Monitoring & Coordinator Evaluation

  • Added Date: Friday, 16 July 2021
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 01 August 2021

Creative Background

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic development and post-crisis stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Position Summary:

Creative currently seeks to hire a Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (M&E Coordinator) for its Berlin office to provide support to the monitoring and evaluation of an International Development project in the Middle East context. Under the MER Manager, the M&E Coordinator is responsible for implementing the programโ€™s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan, overseeing M&E activities, and drafting reports on program outcomes. The M&E Coordinator is expected to work 40 hr/week. This position is contingent on donor funding.

Location

Berlin, Germany

Reporting Line and Responsibility

The M&E Coordinator reports to the MER Manager and is responsible for remotely coordinating the work of up to 3 staff members.

Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

ยท Implement the program M&E plan that assesses the outcomes of activities and performance against the Results Monitoring Plan (RMP);

ยท Contribute to and finalize weekly and quarterly reports on an ad hoc basis for the MER Manager to review;

ยท Draft data collection tools such as survey, focus group discussion, and key informant interview guides for approval from MER Manager;

ยท Develop a standard set of project M&E templates for field team use to collect and track indicator data for reporting up to the project RMP;

ยท Develop a verification mechanism for activities, equipment and other operational support and train staff on this mechanism;

ยท Manage M&E data collection in the field, with oversight from the MER Manager, and coordinate the field team work to ensure program meets data collection targets;

ยท Analyze quantitative and qualitative data and report against program indicator performance for quarterly and ad hoc evaluation reports;

ยท Update and manage project repository for M&E data;

ยท Serve as liaison between MER team and program team so ensure there is coordination between the two teams on planned program activities and MER efforts;

ยท Provide capacity-building mentoring and training to team members so they are better able to collect high quality data, analyze findings, and draft reporting for team.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

ยท University degree in social sciences, management or related technical field, or equivalent experience

ยท At least two years of experience in monitoring and evaluating programs in transitional environment;

ยท Native written and spoken Arabic and advanced written and spoken proficiency in English required;

ยท Strong knowledge of M&E systems and processes;

ยท Demonstrated experience designing and analyzing performance indicators;

ยท Experience designing remote data collection plans and tools in transitional environments;

ยท Previous experience in evaluating and reporting on program results;

ยท Knowledge of data analysis, management and work stream management software is a plus;

ยท Knowledge of computer systems, internet navigation and various office applications;

ยท Demonstrable experience working independently and taking initiative;

ยท Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas, as well as impart knowledge and teach skills;

ยท Work eligibility in Germany required.

Job Type: Contract

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