LUMS is a university committed to fostering entrepreneurship and innovation in Pakistan. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Expert to join our team and support our 18-month capacity-building project for Business Incubation Centers (BIC’s) in Punjab.
As the M&E Expert, you will play a vital role in ensuring the successful implementation of our capacity-building project. Your primary responsibilities will include project reporting, adherence to timelines and execution plans, and close collaboration with the project team to ensure project timelines and deliverables are met. We are seeking a candidate with strong communication and writing skills and a deep technical understanding of project monitoring and evaluation management.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive M&E framework for the project.
- Regularly collect, analyze, and report on project data, progress, and outcomes.
- Prepare high-quality reports, including progress reports, impact assessments, and evaluations for various stakeholders.
- Collaborate with the project manager to ensure project activities are executed in accordance with the established timelines and execution plan.
- Identify any deviations from the plan and recommend corrective actions.
- Proactively manage project risks and issues related to timelines.
- Work closely with the project team to ensure that M&E requirements are integrated into project planning and execution.
- Provide guidance and support to team members regarding data collection and reporting.
- Foster a culture of data-driven decision-making within the team.
- Develop and implement data collection methodologies, tools, and surveys.
- Analyze project data to assess project performance and impact.
- Provide insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.
Knowledge and Skills
Microsoft Office (Particularly Microsoft Excel)
- Team player
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (master's degree preferred).
- Proven experience in monitoring and evaluation, particularly in the context of development projects or capacity-building initiatives.
- Strong communication and report-writing skills.
- Technical knowledge of M&E tools and methodologies.
- Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
- Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
- Familiarity with project management tools is a plus.
Travel may be required depending on departmental needs. Flexibility & commitment is necessary.
.9AM - 5 PM, Monday – Friday
You will be requested to submit proof of vaccination during advanced stages of the process as Campus entry is restricted to fully vaccinated individuals. During a Covid-19 lockdown, you may be required to work from home, which will require you to create a suitable work environment for yourself (internet connectivity, an environment that supports your productivity at home per your own preferences and working style, setting your own work-hours, etc.)