Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting local applicants for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for the upcoming program to Build the Capacity of Civil Society to Combat Child Labor and Forced Labor and Improve Working Conditions. The proposed objective is to improve the capacity of civil society to better understand and address child labor and forced labor and promote acceptable conditions of work in Bangladesh fisheries industry.
The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description. The position is based in Khulna, Bangladesh and is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
The annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
Applicants should go to the ‘Join Us' link at www.winrock.org and submit a current resume and cover letter referencing Bangladesh M&E Officer in the subject line to BangladeshDOL@winrock.org by September 25, 2017. Qualified nationals of Bangladesh are strongly encouraged to apply.
Winrock would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted.
POSITION TITLE: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
LOCATION: Khulna, Bangladesh
DEPARTMENT: Civil Society & Education
REPORTS TO: Project Director
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for implementing and managing the M&E activities for a multi-year program, including the coordination of externally conducted evaluations as well as the development and implementation of a Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (CMEP). The positon is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
The M&E Officer will work closely with the program team and partners overseeing the implementation of the program's monitoring and evaluation activities and data reporting requirements. S/he will also serve as the liaison and point of contact with external evaluation contractors throughout the life of the program. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Manage a rigorous approach to monitoring and evaluation, including systems for monitoring performance toward specific goals and objectives.
Collaborate and liaise with the external evaluation contractor to design and carry out an impact evaluation on specific program interventions.
Design data collection instruments, schedules, analysis methods, and applied technologies.
Supervise timely and accurate reporting of quantitative and qualitative data by program implementing partners, in cooperation with program staff.
Collaborate and liaise with local civil society actors to build and implement M&E tools for identifying, collecting information and producing documentation on child labor and forced labor and/or other violations of acceptable conditions for work.
Contribute to research design and methodology for program-related research.
Monitor the results of the program's activities; lead in developing tools for effective and timely utilization of monitoring results for more responsive implementation; contribute to periodic evaluations/assessments of specific interventions; and lead the dissemination of project results to internal and external audiences.
Support national government child labor and forced labor monitoring efforts ensuring monitoring is linked to and builds on any government child labor and forced labor monitoring already underway.
Contribute to quarterly and annual reports.
Develop reports from program data and research for learning and dissemination
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's level degree required in statistics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field, and/or specialized training/certification in monitoring & evaluation. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum five (5) years of professional experience in the monitoring and evaluation of international development programs, preferably in social protection, child labor, child protection, capacity building or a related field. Related experience can include strategic planning and performance measurement, indicator selection, target setting, reporting and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
Experience or basic knowledge of Bangladesh's fisheries sector, including the dried fish and shrimp industries and supply chain issues is a distinct asset.
Experience with partnership building and facilitation, especially with civil society organizations
Experience with M&E approaches under US Government-funded programs (USAID, Department of Labor, etc.) would be an asset, including experience designing and implementing comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plans.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in Bangla and English is required.
Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet (preferably Microsoft Access and Excel), and presentation software (Microsoft PowerPoint) as well as other database and statistical applications (SPSS, SAS, STATA)