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  • Posted: Jun 23, 2020
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    Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful c...
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    Project Officer

    The Project Officer reports directly to the Program Manager (PM) and is responsible for the effective administration of the project and reporting on the outcome to internal and external contacts as required.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Job Responsibility #1: Project Administration (45% of Time):

    •  Contributes to the formulation of the project strategies plans feeding into the overall country strategic plan.
    •  Prepares and leads the implementation plan of project activities from existing operational plan.
    •  Guides Field Facilitators on executing the activities in each project location.
    •  Ensures that activities are compliant with RTP methodology and standards.
    •  Oversees community events such as Play Days to promote topics/ issues related to their needs.
    •  Develops and strengthens understanding of our project management cycle with project staff and partners.
    •  Compiles reports received from the Field Facilitators and submits monthly activity reports to PM.
    •  Completes monthly budget projections and tracks expenditures.
    •  Participates in the planning of budget and tracks activity expenses occurred against cash projections.
    •  Procures project equipment (in coordination with Logistics Officer/Assistant where applicable), within authorization levels set in the In-Field Authorization Levels policy.
    •  Coordinates facility upgrades based on the needs of the project site.
    •  Arranges for storage and delivery of sport equipment to participating schools.
    •  Coordinates with other NGOs/CBOs to ensure participation in partner events.
    •  Monitors security situation in project location and reports to the PM.
    •  Follows up on logistics issues at project location and ensure assets, including project vehicles are maintained.

    Job Responsibility #2: Team Management (20% of Time):

    •  Conducts performance appraisals for all direct reports and provides regular feedback on performance.
    •  Oversees performance of any contract staff such as security guards where applicable.
    •  Ensures staff understands and complies with policies of RTP.
    •  Assesses training needs of all direct reports with input from project staff, partners and stakeholders.
    •  Oversees training of coaches delivered by Field Facilitators and observes coaches’ performance for certification.
    •  Follows existing systems to reasonably safeguard the overall health, welfare and security of the project staff.

    Job Responsibility #3 Networking, Representation and Partnership (15% of Time):

    •  Shares activity plans with local NGOs, CBOs (community-based organizations) and looks for synergies and opportunities to work together.
    •  Maintains a positive working relationship with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and other Ministries and partners.
    •  Ensures implementation of Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) and agreements with local representation of Government, UN Agencies and partner organizations.
    •  Facilitates collaboration and networking with other organizations, government and other relevant institutions to enhance RTP visibility and project activities.
    •  Coordinates planning meetings with partners and represents RTP in various platforms.
    •  Facilitates participation of Athlete Supporters in project activities and events.
    •  Conducts an assessment survey to determine the NGOs that RTP could partner with and initiates partnerships.
    •  Ensures partners are in compliance with RTP Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding policy.

    Job Responsibility #4: Monitoring and Reporting (15% of Time):

    •  Visits project locations to oversee activities, events and collects information to report on performance outcomes.
    •  Works with school directors and teachers to develop their understanding of RTP’s monitoring and evaluation system as it relates to reporting on children and teachers actively involved in sport and play activities.
    •  Ensures accurate collection and timely submission of quantitative and quantitative monitoring information according to RTP monitoring tools.
    •  Submits regularly reports to PM and occasionally external stakeholders including Ministries, partners and donors.
    •  Provides quarterly updates of lessons learned and best practices to project team, stakeholders and the PM.

    Job Responsibility #5: Perform other duties as assigned (5% of Time):

    Qualification Required & Experience

    EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION

    •  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Social Sciences or any related discipline.

    EXPERIENCE

    •  3 years experience in project administration or community work including managing direct reports

    COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
    •  Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision
    •  Strong organizational and delegation skills
    •  Able to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks
    •  Strong development and team building skills
    •  Effective organization skills.

