Monitoring And Evaluation Advisor for Gender Equality (Canadians Only)

  • Added Date: Thursday, 08 November 2018
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 10 January 2019

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Location Yangon, Myanmar

Start Date Jan – Mar 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

The Gender Equality Network (GEN) is diverse and inclusive network of more than 100 civil society organizations, national and international NGOs and Technical Resource Persons working to bring about gender equality and the fulfilment of women's rights in Myanmar. While they are experts in women’s rights and gender equality, they are struggling to implement strong systems to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of their work.

This is where you come in! You will work closely with the current monitoring and evaluation coordinator to review the existing information, to strengthen staff skill, to provide technical support to set up systems where all the members can evidence the value of being involved in the network. At the end of the placement it is expected that the new systems and tools will be in place and staff will be prepared to use them on an ongoing basis both internally and in donor reporting. The organization will be able to take their learning and transfer it into visual products that can more clearly illustrate where and how they work to build sustainable change in Myanmar.

As a volunteer, you will:

Review and develop Monitoring & Evaluation tools and train staff on how to utilize the tools

Set up M & E System relevant to the network structure

Strengthen the capacity of the staff on Monitoring and Evaluation

Work on a gender sensitive M & E System to train staff

Organizational Development tasks required (10 %)

Essential Academic Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree on social science, gender and/or development studies or equivalent

Essential Professional Background:

At least 3 years experienced in some of the following work

  • Gender
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Donor Reporting
  • Advanced Excel and other software relevant to M & E

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

  • Accommodation while in placement

  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

  • Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

  • Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

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