HR Pool (ROSTER) Monitoring Officer

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ offers demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide. Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.

The GIZ Office in Khartoum is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:


 HR Pool/ Roster:
 Duty Station: looking for a qualified person to fill this position who can work at any duty station
 Closing Date: 31 Dec 2020



GIZ is looking for a qualified person to fill this position who can work at any duty station

 Duties and responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates the Project Monitoring
  • Develops and implements the projects’ systematic and conflict-sensitive impact monitoring system in consultation with the Project Manager
  • Supports, gives guidance to and supervises the GIZ Project staff which is contributing to monitoring
  • Supports the implementing partner organizations in establishing a custom-fit monitoring system suitable for the GIZ monitoring system
  • Supports collaboration with implementing partners on qualitative monitoring to provide relevant information for ongoing evaluation of project activities, effects and impacts
  • Drafts and disseminates formats for the partner monitoring system
  • Collects, processes and drafts analyses of monitoring data
  • Provides feedback to the Project Manager on strategies and activities


Within these responsibilities, tasks include:

  • Contributes to a systematic and detailed planning of the project’s monitoring (annual work planning and reflection)
  • Monitors all project activities and progress towards achieving the project goals
  • Draws up ToRs for specific studies (baseline surveys, need assessments etc.)
  • Liaises with the respective implementing partners on monitoring system and the mode to be applied
  • Safeguards a uniform and timely reporting of the implementing organizations
  • Regular visits to the implementing partners to check on progress of data collection and to advice on problem solutions
  • Develops the projects’ framework of monitoring; holds reviews / discussions with the project team to identify the feasibility of the monitoring format for implementation and introduces appropriate modification
  • Develops and organises quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives
  • Draws up reports and presentation documents
  • Supervision and quality control of reports
  • Formulates appropriate input for various project reports including annual reports, and contributes to the other reports required by the project manager and GIZ Head Office
  • Supports the coordination of the implementing organizations and government agencies in the project’s area of implementation
  • Collects, compiles and analyses qualitative and quantitative data and reports and prepares consolidated progress reports in accordance with the approved reporting formats.
  • Provides training to project staff on monitoring.
  • Does the monitoring of activities in all intervention areas and locations
  • Coordinates and communicates with the international consultant responsible for establishing the monitoring system in the project
  • Performing other duties and tasks at the request of management.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • BA / MSc in Vocational Training, Private Sector Development, Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Development Economics or any related field
  • Expertise and experiences in monitoring systems, preferably with an international organization
  • Experience with integrating gender consideration into monitoring processes
  • Knowledge in GIZ’s Impact oriented Monitoring System (WoM) is a strong asset
  • At least 2- 3 years‘ professional experience in a comparable position
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage activities concurrently
  • A substantial understanding of rural development/ rural communities preferably also in the project region
  • Ability to interact effectively with different stakeholders
  • Good command of English, Arabic and possibly one local language spoken in the operational area
  • Position based in Gedaref with frequent travels within East Sudan.
  • Willingness to work in remote locations over longer periods
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

  • If you are interested in the position, please submit your CV and Cover letter through and E-mail:
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contact for interviews


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