1) Impact Assessment Officer and (2) WASh Programme Coordinator - Warri

Tuesday, 26 February 2013
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City: Warri, Delta


Contact name Kabiru Muhammed

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Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) is established to provide support for socio-economic development programs in the Niger Delta. The foundation will be planning, developing, and funding programs in partnership with other donors and implementing organizations from the public and private sector. PIND seeks to create a dynamic, multi-stakeholder partnership that takes full advantage of the synergies involving diverse organizations and interests.
Job Location - Warri
The foundation is seeking for qualified candidates to fill the positions below;
Impact Assessment Officer
a.Develop the performance monitoring and evaluation plan in which each indicator will be clearly defined with description of data collection and analysis methods, timing and responsibilities
b.Ensure projects have clear, concise and measurable output and outcome indicators, leading to demonstrable impacts
c.Implement impact assessment systems for high-level impact indicators, at the goal level, purpose level and output level
d.Assist projects in designing the results chain for interventions, defining key indicators of change and how to measure to reflect project’s outcomes and impact
e.Determine the information needs of project management, implementing partners, primary stakeholders and funding partners.
f.Identify and design performance questionnaires for baseline studies and on-going evaluation research.
g.Consult and reach consensus on how to record, report and analyse progress against the organization’s annual work Plan and budget and design the format of such progress reports.
h.Review existing economic data for the project interventions in order to build this into baseline data for impact evaluation while identifying knowledge gaps that need to be filled
i.Collect, compile and analyse reports of implementing partners to prepare consolidated progress reports for project management to submit to the board of the organization, appropriate partners and other cooperating institutions
j.Work together with the organization’s M & E officer / consultant
k.Write case studies on each project which highlight impact and learnings
l.Complete other related duties as required
Educational Qualification
A Bachelor’s degree in economics, business administration or any related discipline
Knowledge, skill and experience
Minimum 8 years experience in M&E and impact assessment in a development aid organization, or a NGO implementing private sector/market development programs. Familiarity with the DCED standards of results measurement will be an added advantage
Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities as well as social and cultural constraints and realities
Good IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated and dynamic with a willingness and ability to use initiative to assist the program to achieve its objectives
Demonstrate openness to change and ability to manage complexities
Demonstrate strong management skills and results oriented approach to work
Willingness to travel regularly to states within the Niger Delta region
Ability to build strong relationship with primary and secondary stakeholders, focus on impact, result for the direct beneficiaries, response positively and give feedback timely & also timely response to queries
Ability to produce technical evaluation and monitoring reports.
WASH Project Coordinator
The mission of the WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) program is to contribute to education and training, to build the capacity of sector organizations, create a knowledge and demonstration centre to undertake pilot projects and programs to build knowledge, with the aim of increasing the impact of institutions, organizations, and individuals, active in the fields of water, sanitation and hygiene in urban and rural areas in the Niger Delta. The WASH project is under the Appropriate Technology Enabled Development (ATED) Program.
The Appropriate Technology Enabled Development (ATED) Program is focused on enabling community development by providing leadership in appropriate technology. The program aims to source and share existing or new appropriate technology solutions that meet the needs of communities and small businesses in the Niger Delta. Selected solutions will be context specific, taking into account the unique social, cultural and economic realities of users. Appropriate technology is generally: i) sustainable, requiring fewer natural resources and producing less pollution, ii) small, where possible, in order to place more control at the grass roots level; and iii) appropriate to the context, taking into account environmental, ethical, cultural, social, political, and economic factors.
a.Work with the Project Manager to develop strategies and plans;
b.Develop tools (online and offline) for use by WASH implementing organizations;
c.Provide technical advice and input to CBO’s or NGO’s to build their technical capacity
d.Source and when necessary assist in developing appropriate WASH technologies for use in the Niger Delta;
e.Develop training programs to build capacity, and share knowledge about appropriate WASH technologies, project development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation;
f.Assist CBO’s or NGO’s on WASH program development and needs assessment processes
g.Evaluate, manage, and document grant applications for WASH projects including monitoring and evaluation;
h.Ensure compliance with appropriate local and international standards;
i.Network with agencies, government departments, NGOs, CBOs etc. working in the WASH sector;
Educational Qualification
A bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or in a Development related field. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
Knowledge, skill and experience
Minimum of 10 years working experience on Appropriate Technology related projects for socio-economic development programs.
Demonstrated experience in program development.
Strong leadership and management skills.
A strong work ethic with high energy
Comfortable working in a dynamic environment and adaptable to change.
Confident, professional and enthusiastic individual
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Method of Application
Application and CV’s with the job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail should be sent to; hr@rhizomeng.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applicants from any of the 9 states in the Niger Delta will be given a priority over other applicants. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 8th, 2013