Learning and Evaluation Consultant (Maternity Coverage)

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Date(s) - 20/09/2021
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Title: Learning and Evaluation Consultant (Maternity Coverage)

Status: Temporary (October 2021 – March 2022)

Classification: Non-Exempt

Job Level: Consultant

Supervisor: VP, Impact & Effectiveness


At Global Fund for Women our vision is a world where movements for gender justice have transformed power and privilege for a few into equity and equality for all. We fund bold, ambitious, and expansive gender justice movements to create meaningful change that will last beyond our lifetimes.


The Learning and Evaluation Consultant is a temporary role within the Impact & Effectiveness Team and reports to the VP of Impact & Effectiveness. This role will support Maternity Leave coverage for the Director of Evaluation and Analytics and will manage a portfolio of short- and medium-term projects. S/he will work closely with Learning & Evaluation Officers to define, scope, and implement evaluations for specific grantmaking portfolios and provide quality analysis and useful insights to key audiences. S/he will be responsible for analyzing MEL systems, identifying gaps in project-based MEL, and providing recommendations to stakeholders for improvements. S/he will lead an analysis of bilateral funder M&E requirements and develop requisite processes for compliance. This consultancy is estimated at 20-25 hours per week, starting no later than October 11th, 2021, and concluding end of March, 2022.


Initiative & Grantmaking Monitoring & Evaluation Functions (20-30 hours/month)

  • Serve as the Learning & Evaluation representative on project-based grantmaking, responsible for supporting learning, monitoring, and evaluation activities, including data extraction and cleaning, analysis, and drafting reports.
  • Provide detailed and accurate analysis of grantmaking outcomes to support donor reporting

Operations & Systems Analysis (25-30 hours/month)

  • Assess current Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning systems, create guidance and support implementation for project-based monitoring and evaluation
  • Lead analysis of bilateral agency monitoring and evaluation requirements for proposal development and project implementation; develop recommendations for updating current system and processes to align with various requirements

Learning & Evaluation Team Support (10-15 hours/month)

  • Contribute to Learning & Evaluation team joint projects
  • Support data analysis of Movement Capacity Assessments
  • Undertake other tasks as agreed with the VP of Impact & Effectiveness



  • Reports to the VP of Impact and Effectiveness
  • Constructive and effective daily working relationships with Learning and Evaluation Officers
  • Constructive and effective daily working relationships within and across teams.



  • Masters degree plus 3-5 years of relevant experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, and/or Research
  • Prior work history in non-profit sector program monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience designing and implementing mixed-methods evaluations for projects and/or evaluations of projects funded by bilateral donors
  • Experience using Salesforce or relational database software to create reports and export data
  • Demonstrable command of Excel
  • Experience in facilitating use of data to inform decision-making including visualization skills
  • Understanding of human rights funding landscape, feminist funders, and philanthropy
  • Experience implementing monitoring and evaluation plans for ongoing initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and manage solid working relationships
  • Attention to detail and documentation in support of building processes and systems
  • Ability to communicate recommendations and/or results clearly and appropriately based on the audience
  • Ability to exhibit flexibility in a fast-paced environment


  • Experience working for a grantmaking organization
  • Experience building replicable, scalable systems for monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience with quantitative data and using statistical software for cleaning, management, and descriptive statistics (R preferred)
  • Oral and written fluency in a language other than English (i.e., Spanish, Russian, Arabic, French)

Global Fund for Women is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law. Women, people of color, and LGBTQI candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records