Posted on :
13 Aug, 2019
13 Aug, 2019
Christian Aid is a humanitarian and development organization that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We work globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity, and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. We are part of a wider movement for social justice. We provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where the need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.
Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
About the role
The STAR program in Ghana has a dual focus – catalyzing the efforts of citizens towards systemic change on specific issues, and working towards the creation of a Ghanaian-run corporate entity to sustain support for these efforts beyond the life cycle of the program. Within this framework, this role provides support in the development of high-quality programmatic interventions, project monitoring, and accompaniment to partner organizations, and thematic expertise in areas of accountability. The role will provide data and analysis of results achieved within a portfolio of program activities.
The job holder will work closely with the Senior M and E Manager to support STAR-Ghana partners in program implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, capturing learning and reporting. The Job holder will be expected to show experience and expertise in monitoring and evaluation with diverse civil society organizations. The job holder expecting to be familiar with working with civil society networks and coalitions. Ability to think strategically, plan, prioritize and implement multiple work tasks under tight timelines.
We are looking forward to a candidate with;
Relevant university degree and at least 3-5 years experiences in monitoring and evaluation with proven technical expertise preferably in a similar position. Must have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in order to present information quickly and clearly to a variety of audiences, including the ability to communicate effectively in English.
Must have an understanding of financial controls and procedures and an extensive understanding of program cycle planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development projects.
Excellent facilitation skills and experience in delivering related training, network building and report writing for donors.
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, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, 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:
How do you build consensus with the various parties you work with? Please give a real-life scenario giving the context, what you needed to do and how you went about achieving results. Please indicate if you were successful or not and the lessons learned.