Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer

Job Details       This job is expired at 14 Feb 2023

Closing Date: 14-Feb-2023 Number of Jobs: 1
Vacancy Number: 155 Work Type: Full Time
Functional Area: Monitoring and Evaluation Languages: dari,pashto,english
Experience: 4 years Contract Type: Long Term
Gender: Any Nationality: afghan
Salary: As per Organization Salary Scale (Grade D) Contract Duration: Six Months, Extendable Subject to Project Funding
Province: Paktia City: Paktia with covering MEL activities in Paktia, Logar and Paktika provinces
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master's degree preferred Extension Possibility: Yes

About Roots of Peace

Roots of Peace works in war-torn countries around the world to remove the remnants of war and restore the land to rebuild peaceful communities for generations to come. The organization’s methodology is rooted in a philosophy of providing market-driven solutions tailored to rural communities in war-torn lands, serving as a catalyst for industry-wide development. This approach has impacted over one million farmers and families. With the help of Roots of Peace, farmers are addressing key challenges to increased income by applying modern technology and farming techniques that result in Afghanistan, Angola, Cambodia, Croatia and Vietnam. In Afghanistan, Roots of Peace has facilitated the export of $445 million in fresh and dried fruits, nuts, and spices to new and existing overseas markets, provided training for nearly 200,000 Afghan farmers in a wide variety of horticultural skills, provided more than $100 million in machinery grants and created 14,500 full-time jobs in all areas of farm production and export. Roots of Peace is currently implementing the USAID-funded Agriculture Marketing Program (AMP) and the INL-funded Community Based Agriculture and Rural Development (CBARD) in Afghanistan.

This job is expired at 14 Feb 2023

Job description

Job Description:
The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer is to cover MEL-related activities in the three targeted provinces (Paktya, Logar, and Paktika) and will be responsible for the regular data collection from the field, monitoring of the project activities, and reporting to the MEL Senior Specialist. S/he will assist the MEL Senior Specialist in ensuring that the performance monitoring plan is implemented and the progress toward indicator targets is reported to the AMP team as needed and to USAID as required.


The duties and responsibilities of the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer include:

Support the MEL Senior Specialist in the timely and effective implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning activities of the AMP project in line with the MEL manual and work plan and the stated objectives of the project; 
Collect all information relevant to key project indicators and outputs in a timely manner and ensure that all information collected is consistent with the information required for progress reporting and outcome monitoring;
Undertake quality monitoring in the field, recording lessons learned and providing best practices by supporting the provision of on-the-job coaching of staff in the field office, implementing partners and local stakeholders;
Assist in producing project monthly, quarterly, and other required reports. Ensure the M&E project data is accurate, timely, and adheres to program M&E standards.
Provide inputs for regular updates of factsheets, bulletins, social media content, or human-interest stories based on the M&E data of the AMP project, backed by the visual evidence (photos and quotes), in close coordination with the MEL Specialist;
Conduct regular field visits, and highlight the key observations and issues to the project with the intention to complete the information and report to MEL Senior Specialist.
Undertake quality monitoring of project activities based on the quality benchmark and communicate with the team in case of any issue or shortcoming.
Assist in designing and conducting surveys to measure improvements in agricultural technologies and practices in all intervention areas;
Provide support to Enviromental Specialist in moniting and collecting data on project activities to ensure that the project is implemented following USAID and AMP envirormental polices and regulations.
Performing other tasks assigned by MEL Senior Specialist.

Reporting Line:

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer will be reporting to Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist.

Job Requirements:
Desired Education:

Bachelor’s degree required. Master's degree preferred

Minimum 4 years of progressively responsible experience in MEL.
Statistical analysis skills are preferred.
International organization experience is preferred.
Knowledge of USAID MEL systems including Afghan-Info and TraiNet is preferred.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Willingness to travel to other areas of Afghanistan.
Professional fluency in English with knowledge of Pashto and Dari.
Excellent written English skills.
Working Conditions including Travel:

During the work assignment, the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer will cover (Logar, Paktya, and Paktika) provinces and may be required to occasionally travel to other provinces in Afghanistan.

Submission Guideline:
Qualified applicants are encouraged to send their Applications with clearly mentioning the job title and duty station of the vacancy in the subject line. Please send your Cover Letter and CV into one combined file. Applicantions without mentiong the duty station in the subject line will not be considered. 


"Roots of Peace does not want to disrupt government functionings therefore cannot hire government staff"

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