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    •  Computer literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet
    •  Understand project management cycle
    •  Effective report writing and analytical skills

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (An Asset)

    •  Knowledge in child and/or adult education
    •  Knowledge in Sport for Development
    •  Experience developing and managing budgets

    LANGUAGES

    •  Fluency in spoken and written English and local language(s)

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    Education Specialist

    •  The Education Specialist reports directly to the Programs Director. He/she is responsible for providing technical advice and guidance on the development and implementation of education programs in line with the Country Strategic Plan and Right To Play’s global theory of change. The incumbent works to integrate Right To Play’s methodologies into the system level education planning and delivery, the curriculum of provincial and national boards/agencies, as well as, the activities of Right To Play’s strategic and implementing partners. This includes developing materials and resources as necessary, in collaboration with the programs team and Education Specialist at Headquarters as relevant.
    •  The incumbent also provides technical input to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist/Officer on the development of education-related performance measurement frameworks, baseline assessments and evaluations. He/she plays a leadership role in policy engagement with external stakeholders. The Education Specialist is also responsible for analyzing education related results from Right To Play’s interventions and bringing innovative knowledge to organizational approaches.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Job Responsibility #1: Program planning, implementation and delivery (60% of Time):

    •  Together with the Programs Director, leads the design and development of education program strategies in close coordination with the Education Specialist at HQ to ensure alignment with RTP’s global theory of change.
    •  Leads technical planning and monitoring of RTP’s education program(s) in line with the Country Strategic Plan, the Ministry of Education plans, and donor requirements.
    •  Supports Country Office Programs Director in developing education focused project proposals and concept notes for new projects.
    •  Identifies and develops new partnerships with education-focused NGOs, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and communities.
    •  In coordination with Country Office Programs Director, the Gender Specialist and program staff ensures that issues of gender equality, inclusion, child protection and safeguarding, accountability, risk and vulnerability are addressed and monitored throughout all education programs.
    •  Leads in developing curricula and resources for basic education programs (pre-primary and primary) as needed, working in collaboration with the Global Training and Capacity Building Specialist.
    •  Builds networks with other Education Specialists in the region to support cross-learning with other RTP country programs in the region.
    •  Stays abreast of new developments and opportunities to develop new initiatives to improve education outcomes for children in the country.
    •  Provides technical leadership on the procurement and/or development of appropriate teaching and learning materials, training manuals and education resources.
    •  Develops and promotes support-materials for incorporating activity based learning methods for teachers.
    •  In close coordination with the Training Officer, conducts needs assessments in support of designing training for education departments, teachers and Education District Officers, and RTP strategic and implementing partners, where applicable.
    •  Works closely with teacher training and curriculum development institutions to integrate RTP methodology into curriculum, text books and class room teaching.
    •  Regularly develops lessons learned and best practices and shares them with the programs team, stakeholders and the Headquarters, ensuring that program lessons are being used to promote improved program delivery
    •  Collaborates with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist/Officer (MELS/O) to develop appropriate systems, tools and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of education programs

    Job Responsibility #2: Representation, advocacy and policy engagement (25% of Time):

    •  In close coordination with the Programs Director and the Country Director, leads RTP’s advocacy and policy effort in the education sector by participating in national coordination forums as applicable, national strategic planning for the education sector, relevant technical working groups and other key coordination platforms.
    •  Represents RTP in various platforms and maintains positive relationships with governments and other relevant stakeholders regarding RTP activities.
    •  Regularly updates stakeholder analysis for the education sector and ensures that RTP is engaging with and is visible to the most influential actors in the sector.
    •  Coordinates research and advocacy interventions related to the program at national and international level, using data from school-level interventions to advocate for national-level policy development/implementation, in close coordination with the MELS/O.
    •  Leads and develops RTP’s analysis and best practices in education programming in the country and disseminates through documents and position papers with education stakeholders and within RTP at the regional and global levels.
    •  Provides technical inputs to global strategies, policies and resources related to education programming to ensure that country experience and realities are well-reflected.

    Job Responsibility #3 Capacity building support (10% of Time):

    •  Ensures that country staff is properly supported with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to deliver education program interventions.
    •  Conducts regular visits to the field to provide technical support to program teams

    Job Responsibility #4: Perform other duties as assigned (5% of Time)

    Qualification Required & Experience

    EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION

    •  Master’s degree in Education or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    EXPERIENCE

    •  5 years’ experience implementing and providing technical guidance on basic education programs and liaising with government officials.
    •  Proven experience in project planning, report writing, networking, partnership-building and working with NGOs.
    •  Significant experience in designing and delivering training and/or the development of education materials and resources.

    COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    •  Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task on a constant basis
    •  Excellent interpersonal communication skills to build rapport with staff, partners, government officials, donors and community leaders
    •  Ability to adapt and work under pressure, meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    •  Creative and flexible with problem solving skills
    •  Demonstrated professionalism and diplomacy
    •  Ability to represent oneself as an effective Right To Play ambassador to high level officials
    •  Strategy planning skills for education initiatives
    •  People management, particularly, influence management

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    •  Understanding of active learning approaches, particularly play-based learning
    •  Knowledge and understanding of best practices in basic education programs, including technical experience in teacher training and resource and curriculum development
    •  Understanding of community development processes
    •  Strong MS Office and program management tools and procedures
    •  Knowledge and experience with programmatic approaches related to life skills or social emotional learning
    •  Knowledge and experience in education research, quantitative and qualitative methods

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (An Asset)

    •  Experience in quality improvement
    •  Experience in strengthening civil society organisations
    •  Experience in coaching
    •  Knowledge/experience in child protection, gender mainstreaming and/or governance
    •  Knowledge of adult learning
    •  Knowledge of international donors

    LANGUAGES

    •  Fluency in spoken and written English and local language(s).

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    Programs Director

     The Programs Director (PD) reports directly to Country Director (CD) and technically to the Global Director, Program Development. The incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of a complex, multi-donor, multi-sector program in the country of operation. In addition, the Programs Director supports the Country Director in resource mobilization and setting the strategic direction for the Country Office.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Job Responsibility #1: Program Strategic Planning 35%

    •  Leads the programmatic management of all in country projects.
    •  Leads the design and development of program strategies and plans with the program team and ensures their alignment with RTP strategies, in particular, the Country Strategic Plan.
    •  Ensures that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards. Ensures the program team stays abreast of the current program goals and objectives and participates in the program expansion plans.
    •  Ensures the program teams are implementing program activities in line with donor requirements to achieve project outcomes.
    •  Coordinates the preparation of timely and cost effective operational plans, budgets and strategic plans with the program team.
    •  Acts as advocacy manager, in close coordination with the Country Director, ensuring the influence of Right To Play on the policies and practices of key stakeholders in line with Right To Play’s vision and mandate.
    •  Supports the CD in identifying new funding opportunities and developing project proposals in line with the Country Strategic Plan.
    •  Plans programs from start to completion involving deadlines, milestones and management processes.

    Job Responsibility #2: Program quality, accountability and reporting 30%

    •  Works closely with the Monitoring & Evaluation Team to maintain the internal monitoring, evaluation and learning system of Right To Play.
    •  Oversees of the use of program funds in line with donor agreements and Right To Play policies. Oversees the development and submission of quality narrative reports in line with donor requirements.
    •  Provides quarterly updates of lessons learned and best practices to CD’s and stakeholders ensuring that program lessons are being used to promote improved program delivery.
    •  Identifies opportunities to develop high quality communications products such as case studies and success stories.
    •  Conducts regular program monitoring visits to project locations.
    •  Regularly reviews program implementation against program plans and identifies strategies to address potential bottlenecks and implementation issues.
    •  Ensures the highest technical quality of Right To Play programs, in line with Right To Play’s program manual, and identifies opportunities for innovation and integration of global best practices.
    •  Identifies and evaluates the risks associated with program activities and takes appropriate action to mitigate risks in close coordination with other functional leads and the Country Director. Ensures the meaningful integration of Right To Play cross-cutting themes such as gender equality and child protection into program design and implementation.

    Job Responsibility #3: Program financial management 5%

    •  Coordinates with finance team to provide financial training for non-financial staff in effective country program financial management, including procurement, project implementation, compliance and project financial reporting.
    •  Supports the budget planning processes to ensure that program funds are expended according to procedures and plans.
    •  Provides quality assurance, from the program perspective, on financial reports and supporting documentation in accordance with funding agreements.
    •  Ensures that programs operate within the approved budget and coordinates with the relevant office/fundraising centre to seek necessary clarifications and preapprovals of any major budgetary revisions

    Job Responsibility #4: Team management, compliance and capacity building 10%

    •  Communicates the program vision to the program team, leads and directs them toward achieving program goals and objectives.
    •  Ensures that the program teams have a clear understanding of their roles, responsibilities and accountabilities; supported by clear job descriptions to ensure quality performance.
    •  Conducts program staffing needs assessment, presents recommendations to the CD and participates in the recruitment of the program team.
    •  Facilitates the capacity building of program team to ensure they have the appropriate skill levels for their positions and are developing to their full capacity; provides the necessary feedback to the program team and completes their performance appraisals.
    •  Provides direct support to the program team in the form of systems and tools.
    •  Implements policies and procedures that guide and support RTP activities, ensures compliance with RTP code of conduct, gender and child safeguarding policies.
    •  Develops and strengthens the program team’s understanding of project cycle management.
    •  Establishes and implements a performance management process for all program staff.

