Monitoring, Evaluations and Learning Officer – Inclusion

Country: Nigeria
Organization: Sightsavers
Closing date: 15 Mar 2020

Sightsavers has an exciting opportunity for a Monitoring, Evaluations and Learning Officer – Inclusion. Evaluation is crucial to successfully deliver Sightsavers’ projects, programmes and strategies, helping us to identify, learn and adapt. This is a new and vital role which will principally work on two disability inclusion consortium programmes, ‘Disability Inclusive Development’ and ‘Inclusion Works’, both of which Sightsavers is leading. Both programmes are funded by DFID and are implemented through an adaptive management approach.

Contract: 5 Year Fixed Term

Salary: Local Terms and Conditions Apply

About the Role

The Monitoring, Evaluations and Learning Officer – Inclusion will report to the Monitoring, Evaluations and Learning Manager – Inclusion (based in the UK) and split their time between supporting both disability inclusion programmes. Travel to all the countries in both programmes will be an essential part of the role. The Monitoring, Evaluations and Learning Officer – Inclusion will contribute to the culture of continuous learning and improvement. They will be required to:

  • Support the development and testing of MEL tools
  • Support project data collection, coordination and analysis
  • Support and build capacity within country teams and project steering committees to analyse programme data to inform adaptations
  • Identify opportunities for inclusion of DPOs and persons with disabilities into MEL activities and practises
  • Plan and facilitate project learning reviews
  • Write learning reports on both programmes
  • Assist with implementing the MEL framework for the Nigeria Inclusion Works project which includes data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Participate in project steering committees
  • Contribute to project and programme reporting
  • Support project staff and evaluation consultants in conducting focus group discussions
  • Manage the commissioning of external evaluation consultants
  • Building capacity in learning and evaluation
  • Managing the externally commissioned evaluations
  • Contribute across the MEL team to support workload variations and workflow

About You

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree in a relevant social science subject (international development, sociology, education), preferably at Master’s level
  • Extensive and demonstrable experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning, preferably in the international development context
  • Experience in conducting learning reviews, possibly gained in education
  • Experience in managing evaluation consultants, participating in or conducting evaluations
  • Understanding and knowledge of adaptive management
  • Experience in MEL for social inclusion and economic empowerment
  • Experience of working effectively within multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in multi country locations
  • Experience of liaising with, and managing relationships with external organisations, teams and individuals
  • Substantial experience in using Microsoft Office and qualitative and quantitative statistical packages such as Power BI
  • Fluent written and spoken English and the ability to communicate in local languages – please specify within your application those that you speak

This is a rewarding, demanding and diverse role and more detail may be found in the job description.

Closing date: 15 March 2020

Interviews are anticipated to take place in early April at our offices in Abuja, Nigeria.

Closing Date: 15 March, 2020

How to apply:

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