Programme Monitoring and Evidence Advisor

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
20 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.

Job title: Programme Monitoring Evidence Advisor

Office Location: Haywards Heath

Salary: £38,000

Sightsavers has a fantastic opportunity for a Programme Monitoring and Evidence Advisor to join the Programme Systems and Monitoring Team to help deliver excellent services in our mission to eradicate blindness. 

You will be expected to provide support to the global portfolio of projects which spans Africa & Asia. The successful candidate will work to ensure quality project baseline and endline data collection, coordination, reporting and learning. This is an area of work that is growing and developing within Sightsavers and the successful applicant would have the opportunity to contribute significantly to this development. 

The successful applicant will work to develop Sightsavers quantitative outcome monitoring approach across our themes. Taking a systems strengthening approach to monitoring and ensuring quality data collection. The successful applicant will need to be comfortable with quantitative and qualitative data and understand all aspects of project monitoring in the project life cycle. 

The ideal candidate will be educated to Masters Level (or equivalent) in a relevant field such as monitoring & evaluation, public health, international development, statistics, policy, education or equivalent. Experience of working within the international development sector is advantageous with a strong working knowledge of monitoring & evaluation. Strong written and communications skills are essential along with the ability to network with multiple internal and external stakeholders. 

Fluency in French is highly desirable and a willingness to travel up to 12 weeks per year on various trips globally is essential. 

Closing date: 13 May 2018

Interviews: 30th & 31st May 2018


As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.  Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

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