About CNFA :
CNFA is a not-for-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. dedicated to stimulating sustainable growth in the agricultural sector.
CNFA specializes in fostering private sector investments in training, new technologies and marketing as a means to increase the overall competitiveness of agricultural value chains, expand exports and develop skills in the rural workforce.
By generating higher incomes for farmers, processors, entrepreneurs and distributors, CNFA helps improve livelihoods and reduce poverty.
About the Project :
Pakistan Agricultural Technology Transfer Activity (PATTA) is a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project designed to increase smallholder farmers’ access to markets, alongside their overall development impact and cost-
effectiveness. Smallholders farmers in Pakistan use outdated and less effective technologies, leading to stagnant or dwindling productivity and returns, particularly in the horticulture and livestock sub-sectors.
Position Description :
Working under the supervision of the Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will assist with developing data collection instruments and participate in data collection, analysis and reporting.
Major Duties and Responsibilities :
The main duties of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist are :
Contribute to the design and implementation of surveys / studies.
Conduct primary data collection, including interviews, surveys, and focus group discussions.
Perform analysis of quantitative and qualitative data.
Ensure timeliness and quality of M&E activities.
Participate in the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data.
Oversee the production of all reporting products, including written reports and Power Point presentations.
Review and discuss assessment, evaluation or monitoring results with USAID and implementing partners.
Provide guidance and feedback to STTAs.
Oversee baseline and final project evaluations to determine project outcomes and design data collection tools for qualitative and quantitative information.
Analyze data collected by staff in the Technology Development and BDMS Units from demand- and supply-side partners, incorporating, where feasible, data derived from bar codes and mobile money.
Implement knowledge capture and learning activities.
Update and conduct trainings, as needed, on MEL systems and processes.
Support third party monitoring activities and incorporate findings.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications / Requirements :
At least five years of relevant, professional experience in roles with increasing levels of responsibility required, seven+ years preferred;
Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Economics, Master’s Degree preferred;
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite;
Working knowledge of USAID policies, rules and regulations preferred;
Previous project work experience in Pakistan;
Team player, with excellent organizational, training design and delivery, time management, and communication skills in English, both written and oral.
Excellent Urdu, with regional language capability desirable.
Strong communication skills;