    Job Responsibility #5: Representation and collaboration 15%

    •  Builds and maintains highly collaborative working relationships with counterparts in other Right To Play offices, including the regional office, national offices and headquarters.
    •  Facilitates linkages, collaboration and networking with other civil society organizations and government and other relevant institutions to enhance Right To Play visibility and program activities.
    •  Represents Right To Play in various platforms and maintains positive relationships with government and other relevant stakeholders regarding Right To Play activities.
    •  Identifies and develops new partnerships with international and local NGOs and Community Based Organizations (CBOs)
    •  Communicates with clients, including children, and other stakeholders to gain community support for Right To Play programs and to solicit input to improve the program.
    •  Oversees the management of existing partnerships in line with good partnership principles and Right To Play policies.
    •  Ensures ownership of the program by local partners and stakeholders.
    •  Meets with government representatives, partners’ staff, community leaders and children to discuss program improvement as needed.
    •  Joins the CD in meetings and represents him/her when required.

    Job Responsibility #6: Performs other duties as assigned by the CD. 5%

    Qualification Required & Experience

    EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION

    •  Master’s degree in social sciences, development studies or other related disciplines OR an equivalent combination of education, professional development and relevant work experience.

    EXPERIENCE:

    •  A minimum of 7 years’ experience managing international development programs and liaising with government officials and donors.
    •  Proven experience in project planning, proposal development, report writing, resource mobilization, networking, partnership building and working with NGOs (partnership with Civil Societies Organizations).

    COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    •  Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task on a constant basis
    •  Excellent interpersonal communication skills to build rapport with staff, partners, government officials, donors and community leaders
    •  Ability to work under pressure meeting deadlines in a fast paced fluid environment
    •  Creative and flexible with problem solving skills
    •  Demonstrated professionalism and diplomacy
    •  Ability to confidently represent oneself and RTP to high level officials
    •  People management particularly coaching and influence management

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (An Asset)

    •  Experience working in at least one of the sectors/themes included in the Country Strategic Plan (Education, Child Protection & Peaceful Communities).
    •  Sport and play experience
    •  Experience in managing and strengthening civil societies organizations
    •  Coaching, mentoring and/or training experience
    •  Gender mainstreaming background
    •  Child Safeguarding background

    LANGUAGES

    •  High level of proficiency in written and oral English

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    Logistics Coordinator

    The Logistics Coordinator reports directly to the Finance Manager (FM) and is responsible for procurement and transportation activities in the respective country. The incumbent also manage store and fixed assets, support administration and oversee execution of rehabilitation projects. The incumbent works closely with the Program Manager, Finance Manager and Project Officers as required.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Job Responsibility #1: Logistics and fleet management (30% of Time):

    •  Ensures all maintenance and control of RTP/donor logistics and procedures are fulfilled.
    •  Ensures that timely periodic vehicles/generators maintenance is conducted according to specific kilometre coverage and running time.
    •  Monitors the issuing and use of fuel by maintaining an accurate, clear and transparent record of fuel consumption.
    •  Advises on road conditions for country side travel to ensure the safety of passengers.
    •  Coordinates transportation of staff and goods in the field.
    •  In coordination with Finance Manager, ensures timely payment of all RTP utility bills, subscriptions and other bills.
    •  Liaises with relevant government ministries, customs authorities and other departments for the clearing of imported/exported goods.
    •  Facilitates arrangements for visitors, meetings, conferences and special events.

    Job Responsibility #2: Procurement (25% of Time):

    •  Coordinates and facilitates the procurement requirements of the program office on the basis of the procurement policy guidelines.
    •  Reviews pre-qualification suppliers list against procurement policy.
    •  Ensures compliance with procurement procedures as per field-authorization level manual.
    •  Responsible for procurement committees’ constitution and for arranging meetings to make purchase decisions.
    •  Creates purchase orders, ensuring relevant procurement procedures have been applied and all supporting documentation is attached.
    •  Ensures invoices received reconcile to purchase orders and matched receipts of purchase orders.
    •  Handles contract management in regards to renewal, payment etc.
    •  Ensures deliveries are processed in an adequate and timely manner.

