Date(s) - 29/07/2022
IUCN – Regional Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator
Location: Asia Regional Office, Bangkok, Thailand
Reporting to: Regional Director, Asia
Closing Date: 29 July 2022 (extended)
Every four years, the IUCN membership adopts a quadrennial Programme that guides the work of the Union, especially that of the IUCN Secretariat. The Secretariat implements the IUCN Programme through a growing portfolio of over 400 projects across the world that are designed to respond to country, donor, and IUCN priorities. For the IUCN Programme 2021-2024, IUCN intends to increase its performance, results management, and operational efficiency, by enhancing and harmonizing the monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) function across the organization.To achieve these enhancements to the institution’s performance management, IUCN is hiring a Regional MEL Coordinator for the Asia Region, and concurrently for the Asia-Oceania Service Hub. He/she will lead the regional implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the new institutional processes, performance frameworks and standards, and data management system upgrades. This senior position will contribute to the region’s leadership in strategic performance management and assurance, implement the new global institutional standards in the region, and grow MEL capabilities in the region. This person will play a key role in improving IUCN’s MEL systems, practices and culture, promoting regional and global exchange of knowledge, lessons learned and best practices and therefore seeks a profile with strong MEL subject-matter expertise and experience and aptitude in managing change.
As the Asia regional lead for planning, monitoring and evaluation work, this position has overall responsibility for the monitoring, evaluation and institutional learning functions in the region and the quality of MEL outputs in the regional portfolio. As a member of the Regional Management Team within the Regional Director’s Office, he/she will contribute to steering the performance and assurance of the programme and portfolio of projects implemented in the region and ensuring quality in the design and development of the portfolio.
He/she will also lead the regional implementation of institutional MEL policies, practices and systems in the region. As a focal point for the MEL function, this position is expected to liaise with the global Programme Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (PPME Unit) (and regional leads in portfolio/programme management, HR, Finance, Legal, and IT) to collaboratively build the Secretariat’s MEL capabilities in the region with regards to relevant policies, processes, practices and systems.
This position provides subject matter expertise in MEL to support programme and projects implemented in the region from design to closure. She/he will provide functional line management to MEL officers, contribute to the recruitment, onboarding and training of MEL officers, and will manage project evaluations.
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