May 18, 2017

REGIONAL COORDINATOR OF MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING FOR ASIA

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Educo
Closing date: 09 Jun 2017

PRESENTATION

Educo (member of ChildFund Alliance in Spain) is a global development NGO. We defend children’s rights and promote sustainable social change by improving the living conditions of vulnerable populations, especially children. Our action is based on the Convention of the Rights of the Child. Out three institutional goals are: education, protection and governance.

Educo has been working in Asia since 1998, both through direct action and through local partners. Our work in the region has focused on Bangladesh, India and Philippines.

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS JOB?

To support our teams and local partner organization in the region to build evidence and learning in Educo through participatory monitoring and evaluation of the impact of our social transformation initiatives.

JOB OBJECTIVES

  1. Implementation of Educo’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) strategy in the region, in coordination with the country offices, the Head Office team, coordinators from other regions and other sector coordinators.

  2. Ensure the integration of the institutional policies and guidelines within the MEL system.

  3. Support MEL focal points and specialists in the region’s countries in adapting the system to the local context.

  4. Develop the measurement system at the regional level and provide technical guidance to the country offices in developing the system for measuring the Country Plan, conducting assessments and establishing baselines.

  5. Accompany and coordinate the carrying out of internal and external evaluations of programs and projects in the region.

  6. Consolidate and analyze regional data.

  7. Establish a regional learning system: develop learning tools; systematize and socialize key learnings and good practices.

  8. Provide support in the hiring of monitoring and evaluation staff in the region, as well as in building the capacities of the team and local partner organizations.

    REQUISITES

  9. Degree or advanced training in social and human sciences. Other backgrounds will be considered if accompanied by adequate job experience.

  10. Experience (minimum 5 years) in monitoring, evaluation and learning.

  11. Experience (minimum 5 years) in the International Development sector.

  12. Experience providing training on logical framework, monitoring and evaluation.

  13. Experience with the Child Rights-Based Approach and the Gender Approach.

  14. Experience in project cycle management and the logical framework.

  15. Statistical experience is a plus.

  16. Strong English language skills; Spanish and French a plus.

  17. Availability to travel frequently within the Asia region (40% of time).

    COMPETENCIES

  18. Great capacity for teamwork; ability to accompany and involve MEL focal points in an empowering and motivating way.

  19. Solid analytical skills and capacity for strategic vision.

  20. Capacity for synthesizing information and written communication.

  21. Strong planning skills and capacity to work with others across organizational levels.

  22. Strong communication and facilitation skills.

    CHILD SAFEGUARDING POLICY

    Educo has a Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct that seeks to guarantee children’s protection. As such, Educo is committed to doing everything that is necessary to guarantee child protection and to conducting background checks and obtaining references for all candidates.

    CONDITIONS:

    REMUNERATION

    Gross annual salary of 30.000 € (all extra payments included). To be determined in function of the candidate’s experience and current country of residence.

    LOCATION

    The job will be based in one of Educo’s country offices in the region (India, Bangladesh), preferably the Philippines. Availability for travel throughout Asia.


How to apply:

DURATION OF CONTRACT

The initial duration is expected to be 12 months with possible extension.

All interested candidates who satisfy the requisites should send their résumé to cv@educo.org, with MELASIA_WEB in the subject line, before 2d June, 2017.

We strongly encourage female candidates to apply.