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Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

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Job ID:

575389

Job Location:

A.A

Category:

Governance & development study, Social Science

Salary:

Negotiable
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Job Views:

143

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.17.2019

Deadline:

05.28.2019

Source:

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Job Title:

Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Job Description:

Background.

Established in 1949, SOS Children's Villages International (CVI) is a dynamic, international social development organization working globally to meet the needs and protection of the interests and rights of children without parental care and those who are at the risk of losing it. Within the Eastern and Southern Africa region, SOS CV International is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and has member associations in Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, Mauritius, Angola and Madagascar.

Job Summary

The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator supports the development of programmes within the region. S/He takes a leading role in steering and the operational role out Results Based Management (RBM) in Member Associations including alignment of existing programme processes in the region and RBM implementation with ongoing programme changes. S/he leads the development of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and their implementation, puts in place programme quality management measures. The incumbent plays a key role in capacity building of key staff; including trainings on Results Based Management and programme planning.

Main clients:

  • International Director ESAF Region
  • Regional PD Director
  • SOS Children´s Villages International Representatives
  • Regional Programme Development Advisor
  • National Directors, National Programme Directors, National M&E Advisors/PDB focal persons, National Advocacy Focal Persons
  • Programme directors

Background.

Established in 1949, SOS Children's Villages International (CVI) is a dynamic, international social development organization working globally to meet the needs and protection of the interests and rights of children without parental care and those who are at the risk of losing it. Within the Eastern and Southern Africa region, SOS CV International is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and has member associations in Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, Mauritius, Angola and Madagascar.

Job Summary

The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator supports the development of programmes within the region. S/He takes a leading role in steering and the operational role out Results Based Management (RBM) in Member Associations including alignment of existing programme processes in the region and RBM implementation with ongoing programme changes. S/he leads the development of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and their implementation, puts in place programme quality management measures. The incumbent plays a key role in capacity building of key staff; including trainings on Results Based Management and programme planning.

Main clients:

  • International Director ESAF Region
  • Regional PD Director
  • SOS Children´s Villages International Representatives
  • Regional Programme Development Advisor
  • National Directors, National Programme Directors, National M&E Advisors/PDB focal persons, National Advocacy Focal Persons
  • Programme directors

Key performance areas and main responsibilities

  • Steering and monitoring of RBM implementation; facilitate preparatory steps with focus Member Associations (e.g. scheduling trainings);
  • Ensure alignment with existing programme changes; report on progress to regional Director of Programmes;
  • Support the overall M&E strategy and implementation of related activities within the programme function.
  • Supports in the implementation of SOS care-promise self-assessment for working with SOS families and families of origin
  • Taking a lead role in the development of tools, systems and structures to support development of RBM systems and the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of programme results.
  • Advising, guiding and supporting national associations in the development of programmes.
  • Acts as point of contact for International Office RBM coordinator
  • Coordinate involvement of and maintain close links to Children’s Villages International Reps and relevant functions
  • Ensure that RBM implementation is discussed in relevant regional and national meetings.
  • Playing a key role in capacity building on Results Based Management of key national and programme office staff.
  • Report on progress to International Director of Region, Director of programmes, regional management team, Children’s Villages International Reps, and global RBM network on status, obstacles, and proposals for improvement
  • Support programme teams in all phases of the RBM cycle: plan, monitor and report, evaluate, and use results to learn; ensuring that minimum quality criteria are integrated into design and implementation.
  • Support MAs in development, execution, and monitoring of RBM Implementation plans, results frameworks and concept notes and provide timely feedback on such key documents.
  • Advocate, champion for Results Based Management approach in programmes; participate in awareness raising and knowledge sharing such as: peer-to-peer exchanges, contribute to the RBM blog, share lessons learned with the IO RBM team. 

Job Requirements:

Technical qualifications and personal skills:

  • A degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject area, e.g. development studies, community development, public policy & planning, social sciences, etc.
  • At least 5 years’ work experience in the community development field.
  • Proven leadership and people management skills, with at least 3-5 years’ management experience.
  • Expertise in implementing M & E Systems.
  • Positive and professional approach. Ability to work independently, self-organise, use initiative, fulfil commitments and meet deadlines.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including written and spoken English and the ability to communicate at multiple levels in the organisation.
  • Well-developed facilitation, group leadership and presentation skills.
  • Ability to develop guidelines and tools, and oversee their implementation.
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Experience using an array of statistical, analytical, database and other standard software (e.g.: SPSS, STATA, etc.)
  • Able and willing to travel within the region and sometimes continentally or internationally.
  • A team player who is culturally astute, respectful and tolerant.
  • Experience in conducting project evaluations and related methodology (quantitative and qualitative).

Competencies Required

  • Strong knowledge of RBM, involvement in RBM project and development of RBM approach; social development issues such as children’s rights, OVC, Gender etc
  • Strong planning, organisational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-site organisation with a matrix structure and a geographically-dispersed team. Passion and ability to drive successful RBM implementation in the region
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder and reconcile (sometimes) diverging views of different functions and/or Member Association, Regional Office and International Office
  • Experienced in SOS world (structure, standards, cooperation, etc.)

 

 

How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of three referees as Single Document.

NB: This position is only open for Ethiopian nationals. Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Applications that are late, or do not have CV or certificates attached, will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. E-mail applications should bear the reference number of the position in the subject line of the email.

Email to: Applications including at least three traceable referees should be sent electronically to: ESAF.HROD@sos-kd.org.  All applications should be submitted not later than 31st, May 2019.

 
 
 
Deadline
May 31, 2019

Company Info
SOS Children's Villages Ethiopia


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