Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist – Role profile
|Location||Freetown, Sierra Leone||Department||International|
|Reports to (Job Title)||Click here to enter text.||Salary Band||D|
|Matrix manager (if applicable)||Click here to enter text.||Competency level||2|
To be responsible for supporting and managing robust evidence generation of outputs and impact of Activity in line with committed targets and objectives.
The Role will ensure the Programme has a robust results framework and action plan to operationalize it, and support and manage the monitoring and evaluation team in the field and with partners to gather, clean, analyze, package and communicate the outputs, outcomes and impact of the project Action. The role will provide quality assurance of routine data being collected by partners, data analysis, oversight over external evaluations and value for money analysis to ensure the Programme delivers intended quality and excellence in evidencing, dissemination, donor engagement and communication. This will be done in collaboration with the respective technical advisor and thematic specialists. The role holder will use experience from doing this to contribute to the development of Christian Aid policy and strategy related to evidencing the results and impact of our work.
Representation: This role will use evidence-based reporting and communication products for strategic representation of Christian Aid internally and externally to donors, and supporting the Line Manager and Country manager engagement with donors, other relevant programmes in Sierra Leone, government and other stakeholders.
Personal development to ensure up to date knowledge and practices around good practice in monitoring, evaluation and learning through reading, online courses, mentorship and coaching, conference attendance and presentations, publications.
Surge capacity for emergency responses No
In order to respond to ever changing demands within the environment, Christian Aid operates within an agile framework (both in workforce and operational) that requires from all employees, a high level of responsiveness and adaptiveness to processes and structures making flexibility and a project based working approach the norm. To sustain this system, managers may/will agree further details of specific tasks and duties as part of the performance agreement. Any reasonable duty may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility, and employees may be required to change the focus of their role from time to time.
External Work with partner staff and institutional donors.
Internal The position is line managed by the Programme Manager. In the areas of responsibility, the role holder develops relationships with the management unit.
Budgetary/savings responsibility The post holder decides on the appropriate monitoring and evaluation frameworks, methodologies and tools for the USAID CELGA Programme and supports teams in the field to operationalize the plans each of the respective projects with partners. Represents Christian Aid and the USAID CELGA Programme externally with USAID, partners, other NGOs, donors and other agencies. Appraise, monitor and review Programme in line with CA and external requirements.
The role’s primary mandate is to evidence change brought about by the CELGA Programme in the Sierra Leone country Programme. This calls for critical collection, cleaning, storage and analysis of data from all projects applying robust quantitative and qualitative methods, analysis of partner reports, observations on implementation progress, sharing information coming out of the data with the Chief of Party and the rest of the team for decision making and learning.
|Developing self and others
The role is responsible for training team members and partner staff in M&E issues and USAID M&E guidelines and needs to keep abreast of evolving statistical and database packages for qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
|Role related checks
Child protection clearance Not required Counter terrorism screening Required
|Applied skills/knowledge and expertise
|Digital/IT competencies required
Further details of specific tasks and duties will be agreed with the line manager as part of the performance agreement. Any reasonable duty may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility.
This role profile is not prescriptive; it merely outlines the key behaviors the role-holder requires to be successful in the role; the key behaviors and responsibilities are subject to change. Any changes will be made in consultation with the role-holder.
You will be expected to abide by the Code of Conduct, policies and procedures within Christian Aid which may be updated from time to time.
You must empathies with the aims, beliefs and values of Christian Aid as it seeks to work on relief, development and advocacy for poverty eradication.
How to apply
For more information on application procedures, visit Christian Aid website www.christianaid.org and follow the steps to apply online. Please note: Hard copies of application will not be accepted.
Please forward any queries you have regarding this vacancy on email to email@example.com
Closing date for application is 9th June 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Successful candidates will be given a provisional offer. Contracting into role will be conditional on Christian Aid SL being awarded the contract.