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Head of Monitoring and Evaluation

Posted by: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

Posted date: Dec-18-2018

Location: Ibadan, Nigeria

 <b style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-GB">Head of Monitoring and Evaluation (Ref: DDG-R4D/HM&E/12/18)</span></b>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><strong><span style="font-size:
11.0pt;color:#0D0D0D">Background:</span></strong><span style="font-size:11.0pt;
color:#0D0D0D"> </span><span style="font-size:11.0pt">The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) invites applications for the internationally recruited position of <b>Head of </b></span><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">Monitoring and Evaluation</span></b><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt;color:#0D0D0D">. </span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;text-autospace:none"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-bidi-font-style:italic">The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-fareast-language:
EN-GB;mso-bidi-font-style:italic"> </span><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Please visit<span style="color:#1F497D"> <a href="http://www.iita.org/"><span style="mso-fareast-font-family:Arial;color:blue">http://www.iita.org/</span></a> </span>for more information on IITA.</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">The Head of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) shall provide leadership for establishing and nurturing a strong, integrated and effective institutional M&E framework for IITA. </span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Leadership tasks include, but are not limited to guiding the institution into building a strong M&E culture and practice; obtaining, institutionalizing and managing software platforms (MEL (and MARLO)) to automate the aggregation and presentation of necessary M&E data; providing oversight to ensure quality data collection, analysis, and reporting to IITA management, donors and other stakeholders in a timely manner; building and overseeing the implementation of a strategy for capacity development of M&E personnel, focal persons as well as key partners to ensure best practices.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">The Head of Monitoring and Evaluation shall provide support on proposal/strategy development, baseline and special studies, annual reporting, mid-term, and final evaluation methodologies; and facilitate critical reflection and learning across the institution based on information generated from the M&E system. In addition, contribute to increased appreciation of the need for quality M&E across the Institute, as well as increased confidence within the Unit by mentoring and appreciation of its personnel. S/he shall be based at the IITA headquarters in Ibadan, Nigeria and have close interaction with the four hubs, country offices, and IITA project sites.</span> <span style="font-size: 11pt;">He/she will report to the Deputy Director General, Research for Development.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:115%;mso-outline-level:
2;vertical-align:baseline"><b><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%;">Institutional M&E Leadership (70%)</span></b></p>
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text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Guide the conduct of M&E across all projects and programs of the institute.</span></p>
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auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Institutionalize and manage the automation of M&E processes.</span></p>
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auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-outline-level:2;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3;
vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Represent IITA on the CGIAR M&E groups, and regional M&E communities of practice. </span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:.25in;mso-add-space:
auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3;vertical-align:
baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Review progress on achieving institutional objectives and provide IITA Management with information about important lessons learned and replicable practices.</span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:.25in;mso-add-space:
auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3;vertical-align:
baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Collaborate with other research support units to implement knowledge management systems that provide up-to-date information on institutional performance and operational effectiveness.</span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:.25in;mso-add-space:
auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3;vertical-align:
baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Collaborate with the impact assessment team to streamline methodologies for measuring results.</span></p>
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auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Coordinate and lead the institute-wide M&E team that includes M&E professionals and focal persons of hubs or other projects.</span></p>
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auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Interact and contribute to data aggregation and alignment functions of IITA’s Institutional Performance Indicators and the CGIAR System Level Strategic Outcomes.</span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:.25in;mso-add-space:
auto;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3;vertical-align:
baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Maintain/Develop M&E related collaborative relationships with strategic partners on behalf of IITA.</span></p>
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auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Continuously review, the M&E framework and ensure existence of M&E competences throughout the institution in terms of human and resource capacity as well as an enabling environment.</span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="margin-left:.25in;mso-add-space:
auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Identify and minimize existing M&E procedures leading to duplicated efforts in order to save IITA’s resources.</span></p>
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text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Symbol;">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Any other task that may be assigned by the supervisor.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:115%;mso-outline-level:
2;vertical-align:baseline"><b><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%;">Hub/Program/Project Level M&E Leadership (30%)</span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;vertical-align:
baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">-     M&E plans with clearly defined indicators reflecting causal models; </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;vertical-align:
baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">-     Procedures for collection, collation, analysis, reporting, and use of data for decision-making; </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in;text-align:justify;text-indent:-.25in;
vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">-     Monitoring, documentation and learning approaches that are integrated, aligned, and mainstreamed into project activities and coordinated with stakeholders;</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;vertical-align:
baseline"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">-     Plans for evaluation studies on outcome and impact level achievements.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.25in;text-align:justify;text-indent:
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:
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EN-GB">The successful candidate should hold a PhD, MBA or similar advanced degree in a relevant field.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:
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mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">Excellent track record in developing M&E frameworks at institution and project level.</span></p>
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mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">Experience in institutionalizing and implementing results-based performance management.</span></p>
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mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">Proven leadership skills and sensitivity to cross-cultural and gender equity and diversity, and ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:1.0in;text-align:justify;text-indent:
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Calibri">rapid appraisal methods and other participatory methods</span></p>
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Calibri">cost-benefit analysis and impact assessment approaches</span></p>
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mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.</span></p>
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mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">Excellent written and oral communication skills in English language are required with proficiency in other international languages viewed as a strong asset.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:
EN-GB">Duty Station:</span></b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;
mso-ansi-language:EN-GB"> IITA Headquarters, Ibadan, Nigeria.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">General information:</span></b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB"> </span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">The contract will be for an initial period of three years. IITA offers internationally competitive remuneration package paid in U.S. Dollars. </span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Applications: </span></b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Applications must include covering letter which should address how the candidate’s background/experience relates to the specific duties of the position applied for, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three professional referees (which <b>must</b> include either the Head of the applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work). The application should be addressed to the Head, Human Resources Service. Please complete our online application form using this link: <a href="http://www.iita.org/careers"><span style="color:#0D0D0D">http://www.iita.org/careers</span></a></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">Closing Date:</span></b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB"> The position will remain open until the appropriate candidate is identified.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates.</span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><i><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.</span></i></b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:11.0pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB"></span></p>
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Job Title Head of Monitoring and Evaluation
Post Details
Email iita-hr(at)cgiar.org
Employer's Website www.iita.org
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Other
Job Classification Job Classification -> Research Associate
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Ibadan, Nigeria
Key Words PhD, MBA
Start Date 12/18/2018
Salary Competitive Remuneration Package
Deadline Feb-28-2019