International Monitoring Systems Specialist (6 months), KfW, Ethiopia, Ethiopia

Apply by 17 July 2018
Senior-level , Part-time staff position
Posted on 18 May 2018

Job Description

Name of project: Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity and Forests (KfW), Ethiopia

The Project concerns the establishment of new communal forests in the Amhara region adjacent to the “Borena Saynt National Park”.

Project purposes

  • Conservation of the biodiversity of priority protected areas and of selected forestry and afforested areas
  • Contribution to the sustainable use and to the improved livelihood of the local population and the country
Tasks: The Monitoring Systems Specialist will mainly focus on the impact and results monitoring of the project and shall design a compatible monitoring system afforestations and the project in general, including:
  • Developing the monitoring systems conceptually and technically
  • Training, instructing and supervising the enumerators and local experts in the collection and interpretation of data
  • Preparation of workshops in the annual project cycles
  • Develop recommendations for the improved implementation and sustainable continuation of afforestation activities based on the monitoring results
  • Document and discuss lessons learned for the Project in coordination with Ministry staff and other implementation institutions
  • Master degree in forestry, rural development or other relevant study fields with a minimum of 10 years experience in project monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong understanding of impact monitoring
  • Proven record in delivering high quality outputs on time and on budget in the region (countries of the Horn of Africa as well as Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya and Tanzania)
Other information:

The project will be located in the Amhara region.

The expert’s assignment will be of 6 months in total, while the overall project duration is expected to be 6 years.

If you are interested in this position and fully meet the listed criteria please send your CV in KfW format enclosed at your earliest convenience.

Project start date: September 2018

Project end date: September 2024

Duration: approx. 6 years

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