    Job Responsibility #3 Store and fixed assets management (15% of Time):

    •  Oversees the management of the store and keeps the store in good condition.
    •  Checks balances of goods and equipment and reports to Finance Manager
    •  Keeps and registers returned used projects materials.
    •  Produces monthly stock reports for Finance Manager and CD consideration.
    •  Develops appropriate systems and procedures for the management of the programme’s assets, adapted to the specific needs of each site.

    Job Responsibility #4: Rehabilitation project management (15% of Time):

    •  Manages all technical and scheduling project aspects and coordinates with other team members toward an effective and efficient execution of the project.
    •  Coordinates with construction managers to ensure proper and on time implementation of the project.
    •  Follows up on the implementation of the rehabilitation work and provides Program Manager/Country Manager with continuous updates.
    •  Follows up with contractors on quality of delivery, payment and project end

    Job Responsibility #5: Team management (10% of Time):

    •  Supervises and monitors all drivers in their daily duties such as daily vehicle inspections, preventative maintenance reporting, logbooks, cleaning of vehicles and adherence to safety.
    •  Ensures that the direct reporting team are familiar with their roles and responsibilities within their individual job profiles and provides all coaching and support to build their capacity.
    •  Carries out the performance appraisal of the direct reporting team

    Job Responsibility #6: Perform Other Duties as Assigned (5% of Time)

    Qualification Required & Experience

    EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION

    •  Bachelor’s degree in Management, Administration or related discipline

    EXPERIENCE

    •  3 years’ experience in logistics and/or procurement in national or international level.

    COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
    •  Excellent research and negotiation skills
    •  A solid team player with respect for others
    •  Effective organization skills
    •  Ability to manage a team and provide feedback

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    •  Computer literacy in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    •  Ability to use automated procurement systems
    •  Understanding of fleet management
    •  Skilled in record keeping and documentation

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (An Asset)

    •  Degree in project management
    •  Experience in working with NGO or I/NGOs
    •  Holding a driving license

    LANGUAGES

    •  Fluency in spoken and written English and local language(s).

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    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

    • The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer (MELO) reports directly to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist. The incumbent receives technical advice and supervision from the MEL Specialist.
    •  The primary roles and responsibilities of the MELO are to (a) assist in managing and implementing Right To Play’s country-level monitoring, evaluation and Learning plan, within the RTP global Monitoring and Evaluation (ME) framework and specific to country strategies, needs and contexts; (b) assist in coordinating and implementing the monitoring of program activities, participants, and outcomes and support the development of program reports; (c) support program planning at the country level by conducting appropriate assessments and through the provision of technical assistance; (d) support program evaluations; and, (e) help the country office utilize the findings in their planning and decision-making.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Job Responsibility #1: Data collection related to program progress and program outcomes (35% of Time):

    •  Coordinates and implements regular monitoring of program outcomes by leading outcome studies at least once a year.
    •  Utilizes the global monitoring system to track program outputs such as number of trainings conducted and number of program participants.
    •  Coordinates the required preparations for all ME activities by identifying and preparing participants for samples, testing and translating data collection tools and liaising with schools/communities to secure time/space.
    •  Implements qualitative (focus groups, interviews, child observations) and quantitative (surveys) tools to collect data with children, youth, leaders, parents, partners and other stakeholders.
    •  Coordinates access to, and retrieval of, secondary data such as school records, community-level health statistics.
    •  Identifies innovations and improvements to enhance effectiveness of the global MEL framework and systems.

    Job Responsibility #2: Data storage, analysis and reporting (20% of Time):

    •  Oversees data entry and transcribing processes both for primary and secondary data.
    •  Conducts data audits and checks data to ensure accuracy in data collection and entry.
    •  Conducts rudimentary analysis on quantitative and qualitative data such as descriptive analyses and identifying themes and sub-themes.
    •  Ensures data storage is in line with RTP standards such as confidentiality.
    •  Develops and submits output, outcome, and evaluation reports to the MEL Specialist.

