Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (DME) Officer

Internship/Job @Jobs in Afghanistan posted 7 months ago

Opportunity Description

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: According to the organizational salary scale
Vacancy Number: GNI-AFG-2021011
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan
Organization: Good Neighbors International Afghanistan
Years of Experience: 6-8 years of experience in the related field (M&E)
Contract Duration: 09 months (two months probationary), extendable. Starting from April 01, 2021
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Close date: 27 Mar 2021

About Good Neighbors International Afghanistan:

GNI Background

Good Neighbors International (GNI) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, and is in General Consultative Status with the United Nations, Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). As an INGO, since 2002, Good Neighbors International (GNI) has been actively working in Afghanistan as a humanitarian and development aid agency, mainly targeting women and children who are deprived of their basic rights, especially the poor (rights-holders), through programs in several sectors, in order to enhance their capacities and to achieve major improvements in their lives. GNI is registered with the Ministry of Economy (NGO Department) under registration number 38 ( GNI Afghanistan (GNI-A) program is currently focused on the following sectors:

Health Program (supporting clinics and hospitals)
Skills and Educational Programs for Women and Children
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)
Community Food Security and Economic Development
Emergency Response (life-saving and rehabilitation activities)

Job Description:

Position Summary

GNI-A is looking for a Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer who will be responsible for overall data management, analysis, and reporting of all GNI programs, and all DME-related activities.


The main responsibilities include the review and build up GNI-A DME system for its programs in the country, in view of the five-year strategy (CSP 2021-2025), in order to meet program intended results and expansions. Ensuring that the monitoring tools are prepared to adequately capture all requirements of the programs Results Framework for internal and external stakeholders, adhering to organizational policy, and development framework approach (ODFA). Ensuring timely monitoring for the projects/programs, and that all monitoring data is systematically captured and recorded in a database (to be developed) as required. Supporting programs in performance evaluations of the fieldwork.


In addition, the DME officer will actively participate in developing Concept Notes, Proposals for GNI-A internal and external fundraising opportunities, and reports for ongoing programs, both at GNI-A self-implementation level and partner implemented programs. He/she will also work with GNI-A program staff to build their capacities in DME areas.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The DME Officer works closely with internal and external stakeholders and will be responsible to coordinate and support all data collection and reporting arrangements on project progress in accordance with the Project Results Framework.

Specifically, under the supervision and guidance of the Program Development Manager (PDM), the DME Officer, will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

Lead the development of and oversee the review of project-level Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plan and associated work plans for each component/activity (as reflected in the results framework), using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods.
Be responsible for sourcing data and information for specific M&E needs directly from the projects/partners and stakeholders, carrying out training needs, designing M&E tools, and providing M&E technical assistance.
Oversee and participate in evaluations and assessments.
Develop and maintain (in cooperation with database specialist) an M&E database for the projects and contribute to the maintenance of a database.
Support PDM in reviewing RFPs, developing CNs, Proposals, and other applications, both for internal and external opportunities.
Review GNI-A Country Strategic Plan (CSP 2021-2025), and draft a monitoring framework for it.
Mentoring and training of project team to foster capacity building on M&E knowledge.
Serve as a focal point for drafting/reviewing project progress reports, both internal and external.
Prepare consolidated progress reports for project management to submit to the relevant stakeholders, in accordance with approved reporting formats and schedule;
Tracking progress made on the Project’s Results Framework during project implementation, and prepare monthly/quarterly internal reports of projects based on HO requirements.
Ensure proper monitoring visits from program areas through a standard tracking sheet.
Plan, organize, and manage teams to conduct surveys such as Base-line and End-line surveys, document, and disseminate to the wider audience.
Attends all directed meetings, seminars, workshops, staff development training, etc.
Assists with other duties as assigned or as directed.

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements

Must have good computer skills.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills (Dari/Pashto and English).
Must have strong organizational, social networking, and time management skills.
Ability and willingness to travel to all field units frequently and at short notice
Ability to work with a large and diverse team of different ethnic groups, nationalities, gender, socio-economic status, and literacy levels, etc.
Ability to motivate subordinates and build functional teams
Ability to solve problems and cope with quickly and frequently changing work environments, including taking quick decisions to address emerging security situations

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

6-8 years of experience in the related field (M&E) with NGOs in Afghanistan;

Submission Guideline:

Submission Information

Contact information
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +93 (0) 202501168 (10am – 4 pm)

Submission guidelines: Please submit your CV and a Cover letter to [email protected] by 27 March 2021. Please state the job title in the subject line of your email.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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