Grants monitoring position at Conservation International (Arlington, VA)

Manager, Dedicated Grant Mechanism, Global Reporting Agency Monitoring, Reporting, and Communications

The Monitoring, Reporting and Communications Manager will join a team of professionals at Conservation International (CI) supporting a unique and innovative financing mechanism for indigenous peoples and local communities for climate change mitigation related activities called the Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (DGM). The DGM was established by the Forest Investment Program under the Climate Investment Funds and is administered by the World Bank. It includes a Country Component in which a National Committee, composed of indigenous peoples and local community representatives, manage a grant-making fund for local projects, and a Global Component that focuses on Learning and Knowledge Exchange and Communications. Conservation International (CI) has been selected as the Global Executing Agency (GEA) for the Global Component of the DGM. The Global Executing Agency for the DGM sits within the Social Policy and Practice Department of the Policy Center for Environment and Peace at CI.

This position will join the DGM Global Executing Agency team to manage the overall monitoring and reporting requirements of the Global Learning and Knowledge Exchange component of the DGM. Working in close collaboration with the Director of the Global Executing Agency and the National Executing Agencies in the DGM countries, the position will develop and manage the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the DGM and the Global Project; manage the collaborative reporting outputs required of the Global Project and the Country Projects for reporting on the activities and results of the DGM; and develop and manage the overall communications process and flow of information for the DGM.

CI is seeking a skilled and motivated individual who is highly interested in working with indigenous peoples and local community representatives and the GEA to support the success of the DGM and its Global Learning component. The successful candidate will have will have demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation methodologies and in developing and implementing M&E frameworks; experience in managing complex reporting and information/communications requirements; excellent intercultural communications skills; be proficient in all Microsoft Office programs and have excellent written and spoken English. She/he must be able to travel internationally, be flexible, efficient and work will in a team environment. Proficiency in French, Spanish or Portuguese is also required.

Alli Cruz, MDP alum writes: "a mid-level M&E/Communications position we're looking to fill on my team at Conservation International, a DC-based conservation and development org. It involves working with a WB funding mechanism for indigenous people and local communities on climate change mitigation."
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