• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : AGRICULTURE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Requirements Master's degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Monitoring and Evaluation, or related field. Degree in other social science with strong quantitative skills will be considered. Additional training in M&E methodologies and quantitative and qualitative assessment methods. Minimum of two years' experience working in a related position in an international research or development organization. Direct experience in designing and implementing project M&E systems from project initiation to close out stages. M&E experience with GIZ project an asset. Very strong skills in statistical analysis, sampling methodology, and data collection and analysis. Very strong French and English (oral and written) communication skills required. Good computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Statistical analysis software, Web browsers, Smart-phone applications). Willingness to spend considerable time working under field conditions in rural Cameroon.

Job Description:

  • ob Description The Potato MEL Specialist will be responsible for coordinating the monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and training activities in the North-West, West and Adamawa regions, Cameroon. The position will be based in Yaoundé with frequent travel to the field. The Potato MEL Specialist will report to the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project based in Yaoundé, while also coordinating responsibilities and activities with the project team across intervention areas. The Potato MEL Specialist will (i) design and implement a M&E system; (ii) coordinate three-level training (Training-of-trainers, Farmer-Field Schools, and Farmer-Run Field Schools) in the three project regions; and (iii) manage the knowledge sharing and communication. Key responsibilities: Develop appropriate tools for the overall project M&E. Implement the M&E plan in close collaboration with the partners, including the GIZ-ProCISA M&E team and participating training centers. Collect and analyze progress data against baseline situation and of performance indicator targets through monitoring surveys of a carefully selected panel of farmers to closely document changes in productivity and gross margin. Oversee the training across the project areas: training of trainers (ToT), Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and Farmer-Run Field Schools (FRFS). Train project partners on the M&E system, in particular the use of data forms and reporting formats and provide ongoing coaching support through regular site monitoring visits for quality control and timely problem solving. Liaise with project regional teams and implementing partners to document and report qualitative and quantitative data to measure gendered and youth-driven impacts. Participate in internal and external M&E and training meetings and other project-related activities. Document the adoption of good agricultural practices and other cross-cutting themes. Document the lessons learned and implementation issues. Support field work of consultants and students for M&E related studies. Develop and maintain good working relationship with stakeholders. Write various project documents: proposals, reports, publications, etc. Coordinate the development of training tools and other knowledge sharing and communication materials. Perform any other duty as assigned by the PI. Interested candidates should apply via the web link https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1591907693515


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