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AME Assistant

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Position Title: AME Assistant

2022-11-24        Baghlan       Full Time        573

Job Location: Baghlan
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Monitoring and Evaluation
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: According to ACTED's Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: KBL_174
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Pul e Khumri
Organization: ACTED
Years of Experience: 2-3 years of experience working in the Monitoring and Evaluation field.
Contract Duration: 6 Months (Extendable)
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in social studies or development, Statistics, social work, sociology or equivalent field experience; postgraduate degree is an asset.
Close date: 2022-11-24

About ACTED:

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

We go the last kilometer: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable amongst populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. ACTED’s approach looks beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihoods reconstruction and sustainable development. ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 495 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries with 400 international staff and 4,300 national staff.

ACTED is working in 14 north, north eastern and East & West provinces of Afghanistan. These provinces are affected by natural and man-made disasters. ACTED is providing relief and emergency assistance to the vulnerable population affected by displacements, conflicts or natural disasters, in the field of agriculture, NFI, shelters, WASH and food security

Job Descriptions:

Job Summary:

The Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant supports the AME Manager/Officer in developing and implementation of appropriate and viable appraisal, monitoring and evaluation systems that are in line with the ACTED’s global AME procedures.

  • Support the implementation of solid AME systems and mechanisms that are in line with the global AME procedures and deliver effective research/outputs so to inform timely decision making and the adoption of sound corrective measures.
  • Ensure lessons learnt and best practices are discoursed and documented.
  • Contribute to the effective functioning of beneficiary complaints and response mechanism and enhance the trust and confidence of beneficiaries, identify areas of our work which need to be improved and ensure that ACTED learns from the feedback provided through this process

Key responsibilities:

  1. Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation Systems
    1. Technical and Systems Development
  • Contribute to the development and updating of the country AME strategy, the consolidated AME work plan and AME frameworks for all ongoing projects;
  • Support the AME officer/AME Manager to implement the AME policies and procedures as described in the ACTED AME standard guidelines and make sure that the tools are followed as applicable;
  • Contribute to an effective roll-out of M&E collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as needed.
    1. AME Implementation and Management:
  • Support the development of ToRs and mission plans for assessments, monitoring and evaluations (baselines, mid-terms, end lines)
  • Assist in the development of appropriate data collection and analysis instruments, methodologies (e.g. survey questionnaires, focus group discussions, key-informant interviews) and data/information dissemination/utilization plans;
  • Assist with data collection activities and ensure that data collection teams are organized and resourced as needed, and that they deliver as per field mission plans and according to data quality standards;
  • In the absence of a dedicated database team, maintain electronic and/or paper-based MIS systems for tracking and reporting all quantitative data and information including reporting on ACTED’s 16 global strategic program indicators;
  • Assist in the analysis of AME data and help produce reports, factsheets with useful statistical analysis and presentation (charts, tables, histograms, box plots) as necessary in a timely manner;
  • Provide data to the Project Development Team for use in preparation of reports to donors and other stakeholders, as required;
  1. Learning:
  • Contribute to proactive dissemination and use of knowledge gained through AME activities among Project Managers, Technical Coordinators and Project Development Manager/Officers;
  • Contribute to organizing and facilitating learning events in order to capture best practices and lessons learnt when a project closes or as required;
  • Document and share the lessons learnt and best practices on time and ensure that the knowledge gained contributes to the improvement of projects and influence the strategic development of future projects and activities;
  • Support project implementation and improvement by providing timely information around project successes to be scaled up as well as challenges to allow ‘course correction’ throughout life of the program.
  1. Beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism:
  • Contribute to the implementation of the beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) for the country mission in line with ACTED standard beneficiary CRM procedures;
  • Contribute to the proper management of the project CRM central database.
  1. Other
  • Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to supervisors and other team members;
  • Participate in AME-related conferences and workshops when possible and stay up to date with best practices and new knowledge created in the field of AME; Perform any other related activities as assigned by immediate supervisor

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in social studies or development, Statistics, social work, sociology or equivalent field experience; postgraduate degree is an asset.

2-3 years of experience working in the Monitoring and Evaluation field.

Previous relevant experience in ensuring data quality, data collection, analysis, reporting

IT literate with good understanding in MS Office applications, Word, Excel, Power Point, Spread sheets.

Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills;

Fluency in Dari & Pashto (spoken and written) and well-working knowledge of English is a must;

Commitment to and understanding of ACTED strategy, vision, mission, values and principles

Submission Guidelines:

Those who fulfill the above mentioned criteria should send their updated CV to below submission Email: 

Kindly mentioned Vacancy number, position title along with province name in subject line or your application may not be considered.

Please do not send heavy size documents (i.e. Tazkira, Education documents, work certificates)

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the next stage of recruitment.

No CV will receive after closing date.

Submission Email:

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