    Job Responsibility #3 Monitoring, evaluation and learning plan for RTP country’s programs (15% of Time):

    •  Assesses RTP’s global indicators and ME tools for relevance and appropriateness within country’s context and proposes revisions as required.
    •  Identifies gaps between global indicators/data collection tools and country’s program outcomes and proposes ways to address gaps.
    •  Support in the development of MEL frameworks for new programs to include indicators, targets, data collection methods and schedules, and analysis plans and regularly reviews MEL frameworks for existing programs to ensure relevancy and effectiveness.
    •  Supports the planning for mid-term and final evaluations.

    Job Responsibility #4: Capacity building for MEL through trainings and systems development (10% of Time):

    •  Assesses country-level capacity for successful implementation of MEL work including staff skills and knowledge, data entry and data storage systems and develop strategies for increasing capacity.
    •  Trains data collection enumerators such as Field Facilitators and partner staff on data collection tools and processes.
    •  Provides workshops as needed on MEL for country staff, partners and stakeholders.

    Job Responsibility #5: Supporting and facilitating country planning processes (10% of Time):

    •  Supports Country Office in developing logic frameworks for new programs and reviewing logic frameworks for existing programs including the identification of appropriate outcomes and SMART indicators.
    •  In collaboration with other staff in the Country Office, identifies program and decision-making implications of ME findings.
    •  Develops summary materials and delivers presentations on ME findings to staff, partners, beneficiaries, and/or other stakeholders.

    Job Responsibility #6: Supporting the development and strengthening of RTP’s global ME framework (5% of Time):

    •  Participates in RTP’s global MEL initiatives including ME portal, ME workshops and trainings and consultations.
    •  Shares ME best practices, lessons learned and other insights with RTP MEL colleagues.
    •  Maintains regular communications with the Country MEL Specialist.
    •  Supports other global ME initiatives as required and as agreed to by the MEL Specialist.

    Job Responsibility #7: Perform other duties as assigned (5% of Time

    Qualification Required & Experience

    EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION:

    •  Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, development or related discipline.
    •  Training in Monitoring and Evaluation such as university courses, workshops, certificates.

    EXPERIENCE

    •  3 years of practical experience developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks (developing logic frameworks, outcomes, indicators, targets and data collection plans).
    •  1 year of practical experience working with social programs.
    •  3 years leading and conducting data collection, both qualitative (focus groups, interviews, observations) and quantitative (surveys, statistics review).
    •  Experience conducting rudimentary analysis for quantitative data (descriptive analysis) and qualitative data (identifying key themes and sub-themes).
    •  Experience managing data sets (coordinating data entry, ensuring data quality, managing data confidential storage).

    COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    •  Advanced interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
    •  Strong analytical and conceptual skills to think and plan strategically and to identify trends.
    •  Strong problem-solving skills.
    •  Ability to work appropriately with a variety of populations and stakeholders, including children, youth, parents, teachers and school administrators, government, and other partners.
    •  Proven written communication and presentation skills, presenting evaluation findings through a variety of mediums— data visuals (graphs), reports and presentations

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    •  A background in program evaluation methodologies
    •  Understanding of quantitative and qualitative research approaches and best practices, and of child-friendly data collection methods
    •  Knowledge of SMART indicators
    •  A strong working knowledge of issues related to development and humanitarian programming (sport for development, health, education, community development, refugee and internally displaced populations, gender equity, inclusion and advocacy)
    •  Substantial knowledge of monitoring and evaluation processes for NGO programs
    •  Computer literacy in MS Word, Excel and Internet

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (An Asset)

    •  Ability to work appropriately with a variety of populations and stakeholders, including children, youth, parents, teachers and school administrators, government, and other partners
    •  Experience designing and leading evaluation or research studies
    •  Experience conducting data collection with children
    •  Expertise and experience in training and capacity-building (e.g., developing and delivering workshops, mentoring and supporting colleagues, etc.)
    •  Expertise and experience in designing data collection tools both qualitative and quantitative
    •  Experience identifying program implications and recommendations from data findings
    •  Experience in monitoring and evaluation processes for NGO programs

    LANGUAGES

    High level of proficiency in written and oral English

    Method of Application

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to

    [email protected] and kindly include “Project Officer” with the preferred location of work (Accra/Keta) in the subject line.

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