Team: New Business Development | Commitment: Career | Location: Zimbabwe

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Lead – Zimbabwe

Position Summary: 

CNFA is currently seeking a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Lead to support its Development Food Security Activity in Zimbabwe. The position will be based in Zimbabwe.  The M&E Lead will have overall management responsibility for M&E staff and activities to generate and analyze quality evidence and data through monitoring, assessments, and evaluations for the implementation of the project. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership to generate and analyze quality evidence and data through monitoring, assessments, and evaluations; 
  • Build/strengthen monitoring systems, quantitative and qualitative analysis, survey, and sample design; 
  • Effectively promote evidence-based program management; 
  • Develop and/or manage systems to collect and analyze information on inputs, outputs, outcomes, and impact; 
  • Support training of M&E personnel in quality assurance methods;  
  • Report results to USAID in a timely manner; and 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Key Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree or above in a quantitative field (economics, agricultural/development economics, statistics, bio-statistics, nutrition, applied sociology, anthropology, or other relevant subject); 
  • At least (7) seven years of relevant experience required; 
  • Significant training in quantitative methods a plus;  
  • Demonstrated experience in leading the M&E of a large award;  
  • Knowledge about Theories of Change, logic models, food and nutrition security indicators, M&E plans, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender and youth integration into M&E; 
  • Experience and expertise in developing and operationalizing a comprehensive M&E plan. 

Zimbabwean nationals are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.