Somalia: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Somalia 

Title Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Somalia

Location Somalia

Department Name Program Delivery

Pact Overview

Pact Overview:
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.
Department Overview
Pact seeks Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for the anticipated Bilateral Labour Intensive Stabilization Programme in Somalia, funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy. The programme will provide immediate benefits to communities in areas newly recovered from Al Shabaab, or in areas under threat by militant groups, as well as strengthen the ability of the government, including local authorities, to function and provide relevant services for Somali citizens.
Position Purpose
Reporting to Team Leader, the will lead the development of the programme’s monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring they are robust and track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts.
Key Responsibilities

  • Develop programme’s overall M&E system and logical framework, including decision on and definition of key indicators, targets and systems for measurement
  • Assist partners to develop strong M&E systems that will allow accountability for programming to Pact and to the donor
  • Provide training and mentoring support to partners and staff to ensure the implementation of strong M&E systems
  • Collect, aggregate, analyze and visualize data for the project for reporting to Pact and to the donor
  • Oversee research and analysis activities
  • Design and implement beneficiary feedback systems
  • Support value for money analysis
  • Develop a plan for independent evaluations to be conducted at the end of the programme Basic Requirements

  • A post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as mathematics, business, statistics, or international relations

  • At least eight years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for complex programs in peacebuilding or governance in developing countries, with experience in Somalia or other fragile and conflict-affected states

  • Demonstrated experience in results-based management and setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g. service integration and performance against each result area), and ensure data quality
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project’s activities and support project supervision
  • Experience with results-based measurement
  • Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on program and program outcomes and impacts
  • Professional level of oral and written fluency in English language
  • Ability to travel and work in Somalia
    Preferred Qualifications
    Fluency in Somali language; Somali nationals strongly preferred.

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