Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) has been retained by its client, Ministry of Local Government (MoLG), to recruit dedicated and result-oriented individuals to fill the following vacant two (2) posts tenable in Lilongwe:
A. MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST; AND, B. PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTS SPECIALIST
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, with the financial support from International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is ready to execute a “Transforming
Agriculture through Diversification and Entrepreneurship (TRADE) Programme” for a period of 5 years. The main goal of the TRADE Programme is to improve sustainable livelihoods of rural people in Malawi and will be implemented through three inter-linked components: (1) Sustainable producer–private partnerships; (2) Enabling environment for smallholder commercialisation; (3) Institutional support and Programme management and coordination. Foregoing, the above stated 2 positions will form part of a dedicated Programme Management Unit (PMU). The PMU will be expected to coordinate, supervise and lead the implementation of the entire programme. Overall, the Monitoring and Evaluation
Specialist and the Procurement and Contracts Specialist will report to the Programme Coordinator who will be in charge of the PMU, reporting directly to the Secretary for Local Government.
Position: MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST
Purpose of the Job
Reporting to the National Programme Coordinator, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (MES) will ensure that TRADE has a robust, effective and manageable framework in place for planning, monitoring and evaluation. The MES will also ensure that key implementing partners are capable of, and timely responding to planning, monitoring and evaluation needs with respect to tracking and reporting against targets laid out in financing and partnership agreements, and agreed results-based indicators as per the TRADE log frame. The MES will develop and maintain a strong communication and operational framework, which supports the PMU and programme implementation partners to work jointly in adhering to M&E protocols, which lead to enhanced programme implementation and success in achieving the programme development objectives. The MES will also have a mandate to instill quality assurance, integrity, and accountability across M&E functions.
Submission of Applications
Interested applicants that meet the requirements and qualifications of each position are advised to apply by submitting an application letter accompanied with a detailed curriculum vita, indicating all past experience from similar programmes as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of at least three (3) professional references. Applicants are also strictly advised to include copies of original certificates. Submissions to be sent to the email:
clearly mentioning the subject line MLGRD/IFAD/RECRUITMENT/
Closing date: Friday, 14th May, 2021. Only successful applicants will be acknowledged.