Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer
INASP is a dynamic and committed organization supporting research and knowledge initiatives within international development, in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In support of INASP’s aim to ‘put research and knowledge at the heart of development’ you will provide expert support to Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning work in the organisation. Working alongside INASP’s programme teams and partners, you will support the design, development and implementation of high quality and appropriate M&E and learning processes and systems that uphold INASP’s reputation as a strong critically reflective and analytical organisation.
Reporting to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor, you will:
- Support monitoring, evaluation and learning activities
- Support the monitoring and evaluation of INASP’s programmes
- Support critical thinking and learning processes such as reflection and review processes, TOC development and clarification, log frames and results frameworks
- Oversee internal data collection processes
- Support annual planning of M&E work and budget alongside the M&E officer(s), in conjunction with programme teams
- Support programme teams as well as provide MEL support to partners directly as required
- Develop M&E & learning components for new programme proposals, including M&E budgets
- Manage relationships your relationship with programme teams to ensure a supportive and collaborative work environment
- Support the development of new MEL funding opportunities for evaluations and other areas of MEL
- Oversee the collation and analyses of MEL data
You will have:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong knowledge of M&E methodologies both quantitative and qualitative.
- Strong experience of data management
- Strong experience in designing and implementing M&E activities in a NGO or research setting
- Positive attitude to working with non M&E specialists and appreciation of the contribution others can make
- Strong people skills; considerable experience of collaborative work
- Willingness to travel up to 35 days per year within the UK and Internationally
Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 (some flexibility depending on skills and experience)
Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2018
The post is based at our Oxford office.
A full job description is available here.
Please note: you must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. We cannot sponsor anyone who does not already have this right and in order to be considered for this post you will need to provide proof of your right to work in the UK. If in doubt of your status, see the UK Government’s website for clarification: www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas.
How to apply
Applications should be made by email and should include:
- A full CV
- A personal statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining how you meet the essential and/or desirable criteria in the job description and what you would bring to the role
- Details of your right to work in the UK: either
a) UK/EEA/Swiss citizen (except Croatian nationals who require ARC documentation); or
b) details of work permit /visa.
- Where you saw the job advert
Applications will only be considered if they provide all the above.
These documents should be sent as email attachments to INASP jobs email@example.com using the following naming convention:
- Surname-firstname-cv.file extension (e.g. blogs-jane-cv.pdf)
- Surname-firstname-statement.file extension (e.g. blogs-jane-statement.pdf)
The closing date for applications is Monday 1st May 2017 17:00 GMT.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 10 May 2017 in Oxford (UK).
Successful candidates selected for interview will be notified and sent interview details including advance preparation requirements.
Please note we reserve the right to close applications early if a large number of applications are received.
We will not accept applications through agencies.
INASP is a UK registered charity, established in 1992 and funded by a range of government and institutional donors. We have 28 staff based in our Oxford and London offices.
For more details please go to our website: www.inasp.info.