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07/06 2019
Big Win Philanthropy - Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, London

Founded in 2015, Big Win Philanthropy is an independent foundation that invests in children and young people to improve lives and maximize demographic dividends for long-term economic growth.  We believe they are critical to advance national development and prosperity.

Our focus is on investments in sub-Saharan Africa that promote three areas of human capital growth: brain development, education and youth employment. Led by the priorities of our African partners, we support leaders to effectively define and deliver the ‘big win’ goals in these areas that they regard as most important for their countries and regions. 

 

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager - London

Location:  London, with international travel

Salary:  Competitive

 

Reporting to the Director, Monitoring and Evaluation, you will support programmes relating to nutrition, brain development, education, and youth employment. With a focus on monitoring, evaluation and evidence analysis, you will lead the commissioning, design and usage of baseline data and impact evaluations and engage proactively with Big Win Philanthropy’s partners in sub-Saharan Africa to ensure high quality execution and success of evidence-based programmes.  Other key aspects of the role includes programme design, implementation and management.    

Your rigor and exceptional communication abilities will enable you to provide robust support to colleagues in the wider Programme team in reviewing quantitative and qualitative evidence, providing guidance to government leaders on prioritisation and decision-making. 

A Masters or PhD level education in a relevant field is strongly preferred, combined with experience in M&E and impact evaluation design in an international context.  

At Big Win Philanthropy, you can expect a culture of collaboration, support, ambition, innovation and true partnership working. We are an organisation that encourages new ideas and are passionate about transforming outcomes for children and young people, and are uniquely placed to leverage impact that extends beyond this initiative. 

 

If you share our values and our ambition to achieve transformational change, we want to hear from you!

Closing date: 7 June 2019 (midnight UK time)

Prospectus interviews: Early June

Panel Interviews: Late June

 

How to apply

Please apply on our website - https://www.prospect-us.co.uk/jobs/details/hq00175265

The application should include your up to date CV and a supporting statement of approx. 500 words.

Please note that candidates must have the right to work in the United Kingdom.

If you have further queries, please contact our retained advisors at Prospectus, Fiona Wansborough and Roberta Giubilini, at [email protected] /[email protected] , +44 (0)203 479 5405. 

07/06 2019
Council of Europe - Innovative experts on (i) data collection with artificial intelligence and (ii) proxy indicators measuring trust

The Council of Europe is looking for innovative experts on:

- data collection with the help of artificial intelligence, and/or

- proxy indicators for measuring trust between people of diverse ethnic backgrounds.

 

The Council of Europe’s Intercultural Cities Programme supports cities in developing strategies to manage cultural diversity as an asset rather than a threat. Intercultural cities invest considerable resources into various activities that bring together residents of diverse cultural backgrounds with a view to creating trust and social cohesion.

 

To be able to track the effects of such intercultural activities on individuals’ attitudes quickly and in a cost-effective and unobtrusive way (not via surveys etc.), the Council of Europe organizes a brainstorming session on 11-12 June in Lublin, Poland.

 

The Council of Europe will cover travel and subsistence costs of innovative experts. If interested, kindly send your CV together with a brief description of your involvement in a similar project or any related materials to [email protected].

31/05 2019
UK Prosperity Fund Evaluation & Learning - Senior Evaluator, Brasil

The Brazil Prosperity Programme Evaluation Team is seeking a Senior Evaluator to work with a team of evaluators for up to 45 days (June – November 2019). They will have 10-15 years of relevant experience, including at least 5 years of monitoring and evaluation experience. They will have some experience and understanding of evaluating international programmes in at least one of the following sectors: Trade, Energy and/or Green Finance. They will have Portuguese language capabilities and experience working in Brazil.

The Brazil Prosperity Programme is just one of several Prosperity Fund programme initiatives that we will be evaluating in coming months and years: UK/India Green Growth Equity Fund, South East Asia Economic Reform, India Economic Reform & Prosperity, Digital Access, Global Anti-Corruption, Better Health, China Prosperity, Mexico Prosperity, Indonesia Renewable Energy, Global Trade, Future Cities. The role may present opportunities to work across these programmes.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement surveys/other primary data collection tools (June/July)
  • Analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data sets (July – September)
  • Identify initial findings to feed into the Programme Team’s Annual Review (July)
  • Present data using tables, graphs and other visual representations (August – September)
  • Contribute to producing the Brazil Programme Evaluation Report (October – November)
  • Conduct presentations and other evaluation outputs to support the wider PF E&L team
  • Being aware of EQUALs quality assurance requirements and ensuring that work meets the required standards

 

Person specification:

