Career: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

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We are looking for a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer to join our team remotely in preparation for our Circular Business Project.

Under the guidance of the executives, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for monitoring and ensuring high-quality and timely inputs in the Project and ensuring that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs.

About the Circular Business Project
The Circular Business Project is a research & development program initiated by the African Circular Business Alliance (ACBA) with the core purpose to build valuable circular market data and strategic guidelines for a sustainable-profitable circular economy in Africa. The project will span 11 African countries and cover over 10 business industries/sectors.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Monitor the project activities and progress towards achieving the project output
  • Recommend further improvement of the logical framework
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results
  • Monitor the sustainability of the project’s results
  • Provide feedback on project strategies and activities
  • Suggest strategies to the Executives for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks
  • Assist HQ in the preparation of reports on the findings and lessons learned from project innovations
  • Willingness to often travel to the project site when required (NB: travel and accommodation fees will be covered by the organization)

Kindly note that this is a voluntary role in which we offer the following benefits:

  • Opportunity to acquire (additional) professional and practical experience/skill
  • You get to be officially recognised as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer of the organization “African Circular Business Alliance”
  • We connect you with opportunities and network in the course of the project or other activities of the organization
  • You may use the organization’s name “African Circular Business Alliance” and your affiliation as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer on your social media profiles, biography, and in pursuit of other professional advancement opportunities
  • You also get to be officially recognised in our research works/projects as the Project’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer as well as other opportunities that may unfold in the coming years

Education and Skills Requirement

  • University Degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics, or related field
  • Strong enthusiasm about environmental science, climate change, circular economy or green technology
  • Experience in the design and implementation of M&E/MIS in development projects on environmental science, climate change, circular economy or green technology (optional)
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software
  • Strong training & facilitation skills

The African Circular Business Alliance places a high priority on developing a diverse and inclusive team. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining outstanding personnel as well as maintaining a vibrant, engaging workplace where each of us may realise our full capabilities. We ask that you take note of the following competencies to work with team members across various countries effectively.

  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the Project
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing Priorities and competing deadlines
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with team members to facilitate the provision of support
  • In-depth knowledge on MIS, M&E and development issues
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology
  • Good understanding of capacity assessment methodologies
  • Excellent ability to identify significant capacity-building opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Sensitivity, responsiveness, respectful and helpful professional relationship with team members
  • Ability to lead the implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff behavioural/ attitudinal change
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control and good-humoured even under pressure
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view

Kindly send us your CV/Resumé via the application form link