Job: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant Coordinator

Organization: Restless Development

Country: United Republic of Tanzania

Closing date: 02 Dec 2016


Young people share a restless determination to address the problems that affect them the most. That’s where we come in.

We are Restless Development, a youthful, dynamic and innovative national agency which carries the banner for youth led development in Tanzania and globally. Everything we do is led by and through young people. We are who we serve, placing young people at the forefront of change, empowering them to take leadership roles addressing the most urgent issues facing their communities.

As the leading agency for youth led development, we put young people at the heart of our work, from community to board level. We recognize young people as an asset, who can and do contribute to, and lead change. Our vision is:

A world where young people are at the forefront of change and development, achieving a just and sustainable world for all.

We champion the engagement, position, and ultimately the influence of young people at every stage of development. Since 1993, we have been applying our experience to engage young people and young professionals at all levels of our organization to lead change. Our unique youth-led approach has been cited

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best practice and won awards from the Stars Foundation, World Bank, UNAIDS, and most recently the 2014 Resolve Award for Mabinti Tushike Hatamu.


Job title: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant Coordinator

Location: Dar es Salaam

Salary: TSH 20,862,197 gross per annum

Benefits: 24 days annual leave, rising to maximum of 28 days with additional years of service. International travel insurance, up to 5 days study leave and relocation contribution if applicable.

Preferred start date: As soon as possible

Length of contract: 1 year with possibility of extension based on performance

Reports to: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

Direct reports: Nil

Expected travel: You will be expected to travel in-country on a regular basis


Key Responsibilities
 Dissemination of monitoring and evaluation data and reports internally and externally
 Development and implementation and oversight of appropriate M&E systems, indicators and tools
 Capacity building of Restless Development Tanzania staff and volunteers in M&E
Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting
 Consolidate monthly data from district staff and volunteers, ensure quality preparation and timely submission of reports to staff and funding partner
 Contribute to the preparation of marketing materials and fundraising proposals such as the annual, quarterly and monthly reports
 Present and disseminate monitoring and evaluation findings to appropriate stakeholders, including government, funding partner and other programme partners
Implementation of M&E Systems and Tools
 Ensure monitoring and evaluation systems and tools, data collection, entry, cleaning and storage are appropriately implemented by project staff and volunteers
 Ensure monitoring and evaluation data is analysed to an appropriate standard and that results of analysis inform project decision making
 Coordinate implementation and analyse date from surveys, evaluations and research as requested by management

Development of M&E System and Tools
 Develop and refine the project log frame, systems and tools to ensure the project is being monitored and evaluated effectively, efficiently and in line with national strategies and donor requirements
 To share ideas and best practice with other programme partners, staff and stakeholders
 To assist on the continual review and improvement process via the Evidence Based Decision Making framework with regards to Restless Developments monitoring and evaluation function.
Capacity Building for Programme Quality
 Ensure that all programme staff and volunteers have the capacity to conduct field work, coordinate output monitoring, analyse basic monitoring data and present findings
 To design and coordinate the implementation of appropriate training programmes and support systems for staff and volunteers to ensure quality implementation of monitoring and reporting tools
 Plan, lead and evaluate regular M&E training workshops to build the capacity of project staff in use of M&E data for programme improvement.
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Financial Management
 Support the finance team to manage and monitor the programme budget in accordance with policy
 Ensure that all funds are accounted for on time and accompanied by the required documentation enabling accurate and timely reporting.
 Support the development of financial reports as required.

 Other duties as required.
 You may occassionally be required to work on weekends and/or public holidays, for which time off in lieu will be granted

 University degree in relevant field of study (e.g. development, social science or statistics)
 Fluent written and spoken Kiswahili and English
 At least one year experience in relevant field (M&E, International Development,
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programme quality, SRH, livelihoods, working with young people)
 At least one year of experience working in monitoring and evaluation, including design of systems and tools, data analysis and report writing
 An understanding of contemporary development issues particularly of Youth Sexual Reproductive Health, Livelihoods, and Civic Participation.

 Excellent IT, including relevant M&E packages (EpiInfo, SPSS etc)
 Excellent data consolidation and reporting skills
 Ability to travel regularly to project areas and spend nights if necessary
 Good interpersonal and communication skills
 A high level of motivation and ability to work independently as well as part of a team
 Experience working in a youthful, multicultural environment

Restless Development is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from young people and females.

How to apply:

Please visit our website fill and send a completed application form to [email protected] by 5pm local time, Friday 2 December 2016. Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or covering letters.