Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator REACH Project Jobs – International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Organisation: International
Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
Project Name: Resilient
Efficient Agribusiness Chains (REACH) project
Funding Source: Embassy of
the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Duty Station: Kampala,
About IFDC:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public
international organization (PIO) governed by an international board of
directors with representation from developed and developing nations. The
non-profit center focuses on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural
productivity in developing countries through the development and transfer of
effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness
About REACH Project:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has submitted a
proposal for the REACH (Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) project to the
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala, Uganda. The project will
improve market engagement for 40,000 market oriented farmers, strengthen
household resilience and increase availability of agricultural support services
for farmers and businesses in the rice and potato value chains in consideration
of their strategic importance to the Government of Uganda and EKN.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation (M&E) and learning Coordinator will monitor and evaluate
progress on achieving project outcomes vs. targets, to the end of enabling
management, donors and partners to make vital adjustments to maximize project
effectiveness. The incumbent will be responsible for designing, and roll out
the project M&E system in each region where the project operates including
data collection, storage, analysis and presentation. The jobholder will also
ensure the M&E system has an in-built learning component that will be
ensure relevant learning products are developed to ensure continuous learning
in the project.
Key Duties and
  • The Monitoring & Evaluation
    Coordinator will design standard data collection and survey tools based on
    project needs and conduct pre-tests and adjustments for uniform
  • Actively contribute to planning and
    execution of baseline, annual surveys, and impact evaluation studies at
    household level
  • Ensure the accuracy data entry into the
    project database
  • Maintain data storage and data quality
  • Carry out data analysis, including
    creation of GPS maps
  • Offer support in the development of work
    plans and annual reports
  • Assure quality of trainings and other
    activities delivered by local partners and compose reports of observations
    and recommended actions
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the International
    Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) Monitoring & Evaluation
    Coordinator job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s
    preferred, preferably in Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Environmental
    Science, Development Studies or similar fields
  • At least four years of relevant field
    experience in M&E in agriculture/agribusiness projects
  • Proven experience in use of gender- and
    youth-related monitoring tools
  • Previous experience with the
    implementation of real time data collection methodologies employing mobile
    phone apps and PDA’s and advantage.
  • Extensive experience in survey design and
    data collection (key stakeholder interviews, focus groups, surveys, and
    secondary data analysis techniques), data management, and data analysis
    skills, particularly experience with MS Access, SPSS or STATA
  • Prior exposure and experience in the
    development of learning products and their incorporation into project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
    skills in English, including the ability to present materials in meetings,
    at conferences and to write project documents (including evaluation design
    plans, results frameworks, data collection and data analysis plans, and progress
  • Ability to work well a multi-disciplinary
    team, good interpersonal skills, is attentive to detail
  • Willingness to travel extensively in
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) should Apply Online by
clicking on the link below. Follow the instructions on how to create resume and
Deadline: 3rd October,
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