Monitoring and Learning Officer

Sightsavers, Fermanagh, United Kingdom
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Monitoring and Learning Officer – Disability Inclusive Development Fund Management Team (DID FMT)

Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex, UK (flexible locations and working arrangements within the UK may be considered)

Salary: £38,000

Contract: 12 month maternity cover contract

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Monitoring and Learning Officer to assist with the implementation of the DID programme’s monitoring, evaluation and learning strategy (MEL strategy). Reporting to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager, this 12 month maternity cover contract role will provide technical support to consortium partners, globally and in-country, to implement the DID programme’s MEL strategy, ensuring that it compliments consortium partners’ existing MEL approaches. This role involves:

  •  managing the MEL requirements of a portfolio of DID projects and providing these projects with the appropriate technical support to design, set-up and implement their project M&E Frameworks
  •  significantly contributing to the completion of the quarterly and annual reporting process for a portfolio of DID projects
  •  contributing to DID programme governance groups, the MEL Network and learning / evidence / communication events
  •  contributing to the continuous development and smooth operation of the DID programme and its MEL processes
  •  contributing evidence to quality assurance activities, in collaboration with the MEL Manager and consortium partners
  • About You
  • The ideal candidate will be educated to at least university undergraduate degree level, or with equivalent work experience. A Masters level degree would be desirable in a subject such as monitoring and evaluation, public health, international development or statistics. You will be a problem-solver with effective time management, experience of planning, manipulating data and the ability to work well with stakeholders.
  • You have:
  •  substantial experience of working within the international development/ humanitarian or other relevant sector
  •  a strong working knowledge of monitoring and evaluations
  •  experience in project management and programme monitoring and evaluation with the ability to manage large, complex pieces of work and to produce key deliverables on time.
  •  impressive written and communications skills
  •  an understanding of and commitment to equality of opportunity for people with disabilities
  •  experience of the complexities of working across multiple countries and continents in an international development organisation
  •  experience of producing analytical reports, tools, templates and guidance for a wide range of audiences.
  •  a willingness to travel up to 12 weeks per year on various trips globally

Please read theprovided for more information about this involved role. We anticipate that interviews will take place in mid-November and are keen for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible after this.