Monitoring and Evaluation Director, Supporting Forests and Biodiversity (SFB) Project
Pact, Inc. (view profile)
|Location||Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Cambodia|
|Date Posted||May 7, 2012|
|Category||NGO & Civil Society|
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Closing date for applications||June 7, 2012|
Pact is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Director for the USAID-funded Supporting Forests and Biodiversity (SFB) project in Cambodia. This position is contingent upon award. The M&E Director will be responsible for the technical leadership and administrative oversight of the project, and will act as primary liaison to USAID and the Food Security and Environment Office, the Government of Cambodia, and other project stakeholders. The Project’s overall goal is to improve conservation and governance of priority forest landscapes to mitigate climate change and conserve biodiversity, working at the local, provincial, and national levels to build a comprehensive outcome.
•Lead the design and development of the Performance Monitoring Plan, as well as Monitoring and Evaluation plans at Pact and partner levels as needed.
•Responsible for the development, measurement, and reporting of qualitative and quantitative output, outcome, objective, and goal-level performance indicators with targets for a 4-year program. Develops relevant M&E tools, formats and the leads the provision of M&E specific technical training.
•Responsible for collecting and analyzing baseline and process indicator data and performance reporting. Support program implementation team with adaptive management by providing timely information around project successes to be scaled up as well as challenges to allow ‘course correction’ throughout life of the project.
•Coordinates or leads regular program monitoring visits. Ensures the production of consolidated reports and agreed action plan for follow up response (inclusive of program, finance, grants).
•Monitor data collection, collation, storage, analysis and reporting ensuring that data is audit worthy. Where problems exist support the identification of solutions to challenges faced.
•Monitor data entry process and ensure program is utilizing Pact’s database.
•Responsible for reviewing regular program reports prepared by program staff for submission to USAID.
•Oversees staff conducting in-depth assessments for reporting on program activities.
•Advanced degree in social sciences or relevant field.
•Minimum 7 years of progressive professional experience in monitoring and evaluating activities in a climate change mitigation and/or biodiversity conservation project, including experience with evaluation and research design, data collection and analyses, indicator construction, GIS, curriculum development and computer software i.e. MS Office and database programs.
•Possesses command of M&E issues with respect to improvements in climate change/conservation programming
•Demonstrates strong analytical skills to measure the health impact of the project’s activities
•Strong communication, writing and organizational skills for monitoring and effective reporting
•Demonstrated leadership or managerial position in M&E. Experience with evaluation and impact reporting to donors (including USAID) and to project managers demonstrating both analytical rigor and practicality.
•Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage a variety of activities concurrently.
•A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high profile, fast-paced environment.
•Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through training and mentoring.
•Proficiency in English is required; preference for candidates fluent in Khmer
•Experience working in Cambodia and/or Southeast Asia preferred.
To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.pactworld.org