Posted on :
21 Jun, 2018
21 Jun, 2018
Established in 1951, World Education, Inc. is a US-based non-profit organization aimed at improving the lives of marginalized people through education (formal and non-formal) and training, institutional development, and targeted technical assistance.
Job Title: Monitoring Evaluation & Learning Manager
Monitoring Evaluation & Learning Manager – Job Number: 63003
Application Deadline: June 29, 2018
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Accra, Ghana
Salary: Commensurate with experience
World Education, Inc. seeks a local candidate for a Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager based in Accra, Ghana pending award from DFID/Girls’ Education Challenge/Leave No Girl Behind. The programme aims to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of highly marginalized out-of-school girls and transition them into formal school or employment. This programme seeks to decrease key barriers to access quality education, opportunities for employment and improving safety of highly marginalized girls in schools and their communities, while increasing girls’ knowledge and adoption of positive behaviours, empowering them to become leaders and role models within their communities.
The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (ME&L) Manager reports to the Programme Director and is responsible for designing, implementing, and measuring gender inclusion and sensitive education outcomes in agreed work plans. The Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager will serve as the lead advisor for Monitoring Evaluation and Learning for the program and manage the ME&L team. She/he will work closely with NGO Downstream Partners to provide technical support for the implementation and co-ordination of district and community level ME&L activities.
Lead development and implementation of the program ME&L system
Provide technical guidance in information management, data collection, analysis and reporting for improved accountability
Participate in capacity development efforts for all Downstream NGO partners and other stakeholders
Collaborate with partners and stakeholders to establish indicators relevant to their needs
Work closely with External Evaluators to conduct M&E research
Report directly to the Programme Director and help represent project to donor, fund manager and the Government of Ghana
Provide technical ME&L input to staff supporting Downstream NGO partners and other stakeholders
Support documentation and publication of activities and sharing of lessons learned and best practices
Provide progress reports according to donor and fund manager requirements
Work closely with program senior management team to elaborate integrated strategies, work plans and initiatives
Help ensure cross-cutting issues of participatory monitoring and evaluation, use of data for decision making and improved accountability are integrated in all strategies and activities
Support Programme Director in liaison and collaboration with other donor activities
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Required Skills or Experience
An advanced degree in education, international development, sociology or a related field
Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in a similar role as a senior-Manager in the monitoring and evaluation of programs
Excellent knowledge of data collection protocols for quality data collection and verification;
Demonstrated experience with research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems
Strong understanding of the Ghanaian education sector, including district-level education data collection and use
Demonstrated experience leading and building the capacity of M&E officers, including field-based staff, to meet project needs and deliverables is strongly desired;
Exceptional written and spoken communication skills (including presentations) required
Experience planning and facilitating meetings, identifying community needs, working with community leaders and key stakeholders
Knowledgeable in monitoring and evaluation standards with a gender and inclusive focus
Demonstrated training experience
Demonstrated experience building partnerships and networks between government and civil society
Strong analytical and reporting skills
If you are an individual with a disability, or a disabled veteran and unable to apply online for an available position, you may submit your request for reasonable accommodation by calling Human Resources at +1 617-482-9485.
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How to Apply
To apply submit a covering letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected]
Please include the job number in the email subject line
Closing Date : June 22, 2018