Essential

  • 5 - 10 years’ experience in a monitoring and evaluation role, including at least three years’ experience writing inputs for evaluation studies. This should include theory-based evaluations with a utilisation and learning focus
  • Expertise in the use of qualitative data collection tools, especially key informant interviews and focus group discussions
  • Portuguese language capabilities (sufficient for interviewing and reading/ interpreting text in Portuguese)
  • Some experience and understanding of the Brazilian context for at least one of the following sectors: Trade, Energy and/or Green Finance
  • Demonstrable ability to write clearly and concisely

 

Preferable

  • Experience of working in Middle Income Countries, especially Brazil
  • Experience of working on evaluation projects for HM Government clients

Applications

For further details and to apply, please email Chris Morgan via [email protected]

Applications close 31st May 2019

31/05 2019
FAO - Evaluation Officer P2, Italy
 

Organizational Setting
The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) anchors the evaluation function in the Organization. Evaluation at FAO provides results accountability to both member countries and the Director-General, giving more in-depth understanding and objective basis for their decision-making and oversight. Evaluation also contributes to corporate learning, feeding lessons into a robust feedback loop. Evaluation provides a sound basis for improvements in the Organization's programmes in terms of their relevance to countries, definition of objectives, their design and implementation. The Office also participates in system-wide evaluation initiatives, thereby contributing to assessments of development effectiveness by the UN system.

 
Reporting Lines
The Evaluation Officer reports to the Director, OED.
 
Technical Focus
Programme and project evaluations.
 
Key Results
The planning and conduct of evaluation assignments, thereby contributing to enhanced results-accountability to FAO stakeholders; as well as contributions to improved results-based management by the Organization, and the development of evaluation function and methodologies in OED.
 
Key Functions
• Composes and manages project evaluation teams;
• Supports evaluations of programmes, programme components or cluster of projects;
• Supports lead evaluators in the preparation of evaluation reports and related materials;
• Assists with the organization and preparation of meetings, missions, workshops and other events;
• Keeps abreast of methodological developments in evaluation, contributes to the development of evaluation methodologies and tools and participates in capacity development activities;
• Liaises and collaborates with other units of the Organization with a view to promoting results-based evaluation culture and enhanced learning from evaluations;
• Liaises and collaborates with the evaluation units of other United Nations organizations as well as professional evaluation bodies;
• Performs other duties as required.
 
Further details can búe found here

 

31/05 2019
FAO - Evaluation Officer P3, Italy

Organizational Setting
The FAO Office of Evaluation (OED) anchors the evaluation function in the Organization. Evaluation at FAO provides results accountability to both member countries and the Director-General, giving more in-depth understanding and objective basis for their decision-making and oversight. Evaluation also contributes to corporate learning, feeding lessons into a robust feedback loop. Evaluation provides a sound basis for improvements in the Organization's programmes in terms of their relevance to countries, definition of objectives, their design and implementation. The Office also participates in system-wide evaluation initiatives, thereby contributing to assessments of development effectiveness by the UN system.

 
Reporting Lines
The Evaluation Officer reports to the Director, OED.
 
Technical Focus
Programme and project evaluations.
 
Key Results
The planning and conduct of evaluation assignments, thereby contributing to enhanced results-accountability to FAO stakeholders; as well as contributions to improved results-based management by the Organization, and the development of evaluation function and methodologies in OED.
 
Key Functions
• Leads evaluations of programmes, programme components or clusters of projects;
• Composes and manages project evaluation teams;
• Prepares evaluation reports and related materials;
• Presents findings, conclusions and recommendations of evaluation reports to key stakeholders;
• Contributes to quality assurance process, quality controls and assists in quality enhancement of evaluations conducted by others;
• Keeps abreast of methodological developments in evaluation and contributes to the development of evaluation methodologies and tools;
• Liaises and collaborates with other units of the Organization with a view to promoting results-based evaluation culture and enhanced learning from evaluations;
• Liaises and collaborates with the evaluation units of other United Nations organizations as well as professional evaluation bodies;
• Performs other duties as required.
 
Further details can be found úúúú.
31/05 2019
inFocus Consulting Ltd - Senior Learning & Evaluation Consultant, UK

Position Description:

inFocus Consulting is seeking to recruit a Senior Evaluation and Learning Consultant to deliver inFocus consultancy services and products with the inFocus team. The role would provide the opportunity to work with and build the capacities of interesting and inspiring NGO's in the UK and around the world. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Managing or supporting monitoring and evaluation assignments: The Evaluation & Learning Consultant will project manage or support various external evaluations of client social programmes, with an emphasis on the sport, culture & recreation, child protection and gender equality and empowerment sectors. Project management will include managing the project team (which could be made up of internal staff and external associates), communicating with the client, designing the approach, undertaking technical evaluation delivery, writing reports/ delivering presentations and ensuring that the evaluation is delivered on time and within budget. Project support will include undertaking qualitative research, such as case studies, and quantitative research, such as designing and implementing surveys. It will also include some team and client liaison.
  • Delivering Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) services to NGOs and social enterprises in the UK and globally. M&E services will include running theory of change workshops (both in-person and remotely), undertaking monitoring and evaluation needs assessments, developing M&E frameworks and running training (both in-person and remotely). InFocus has a central bank of materials, resources and toolkits which will be drawn upon by the Evaluation & Learning consultant. In particular, all M&E training courses that the Evaluation & Learning Consultant will help to deliver are already designed by inFocus.
  • Improving existing inFocus products and services and developing new inFocus products and services to apply to the wider global network of charities and social enterprises accessing inFocus. This may include, for example, improving a training course, designing a new webinar, trialing a new evaluation method or developing a new process.
  • Networking with other professionals in the international development sector (particularly sports, culture and recreation, child protection and gender equality) to make connections, recruit new associates and discuss new opportunities. For inFocus associate consultants, support with their training in relation to inFocus service delivery. Keeping up to date with the latest trends in M&E.
  • Helping to source new work opportunities: Every week, the Evaluation & Learning Consultant will play an active role in searching for new bidding opportunities within a target region, by checking a list of websites and following up a number of existing leads. In the weekly sales and marketing call, these opportunities will be discussed as a team to reach a decision on which opportunities to pursue. The Evaluation & Learning Consultant will then work with the inFocus team to help to put a project team together, develop the proposal and budget, in line with inFocus internal approach, policies and processes.
  • To undertake other duties, as required, by Line Manager. The role will be based in the UK but may involve international travel.

Further details can be found attached.

13/05 2019
Particip - Intern, Project management with a focus on evaluation, Germany

Intern – Project management with a focus on evaluation

6-month – starting summer 2019

Your tasks include:

  • Assist in the implementation of complex evaluations, including:
    • Participate in the implementation of data collection activities (surveys, desk studies, etc.)
    • Undertake specific thematic analyses and research
    • Data and document analysis and visualisation;
    • Support contractual, financial and administrative management
    • Support any further tasks in the day-to-day management of evaluation projects
  • Assist business development and tendering for contracts, which includes, among other:
    • Assist overall preparation of offers, i.e. compilation, administrative documents, layout
    • Research for potential partners
    • Assist in identifying and recruiting experts
    • Communicating with experts, partners and clients in English and, if applicable, French

 

 

Your profile:

  • Master’s degree in political science, economics, international development or other relevant fields
  • First work experience (internship, volunteer work) is an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and towards multiple deadlines
  • Strong analytical and drafting skills and strong ability to process qualitative & quantitative data
  • Strong communication skills and team orientation
  • Sound command of Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills on a constant basis
  • Excellent command of English (C2 in the Common European Framework)
  • Proficient written and spoken French is a strong asset
  • Other assets: languages (German, Spanish), theoretical background in evaluation, knowledge of European Union external action

 

To apply

Please send your application indicating your earliest starting date (cover letter and CV in English, as well as academic and professional supporting documentation, all in one single PDF file) at the latest by 13.05.2019 to:

Lena Fraser-Landmann: [email protected]

Subject „Eval-Intern-2019s2“

Please note: Incoming applications will be screened on a running basis and they may fill the vacancy before the closing date.

10/05 2019
IAEA - Senior Evaluation Officer (P5), Austria

Please find attached a vacancy announcement for a P5 Senior Evaluation Officer at IAEA.

Organization:OIOS-Office of Internal Oversight Services
Primary Location:Austria-Vienna-Vienna-IAEA Headquarters

Duration in Months: 36
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Regular
Probation Period: 1 Year

The closing date for applications is 10 May 2019, and the link to the website is: https://iaea.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2019/0143%20(001375)&tz=GMT%2B02:00

 

10/05 2019
EAC- Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Qatar

Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist- Evaluation

  • Department Purpose: Educate A Child (hereafter “EAC”) is a global program of EAA (Education Above All) with an aim to significantly reduce the number of children worldwide who are denied their right to education by providing learning opportunities. EAC works with partner organizations towards its mission to trigger significant breakthroughs in providing out of school children, facing extreme poverty, cultural barriers, and belonging to conflict-affected environments, an opportunity for a full cour
10/05 2019
EAC- Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Qatar

Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist- Evaluation

  • Department Purpose: Educate A Child (hereafter “EAC”) is a global program of EAA (Education Above All) with an aim to significantly reduce the number of children worldwide who are denied their right to education by providing learning opportunities. EAC works with partner organizations towards its mission to trigger significant breakthroughs in providing out of school children, facing extreme poverty, cultural barriers, and belonging to conflict-affected environments, an opportunity for a full cour