Vacancy: Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer

Date 27 Jan 2023
Company Ghana Developing Communities Association
Location Tamale
Job Type Fixed term (Renewable)

Job Description

The Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the Empowerment for Life Program (E4L). This 4-year program, funded by DANIDA, focuses on governance, education, and inclusive growth and employment. GDCA is currently looking to fill the position: a Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer (MERO).

  • The Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer (MERO) will be primarily responsible for daily implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning activities for the E4L program. In support of activity implementation, evidence-based research, and program learning, the MERO will oversee the incorporation of Monitoring and Evaluation throughout the Project Cycle, manage program-level reviews and evaluation, and refine the program’s approach to Monitoring and Evaluation and/or Monitoring and Evaluation systems as appropriate in consultation with the partners and management team.

  • The MERO will be responsible to and work in close collaboration with the E4L Program Manager. The MERO position’s responsibilities fall within 4 main areas: 1) Monitoring & Evaluation, 2) Reporting & Communication, 3) Coordination & Technical Advisory, and 4) Research & Knowledge Management.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A Masters’ degree in a social science, statistics, development studies or equivalent qualification from a recognized university is required, with at least five years post qualification experience in a similar position, preferably in an NGO environment. Experience in working with project teams and multicultural partners is desired.

How To Apply

Suitably qualified and interested applicants can follow this link to apply for this position:

The completed application form together with the applicant’s resume and a cover letter indicating the applicant’s motivation and commitment should be submitted through the link provided in the application form not later than 23.59H GMT on 31st January 2023.  Applications received after this time will be rejected.


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