Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Job Description

Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Company Name: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelors or master’s degree in statistics, economics, anthropology, social science, or related field.

Job Context:
∎ This proposed initiative aims to provide legal services – legal literacy, legal advice, information, referral, mediation, and where appropriate litigation – in five (5) Unions (Haldiapalong, Rajapalong, Jaliapalong, Ratnapalong, Palongkhali) of Ukhiya Upazila & three (3) Rohingya camps (1e, 1w, 15) area in Ukhiya, Cox`s Bazar to ensure access to justice for individuals in the community as well as to provide increased responsiveness of local justice actors – by capacity building training to project staff, community volunteers (Self-help group) and local government representatives. BLAST will carry out rights-based advocacy and will ensure that host and Rohingya community members in the targeted areas can access formal and informal justice mechanisms and that justice sector actors are more responsive.
∎ The position will provide extensive support for a regular field visit, track progress, data quality control, conduct post-distribution monitoring surveys, capture learning, best practice, and support partner agencies/organizations to ensure program quality.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Data management: Directly work with central MIS manager for ensuring CMS data entry, analysis, and share.
∎ Data Collection: Conducting FGD and KII and submitting a detailed report to the central M&E team.
∎ Reporting: Ensuring quantitative reporting every month and narrative report as per the donor reporting format in every quarter/ Annual.
∎ Project Implementation monitoring/ Process monitoring: As per the project design need to ensure intensive field site visit and observe project activities like courtyard meeting, training, Self Help Group discussion, etc with specific observation tools.
∎ Support management and accountability through routine, accurate collection, and reporting of information that confirms the status of project activities based on a log frame.
∎ Collect case studies from the field for qualitative progress monitoring.
∎ Assisting the central M&E team where necessary.
∎ The duties and responsibilities may change a bit based on project needs and special circumstances.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 4 years of experience in monitoring and evaluating social development projects, concerning women’s social empowerment project may prefer.
∎ Proven experience in the application of monitoring methods, approaches, and tools.
∎ Proven experience in survey design, data collection, both qualitative and quantitative techniques.
∎ Knowledge of the application of ICT tools (Smartphone technology) to collect data is an asset.
∎ Experience in working with PNGO activity monitoring skills will be preferred.
∎ Good written and oral communication skills in English and Bangla, including writing monthly reports and present coherent and convincing messages to different audiences.
∎ Work experience in Rohingya camps preferred.
∎ Punctual and good at time management and strong relationship building skills
∎ Understanding of protection issues facing our beneficiaries

∎ Tk. 50000 (Monthly)
∎ Costs in relation to fieldwork will be borne by the organization according to its rules

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 19 Jun 2021

Company Information:
∎ 8 Jun 2021
∎ Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
∎ Address : YMCA Development Center, 1/1 Pioneer Road, Kakrail, Dhaka-1000.
∎ Web :
∎ Business : BLAST is one of the leading legal services organizations in Bangladesh, and the only one that provides access to legal aid across the spectrum, from the frontlines of the formal justice system to the apex court. It prioritises support to women, men and children living in poverty or facing disadvantage or discrimination. It also provides legal aid, advice and representation across a range of areas, including civil, criminal, family, labour and land law, as well as on constitutional rights and remedies, providing access to judicial remedies alongside alternative dispute resolution wherever appropriate. Alongside individual legal aid, BLAST undertakes strategic litigation, or public interest litigation, as a key part of its advocacy for law and policy reforms to ensure effective legal protection of rights.

Category: NGO/Development

: Interested candidates are requested to apply online only through with a comprehensive curriculum vitae including names and contacts (telephone, fax, and e-mail addresses) of two professional referees who are familiar with the candidate's qualifications and work experience. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. PLEASE NOTE: Any efforts to solicit the organization will result in the disqualification of the candidate. BLAST is an equal opportunities employer; women and individuals from marginalized communities, in particular, are encouraged to apply.