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Job Advertisement: M&E Officer – HWA-Zimbabwe

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HWA-Zimbabwe has been implementing humanitarian relief and long-term development projects in Zimbabwe for 12 years. The objectives of the trust are to promote social, economic, democratic and ecological development, alleviate destitution, poverty and hunger and to create livelihood opportunities in order to improve food security.

We respect the culture, history, structures, traditions and customs of the communities and countries where we are active. We provide help for all people regardless of their heritage, gender or religion. The planning and realization of our projects always take place in conjunction with our local partners. HWA-Zimbabwe is a dynamic and innovative organization that believes in mobilizing local potentials and local knowledge.

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.  This is a local position.

Starting Date: Mid-January 2012
Duration: 3 months contract with possibility of extension


Assist in all project related activities (implementation as well as administration) such as:

  • Monitor current projects (data collection, data entry, data analysis, etc.)
  • Establish M&E Frameworks, baseline studies, mid-term and final evaluations
  • Provide regular reports on the project activity implementation status against the project goals and objectives to the director
  • Ensure collection of relevant and appropriate data which is needed for an effective M&E system
  • Generate project related research data / lessons learned to inform future programming
  • Assist in preparing new project proposals
  • Coach and train partner staff and field officers on M&E related issues

B. Overall Requirements

  • University degree in management or relevant discipline from a recognized institution
  • Minimum of 3 years proven experience in a similar position
  • Experience in M&E of development projects, preferably in the sector of pro-poor economic growth
  • Project Management skills in development aid and humanitarian projects
  • Analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relations
  • Willingness to travel to the field and possession of Drivers License
  • Prior USAID and EC program management experience is a plus
  • Must be a good organizer, pro-active and dynamic with the right portion of common sense

To apply, please send CV, Motivational Letter, Salary History and Three References to Head of Mission at silvia.weninger [at] drei [dot] at

Application Deadline: 9 January 2012

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