New Job Opportunity at One Acre Fund – Tanzania Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Associate

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Tanzania Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Associate

Seeking an exceptional data and analytics professional with 3-5+ years of experience who can leverage data analysis to make recommendations that improve farmer impact and our impact strategy.

About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

About the Role
We are looking for an M&E analyst / research professional to be a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Lead in Iringa, Tanzania. The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead will translate data analysis and results into relevant programmatic recommendations that steer our short- and long- term impact strategy, increase farmer impact, and improve our operations.

Responsibilities

  • You will help shape our annual and 5-year impact strategy by providing data-driven recommendations to increase farmer impact.
  • You will work with in-country and global team members to identify research goals, create survey tools, design efficient field and phone data collection strategies, analyze the results, and report the results, including our annual impact analysis.
  • You will manage the MEL department and team, including a Field Specialist and Phone Team Coordinator. Your direct reports manage a team of 70+ staff and you will support your team through weekly check-ins, field visits, training, and career reviews.
  • You will work with fellow MEL Leads and the global MEL team to share insights on Data Quality Management (DQM) procedures, refine impact evaluations and peer-review statistical analyses in Stata
  • You will report to the Tanzania Impact Division Lead and the Global MEL Lead.

Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Qualifications

  • Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
  • 3+ years experience in monitoring and evaluation, research, or impact evaluation and team management.
  • Experience with Stata / R and Excel (can perform complex functions and create graphs) is required.
  • Masters degree in International Relations, Public Policy, Statistics, Economics, or related field preferred, but not strictly required.
  • Fluency in English is required. Fluency in Kiswahili is not required, but an added advantage.

Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible
Job Location
Iringa, Tanzania
Benefits
Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Eligibility
One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.
Application Deadline
3 February 2022

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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