Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Save the Children - Monitoring/Evaluation Manager

This material is cross-posted from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, http://internationalpeaceandconflict.org and appears to be an interesting opportunity for the Humphrey community.   This is meant for information sharing purposes only. 

 Save the Children - Monitoring and Evaluation Manager - Humanitarian Leadership Academy - London   Click here to view the original listing and apply!

Directorate: Global Programmes 
Department: Humanitarian 
Team: Humanitarian Leadership Academy 
Location: London 
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 
Full / Part Time: Full-time 
Salary: £41-45k pro rata (dependant on experience) 
Contract Duration: 24 months 
Closing Date: 5 July 2015

The Academy
The mission of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy’s (Academy) is to empower people around the world to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries. The Academy will work with the humanitarian sector and new partners from the technology industry, private sector and universities to help communities become more resilient in the face of disaster and give them the training and skills to respond to crises in their own countries.
The role
Learning is at the core of the Academy's identity and we recognise that monitoring and evaluation form a key foundation for successful learning. We also see we need to do things differently and support innovation across the humanitarian sector, this critical role will drive forward these fundamental activities by providing leadership in the development and implementation of a monitoring and evaluation framework and system. We will identify and synthesis trends of activity and evidence of the impact of the effectiveness of our activities in learning and innovation, leading on the Academy’s efforts to optimise accountability to beneficiaries and partners.
The role will be responsible for developing and implementing a M&E framework and system for the Academy in the UK and in its global offices.  The role will provide technical support, leadership and quality assurance to all areas of the business to develop appropriate M&E strategies and processes. The role will represent and engage externally and internally on behalf of the Academy with partners and donors on M&E and accountability issues to best capture the latest recommendations and developments of Monitoring and Evaluation in capacity building.
About you
To be successful in this role will you have solid and extensive experience in developing and implementing monitoring, evaluation systems and frameworks to determine the success of the business strategies and programmes. You have experience of analysing monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment data in order to draw meaningful conclusions and reports. You will be able to demonstrate when you have created innovative opportunities for reflection and learning and you'll be at ease working several functions on complex projects with multiple stakeholders.
You'll be an outstanding communicator with the ability to articulate a vision, strategy or idea clearly and concisely with a vigorous eye for detail. Influencing, negotiation and contracting will come naturally to you along with a passion for innovating, seeing opportunities where others see problems.
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