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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Country: Federal Government of Somalia (FGS)

Name of the Project: Somalia Water for Rural Resilience Project ‘Biyoole 2’

Assignment Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Biyoole II Project, Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development

Project ID: P177627

Deadline    Date:   October 28, 2022

Ref No.  SO-MOPIED-FGS-303887-CS-INDV

  1. Background

Building on the experiences of the Water for Agro-Pastoralist Livelihoods Pilot Project (WALP) and Biyoole I implemented by government contributing to the National Development Plan, the Ministry of Planning, Investments and Economic Development is implementing the Somalia Water for Rural Resilience Project ‘Biyoole 2’ Project. The objective of the Biyoole II project is to develop water, agriculture, and environmental services for rural communities in Somalia’s drylands and is a five-year project. The project is framed around four components: (1) Development of Agriculture and Livestock Services around Water Points, (2) Development of Agriculture and Livestock Services around Water Points, (3) Component 3: Development of Environmental Catchment Services in Project Areas, (4) Project Management, Community Development and Enhancing Livelihoods Planning.

M&E will measure project performance according to results framework targets and provide monthly, and quarterly activity reports, targeting both the management of contractors as well as external stakeholders. A comprehensive six-monthly report will also be submitted to the World Bank. Baseline, mid-term and annual beneficiary surveys to measure who and to what extent people benefit from the infrastructure and services as well as how it affects their lives in both social and economic terms, a midterm survey and an end-line survey, and final implementation completion report will be completed.

A Quality Enhancement Implementation Support Team has developed a web-based Management Information System (MIS) to enable real time loading of data and monitoring. These data need to be up-to-date to help management make informed decisions and know how the project is progressing both on financial utilization and project development objectives.

  1. Scope of Work and Responsibilities

Reporting to the National Project coordinator; the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (MES) will be responsible for overall Monitoring and Evaluation and learning of the Project. This will include monitoring the physical and financial progress of the Project. In addition, the MES shall be responsible for managing the Project’s overall Monitoring and Evaluation Framework to ensure that the Project is on track to meeting its development objectives, its expected outputs and outcomes and it intended beneficiaries. The MES will work in close consultation and coordination with the Project Coordinator, the Financial Management Specialist, Technical Specialists and the World Bank Task Team.

The overall responsibility of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist is to establish an M&E system and improve the monitoring and reporting in the project across all components to ensure that the expected project development objectives are being achieved.

S/he will undertake all the other specific tasks detailed in the Terms of Reference (ToR) that can be found at the following www.mop.gov.so or can be provided upon submission of application (in person or by email to the address below)

  1. The proposed duration for the assignment is twelve (12) calendar months from the start date.
  2. Selection Criteria

The selection shall be based on qualification, experience, and skills of the candidate and followed by an interview. The qualifications, experience, and competencies include:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant field;
  • Minimum of at least 10 years of experience with development projects overall, preferably in Somalia; of which at least five years should be on planning, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation in an international agency is preferred;
  • Practical Experience on Management Information System (MIS)
  • Experience in designing and implementation of results management and monitoring and evaluation systems, data collection and analysis, results reporting;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Good analytical and technical report writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills: speaking, writing, and listening;
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Internet;
  • Experience with managing a databases system and software is desired.
  1. The Ministry of Planning, Investment, and Economicnow invites eligible consulting(“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the above-mentioned Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services and furnish the Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  2. Attention of interested Consultants is drawn to section III, para 3.14,3.16 & 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: Procurement in Investment Projects Financing Goods, Works, Non -Consulting and Consulting Services, July 2016, revised November 2017, August 2018 and November 2020(“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
  3. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant method set out in the World Bank Procurement Regulations.
  4. Interested Consultant may obtain further information (in person or by e-mail) at the address below during office hours from 8.00 a.m.– 4.00 p.m. Saturday to Thursday except public holidays.
  5. Deadline for submission:Expressions of interest should be delivered in a written to the address below (in person, or by e-mail) marked with the subject title of the position by October 28, 2022, at 4.00 p.m. local time.

 

Attention: Project Coordination Unit

Biyoole Project

Ministry of Planning, Investment, and Economic Development

Federal Government of Somalia

Hodan District

Mogadishu, Somalia

Email Address:  piu@mop.gov.so 

Cc: project.a@mop.gov.so

 

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