Posted on :
26 Mar, 2018
26 Mar, 2018
Christian Aid is working with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid is seeking staff to manage a major donor funded accountability programme in Ghana.
Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
About the role
The MEL Officer will work closely with the Senior MEL Manager to support STAR-Ghana partners in programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation, capturing learning and reporting. This role provides support in the development of high quality programmatic interventions, project monitoring and accompaniment to partner organisations, and thematic expertise in areas of accountability. The role will also provide data and analysis of results achieved within a portfolio of programme activities.
You should show familiarity with programme cycle management approaches and tools – including participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes, show an understanding of financial controls and procedures, have significant experience in international development, including an understanding of issues of governance, accountability and rights, direct experience of programme appraisal, monitoring and evaluation and of developing partners’ capacity, report writing skills and experience in workshop facilitation, training and network building
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Please tell us about a time when you had to give feedback on a difficult or contentious issue; What was the context? What was the difficult/contentious issue? How did you feel about it? How did you plan and deliver the feedback? What was the response? What was the outcome? Did you have the desired impact?
Strive for Improvement
Please tell us about a time when you had to seek and evaluate a range of proposals, both internal and external, to improve organisational effectiveness; What was the context? Which ways of working were being challenged? What was your responsibility? What action(s) did you take to ensure a wide range of perspectives were considered? How did you evaluate them? What was the outcome? Were ways of working improved? How did you know?
Give us an example of how your skills in managing the available resources and people’s time led to the delivery of quality outcomes on time; What was the context or situation? What was expected of you? How did you set about the task? What action(s) did you take? What were the results? How did you know you had been successful?