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Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Duty Station: Jerusalem

Type of Contract: Full-time position

Application Deadline: Tuesday, August 22, 2021 

 

Palestinian Vision (PalVision) is a democratic, youth-run non-profit organization, established in 1998 striving to mobilize and empower Palestinian youth to achieve their aspirations, preserve their collective Palestinian identity and initiate youth-led sustainable development through volunteerism, social activism, entrepreneurship, lobbying, and advocacy, on a local, national, and international levels.

 

PalVision is seeking to hire a full-time Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer, who will be required to lead and support the organization’s monitoring, evaluation and reporting system; contribute to the achievement of objectives and results; and play a key role in promoting organizational learning continuously and strategically.

 

Summary of the Position

Stationed in Jerusalem, the M&E Officer will be reporting directly to the Programs Director. He/she will be responsible for the Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation (PME) aspect of the organization’s projects including developing, managing, and implementing a strategic PME plan, as well as supporting the project staff in preparing result-oriented reports to various donors. The M&E person will also contribute to developing the capacities of both the organization’s staff and partners in the field of M&E, as deemed necessary. 

Specific duties 

Under the line management of the Programs Director, the M&E Officer will work closely with PalVision’s Projects Managers and Project Officers. 

The M&E Officer will be responsible for: 

  • Developing, tabling, and managing a new M&E system for the organization’s various portfolios and projects using Result-Based Management (RMB) standards. This entails creating M&E tools and techniques to ensure proper progress-tracking of projects and activities, as well as reporting on derived results. 
  • Assist in the development, monitoring and revision of the projects’ logical frameworks (logframes) in line with various donor requirements and the organization’s strategies.  
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of the projects’ work plans in accordance with the project documents and donor requirements.
  • Assist the Projects Managers in the preparation of result-oriented reports to donors, including regular, progress, semi-annual and final completion reports, or any other form of reporting as required. 
  • Organize and undertake M&E capacity-building trainings for partners and staff as required. 
  • Provide feedback and guidance to Projects Managers on required strategies and strategic methodologies. 
  • Ensure effective implementation of the M&E system and tools through coordinating collection and validation of data (qualitative and quantitative) and through undertaking regular field follow-up visits with the aim of ensuring accountability and validation.  
  • Design and implement evaluation methodologies and tools that aim to result in reporting on lessons learned, as well as responding action plans for planning, improvement, and development. 

 

 

Required/preferred academic and professional qualification/work experience

  • BA in social sciences (international development, Statistics, Socio-Economy, economics, business administration, Project management, etc.) or any relevant disciplines.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation with prior working experience in NGO environment with good reporting and writing skills in English and Arabic.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of MEL different development approaches, trends, and automated systems.
  • Preferred working experience in research methodologies, sampling and managing statistical models.
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring project activities, data collection, and analysis dealing and fulfill multi donor MEAL requirements.
  • Proven analytical and research techniques skills with demonstrated experience in collecting data through digital systems and good command of the software currently used.
  • Team player, well-organized, flexible, open-minded, and highly motivated.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic with excellent English writing skills.
  • Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel among other packages of MS Office software.
  • Ability to deal with complex and sometimes stressful situations, while maintaining a professional and solutions-oriented attitude.

Preferred characteristics: 

  • Adhere to Palvision’s mission and core values.
  • Maintain positive teamwork attitude.
  • Eager to learn and adapt.
  • Proactive and innovative.
  • Organized and detail-oriented. 

 

Application:

  • CV (including name and contact details of three references) (in English)
  • One-page motivation/cover letter (in English)

 

Please submit the requested documents via Email to: [email protected] with email subject indicating the position you’re applying for, no later than Sunday, August 22, 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

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