The M&E/Gender & Inclusion Specialist’s manages and continually improves the Internews monitoring and evaluation system measuring the overall impact and results of Internews projects. The Specialist monitors the progress of project monitoring and evaluation and coordinates with all Internews partners to measure results accordingly, including gender equity, inclusiveness and other mandatory factors. The M&E/Gender & Inclusion Specialist works with the Program Managers to track, synthesize and organize data into reports, the Specialist also works with Internews partners to build and improve their monitoring and evaluation capacities, as well as ensuring that gender, inclusiveness and other mandatory factors are included in the programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:
- Ensure that the MEPs for Internews projects are well designed, adequately implemented and that the results are distributed appropriately.
- Work closely with program teams at the country and regional levels to develop logical frameworks that keep with the principles of human-centered design.
- Manage procurement of research companies that will design and implement target research to develop MEP indicators, including developing scopes of work for midterm and final evaluations.
- Oversee consistent application of Asia projects’ MEPs, ensuring that all sub-awards include well-designed monitoring and evaluation plans which utilize realistic and relevant indicators and targets (including gender and inclusiveness mandatory factors).
- Assist in managing Internews program components with a special focus on monitoring and evaluation, gender, inclusiveness and other mandatory factors.
- Ensure that data is synthesized and updated for inclusion in reports to donors.
- Manage the routine and systematic collection of data from all sub-grantees in accordance with their grant agreements.
- Other duties as assigned by Internews management including communication and grant management tasks.
- Understand and demonstrate commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- English language skills required.
- Relevant university degree in social sciences field, preferably with a focus on monitoring and evaluation and research studies.
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of large internationally funded democracy and governance programs, preferably media development programs.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate M&E requirements and outcomes to project colleagues and other stakeholders.
- Proficiency in evaluation design and development of indicators. Good working knowledge of statistics and ability to obtain, analyze and interpret data and present findings in written and oral form.
- Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection/survey design, implementation and analysis.
- Familiarity with common assessment frameworks such as social network analysis, organizational capacity assessments, and principles of survey design and analysis; familiarity with digital safety/security assessments is an asset.
- Competent in qualitative methodologies and participatory assessments.
- Competent in MS Excel, word processing, Power Point and experience using statistical programs such as SPSS.
- Demonstrated understanding of USAID and other donor approaches to media development and familiarity with efforts to apply a media lens to development work.
- Experience in other challenging environments and flexibility to apply lessons learned from other contexts.