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Fri, 29/05/2020 - 17:00



M & E Coordinator


SOS Children's Villages Sierra Leone was established in 1974 (the village in Freetown being the second oldest in Africa), we work with partners in communities to help families care for their children or to provide an alternative, for instance an SOS family, in which the love of a Care Giver is essential.

Located in Freetown, Bo and Makeni, SOS Children's Villages Sierra Leone has a wide range of programmes (Children's villages, youth facilities, educational facilities, clinics) which supports more than 4,199 children in accessing and exercising their rights. 


In addition to quality care, we seek to provide quality education to all the children through our Herman Gmeiner International Schools and Kindergartens through service providers.


SOS Children’s Villages Sierra Leone is recruiting it new M & E Coordinator who will act as the technical focal point for all SOS programmes/projects aspects of monitoring and evaluation (quality control measures) by coordinating and providing support for all programme measures and effectiveness. S/he should exhibit a professional & ethical approach in handling all M & E related matters with regards to Results-Based Management (RBM protocols.


The M&E Coordinator is responsible for project level activities in relation to monitoring of programs/project activities, data management, learning and knowledge management. 


S/he is responsible for developing M & E plan and establishing tools for implementing an effective system to monitor progress, impacts and successes of programs/project activities and performance at all levels.

You are required to ensure that SOS Children’s Villages have a robust monitoring system in place to provide relevant data for internal and external requirements and learning.


S/he maintain the M & E databases (including the programme database) and provide reports as needed .Conducts and/or coordinates assessments in baseline studies, surveys and needs assessments, to identify necessary changes and future opportunities.


You are required to conducts periodic and systematic data collection and analysis of SOS results indicators, and prepare progress reports on results, best practices and lessons learnt.   


Under the supervision of the Regional M & E Advisor s/he shall help design and implement monitoring tools to enable SOS/M&E personnel to oversee programmes.


You are required to lead the implementation of Results-Based Management System ensuring periodic reviews of programme data translates into documented learning that is embedded in programmes leads to programme adaptations where necessary and contributes to institutional knowledge.


Qualifications and Experience

Degree in Development Studies, Social Science or related field.


A post graduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation is required.


At least five (5) years Development working experience in an INGO setting, with at least two (2) of the 5 years being field experience managing Monitoring and Evaluation work.

Experience in project cycle management


Practical, hands-on skills in managing a monitoring and Evaluation system including its review, tools development, and Information management.


Thorough understanding and experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, including sampling, survey design, data analysis, and application of these methods to project monitoring and evaluation standards. 


Experience in at least two M&E design frameworks (Logical frameworks, Theory of Change, or Outcome Mapping);


Experience in the design, analysis and reporting of quantitative and Qualitative surveys.




STARTING DATE: Immediately 

DURATION OF CONTRACT: One year with a possibility of an extension base on performance and/or availability of funding


LOCATION: Freetown


To apply: submit a letter of interest, with Curriculum Vitae, photocopy of certificates, and three (3) professional references with at least one (1) from a direct supervisor, by email only to Please indicate in the subject line the position, the location and the subject area desired, for example: “Teacher to teach Chemistry ”. 


Closing date for the submission of applications is Friday 29th May, 2020

Only the successful candidates will be contacted.


In accordance with the organisation’s child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.


What We Stand For:

SOS Children’s Villages is committed to creating and maintaining a caring and protective environment, which promotes its core values, and prevents and addresses child abuse and exploitation. We strongly condemn all forms of child abuse and exploitation, be it within or outside of our organisation, and always respond to any case of proven, alleged or attempted abuse within our sphere of influence according to its nature. Efforts ensure that mechanisms are in place to raise awareness, aid prevention, encourage reporting and ease response. They range from human resource development actions such as training and counselling to measures such as suspension, dismissal, and legal action.


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