4 Job Positions at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY : Operational Monitoring Specialist (Deadline: 23 November 2018)
? Define, in consultation with the members of the Business Advisory Services Division clear indicators, with baselines and targets, for each supported project
? Develop a results measurement plan for each supported project as per the agreed template
? Design, implement and interpret surveys and statistical analyses to inform evaluation.
? Report upon and present survey results, conclusions and implications to the management team and relevant operational units.
? Follow up on completed projects to gather information on outcomes and continue support
? Ensure that the relevant project implementation teams undertake an annual review of the overall progress of their value chain.
? Ensure data from the Results Monitoring Platforms is fed into the overall NIRDA results measurement system and onwards to the MINICOM monitoring system.
? Contribute expertise and input as required into cross
– functional project teams
Master’s Degree in Project Management, Business Management, Economics, Management, Development Studies, Business Administration , Public Administration or Monitoring and Evaluation Or Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Business Management, Economics, Management, Development Studies, Business Administration Public Administration or Monitoring and Evaluation with 3 years of relevant working experience
Key technical skills and knowledge required:
? Strong command of written and spoken English
? Knowledge of results based management, logical framework approach, strategic planning processes and tools;
? Demonstrated experience evaluating technology projects
? Demonstrated experience monitoring project operations from start to end.
? High analytical capability to inform NIRDA’s learning when assessing industry performance under various projects.
? Extensive understanding of the national, regional and international contexts of industrial research and development agenda
? High analytical capacities, ability to communicate key learnings effectively through various reporting tools
? Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
? Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint