Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the leadership of the Program Development Director, the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is responsible for:
leading the development of M&E systems and provide technical assistance to national associations on their implementation,
steering and monitoring Result Based Management implementation within the region
supporting the use of results for strategic planning and decision-making of regional management and other relevant GSC co-workers
leading regional research initiatives on vulnerable children
ensuring completeness and high data quality in regional programme databases
supporting external evaluations and the implementation of self-evaluations
leading the development of monitoring and evaluation frameworks, tools with a focus on programmes, which allow them to generate information, analysis and relevant knowledge for timely and efficient decision making linked to the Children’s Village Programme Policy
leading capacity building on M&E and RBM on different units or levels of the organization
Working closely with other units to strengthen the overall M&E system and to allow M&E to focus on use and analysis of data.
Professional degree in social or economic disciplines. Preferably with post graduate monitoring, evaluation and / or social research
at least 5 years’ work experience in the area of monitoring and evaluation of social and / or social research
Expertise in implementing M&E systems and Result Based Management
Experience using an array of statistical, analytical, database and other standard software (e.g. SPSS, STATA, Minitab, STATISTICA, SAS, R, MS Excel)
Minimum 6 years of NGO experience (particularly in West & Central Africa)
Knowledge of social development issues, such as child protection, education, community/programme development, community health, child and youth development or related field
Ability to travel internationally within the region at short notice
Strong understanding of technical aspects of Program Management activities.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office with high level in the use of Power Point and Excel.
Good communication and diplomacy skills
Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of French and English (Portuguese and/or Spanish a plus)
Demonstrable experience and capability to manage projects autonomously.
Ability to establish strong working relationships with local and international other stakeholders.
Ability to work virtually in a multicultural environment and to handle change
Diverse, creative and challenging opportunities in an international working environment
Possibility to make significant contribution towards the development of Member Associations in the Region
Competitive compensation package and excellent development opportunities In accordance with the organisation’s child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks
What We Stand For:
SOS Children’s Villages is committed to creating and maintaining a caring and protective environment, which promotes its core values, and prevents and addresses child abuse and exploitation. We strongly condemn all forms of child abuse and exploitation, be it within or outside of our organization, and always respond to any case of proven, alleged or attempted abuse within our sphere of influence according to its nature. Eff orts ensure that mechanisms are in place to raise awareness, aid prevention, encourage reporting and ease response. They range from human resource development actions such as training and counselling to measures such as suspension, dismissal, and legal action