M&E Specialist/PSAC (Re-advertised) at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB)

1 M&E Specialist/PSAC (Re-advertised) at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB)
M&E Specialist/PSAC (Re-advertised)

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) | Type: Job
Published: 2024-06-05 | Deadline: 2024-06-11



The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: M&E Specialist/PSAC (Re-advertised)

Job Profile

  • Masters’ degree in any of the following: Development planning, Economics management; social science, monitoring and evaluation, International Development, agriculture economics, with a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects in Rwanda.


  • Bachelors’ degree in Development Economics, Business Administration, Agriculture related sciences with five (5) working relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects in Rwanda
  • Advanced degree/ post graduate degree in project management, rural development, agricultural economics or business administration.
  • Proven knowledge and practical experience of at least 5 years in a project or an organization Monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Fluent in international working language mainly English French (reading, writing and speaking) with very good knowledge of the second language (French or English).
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda;
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills;
  • Sound computer literacy (Microsoft office and statistical software), prepared to work in an interdisciplinary team, under pressure and meet crucial deadlines.

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the M&E Specialist will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • The M&E Specialist will be responsible for monitoring project progress and reporting the project performance, targets in the logical framework for the project. M&E specialist reports to the operation manager. In particular, s/he will:
  • The M&E Specialist will be responsible for monitoring project progress and reporting the project performance, targets in the logical framework for the project:
  • Develop and establish a pragmatic and participatory learning system (PLS) within NAEB/SPIU to capture input-output data as well as impact on project development objectives;
  • Identify appropriate monitoring indicators for each component (disaggregated data by sex, age) and ensure that they are used in measuring the project progress;
  • Ensuring that all participating institutions and project staff maintain updated records on their activities and feed this information into the overall PLS in accordance with MIS;
  • Oversee and manage PSAC projects and component Monitoring and Evaluation activities, including development and implementation of M&E annual plans to track projects progress indicators at all levels
  • Lead the development of PSAC project wise implementation tracking process for output, outcome and impact level indicators for SPIU/NAEB progress monitoring;
  • Lead the preparation of annual monitoring and evaluation plan in consistent with M&E Framework
  • Develop M&E tools to help project teams and stakeholders monitor and report progress and challenges in the implementation of project annual work plans.
  • Coordinating activity planning through AWPBs within NAEB/SPIU in collaboration with relevant project staff, and monitor performance of all project stakeholders including service providers;
  • Assist project team in the preparation of the component-based Annual Work plan and Budget (AWPB).
  • Support, collect and synthetize required information for the development and/or review of individual value chain annual work-plans and assist the project team ensure the projects plans are integrated into NAEB workplan and priorities;
  • Collaborate with NAEB M&E counterpart, for integration of PSAC annual planned activities into NAEB plans and performance reports and plans;
  • Develop methodologies for data collection, data collection instruments, and analytical procedures for monitoring and evaluation of the PSAC project;
  • Coordinate Systematic collection of monitoring data provided by concerned specialists, collation of the information and compilation of weekly, monthly, quarterly comprehensive M&E and progress reports;
  • Analyzing data (linking activities to outputs, and outputs to impact) and preparing analytical reports for project management on implementation progress, performance and impact;
  • Measuring achievements against targets and measuring the impact of project activities on beneficiaries through agreed indicators and using both data that flows regularly from the MIS system and additional data collected through COI surveys, participatory workshops with the beneficiary groups and participatory impact assessment studies that s/he will organize;
  • Carrying out regular internal evaluations, so as to give early warning on project performance;

  • Regular review and monitoring of progress against project’s indicators and provide updates on progress, concerns, divergence, challenges and recommend corrective actions or measures to SPIU and projects management (including development and application of M&E and RBM tools);
  • Develop Terms of Reference, provide coordination support to evaluation and audit missions, ensure relevance, quality of results and implementation of recommendations;
  • Ensure timely sharing of reports and other documentary outputs with key stakeholders including donors, national and local government stakeholders
  • Providing feedback to concerned specialists for onward transmission to the beneficiary organizations

Key Competences

  • Ability to conduct data analysis using various methods.
  • Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Proven organizational and inter-personal skills, and ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and according to tight deadlines
  • Essential computer skills in particular competency in the use of Windows MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point etc.)
  • Results-driven and initiative-taking behavior
  • Ability to plan and organize work and establish priorities
  • Remains calm and in control even under pressure, and consistently approaches work with energy and a positive and constructive attitude
  • Informed, sound, and transparent decision-making skills
  • Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data, demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors of his/her own initiative
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills b. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations colleagues and seniors
  • Supports and encourages open communication in the team and facilitates team work
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision


The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Tuesday 11th June 2024 at 5:00 PM.


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