M&E Specialist

School of Agriculture for Family Independence (SAFI)


Do you thrive on making a difference? Are you passionate about ensuring development programs truly impact lives? Do you love data and turning it into actionable insights?

SAFI, a leading NGO working on livelihoods, nutrition, WASH and Women & Youth empowerment in Malawi, seeks an  M & E Specialist to join our dynamic team. You will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and optimising our Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) systems, ensuring our programs achieve maximum impact.

What you’ll do:

  • Champion MEAL integration: Build, promote, and maintain robust MEAL systems that track and document results, informing strategic decisions and continuous improvement.
  • Lead with expertise: Develop and implement a comprehensive MEAL strategy, design monitoring plans, tools, baselines, evaluations, and accountability frameworks.
  • Data management: Manage information systems, conduct data analysis (quantitative and qualitative), and turn findings into clear, actionable insights.
  • Foster learning and adaptation: Coordinate external evaluations, research, and dissemination, building a culture of learning and knowledge sharing across SAFI.
  • Empower others: Provide technical expertise and capacity building to program staff, ensuring high-quality monitoring and data collection.
  • Promote projects’ visibility: Ensure projects’ visibility by effectively communicating projects’ progress and impacts through regular monitoring and evaluation reports, presentations, and stakeholder meetings.”

Who you are:

  • Passionate about development and making a positive impact on Malawian communities.
  • A self-motivated and organised individual with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in MEAL, specifically in livelihoods projects.
  • Proven track record in designing and implementing surveys, managing data quality, and conducting data analysis.
  • Skilled in writing reports, communicating findings effectively to diverse audiences, and facilitating workshops.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office, statistical software (STATA, SPSS), and data collection platforms (ODK).
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Educated to at least first degree in relevant field

Ready to make a difference?

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organisation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, age, marital status, or disability status.

Closing date: 14th February, 2024 at 12:00 noon