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Evaluation Advisor - Cuso International HND / BA / BSc Job

2023-08-08 16:35   Graphics Design / Video Editing / Animation   Calabar   783 views
Job Details

Location: Calabar, Cross Rivers

Job type: Contract

Start Date: October 2023

Placement Length: 6 Months

Language Requirements: English

Job Description

As the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, you will monitor, evaluate and report on strategic outcomes based on reliable evidence. You will also engage stakeholders in learning and planning project course corrections and communicating results.

This will involve keeping abreast of research, gathering and communicating lessons learned from experience; partnering with colleagues, other advisors, consultants and institutions; and playing a strong advocacy role within and on behalf of the project.

In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring that the skills of partners and staff are continuously enhanced. The aim of the placement is to support and strengthen the MEAL unit of partner organizations.

Job Role

As a volunteer, you will:

Support in the design and implementation of appropriate data collection tools and procedures needed to account for project outcomes, in collaboration with all relevant staff, volunteers, and partners.

Support weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting on activities by project component managers, to ensure effective monitoring and documentation of project progress as per Annual Work Plans and the project Performance Measurement Framework (PMF).

Analyze project data periodically and generate summary reports on project progress against targets, using indicators defined in the project results framework

Support internal mid-year and annual reporting requirements, and the needs of external program evaluations.

Support monitoring and evaluation of capacity-building initiatives of the project with project staff and stakeholders.

Design, facilitate and provide internal capacity-building support for strategic learning on project results related to gender equity, environmental responsibility and youth-based constraints on business development and employment

Provide Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance for the M&E component during proposal development

Support partners to design and review their M & E Policy and Plan.

Essential Requirements

A University Degree in Evaluation, Statistics, Social Science, Development Studies or a related discipline

Minimum 5 years working in monitoring and evaluation of funded projects and programs; preferably in the area of natural resources management and/or market systems/enterprise development.

Essential Background:

Logical framework approach to defining project outcomes and indicators

Methods for monitoring and evaluation (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory)

Planning and implementation of M&E systems

Capacity building in M&E development and implementation

Facilitating learning-orientated focus group discussions with multiple stakeholders

Demonstrated experience in measuring and tracking vulnerable groups in programs and projects

Good understanding of what determines vulnerability in humanitarian and development context

Experience disaggregating information and data by sex, age, social-economic status, marital status, disability and vulnerable groups

Demonstrated experience with integrating and measuring gender equality results including:

Gender disaggregated and gender-sensitive baselines, indicators and targets

Gender-sensitive data collection & analysis

Gender equality objectives in partner’s capacity building plans

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Note: Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only

Company Description
Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.