Title: PROGRAM MANAGER MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
Location: DAKAR, SENEGAL
Opening date: 24/01/2022
Closing date: 06/02/2022
Presentation of CORAF
The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) was founded in 1987. CORAF (http://www.coraf.org/) currently brings together the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) of 23 countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo , Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
CORAF’s vision is a future where people and communities in West and Central Africa achieve food and nutrition security and are prosperous. Its mission is to achieve a “sustainable improvement in agricultural production and productivity, promoting competitiveness and markets in WCA.
The Food Systems Resilience Program (PRSA/FSRP) is a regional initiative by ECOWAS, benefiting from the financial facilitation of the World Bank. It will be progressive and developed following a multi-phase programmatic approach.
The development objective of the program is to improve food insecurity preparedness and strengthen the resilience of food system actors, priority landscapes and value chains in affected areas.
The countries of the 1st phase, approved by the Board of Directors of the Bank on November 18, 2021, are Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Togo. Those of the 2nd phase, whose approval is scheduled for 2022, will be Ghana, Sierra Leone and Chad.
The program has 3 components each with two sub-components (regional and national):
Component 1: Digital advisory services for the prevention and management of agricultural and food crises coordinated by the CILSS AGRHYMET centre;
Component 2: Sustainability and adaptive capacity of the productive base of the food system coordinated by CORAF;
Component 3: Integration of regional food markets and trade, coordinated by ECOWAS, which will also ensure the overall coordination of the program.
To support the coordination of its component, CORAF is looking for duly qualified profiles for the positions below:
- PROGRAM MANAGER
- MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
TITLE: PROGRAM MANAGER
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Research and Innovation, the Program Manager is responsible for the effective implementation of the Program, in particular its proper execution in accordance with the objectives set by the donor and within the framework of the defined organization. He/She is responsible for the management of program objectives and activities through planning, implementation and technical expertise, monitoring progress and proper assessment of outputs, outcomes and impacts, financial accountability and technical reports.
TITLE: MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
Under the authority of the Program Manager, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for developing and coordinating the monitoring and evaluation system of CORAF plans, projects and programs.
In the execution of his/her duties, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer maintains working relations with the Director of Research and Innovation, the Executive Director, the Director of Corporate Services and all the staff of the Executive Secretariat. He/she will also work with partners, donors and NARS implementing CORAF projects.