Job status: In-progress
Job category: Local Position
Duty station: Garoua, Cameroon
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where trees in all landscapes, from drylands to the humid tropics, enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR and ICRAF are non-profit science institutions that build and apply evidence to today’s most pressing challenges, including energy insecurity and the climate and biodiversity crises. Over a combined total of 65 years, we have built vast knowledge on forests and trees outside of forests in agricultural landscapes (agroforestry). Using a multidisciplinary approach, we seek to improve lives and to protect and restore ecosystems. Our work focuses on innovative research, partnering for impact, and engaging with stakeholders on policies and practices to benefit people and the planet. Founded in 1993 and 1978, CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.
Monitoring and Evaluation Communication and Outreach Officer
OverviewCIFOR-ICRAF will be implementing the CASEVE-GTI project (Green and Resilient Northern Cameroon – Integrated Landscape Governance) between July 2023 and June 2028. We will use an integrated landscape management approach to solve the triple challenge of (i) supporting a growing population, (ii) preserving biodiversity, and (iii) mitigating and adapting to climate change. The intended impact of this action is a more inclusive territorial governance that promotes conflict prevention. We are therefore looking for an M&E, Communication and Outreach Officer to design and implement a monitoring and evaluation system for the CASEVE-GTI project, provide communication and outreach support.
Duties and responsibilitiesLead the design of a participatory and inclusive M&E system for the project; Prepare quantitative and qualitative indicators, benchmarks, and data sources for project deliverables; develop M&E tools and systems (incl. digital tools) that effectively track project deliverables and progress. Provide pertinent monitoring and evaluation data to the Project Manager to strategically facilitate informed decisions on project implementation; Assist with preparation of high-quality project reports that highlight project achievements and milestones to be shared with donor and key stakeholders; Assist with organization of coordination and management meetings, incl steering committee meetings. Organize M&E and learning site visits to ascertain status of project achievements and undertake interviews and discussions with project staff and stakeholders. In collaboration with CIFOR-ICRAF communication officer in Yaounde, prepare and disseminate information to concerned stakeholders, including beneficiaries. In collaboration with other staff, produce publications, such as technical reports, technical sheets, training manuals, blogs, policy briefs and journal articles. Contribute to resource mobilization. Requirements Post-graduate degree (MSc or Ir) in economic or political sciences, project management, international development, communication for development, or related issues, with specialization in monitoring and evaluation. Min of 3 years relevant experience in similar job. Experience in implementing community participation in evaluation design and development of indicators. Relevant experience in measurement and analysis of indicators relating to a wide range of interventions within the domain of natural resource management, land use planning and conflict resolution.
Education, knowledge and experience
- Post-graduate degree (MSc or Ir) in economic or political sciences, project management, international development, communication for development, or related issues, with specialization in monitoring and evaluation. Min of 3 years relevant experience in similar job. Experience in implementing community participation in evaluation design and development of indicators. Relevant experience in measurement and analysis of indicators relating to a wide range of interventions within the domain of natural resource management, land use planning and conflict resolution.
Terms and conditions
- •This is a Locally Recruited position. CIFOR-ICRAF offers competitive remuneration in local currency commensurate with skills and experience. •The duty station will be in Garoua, North region of Cameroon.
Application processThe application deadline is 23 Sep-2023
We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.
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