Job Opportunity at WWF, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer 

Job Opportunity at WWF, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer; The WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Tanzania, an international conservation organization, is seeking for a competent and experienced Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, to be based in Dar es Salaam.

Major Functions

Under the technical guidance of Monitoring & Evaluation Manager and Regional Forest programme coordinator; The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will be responsible for coordinating the systematic monitoring of the progress and impact of the WWF East Africa Regional Programme, focused on the design, implementation and reporting of a programme monitoring plan. Responsibilities also include preparation of annual work plans and supporting reporting and evaluation cycles. The over-riding aim is to ensure that indicators required meeting both donor and internal reporting and evaluation commitments are consistently met, measured and reported. In support of this, the officer works closely with the programme staff team, partners and third party researchers to ensure that routine data collection protocols are maintained.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare, or revise as appropriate, a comprehensive programme monitoring plan, based on relevant programme documents, funding proposals, log frames and other relevant planning documents;
  • Maintain a master spreadsheet database for monitoring all progress and impact indicators for the programme, ensuring the database is updated semi-annually through collective process involving programme team members, ensuring all are conversant with their roles and responsibilities on the same;
  • Ensure that programme colleagues and member countries are trained in, and aware of, routine monitoring information and data requirements, monitor actual performance on collection of that data by the said team, and keep the Programme Coordinator updated on a quarterly basis;
  • Oversee the identification and engagement of third party contracted consultants, researchers or partners in meeting data collection needs of the monitoring plan, where needed, including drafting of contracts;
  • Under supervision of the Programme Coordinator, support the process of identifying, contracting and overseeing mid-term and final project evaluations, and ensuring outputs and recommendation from the same are shared with the staff team and other stakeholders as relevant, and incorporated into annual work plans and future project design, as appropriate

Required Qualifications and skills:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Forestry/ Forest Economics or Forest Biology. Master’s degree will be an added advantage;At least 5 years working experience in monitoring and evaluation relating to natural resources management initiatives and/or project cycle management; Experience, training and knowledge in the field of forest conservation monitoring, including both data collection and analysis will be a particular added advantage.

Additional information: Detailed Terms of Reference can be obtained via Applications must include a complete Cover Letter & CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to: [email protected] by Friday, 29th May 2023 at 4:30 pm.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted and the interviews will take place in Dar es Salaam.

WWF is an equal opportunity organization.

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