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Provincial Merl Officers x3

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Job Purpose:

Coordinate Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning function at the Provincial level. The role will work in collaboration with the Regional Programme Officers, District Programme Officers and Government Ministries for compliance and accountability.

Specific Accountabilities:


Review data completeness and update Bursary client data on data loaders before uploading into the Salesforce database for bursary processing.

Conduct regular analysis of data for reporting, programme review meetings and meetings with Government and community stakeholders.

Coordinate preparation of the monitoring budgets and logistics.

Capture MERL and programme activities on data loaders before uploading into the Salesforce database.

Build and strengthen the capacity of provincial programme staff in data collection using mobile data collection tools.

Ensure data collection tools are being used effectively and programme data meet the CAMFED standards for quality.

Coordinate analysis of data from the programme database as per programme requirements.


Coordinate identification of Enumerators and Logistics Coordinators for research and surveys.

Coordinate preparation of research and survey budgets and logistics.

Facilitate Enumerator and logistics Coordinator trainings.

Communicate upcoming research and surveys to stakeholders at provincial, district and school levels.

Coordinate pre-testing of research and survey tools.

Coordinate data collection and analysis of data submitted through the online mobile data collection platform.

Coordinate provincial Evaluation/Survey dissemination.


Consolidate provincial monitoring reports and MERL reports.

Identify best practices and learning for wider replication.

Identify trends and variances in the programme and advise provincial staff programme staff.

Identify and analyse lessons learnt from programme implementation and incorporation of the lessons into programming and reporting.

Facilitate regular engagement meetings with the Ministry of Education Planning Department to plan for joint monitoring activities at system level.

Participate in the collation of the CAMFED Annual Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Person Specification

Commitment and passion for CAMFED’s values, mission and vision

Strong logical and analytical skills

Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and MS Word skills and experience working with databases.

Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information and present it effectively for a variety of audiences

Experience working with Government ministries is essential.

An eye for detail

A flexible, proactive approach to work

Excellent communication – written and oral

Good interpersonal skills

Ability to work under pressure.

Willingness to travel at least 50% within the province


Experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning

Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

Ability to communicate effectively in English and Lozi/Bemba/Nyanja is required – proficiency in other local languages is a plus.

Ability to engage with rural communities.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong project management and report writing skills, attention to detail and strong presentation skills.


Experience and qualification in a relevant field such as Economics, Statistics, Demography or related field.

Application deadline
22 Mar 15:00