Chemonics seeks a monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) manager to support an anticipated multi-year fund management and technical assistance programme to be funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). The Jordan Inclusive and Accountable Governance Project (IAGP) is part of the Conflict Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) Jordan: Political and Economic Resilience Programme (PERP). The desired impact of PERP is to mitigate destabilising effects of change by enabling political and economic reform and strengthening resilience. IAGP will focus in strengthening relationship between state and citizens. It will work with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to support their engagement in political processes, and with municipal governments and central ministries to enable greater transparency of government processes and improve their responsiveness to citizen’s needs. IAGP will test innovative approaches for improving transparency and public engagement in national policy decisions. Please note that this role is contingent on award of the programme.
The MEL manager will be responsible for designing and overseeing the implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation system, as well as incorporating lessons learned for adaptive management throughout project implementation. Working in close coordination with the Team Lead and other senior project staff, the MEL manager will ensure that the M&E system is used effectively to measure and improve the project’s performance and to communicate progress with key stakeholders. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for helping people lead healthy lives around the world.
- Lead the design and implementation of a project-level Theory of Change (ToC), Logical Framework and Results Framework that measures the progression of project activities towards achieving higher-level results
- Develop and manage a rigorous approach to M&E including developing both qualitative and quantitative indicators to measure project outputs, outcomes and impact
- Develop mechanisms to establish feedback loops to ensure that learning approaches are incorporated into project implementation
- Oversee and lead qualitative and quantitative data collection processes and strategies.
- Develop and oversee research components related to the project as needed
- Lead on client reporting regarding technical progress against the agreed objectives
- Work in close collaboration with the Team Leader and other project staff to conduct capacity building and lead learning sessions for project staff and partner organisations
- Bachelors or master’s degree in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience, is preferred
- Substantial experience leading monitoring and evaluation efforts on international development, donor-funded programmes (FCDO preferred)
- Demonstrated expertise and understanding of qualitative and quantitative evaluation methodologies, and data collection, analysis and management methods
- Strong communication skills and inter-personal competencies for building professional relationships
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Arabic and English fluency required
Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached with “MEL Manager – IAGP” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2021. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.
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