Assignment period:10/01/2018 - 10/31/2020
Type of employment:full-time
The Development Worker (m/f) will support the national IFFNT, which is supporting the fish farming sector in Malawi, to improve their organizational capacities, in particular Monitoring & Evaluation System, and to introduce Impact Monitoring. The project is part of the BMZ's special initiative SEWOH which has the target to reduce poverty and hunger. IFFNT develops fish farming models with low-level input and in an environmentally sustainable way. These fish farming models aim at supplying fish at an affordable price for vulnerable populations, and as a response to depleted wild fish stocks in lake Malawi. The focus is on small scale Tilapia culture. IFFNT offers extensive experience in the field of strengthening farmer organizations and in the provision of technical assistance for the training of fish farmers.
- Your main task will be to improve the existing Monitoring & Evaluation system, to develop indicators for impact monitoring and to implement the impact monitoring system together with IFFNT colleagues.
- After having identified adequate parameters to collect data for the improved M&E system, you will set up a database and analyze the results in order to give recommendations for further interventions.
- You will work closely with the local M&E responsible and give M&E trainings for IFFNT who shall participate in data collection and analysis and also in the formulation of impact indicators.
- You will support the local team in interview techniques for adequate data collection.
- Regular meetings with the Project’s Implementing Responsible in Lilongwe to report and match with M&E requirements of the Global Program.
- Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation Systems, especially Impact Monitoring and experience in interviewing techniques
- Handling of socioeconomic data: collection, household surveys, data filling, analyses (e.g. Excel, Access).
- English and German; be ready to learn the Chichewa language
- Knowledge in aquaculture (Tilapia farming) and ecological and social aspects thereof
- Be ready to do frequent field missions (short term) in remote areas
- Experience in Agronomy or Value Chain approach
- GIS experience
- International driving license
- Structured thinking and working. Strength in communication and interviewing techniques. Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data. Positive attitude to extreme circumstances (warm, damp, power failures, little luxury). Appreciation of a natural environment: patience
- Place of residence: Domasi
- Climate: Tropical high land climate, rainy season from December to April, cooler temperatures in June-August
- Health System: Adequate medical care, 1 embassy accredited doctor, 3h drive to the capital
- Shopping Opportunities: Good shopping possibilities in Zomba, also for European articles (South African supermarkets)
- Accessibility: Well-developed main streets, several bus connections to the capital, 1.5 h drive to Blantyre
- School System: International school in Zomba from class 1 to 6. In Blantyre from class 7 to 13 (boarding school); school fees are covered according to GIZ rules
GIZ's Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.
Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. If you should not be able to post an application via the system, you are welcome to contact the phone number and E - Mail address indicated at the end of the job description.
We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative and worldwide operating institution related to development policy. Your competencies and qualifications are demanded on the spot in an interdisciplinary team. You advise governmental and civil society organizations at local or municipal level. The Development Service of GIZ offers a comprehensive service package. It includes a specific technical and personal preparation. The basis for the deployment of specialists in the development service is the Entwicklungshelfer-Gesetz.
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