Overview

Location: Thies, Senegal

Report to: Regional Agriculture Manager, Senegal

Critical Requirement:  Proficiency in French and English

Term:  Minimum 2 year commitment

About Regional M&E Manager – Thiès
The Regional M&E manager role, based in Thiès, is a new role to support the organization’s ability to carefully monitor and measure the success and impact of its work, use formative and summative data for decision-making, organizational learning and continuous improvement, and communicate the data’s implications internally and externally.

Team Management:

  • Manage and build capacities of local team department heads especially in the areas of survey design, training, data analysis, supervise workflow and improve team cost efficiency.
  • Provide support to the wider M&E team of 20 – 30 staff and 40-50 seasonal surveyors.
  • Manage relationships with external evaluators to inform design and execute launch of third-party impact measurement
  • Inform and improve program effectiveness: Implement impact measure Measure Independently manage farm monitoring and harvest measurements for the core myAgro program and increase team efficiency.
  • Work with program team to design the evaluation component for pilot projects and support wider R&D efforts.
  • Work with leadership to inform organizational change strategies and long-term planning by using data to support and promote mission-level work
  • Inform and improve team effectiveness:
  • Use data to inform rapid decision making for program team for key activities of the program (training, planting follow up, …)
  • Use data to inform and improve the effectiveness, training and execution of M&E team itself.
  • Inform external communication:
  • Extract and report on relevant data for publication, and use in marketing and promotion of myAgro programs, grant writing and reporting, and other needs
  • Work with the Development team to ensure accuracy in grant reporting requirements and outcomes in Grant agreements
  • Work with the Development team to design the evaluation component for new grant requests
  • Knowledge Management:
  • Record and codify myAgro’s M&E processes for replication in new regions and countries.
  • Develop systems and processes to centralize and analyze data.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • French and English proficiency
  • At least five (5) years of experience in a professional setting, primarily in developing and executing evaluation systems
  • At least 2 years of international, developing country experience in a similar social enterprise or project management role with significant responsibility
  • Experience with evaluation design, survey creation, and conducting focus groups and interviews
  • Proven ability to work independently on important projects
  • A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro
  • Preferred Skills and Competencies:
  • Masters preferred but not required
  • Strong MS Office experience, particularly using Excel
  • Strategic thought process and strong decision-making capabilities based on data analytics
  • Creative and versatile approach to problem-solving; solution-oriented
  • Proven, strong communication skills and ability to work cross culturally
  • Flexibility, a sense of humor and an open mind are necessary

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.