Posted: Feb 14,2020
Closing: Open until Filled
Location: Haiti
Source: alliance

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FULL TIME

 

The Clean Cooking Alliance
The Clean Cooking Alliance (the “Alliance”) works with a global network of partners to build an inclusive industry that makes clean cooking accessible to families around the world. Established in 2010, the Alliance supports the development, sale, distribution, and consistent use of clean cooking solutions that transform lives by improving health, protecting the climate and environment, and helping families save time and money. In alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals, the Alliance is working to achieve universal access to clean cooking by 2030.

The Haiti Cookstoves and Clean Energy Market Project  
The Haiti Cookstoves and Clean Energy Market Project (the “Project”) will set the foundation for a long-term, sustainable transformation of the market for cleaner and more efficient cooking solutions. This is driven by a motivation to reduce negative climate, environmental, economic, and health impacts from traditional cooking practices on the Haitian population, with a focus on reducing the disproportionate impacts on women and girls.

Our efforts will entail a combination of sector-wide, market development activities, including capacity-building support for the government, private sector, and other stakeholders; advocacy and technical assistance on the development of policies and regulations conducive to market development; and various other support and sector coordination. The Project will be led by the Alliance, in close collaboration with the Government of Haiti, local stakeholders, practitioners, the private sector, donors, civil society organizations, and UN agencies.

Position Summary

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer – Haiti, Clean Cooking Alliance is responsible for in-country leadership of the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan which tracks the Project’s performance through indicators and other routine M&E activities using qualitative approaches. The plan includes indicator data collection, analysis, and reporting as well as additional opportunities to use M&E to create feedback loops in the Project to improve implementation. The M&E Officer will work closely with the M&E Manager, in the Alliance’s Washington, DC office, as well as all Project staff in Haiti to guide the feedback loop process using M&E learning.

The M&E Officer will play a key role in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish for all of the Project’s programmatic activities as outlined in the Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.  S/he will provide technical field support to the Project using the learnings from the established M&E system. The M&E Officer will work to ensure that all M&E responsibilities are implemented efficiently, on time, and in line with the values of the Alliance.  The M&E Officer will report to the Country Director – Haiti, Clean Cooking Alliance.

Essential Functions

  • In collaboration with the DC-based M&E Manager, establish processes and procedures for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning for the Haiti Country Office and the Project at-large.  The M&E Officer will lead a “culture of learning” where monitoring data is constantly used to improve project implementation.  S/he will work with the Environment Officer, the Market Development Officer, and the Gender Officer to regularly use data for decision-making, and if needed, course correction.
  • Work with field-based and DC Headquarters team to manage midline and end-line data collection activities.  Lead routine data collection activities throughout the Project’s implementation.
  • Work on data cleaning, analysis, and reporting.
  • Work with the M&E Manager to develop database systems to enter and store routine data monitoring.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Specific Responsibilities

1.  Implement Monitoring and Evaluation Plan

  • Provide technical expertise to program staff and partners to ensure effective measurement and evaluation of the Alliance Project to identify, track, and demonstrate results.
  • With the Project M&E Manager, clean, analyze and report on data.
  • Institute routine Project monitoring activities, including training feedback, focus groups, and small surveys. This includes programming instruments for tablet-based data collection.
  • Work with M&E Manager and Deputy Country Director in monitoring and evaluation plan reporting.
  • Design and conduct training on monitoring, evaluation, and learning for local staff and partners
  • Support all M&E initiatives for Project grant(s)/project(s), including monitoring data quality, tracking the progress of activities, and contributing to staff capacity building initiatives as necessary.
  • Coordinate with program staff and partner organizations, as needed, to ensure the Alliance’s effective participation in internal and external evaluations
  • Conduct field data collection, research and/or training programs as needed.
  •  Support knowledge management efforts to capture and disseminate important programmatic experiences and lessons learned based on M&E related evidence

2. Data Management

  • Support Deputy Country Director and M&E Manager in developing monitoring data systems.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management systems and propose solutions along with the M&E Manager.
  • Support Project/program staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture program progress.
  • Suggest ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within Project field teams.
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected and to verify the accuracy of reported data.
  • Support M&E Manager to ensure that donor, partner, and government data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Support and participate in Project evaluations, as needed.

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum five-years of relevant professional experience in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated experience with international development programs, including quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the program theory-based approach to program design, monitoring, evaluation and learning for international development projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with data collection in Haiti.
  • Experience with qualitative data (in-depth interviews and/or focus groups) collection and analysis.
  • A Master’s Degree (desirable).
  • Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in both French and English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. Advanced Excel and other quantitative data management and analysis software skills are required.
  • Experience with database management.
  • Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, and monitoring systems.
  • Experience with programming for tablet-based data collection.
  • Demonstrated ability to train and strengthen the capacity of others.
  • An organized approach and ability to plan workload.
  • Commitment to facilitating a culture of learning across program teams.
  • Personal commitment to the Clean Cooking Alliance and the UN Foundation’s vision.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative while working within a team, and to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Alliance teams and UNF staff.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships across a wide range of functional expertise, organizations, and cultural backgrounds, in a demanding and fluid work environment.
  • Ability to frequently travel within Haiti.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team and independently.
  • Oral and written fluency in English, French, and Creole is required.  
  • Haitian Nationals preferred

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