At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are
poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems,
and transforming markets into a force for development.
Pact seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for an anticipated global project that will convene stakeholders to develop and implement strategies to reduce child labor and improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM). The project
will work at a global level to develop networks and promote the sharing of good practices among stakeholders in countries. At a country-specific level, the project will work in Ghana and the Philippines, convening a wide range of stakeholders to (1) strengthen
and enforce laws and develop and implement policies and action plans to address child labor and working conditions in ASGM; (2) increase access of vulnerable households living in ASGM communities to social protection services and programs to improve their
livelihoods; and (3) develop and implement mechanisms to increase transparency and monitor child labor and working conditions in gold mining supply chains, with a particular focus on ASGM.
Reporting to the Project Director, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against
targets, outcomes and impacts. He/she will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement and overall data management. He/she will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff, consolidate program reports, and promote
learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learned. He/she will support all the technical staff in M&E functions and will manage any M&E related staff in the program.
• Work closely with the Project Director, ASGM Mining Officers and Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to ensure that the project meets its stated goals and objectives in country, specifically those related to child labor;
• Assist partners to develop strong M&E systems that will allow accountability for programming to Pact and to the donor;
• Providing training and mentoring support to partners and staff to ensure the implementation of strong M&E systems;
• Regular international travel to support the country partners and teams and further the project’s objectives;
• Assist with development of the project’s management plan, including decision on and definition of key indicators, targets and systems for measurements;
• Lead in designing the overall measurement system for the project to include outcome measures at the end of the project;
• Collect, aggregate, analyze and visual data for the project for reporting to Pact and to the donor.
• Minimum of five years professional experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects;
• Bachelors degree in statistics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field, Master’s degree preferred;
• Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages, particularly related to capacity building projects;
• Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including performance monitoring plans for capacity-building projects;
• Knowledge of evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed-methods) and data collection and analysis methodologies;
• Experience developing and refining data collection tools;
• Experience with data quality assessments and oversight related to capacity-building projects;
• Ability to facilitate and serve as a project liaison for externally-managed evaluations;
• Understanding of supply chain and community monitoring systems a plus; and
• Fluency in English.