Internship (Monitoring and Evaluation) at SNV

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Job Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts. SNV has an annual turnover of €130 million, over 1,250 staff in more than 25 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organisation that uses project financing to implement our mission. This requires us to work efficiently and to invest in operational excellence. SNV aims more explicitly for systems change during project preparation and implementation – by strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects. We continue to position ourselves as a premium organisation, with decentralised management.

Our Global Support Unit (70 staff) backstops our teams around the world. For more information on SNV, visit our website:

Overview and Background

The Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana (GrEEn) project is a four-year project implemented in the Ashanti and Western regions of Ghana. Primarily funded by the European Union through its Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) for Africa, GrEEn is being implemented by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF).

With the overall objective of contributing to addressing the root causes of irregular migration by supporting sustainable and climate resilient local economies through the creation of green jobs and promoting development in regions of departure, transit and return for migrants, GrEEn is targeted at women, youth, returnees and Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs). The targeted sectors by SNV include agriculture, renewable energy and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

GrEEn focuses on three specific objectives:

  • To support the transition of local economies to green and climate resilient development.
  • To improve the employability and entrepreneurship capabilities of selected people by matching them with market opportunities and mentoring into (self-)employment and enterprise development, with a focus on green and climate resilient local economies.
  • To create and strengthen local ecosystems that support youth (self-)employment and the growth of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs).

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About the Assignment

The GrEEn project is being implemented in the Ashanti and Western regions. The project has two major beneficiary groups: SMEs who receive incubation and acceleration services under Result 4 of the project, and individuals (youth, women, and returnees) who receive skills development training under Result 2. GrEEn has a comprehensive M&E system for tracking progress of implementation across result areas and in the two regions. To strengthen results measurement, monitoring, verification and continuous learning, GrEEn is seeking for interns to support the implementation of the M&E framework. This offers entry level opportunity for fresh university graduates who are seeking for opportunities to apply their skills in a not-for-profit project environment.

Two interns are needed: one each for each region. The internship period shall be for a period of 3 continuous months, with the possibility of extension to a maximum duration of 6 months.

Specific Assignment

  • Support the operationalization of the monitoring and evaluation framework.
  • Support in conducting verification of reports and data submitted by project partners, including reports submitted by:

– Internship service providers

– OYE service providers

– Incubation and acceleration hubs

– Mentors

  • With support of relevant project staff and service providers, scout and build a pipeline of potential successful cases to follow-up on for success stories, most significant stories and case studies.
  • With the guidance of Communication and Marketing Advisor, conduct interviews and write success stories as well as prepare case studies.
  • Support the project to conduct post-training follow-up assessments on service recipients. This will include:

– Assisting the organisation of logistics for follow-up assessments

– Coordinating the work of enumerators

– Personally, conducting the follow-up assessments

  • Support and manage a system for following-up on dropouts.
  • Together with programme staff, update and maintain the project database of stakeholders including internship companies, public sector partners, industry associations etc.
  • Contribute to design TOR, training materials, communication materials, and knowledge products related to the project and M&E System.
  • Support in organising monitoring visits to service providers and service recipients the regions.
  • Provide field support to consultants who may be undertaking research work for the project.
  • Participate in weekly M&E update calls with the M&E Officer
  • Carry out other duties and responsibilities related to M&E as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Assisting the GrEEn project team with other tasks as required.
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 4th April. 2022