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Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Digital Data Expert
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GIZ Office Vientiane

247/19 Watnak Yai Road Thaphalanxay Village Sisattanak District Vientiane Capital

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Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Digital Data Expert

As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently is implementing a large number of projects in Lao PDR in two priority areas: rural development and sustainable economic development. For further information, please visit www.giz.de/laos.

The Enhanced Land Tenure Security (ELTeS) as part of the Lao-German Development Cooperation and commissioned by German Development Cooperation is currently seeking one qualified Laotian candidate for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Digital Data Expert.

Starting Date:               01.10.2019

Duration of Assignment:  until 31.10.2020

Work Location:                 Vientiane Capital

Main tasks and responsibilities:

The M&E and Digital Data Expert is responsible for:

  • High-quality results-oriented monitoring, analysis and communication of progress and results to management and advisors of the Enhanced Land Tenure Security (ELTeS) Project on an ongoing basis;
  • Ensuring that digital data practices in the project – from collection to storage and use – are in line with evolving GIZ requirements and international good practice;
  • Backstopping of and support to external appraisals, evaluations and reviews as required;
  • Contributing to the development of future digital M&E tools and their application;
  • Serving as Focal Point for Digitalization in the Lao-German Land Program;
  • Coordinates monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure data on the ELTeS logical frameworks and additional indicators is available in a timely fashion for decision-making, reporting and communication purposes;
  • Ensures and/or conducts high-quality data collection, analysis and communication of findings to all relevant data users;
  • Collaborates closely with all relevant Land Programme colleagues on identifying and providing needed M&E support;
  • Identifies barriers and gaps in M&E processes and tools and makes suggestions for improvements to leadership and colleagues;
  • Supports externally conducted reviews, appraisals and evaluations;
  • Backstops project colleagues on logistics and planning of field-based monitoring and reviews;
  • Ensures lessons learned and key monitoring findings are available to all end-users in appropriate formats including but not limited to dashboards and written outputs;
  • Provides advice on responsible data practices to project staff and leadership as well as project partners where appropriate;
  • Develops or coordinates training for project staff and partners, on monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, digital tools and overarching digital strategies;
  • Documents innovative digital practices and engages actively with GIZ-internal and external exchange fora. 

Experience and Qualifications of the candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in the social sciences or related subjects
  • At least 3 years’ professional experience in advising international and/or governmental organisations on M&E processes and measures or in a comparable position;
  • Experience of contributing to and coordinating data collection and monitoring processes, including fieldbased activities;
  • Knowledge of digital tools for data collection and analysis;
  • Experience of working with local communities in Lao PDR;
  • Familiarity with issues of gender, social inclusion and rural development;
  • Experience of training others on monitoring incl. the use of digital tools is an asset;

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Written and spoken fluency in English and Lao
  • Proficiency in the use of MS tools and experience with data collection software
  • Willingness to adapt, learn and look for creative solutions

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are asked to send/submit their application with a comprehensive CV including at least 3 reliable references and cover letter explaining their motivation as well as how their experience meets the requirements latest by 16:30 Hr on 29th of August 2019 to job-gizlaos@giz.de.

All applications will be treated confidentially and only short-listed candidates will be notified.

GIZ Office Vientiane

GIZ Office Vientiane

247/19 Watnak Yai Road Thaphalanxay Village Sisattanak District Vientiane Capital

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Email : job-gizlaos@giz.de
Telephone : +85621 353605 ; +85621 312408
ABOUT COMPANY

As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently is implementing a large number of projects in Lao PDR in two priority areas: rural development and sustainable economic developmentFor further information, please visit www.giz.de/laos.

GIZ Office Vientiane represents the GIZ in Lao PDR and is service provider, especially in finance and administration to support the projects and programmes of the Lao-German Development Cooperation implementing in Lao PDR. 

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