Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist,Ibadan,International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist,Ibadan,International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

IITA is an International non-profit research-for-development (R4Dl organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Our R4D is anchored on the development needs of sub-Saharan Africa. We develop agricultural, solutions with our partners to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture. We have more than 100 internationally recruited scientists from about 35 Countries and 900 nationally recruited staff based in various stations across Africa.

Purpose

Develop a Monitoring & Evaluation framework for the institute. A key aspect of the M&E framework should be gender sensitivity/mainstreaming.
Support IITA management in the implementation of results-based performance management.
Lead M&E activities.
Establish, lead and coordinate an institute-wide M&E team.
Provide management with adequate information for strategic decision making.

Qualification

PhD degree, MBA or similar advanced degree in a relevant discipline.
At least 10 years of relevant experience.
Excellent track record in developing M&E frameworks and implementing results-based performance management.
Proven leadership skills and sensitivity to cross-cultural and gender issues and ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English language are required with proficiency in other international languages viewed as a strong asset.
Demonstrated strategic thinking and time management skills.
Commitment to gender equity and diversity.
Knowledgeable in:
performance analysis indicators
logical framework approach
theory-based evaluation
formal survey techniques
rapid appraisal methods and other participatory methods
cost-benefit analysis and impact assessment approaches
Conversant with database development, storage and management

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Closing Date: 8th February 2013

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