity/hands-on experience in the capacity building of field staff is desirable
  • Good communication skills and a clear understanding of the subject matter
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with counterparts and staff within the office, donors, local authorities, NGOs and other UN agencies
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 22.10.2018
  • Expires 29.10.2018
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