Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Counterpart International is currently seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer for the for the anticipated 4-year EMPOWER: Increasing Economic and Social Empowerment for Adolescent Girls and Vulnerable Women in Zambia program under the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The goal of the program is to reduce the prevalence of adolescent girls engaged in child labor in targeted rural areas in Zambia by increasing access to acceptable work, quality training, educational and vocational opportunities. The program will also collaborate with Government and private sector stakeholders to promote acceptable work for target populations and will raise public awareness around the issues of gender inequality and child labor. The M&E Officer will design effective data collection tools for the program, oversee the monitoring of all program activities, train staff in M&E methods and tools, and oversee the implementation of project surveys. S/he will serve as liaison to the impact evaluator. The ideal candidate will have considerable experience conducting M&E on projects of comparable size, knowledge of US Government-funded program reporting requirements and be familiar with East Africa. This is a full time position based in Lusaka, Zambia. This position will report to the Project Director.
Qualified Zambian nationals are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for overseeing the implementation of the program’s Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (CMEP)
  • Design and implement project data collection and management systems and tools and develop evaluation criteria from project initiation to closeout
  • Contribute to the design of baseline and project surveys and oversee implementation
  • Conduct strategic planning, performance measurement, select indicators, set targets, and develop M&E plans
  • Design and execute trainings for enumerators and program staff and develop training materials
  • Supervise project enumerators and oversee data quality checks and preparation of data sets
  • Liaise with external project evaluators
  • Ensure effective program feedback loops for adaptive program management
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development economics or related field.
  • At least five years of professional experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, and developing M&E and/or performance monitoring plans.
  • Experience and ability in managing and providing oversight of complex baseline and follow-up project surveys, including writing terms of reference, reviewing and commenting on sampling and technical survey design documents, developing questionnaires, reviewing training materials and survey field protocols, overseeing training and management of enumerators, providing oversight to field work, and providing oversight on data quality checks and preparation of data sets.
  • Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally-managed qualitative evaluations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of impact evaluations and ability to serve as a project liaison for an impact evaluation.
  • Fluent in English.
Preferred:
  • Master’s degree in one of the above-mentioned fields or a Bachelor’s plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics, or economics.
  • Knowledge of at least one of Zambia’s major languages (Bemba, Kaonde, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga).
  • Experience managing M&E activities for USG funded programming.
  • Experience working on child labor, gender equality, or youth development programming in Zambia.
Counterpart International is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of Counterpart International to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested and qualified for this opportunity, please submit a copy of your most up to date resume and three professional references to stesfagiorgis@counterpart.org with “M&E Officer in the subject line. Only finalists will be contacted please no calls or emails.
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