MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING MANAGER
World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 28 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.
World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager. This critical position will be based in Kigali, reporting to the Chief of Party (CoP).
Purpose of the position:
The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager has overall responsibility for providing coordination and leadership for monitoring, evaluation and learning of the grant, including both formative (pre-intervention) and summative research (post-intervention). Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager would also be responsible for the evaluation that will sum up the grant’s accomplishments in accurate and objective way. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.
The major responsibilities include:
|% Time||Major Activities||End Results Expected|
|40%||Monitoring & Evaluation and ReportingDevelop the overall framework for grant M&E in accordance to the design document and donor requirementsPrepare M&E plan and budgetParticipate in development of the annual work plan, ensuring alignment with technical strategyIdentify the requirement for collecting baseline data, prepare terms-of-reference for and arrange the conduct of a baseline survey, as required.Clarify and/or facilitate process for monitoring and evaluations of sub-granteesOversee and execute M&E activities with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learnt; and monitor the follow up on evaluation recommendationsGuide staff and executing partners in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission. This includes quarterly progress reports, annual project reports, inception reports, and ad-hoc technical reports.Prepare consolidation progress reports for grant management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the project implementation, and providing specific recommendationsUndertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be neededIdentify the need and draw up the ToRs for specific studies; Recruit, guide and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating grant effects and impacts||Effective M&E framework is in placeM&E plan and budget are available on timeM&E is aligned to grant objectivesBaseline research report is availableSub grantees demonstrate required M&E capacity and produce quality M&E reportsStrong M&E processes are appliedM&E reports are available and include lessons learntEvaluation recommendations are implementedWell documented and targeted consultancy outcomes, if consultants are hired to support M&E|
|30%||Project/Program LearningEstablish a learning culture within the organization and among implementing partners to document learnings and best practices for ongoing and future programing.Ensure timely dissemination and feedback of available data to appropriate usersEnsure effective scale up and depth in programming based on evidenceSupport CoP, DCoP/Partners to document their successes and best practices into appropriate knowledge assetsEnsure information sharing, consultation and participation and feedback collection are integral part of the ProjectEnsure all M&E related data, reports, and records are clearly organized archived in a central location for future reference.Identify the core information needs of grant management, partners and funding agenciesCheck that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications of future action. If necessary create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.Organize (and provide) refresher training in M&E for grants staff, implementing partners, local organizations and primary stakeholders with view of strengthening local M&E capacityDesign and implement a system to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons learnedNetwork with external and WV internal partners to promote learning and achieve M&E excellence||Lessons learnt and best practices documented and disseminated for the project learning and decision making|
|30%||People management, capacity building and risk mitigationEnsure all M&E staff supervised by this position are guided, mentored and their capacities built in order to deliver high quality productsEnsure M&E Officers are assisted in strengthening their understanding of M&E concepts & competencies and are equipped with knowledge, tools and resources to support M&E functions at project levelEnsure partner capacity is built to comply and produce high quality M&E products in-line with WV Rwanda and donor standards & requirements.Ensure management of day-to-day M&E tasks are completed with appropriate resources, proper planning and to the highest standard required.Support other tasks as required by the CoP||M&E staff capacity needs assessment conducted and addressed.M&E staff performance effectively managed.Project risks are mitigatedA high performance culture and accountability maintained within the team to enhance effectiveness|
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
- Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Information Systems, or Development related field
- Familiarity with USAID’s Collaborating, Learning and Adaption (CLA) approach
- Seven (7) years relevant experience, with at least five (5) years USAID grant experience
- Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation skills
- Experience in People management
- Ability to design and manage assessments, baselines, and evaluations
- Excellent analytical, planning, organizing and management skills
- Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion
- Proven experience in conducting research studies, baseline and impact evaluation surveys, preferably within multi-sector approaches
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
- Masters’ degree in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Information Systems, or Development related field is preferred
- Work experience in an international relief and development organization is preferred
- Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred
- Proficient project management skills is preferred
- Strong capacity building skills using different methodologies
- Proven competence in Statistical package including but not limited to SPSS, STATA, ODK, etc.
- Knowledge of various technologies that can leverage programming, such as GIS, Mobile solutions in research, etc.
- Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda
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The closing date for submission of applications is 27 October 2020; no late applications will be accepted.
World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.