JOB AT Palladium : IMSAR Monitoring and Results Measurement Support : ( Deadline : 07 January 2019 )
Vacancy Name IMSAR Monitoring and Results Measurement Support
Work Location Kigali, Rwanda
Location Country Rwanda
Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.
Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.
Project Overview and Role
Improving Market Systems in Agriculture for Rwanda (IMSAR) is a 4-year programme that aims to increase the income of poor households operating in targeted agricultural markets through adopting a market systems approach to attract investment and stimulate inclusive growth.
Scope of Work
The objective of this assignment is to review and provide feedback on IMSAR’ MRM System and advise on its implementation, including the development and testing of internal and external tools. The support provided will ensure IMSAR’s measurement framework is reliable, accountable, effective, efficient and compliant with the DCED standard.
The consultant will work closely with the MRM Manager to:
Review the MRM system and revise the MRM manual and tools (intervention guides) accordingly
QA and review the intervention guides developed to date
Review IMSAR’s Value for Money framework
Support the development of attribution and contribution strategies
Support the design of the first baselines (including research plan, sampling framework, attribution strategy and tools)
Support the development of an outsourcing plan for data collection and analysis (ToR, budget, selection, QA framework)
Review the MRM budget
Advise on IMSAR’s reporting templates (monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual
Advise on the MIS
Location of Work
Remote with up to 2 trips to Kigali
Timeline and Level of Effort
The assignment will take place between January 2019 and March 2019 and require up to 35 days.
Lines of Reporting
IMSAR Team Leader
At least 5 years of experience in MSD programmes as MRM expert/specialist;
Outstanding theoretical base in measuring results in private sector projects, with the ability to conceptualise, design and implement major projects and produce major reports or studies;
Demonstrated professional leadership and ability to lead a team of professionals and ability to coach and mentor staffs;
Proven experience developing monitoring systems for market development projects;
Strong familiarity with DECD standard on impact monitoring for private sector development projects;
A sound understanding of statistics and quantitative measurement through a variety of survey instruments and analysis techniques;
Proven experience in providing strategic direction in evaluation to programs;
Proven experience in effectively monitoring and evaluating social inclusivity, gender equality and other cross-cutting issues;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Applications Close Date 07 Jan 2019