Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation Officer, Republic of Congo

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

About the organization

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a US non-profit organization founded in 1895. Its mission is to preserve wildlife and wilderness by understanding critical problems, developing scientific solutions and taking conservation actions that benefit nature and humanity. With more than a century of experience, long-term commitments in dozens of landscapes, a presence in more than 60 countries, and experience in the creation of more than 150 protected areas around the world, WCS has accumulated the biological knowledge, cultural understanding and partnerships needed to ensure that wild places and animal species thrive alongside local communities. Working with local communities and organizations, that knowledge is applied to address species, habitat and ecosystem management issues critical to improving the quality of life of rural people whose livelihoods depend on the direct use of natural resources.

Duties

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• Work with the field teams to improve, develop, manage and implement the various project’s M&E systems including relevant performance indicators, baseline data, annual targets and ensure compliance with project requirements;
• Provide M&E technical support to the Project leaders including tool design, data entry and analysis;
• In collaboration with relevant staff, establish an effective knowledge management mechanism including documentation of baselines, impacts, collating and synthesizing information, updating the monitoring matrix and other monitoring tools in place;
• Collaborate with relevant staff members to ensure standard use of WCS’s tools and processes, ensuring data collected from the field is properly recorded;
• assist with the preparation, updating and monitoring of project reports on a monthly basis;
• Incorporate gender-disaggregated data into the various database;
• Ensure the monitoring information is used for adaptive management when necessary;
• Provide quality assurance and consolidate monthly, quarterly semi-annual and annual reports as per donor requirements;
• Synthesize, check, analyze and report all data related to M&E activities in line with project regulations on reports;
• Identify and document lessons learnt, and collect information for case studies;
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social sciences, Project management, Conservation Science or any related topic;
• At least 3+ years experience in developing and managing monitoring and evaluation systems for international or regional organizations, NGOs or comparable;
• Professional training in the use of M&E methodologies;
• Demonstrated knowledge of international organizations and/or government donor M&E systems
• Proven skills in data management with concrete knowledge of open source tools such as KoBo Toolbox
• Proven computer proficiency, particularly in database, spreadsheet and word processing;
• Experience using statistical software and carrying out qualitative and/or qualitative analyses, (EPI INFO, SPSS, R, Tableau and/or Stata)
• Written and oral fluency in French is required, as are excellent writing skills in English;
• Excellent report writing, analytical communication including oral presentation skills;
• Skills in program monitoring especially monitoring conservation/ community-based projects;
• Team player with sound analytical skills;
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally;
• Interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to submit their application (CV and cover letter with the contacts of three references) to [email protected]

Please indicate "RECRUITMENT M&E Officer" in the subject line of your email. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline for applications: April 30, 2021

WCS is an equal opportunity employer that strives to recruit and support a diverse workforce. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment and are looking for future team members who share this same value.
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