IITA is an international non-profit agricultural research-for-development (R4D) organization established in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and a member of the CGIAR Consortium. Our R4D approach is anchored on the development needs of the tropics. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture
Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Review the project objective hierarchy and results framework matrices for each of the project components (inputs, activities/processes, outputs, outcomes and impacts) and ensure alignment with relevant RTB Flagships and Clusters;
Identify and design performance questions, key indicators and targets, business metrics for profitability analysis of the each of the seed value chain activities;
Working closely with the project component leads and the Project Coordinator, develop and facilitate the M&E plan implementation including data capture, analysis and reportage;
Develop the data management system for substantive reporting on the project activities;
Conduct workshops for internal and external stakeholders on results-based M&E; and in the use of the M&E tools developed, with an express focus on economic sustainability along the seed value chain.
Determine information needs of the project team, partners, and cooperating institutions;
Build consensus with the project team and stakeholders on how to record, report, and analyse progress against targets; and design formats for reporting on progress;
Conduct monitoring visits to project sites;
Conduct and participate in evaluations (baseline, mid-term, end of project); and internal/external impact assessment studies as needed;
Provide M&E advice, and support the project team in the use of M&E data for decision making as needed.
Design and manage learning / critical reflection events to be held with the project team, partners, and other stakeholders towards scale up and out;
Collect, compile, analyse, and consolidate progress reports for project management in accordance with approved reporting formats;
Contribute to the establishment and development of a database for M&E integrated with the RTB-M&E platform.
Method of Application
18 June 2016