Monitoring Officer (GMG/SEG 1)

Reference
VAC-32277
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Research, Monitoring & Evaluation
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
14/08/2019
Expiry Date
03/09/2019
The incumbent is responsible for assisting with the monitoring and assessment of project development and implementation, as well as site visits to ensure proper standards and adherence to Government of Jamaica’s regulations and established guidelines

 

Key Responsibilities 

Management/Administrative: 

  • Contributes to the preparation of the Strategic and Operational Plans and the Budget; 
  • Prepares annual, quarterly and monthly reports and analysis of findings, as required; 
  • Attends meetings, seminars and workshops on behalf of the Branch; 
  • Prepares and delivers presentations in relation to portfolio area. 

 

Technical/Professional: 

  • Assesses levels of impact implementation of strategies/action plans have on the public; 
  • Develops, administers and analyzes questionnaires and surveys to stakeholders in relation to projects being implemented; 
  • Monitors the implementation of projects/programmes being undertaken by the GoJ’s water related entities; 
  • Liaises with clients to receive input about the nature of the research to be carried out; 
  • Defines and refines research objectives based on liaisons and level of information required; 
  • Prepares draft Cabinet Submissions and Notes; 
  • Prepares project proposal and implements projects being undertaken by the Water Policy and Monitoring Branch; 
  • Designs research instruments and administers to relevant groups in project communities; 
  • Uses appropriate and creative methodology to design and manage a research project - may involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods and may include both pilot and development work; 
  • Applies a variety of research techniques to gather relevant information, including document analysis, surveys and case studies; 
  • Conducts information and data retrieval searches and input using electronic databases; 
  • Analyzes and evaluates research and interprets data, ensuring that key issues are identified; 
  • Gathers information by carrying out fieldwork; 
  • Offers research-based briefings and advice in writing and prepares action plans. 

 

Human Resource: 

  • • Contributes to a system that fosters a culture of teamwork, employee empowerment and commitment to the Branch’s and organization’s goals; 
  • • Prepares and conducts presentations on role of Branch at seminars and briefings. 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies 

  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation techniques 
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications 
  • Knowledge of GoJ’s Procurement procedures 
  • Knowledge of project management 
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Confidential 
  • Ability to work in a team 
  • Good research and analytical skills 
  • Excellent presentation skills 

 

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience 

  • First Degree in Natural Sciences/Water Management/Hydrology or related field; 
  • Training in research methods and techniques; 
  • Three (3) years related experience. 

 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

 

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