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  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director, Yemen Communities Stronger Together

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/8/2018 10:53 AM)
    ID
    2018-1477
    # of Openings
    1
    Post End Date
    6/30/2018
    Category
    Field – monitoring & Evaluation
    Country
    Yemen
  • Overview

    The mission of Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

    Global Communities is seeking an experienced Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director to manage MEL activities for the anticipated Yemen Communities Stronger Together project. This program will support local level initiatives that mitigate conflict, strengthen social cohesion, promote the peaceful resolution of differences, and, where feasible, capitalize on stabilization opportunities in Yemen through: 1) regular and actionable learning, small-scale community-based service delivery and conflict mitigation projects and 2) capacity building for local institutions and organizations to serve as neutral arbitrators and peace builders and meet community and constituent needs.

     

    This position is an unaccompanied post, and will be at least initially based in Aden with the possibility of later moving to Sana’a. This position will report to the Chief of Party (COP).

    Responsibilities

    The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director will ensure that the activity is adequately monitored, support COP in developing and implementing the program’s performance and monitoring plan and knowledge management plan and activities. Specific responsibilities include:

    • Lead the development and execution of the Performance Management Plan, to include a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan.
    • Lead the development of relevant MEL and data use tools and platforms and provide training, mentoring, and coaching to the project team and partners.
    • Lead data analysis and use data to promote evidence-based programming and provide timely feedback in relation to project targets, work plan activities and objectives, and addressing gaps in programming.
    • Support program staff, senior management, and key stakeholder groups to use data to make informed and timely decisions related to program implementation.
    • Coordinate with other programs and stakeholders to share lessons learned, and facilitate internal and external learning activities and events as appropriate.
    • Oversee the application of regular and iterative learning and analysis to adapt programming to the changing conditions and/or identify new opportunities.
    • Contribute to program reports for submission to USAID.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in political science, sociology, economics, statistics or other related areas; advanced degree preferred.
    • A minimum of five years of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning experience, of which a minimum of three years of previous experience working with international cooperation agencies is required.
    • Experience working in a conflict or post conflict zone required.
    • Experience in the development of Knowledge Management and application of adult learning in training and knowledge management programs
    • Experience working on a USAID- funded programs required.
    • Experience working on programs that utilize Community Driven Development (CDD) strongly preferred.
    • Previous experience designing and/or implementing assessments, evaluations and research.
    • Experience integrating Collaborating, Learning & Adapting (CLA) approaches into program design and implementation.
    • Experience working in the Middle East is preferred.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English required; Arabic strongly preferred.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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