Programme Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) Officer at Solidaridad West Africa (SWA)

Solidaridad West Africa (SWA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the sustainable development of production systems in West Africa. We play a catalytic role by partnering with private sector companies and other stakeholders to foster the development of socially responsible, ecologically sound and profitable supply chains. Our activities in West Africa are focused on cocoa, gold, oil palm, cotton, soy and other commodities. The Solidaridad regional office is based in Accra, Ghana and currently has programmes and operations in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire and Liberia.We seek to recruit highly qualified and motivated staff in the capacity below:Job Title: Programme Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) OfficerLocation: AbujaDescriptionThe Solidaridad regional office is based in Accra, Ghana and currently has programmes and operations in Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Cote O’lvoire, Ghana, Liberia and Nigeria.The Solidaridad Nigeria Country Program, seeks to recruit a highly qualified and motivated Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning OfficerThe position would be based initially in Abuja and later in one of the towns/cities in the oil palm belt in Nigeria.Position SummaryThe incumbent will be responsible for data collection, analysis, and tracking project performance as well reporting for several projectsHe/she will also ensure quality implementation throughout project cycleIn addition, he/she will support the country office in the actualization of their strategic plans aligned to the vision of Solidaridad.Key ResponsibilitiesPlanning and Design:Design the monitoring and evaluation tools and forms for the projectParticipate in project planning process including Project, Resource, Financial, Quality, Risk and Reporting plansData Management:Oversee monitoring and evaluation data collection activities, including logistics of form distribution and collectionMonitor the Performance Management Plans (PMP) for the project and provide key information to management for planning/decision makingParticipate in the design, data collection and analysis of surveys and routine dataFacilitate utilization of data for decision making and documentation of best practices/lessons learntEvaluation and Reporting:Participate in the development of the evaluation design, tools, protocols and procedures for the projectGenerate reports in compliance with the organizations and donor procedures and agreements in the awardIn accordance with donor requirements, create, maintain procedures for capturing and publishing monthly, quarterly and annual project technical reportsReview and provide feedback to reports by affiliatesIdentify opportunities for operations research during implementationPrepare the M&E reports for submission to the Project Managers and PMEL CoordinatorEnsure data quality through conducting quarterly DQA/RDQA and reporting.Resource Mobilization:Take part in resource mobilization through participation in proposal development with other program staff.Design, implement and evaluate projects with an aspect of resource mobilization. 

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