Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEl) Coordinator

Job Description

Title: Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEl) Coordinator

Company Name: CARE Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Advanced degree in economics, statistics, public health, or another relevant field

Experience Requirements:
∎ 7 to 8 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ This position is subject to project award and funding
∎ CARE is one of the world`s leading international humanitarian and development organisations, committed to helping people in poor communities improve their lives and alleviate poverty. Founded in 1945, CARE is working across 104 countries to fight global poverty and marginalization. CARE has been active in Bangladesh since 1949 being one of the largest country offices of CARE. CARE works to help people achieve social and economic well-being, while being among the best in their fields. CARE put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE Bangladesh is currently shifting towards a program approach, where it has developed longer-term impact visions to have more sustainable changes in the lives of the extreme poor and marginalized.
∎ CARE seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Coordinator for the anticipated Host and Impacted Community Response Activity. This is expected to be in the range of $10-50 Million. The objective of the activity is to mitigate the socioeconomic and environmental challenges in communities either hosting Rohingya refugees or impacted by the Rohingya refugee crisis. Of particular concern to USAID are issues related to: water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); agricultural productivity; natural resources management; workforce development; economic growth; and private sector engagement.
∎ The MEL Coordinator is a Key Personnel position, and as such, their candidacy is subject to USAID approval. This position is subject to project award and funding. This position will be based in Cox`s Bazar which is an unaccompanied location.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Partner closely with staff to lead all MEL and Collaborating Learning and adapting (CLA) activities, tools, and systems. Ensure that synergies are applied and leveraged within all activities in the implementation areas.
∎ Ensure collection and analysis of intersectional and disaggregated data based on sex, age, disability and other factors and inclusion of all data related activities.
∎ Ensure the activity includes adaptive learning within and across multi-sectoral interventions. This includes but is not limited to USG, host country government, international donors, local civil society organizations, multilateral organizations, and private sector investments.
∎ Lead activities related to peer-to-peer learning, knowledge management, knowledge sharing and application, capacity strengthening, evidence generation, data utilization, and CLA in support of adaptive management.
∎ Ensure appropriate and continued coordination and joint planning with other USAID and donor activities, specifically USAID Missions, host government initiatives, and private sector engagement.
∎ Engage project stakeholders in gathering information and lessons emerging from program implementation and ensuring its use by project participants and quality communications to external stakeholders for influence, thought leadership and scaling.
∎ Provide technical leadership for consortium partners in implementing MEL approach.
∎ Adhere to and support CARE Bangladesh's Safety and Security policy and systems
∎ Safeguarding

Additional Requirements:
∎ 7-8 years of relevant work experience managing MEL activities for USAID projects required.
∎ Experience designing, implementing, and operating monitoring, evaluation and learning systems throughout the project life cycle.
∎ Knowledge of primary evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
∎ Demonstrated experience in organizational and peer-to-peer learning, capacity strengthening, and collaborative learning and adaptation.
∎ Demonstrated understanding and experience of the performance management cycle of planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting.
∎ Demonstrated ability to manage activities and coordinate diverse group of professionals.
∎ Ability to develop and maintain results-focused stakeholder relationships.
∎ Experience working in low-resource, challenging operating environments.
∎ Demonstrated ability to build and maintain partnerships and productive working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders, including familiarity with key USAID policies and other relevant guidance documents.
∎ Demonstrated experience leading technical MEL teams.
∎ Excellent, demonstrated English writing and oral communications skills required.
∎ Highly adaptable personality who can identify areas of needed change and lead in the application of those adjustments.
∎ Able to lead complex technical teams, each with individual, and often, competing mandates.
∎ Ability to translate development challenges into opportunities.
∎ Strong communication skills and capacity to relay complex technical messages to non-technical audiences.
∎ Good relationship, networking and influencing skills.
∎ Appreciate for and ability to promote gender, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.
∎ Ensure and Promote GEDI and be GEDI sensitive, creating an enabling environment where diversity can flourish and all staff and stakeholders experience inclusion and appreciation.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the really deserving candidate. In addition, CARE offers Provident Fund, Gratuity, Festival Bonus, Leave Encashment, Life and Health Insurance, Day Care facilities, Working Mother Benefits etc.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 25 Jan 2023

Company Information:
∎ 16 Jan 2023
∎ CARE Bangladesh

Category: NGO/Development

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