Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Pesticide Action Network Asia Bhd

Based: Malaysia(Penang, Simpang Ampat)

Posted on 17 Mar 2021

Job Description

Main duties and responsibilities:
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination
and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation and learning framework of the Project.
He/she will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and
quantitative evidence gathered by the Project as well as the ensuring the funds available are
utilised effectively. He/she will also provide technical assistance to PANAP and the
implementing partners, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance
Specific duties:
Setting up the system:
 Assists in the revision of the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of
performance indicators and their measurement;
 Assists in the development and/or finalization of the project Work Plan and keep it
updated in accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant.
 Develops the overall framework for project monitoring & evaluation, including mid-term
project review, impact assessment, and final evaluation
 Develops project Performance Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems
including funds used.
 Reviews the quality of existing data in the project subject areas, the methods of
collecting them, and the degree to which they will provide good baseline statistics for
impact evaluation
 Develops baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.
 With collaborating partners, reviews their existing approaches and management
information systems and agree on any required changes, support and resources
 Develops a plan for project-related capacity-building on monitoring & evaluation and for
any computer-based support that may be required
 Organizes and undertakes training with collaborating partners on monitoring & evaluation
as required
Implementation of M&E and coordination:
 Collects data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance
indicators and funds utilisation.
 Checks data quality with partners
 Maintains and administers the monitoring & evaluation database; analyses and
aggregates findings
 Supports project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation
 Identifies areas where technical support to project partners is needed
 Organizes refresher training on monitoring & evaluation for partners as required

 Identifies lessons learned and develops case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the
 Provides advice to the project team and partners on improving project performance using
monitoring & evaluation findings
 Works closely with the project manager PANAP’s campaign coordinator and
communication team in the production of case studies
 Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager
 Produces reports on monitoring & evaluation findings and prepare presentations based
on monitoring & evaluation data as required
 Provides the Project Manager with management information she/he may require
 Checks that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forum and in a timely fashion
in terms of implications for future action, and if necessary, creates such discussions to fill
any gap
Qualifications requirements:
 First level university degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international
development, economics, or related field is required or
 Advanced certificate in M&E, statistics or economics or
 Masters in Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent
 Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in an monitoring & evaluation
position responsible for implementing monitoring & evaluation activities of international
development projects
 Experience in monitoring & evaluation and knowledge management within CSOs and
other sectors may constitute an added advantage
 Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project monitoring & evaluation
systems from project initiation to closeout stages
 Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator
selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing monitoring &
evaluation and performance monitoring plans
 Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-
method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies
 Experience in planning and managing surveys
 Experience in developing and refining data collection tools
 Experience with data quality assessments and oversight
 Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries
 Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally-managed evaluations
 Language requirement: Fluency in English required; both verbal and written.

Closing date 31/3/21

Company Details

Pesticide Action Network Asia Bhd

48, Persiaran Mutiara 1, Pusat Komersial Bandar Mutiara

Simpang Ampat

14120 Penang


Pesticide Action Network (PAN) is a global network working to eliminate the human and environmental harm caused by pesticides and to promote biodiversity based ecological agriculture. PAN Asia Pacific, one of PAN's regional centres, is effectively advancing food sovereignty, gender justice and environmetal sustainability. We are committed to support the struggles of rural women, agricultural workers, peasants, indigenous peoples and other small food producers.