Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator NGO Jobs – Saferworld

Job Title:      Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator

Organisation: Saferworld

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

Saferworld is an
independent international organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent
conflict and build safer lives. We work with civil society, international
organisations and governments to encourage and support effective policies and
practices through advocacy, research and policy development and through
supporting the actions of others. We engage in over 18 countries in the Middle
East, Africa, Asia and Europe/Central Asia.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
Coordinator will support Saferworld’s programmes in East Africa. The
Coordinator will be responsible for refining and maintaining the M&E
systems of the designated country programmes, ensuring they are implemented
effectively by key stakeholders. This needs to be supported by actively
engaging in data collection and building M&E capacity of Saferworld and
partner staff, including on more participatory approaches to M&E      

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

significantly to refining the MEL system for the designated country programmes

  • Make a significant contribution the refinement of the programmes’
    log frame, systems and tools to ensure programmes are being monitored and
    evaluated effectively, efficiently and in line with national strategies
    and donor requirements
  • Ensure that partners’ views and needs are met by making MEL system
    more participatory
  • Guide the process of identifying best ways to record, report and
    analyse MEL information, comparing it to project targets, in close
    collaboration and consultation with the programme teams
  • Contribute to strengthening and developing procedures to improve the
    programmes’ internal learning, and sharing with partners, other
    stakeholders, and across the organisation
  • In collaboration with Saferworld staff and other stakeholders, put
    in place the framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of
  • Introduce knowledge management approaches to the program
  • Documents learning at various program levels and shares learning
    across the organisation and with            other
    stakeholders where relevant.

Lead on the
implementation of monitoring, evaluation and learning activities

  • Ensure monitoring and evaluation systems and tools, data collection,
    entry, cleaning and storage are appropriately implemented by Saferworld
    staff and partners
  • Lead on development and implementation of baseline studies and
    internal evaluations
  • Contribute to developing TORs for MEL surveys, mid-term and final
    project evaluations
  • Coordinate external evaluations
  • Lead on the identification of case studies and lessons learnt and
    contribute to the dissemination of those lessons and best practices within
    the programmes, with partners and other stakeholders, and across the

Train Saferworld
staff and partners on MEL-related issues

  • Organise and undertake training with stakeholders, including
    Saferworld staff and partners, in MEL and knowledge management skills,
    including participatory approaches to MEL

Ensure effective
record keeping, data gathering, information sharing and communication

  • Ensure high quality and timely preparation of M&E data and
    information for reports to donors, partners, and Saferworld
  • Guide staff and implementing partners in preparing and analysing
    progress reports Contribute to the setting up of a system to document
    lessons learnt

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in development studies, peace
    studies, or relevant experience
  • Three years of experience in the design/development of MEL methods
    and approaches within the INGO/NGO world or similar
  • Proven experience with the logical framework approach and Theories
    of Change
  • Proven experience with planning and implementation of MEL systems,
    including planning and implementation of baseline studies
  • Proven experience of working with staff and partners to implement
    MEL systems
  • Proven experience in information analysis and report writing
  • MEL experience in areas such as peacebuilding, conflict prevention,
    gender equality, youth work, security and justice or related fields is
  • Experience in strategic planning and/or organisational learning or
    organisational development would be an advantage
  • Proven experience in Knowledge Management Systems and applications
  • Experience and/or understanding of the challenges of working in
    difficult, complex conflict-affect and post-conflict environments is
  • Knowledge on Sudan operational context
  • High standard for computer literacy, including Excel; graphic design
    and desktop publishing
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (Arabic is an advantage)
  • Other
  • Willingness to undertake regular field visits and interact with
    different stakeholders, especially primary stakeholders
  • Willingness to work in a team and to reach out to team members in
    partner organisations
  • Commitment to and compliance with Saferworld’s safeguarding

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send a complete application form, Download
, and send to Marie Aziz at (please use
subject heading: Ref: MEL )

Deadline: 8th September 2019

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