Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager
We are working with the Near East Foundation to help recruit a new Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager to be based in their HQ office in London to provide to provide support in the development of MEL systems, process and capabilities, and training to M&E and Learning project staffs in Armenia, Morocco, Mali, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Sudan.
For over 100 years, NEF has worked to build more sustainable, prosperous, and inclusive communities in the Middle East and Africa through education, governance, and economic development initiatives. NEF's work is organized around three program areas: Peacebuilding through Economic Cooperation, Microenterprise Development, and Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management.
Under the leadership of the Director of MEL, the MEL manager will collaborate with US HQ-based MEL team (MEL Officer and MEL Associate) and the Regional Data Manager based in Amman, Jordan, to develop NEF's MEL framework and build countries MEL capacities. You'll be responsible for ensuring and maintaining an accurate and up to date M&E and Learning framework to inform NEF project indicators and organizational performances, including providing trainings and on-going support for project staff to ensure timely and quality data collection, analysis, reporting, impact assessment and learning. You will be the focal point in producing project periodic reports, compiling data on project performance against set targets and generating NEF impact assessments, lessons learned and knowledge products.
Key Skills and Experience required:
-Bachelor's degree in social science, international development, economics, statistics or relevant field.
-At least 7 years direct professional experience in M&E and Learning in the international development or humanitarian response field, including 3-5 years of experience on USAID funded projects (and/or other equivalent international development donors);
-Proven experience designing qualitative and quantitative data collection tools and survey instruments;
-Working knowledge of database and smartphone-based data collection applications;
-Proven experience designing rigorous methodologies for impact assessments;
-Proven experience in organizational learning and knowledge production;
-Proven experience leading or facilitating trainings, learning events etc. with field teams;
-Demonstrated experience supporting multiple projects simultaneously;
-Advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables and descriptive statistics;
-Applicable knowledge working with statistic software such as SPSS, SAS, STATA;
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and the ability to clearly articulate key messages for multiple audiences and stakeholders
-Legally authorized to work in the United Kingdom without company sponsorship now or in the future