Global Communities

Sr. Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) -- Northern Syria

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/15/2024 5:07 PM)
ID
2024-2441
# of Openings
1
Category
Humanitarian Assistance
Country
Syrian Arab Republic

Overview

Location: The selected candidate will be based in Northern Syria.

 

Application Instructions: To be considered for this position, please apply (including your resume and cover letter) by 4/30/2024. Applications received after this date may be reviewed on a rolling basis until the job has been filled. 

 

 

Global Communities works at the intersection of humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and financial inclusion to save lives, advance equity and secure strong futures. We support communities at the forefront of their own development in more than 35 countries, partnering with local leaders, governments, civil society and the private sector to achieve a shared vision of a more just, prosperous and equitable global community. 

 

The Sr. Manager, MEL, will lead the design and oversight of the project MEL and Collaboration, Learning and Adaption (CLA) activities, and advise the Chief of Party and senior management team on real-time learning to inform an adaptive management approach for the USAID Growing Agriculture and Incomes in Syria (Syria GROW) program.

Responsibilities

  • Develop the project’s MEL plan, developing systems, strategies, and tools for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements.
  • Contribute to project deliverables, including annual workplans, and quarterly and annual reporting, undertake periodic reviews of program and/or country M&E systems and lead design of M&E system strengthening actions and oversee the dissemination of information on approaches, lessons learned, etc.
  • Lead the regular review and updating of the CLA Framework and Plan for the project, in close collaboration with the COP and Technical Leads.
  • Guide and facilitate collaboration with/across key stakeholders to regularly identify and capture lessons learned from program activities. Facilitate the documentation and dissemination of learning through various platforms.
  • Design, roll-out and continually improve CLA-related processes and tools to support effective project implementation and collaboration, learning and adaptation in relation to the program
  • Lead internal collaboration efforts between technical teams to maximize resource utilization and increased complementarity of project interventions
  • Work closely with project leadership to integrate CLA activities into the project workplan, M&E system, and into job descriptions and individual performance goals.
  • Responsible for effective written reports and oral presentations on the program.
  • Represent Global Communities and overall program interests as necessary and appropriate.
  • Build and maintain strong working relations with key internal and external stakeholders, beneficiaries, prime and subcontractors, suppliers, and partners. Provide effective and timely responses to inquiries and concerns

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in a related discipline and a minimum of six years of related work experience or a minimum of ten years of related work experience
  • Two to three (2-3) years of MEL or CLA experience in a related field, such as agricultural development or private sector development
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively and adjust indicator selection and targets as part of adaptive programming.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.
  • Management/supervisory experience is required.
  • Proven ability to communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams is desired.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills, both oral and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the agreement is desired.
  • Languages: Full Professional Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Proven experience in a MEL or CLA leadership position in similarly sized, international donor-supported programs
  • Knowledge/Experience with USAID contract rules and regulations strongly preferred
  • A passion for the mission and values of Global Communities

 

 

Salary and Compensation

The estimated salary for this position is between 78,705 - 120,000. Final salary will be based on several factors including qualifications, geographic location, experience, and internal equity. Global Communities provides a comprehensive benefits package; please note that this position is eligible for allowances.

 

COVID-19 Policy

As an organization working to advance public health, Global Communities has an obligation to model best practices and to do all we can to protect each other, our partners, and the communities where we work.  To ensure the continuity and effectiveness of our business operations, Global Communities is adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our visitors, employees, families, and the larger global community from COVID-19.  Effective January 3, 2022, all U.S.-based Global Communities employees are required to provide proof of having received full dosage of COVID-19 vaccine that is FDA approved, approved for emergency use authorization, or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Global Communities, as a condition of employment.

 

Safeguarding Policy

Global Communities holds strict safeguarding principles and has a zero-tolerance policy for conduct of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment. In the process of recruitment, selection, and appointment, Global Communities will conduct robust reference and background screening checks, including international vetting as a signature of the Global Misconduct Disclosure Scheme to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded, and abuse is prevented.  The incumbent is required to carry out their duties in accordance with Global Communities Safeguarding policy and the Standards of Conduct.

 

EEO/ADA

Global Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

Global Communities complies with all applicable provisions of the ADA and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities unless it provides undue hardship to the organization. If reasonable accommodation is necessary to participate in the recruitment process, please contact recruitment@globalcommunities.org. 

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