Monitoring and Evaluation Lead, Ghana

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Country: Ghana
Organization: FHI 360
Closing date: 23 Jan 2021

FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach to human development. Our professional staff includes experts in health, nutrition, education, economic development, civil society, environment, and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,800 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities, and countries we serve–improving lives for millions.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Lead for an upcoming WB-funded opportunity: Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP). This position will be based in Ghana – in the field offices of the project’s target states – and is contingent upon award.

Program Description:

The Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP) is a five-year activity aiming to improve the quality of education in low performing basic education schools and strengthen education sector equity and accountability. The project aims to (1) improve learning outcomes for out-of-school children and P1-P4 students; (2) build sustainable capacity in schools; (3) inform which interventions are most effective in the Ghanaian context; and (4) build the ecosystem for outcomes-based funding in Ghana.

Position Description:

The M&E Lead works closely with the Program Management Team, which may include (but may not be limited to), the Team Lead, Deputy Team Lead, and the Senior Operations Manager (including Finance). The Management Team is responsible for developing and managing the workplan; developing the interventions in collaboration with relevant stakeholders in the regions/districts; managing and ensuring technical delivery; managing and ensuring appropriate monitoring and reporting and feedback loops into the program; responsible for managing relationships in the different districts and or school communities; ensuring appropriate communications and knowledge management both internally within the project and with external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

The M&E Lead is responsible for the program’s M&E strategy and management and will provide technical leadership and oversight of ME&L activities to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency. S/he will ensure that ME&L activities are aligned with MOE Evaluation Policy, and that periodic reports (oral and written) are made to MOE. S/he will advise on the design of research activities relevant to EOF. S/he will oversee the program’s quality assurance and the capacity building interactions of EOF with all partners.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors, master’s degree preferred, in Statistics, Economics, public policy, international development, or related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience with progressive responsibilities.
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, research, management information systems, reporting, data quality, assessments, data analysis and presentation,
  • Experience monitoring and evaluating education and/or development projects.
  • Excellent facilitation, oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication.
  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with host-country
    counterparts in both the government, university, and NGO sectors is desirable.
  • Experience working in West Africa is highly desired.
  • Proven supervisory experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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About Us

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment process. If you have questions or concerns about correspondence from us, please email CareerCenterSupport@fhi360.org.

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