Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

ICI is recruiting a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to lead the M&E activities of a project on Engaging Cocoa Cooperatives to Combat Child Labor, funded by the US Department of Labour (USDoL)’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB). A total of 4 Million USD will fund the successful project over a period of 4.5 years. Under the supervision of the Project Director, the M&E Officer leads the project team in the successful delivery of the project M&E plan.

Please note that the position is subject to ICI’s successful grant delivery from USDoL ILAB.

Main responsibilities

• Conducting rigorous process for establishing baseline values project-specific indicators;
• Developing and implementing a Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (CMEP). which includes collection, entering, processing, reporting, and analysis of data on project-specific performance indicators;
• Developing project-specific definitions of child labor, forced labor, and/or other violations of worker rights as part of the CMEP work (as applicable);
• Implementing a Direct Participant Monitoring System (DPMS) to collect data to monitor the provision of education and livelihood services for all participants, and the work and education status of child participants;
• Collaborating on required performance evaluations and/or other learning/accountability activities.


• Minimum of five years of professional experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
• Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
• Experience in planning and managing various studies; for example, performance evaluations, baseline studies, case studies, and gender/diversity-related studies.
• Experience designing and managing multiple disaggregation variables for participant monitoring and database systems, including gender and age.
• Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator design, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
• Experience in designing and administering data collection tools, conducting data entry, data cleaning, data processing and analysis.
• Experience managing and providing ongoing training to M&E field officers and/or subrecipients.
• Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.


• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Master’s degree or Bachelor’s plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics, economics, or international development preferred.
• Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
• Understanding of gender mainstreaming and analysis frameworks and development of indicators pertaining to adolescent girls’ and women’s economic empowerment is preferred.
• Fluency in English required.

Location: Accra


Please send your resume, cover letter and salary expectations in English by 07 August 2020 to:

Please put “Monitoring and Evaluation Officer” as the subject heading

Application Deadline: 07 August 2020.


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