The USAID-funded Ta’afi Program is working towards a more inclusive and prosperous Iraq by empowering Iraqis to lead positive change. Ta’afi does this by working with Iraqi partners to organize the community to address local issues and mobilize around common causes affecting all of Iraq.
Reporting and Work Location:
S/he will report to the MEL Officer. This position is based in Basra with possible visits to Nasyriah. The hired individual will be expected to conduct site visits and work from home as required.
- Leads the field monitoring of the overall implementation of program activities by collecting data and reporting at the output and outcome level in accordance with monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) plans.
- Works closely with the MEL officer to ensure timely and accurate data collection and reporting for pre/post-intervention assessments, activity monitoring, surveys, and evaluations, using quantitative and qualitative tools, including but not limited to focus group discussions, key informant interviews, qualitative observation, and surveys.
- Contributes to the creation and development of tools and templates to collect and analyze data, including remote monitoring tools and online surveys.
- Conducts regular field visits to program locations and activities. Drafts site visit reports and shares with wider team.
- Collects, analyzes, and systematizes feedback on individual activities or groups of activities.
- Writes site visit reports and assists grantees with report preparation to ensure reports capture results.
- Archiving reports to both SharePoint and a database, ensuring that all necessary information is accurately recorded and easily accessible. In addition, documenting observations and activity notes as needed. This may include attending meetings or events and taking detailed notes, or documenting observations made the site visits.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required (social sciences and/or research, evaluation methodologies, international development, etc.)
- Demonstrated ability in data collection and reporting on program impact and implementation highly preferred.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize multiple work assignments in an extremely fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and exercise good, professional judgment.
- Be based in geographic area of assignment or be able to travel to assigned communities and nearby areas regularly to complete the scope of work.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and demonstrated teamwork abilities.
- Strong contextual knowledge and established networks with local community groups and stakeholders.
- Experience with donor-funded organizations preferred.
- Fluency in written and oral Arabic is required; written and oral fluency in English, Kurdish and other local languages is preferred, but not required.
- Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, the public, and partner institutions, including international and local nongovernmental organizations, governmental entities, and support organizations.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required.
- Experience working with data collection software preferred.
Equal employment opportunities:
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
- Contract period: 6 Months of service agreement with the possibility of extension
- Salary: The salary of this position falls under band FSN-06
- The selected candidates will be vetted.
If you are interested please apply through the below link before 12 Feb 2023. The screening for this role will be on a rolling basis.
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