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Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

Date Posted: Sep 17, 2019

Job Description

Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi a locally registered NGO since 1996, with the mission to promote social and economic development by implementing projects within health, education, community development, agriculture &food security, fund-raising and environmental programs.

DAPP Malawi seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager for an anticipated USAID-funded health project in Malawi –targeting adolescents.

 The project aims to empower Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) and Adolescent Boys and Young Men (ABYM) - to increase their knowledge about and access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and family planning services, including HIV testing and strengthening of Youth Friendly Health Services at community level. The project will also include in and out of school activities as well as address issues in relation to gender based violence.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop the overall framework for the project’s M&E systems, in collaboration with USAID and senior project staff, including requirements, reporting, baseline, and evaluation surveys. Develop and monitor the project’s PMP to systematically document project performance for project technical leads and the project leadership team.
  • Ensure the alignment of research and M&E activities with program goals and contribute to the development of annual work plans to identify project targets and ensure inclusion of M&E activities.
  • Monitor project activities and tracking these activities against the results framework.
  • Conduct field visits for data validation, to monitor the quality and completeness of data sets. Coordinate data collection at project sites to monitor program development and ensure timely compilation and reporting of data. Capture and document lessons learned; champion the scaling up best practices.
  • Generate monthly indicator reports and tracking progress against key indicators.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of project activities to donor, including progress against targets set in the award agreement and annual work plan, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Provide technical leadership and support to project and partner staff in planning and implementing M&E systems and activities, data-based program decision-making, and results reporting. Supervise, mentor, and build capacity of project M&E staff
  • Develop and implement effective monitoring tools and approaches to demonstrate the effectiveness of project interventions.
  • Support the Chief of Party in coordinating the mid-term and final project evaluations.


Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree or Master’s Degree in a relevant field (development studies, public health, demography, statistics, etc.)
  • Minimum of five years’ experience and demonstrated practical skills in M&E of donor-funded development programs. Previous experience supporting education-related programming is an advantage but not a requirement. (Previous experience working on a USAID-funded contract is strongly preferred.)
  • Strong knowledge of M&E methodology data analysis and synthesis, performance evaluation and correction, and report writing.
  • Demonstrated capacity to use project M&E to advance strategic goals and provide data for decision-making.
  • Knowledge of statistical software. Advanced skills with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access (or similar tools) is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of USAID data collection and reporting requirements.
  • Excellent representational and communication skills, written and oral fluency in English.
  • Ability to travel throughout project areas, as needed and as the situation allows.

To Apply:

Please send your application including a job application letter, a full CV and 3 references in English to:


at your earliest convenience but no later than Friday 20thSeptember, 2019 – candidate applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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