SayPro Conflict Monitoring and Evaluation Management

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SayPro Conflict Monitoring and Evaluation Management

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This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to join Alert’s Africa Programme.

​International Alert is part of a consortium with Oxfam and Care for the implementation of a four-year community resilience project funded by the European Union in the regions of Diffa and Agadez in Niger and Lac and Kanem in Chad.

We are looking for qualified and experienced monitoring and evaluation professionals to help build resilience and social cohesion in border areas of Niger and Chad. You will have experience in applying M&E best practice to peacebuilding, development and humanitarian programmes. You will be adaptable, creative and innovative, tailoring your approach to the specific needs of our programme. You will have an excellent understanding of the Sahel and Lake Chad Basin contexts and knowledge of the specific challenges facing Chad and Niger. You will have proven experience providing support to implementation teams with the ability to deliver high-quality training and accompaniment.

To be successful in this role you will be a collaborative team player who builds on colleagues’ knowledge and expertise to provide high quality technical assistance and to maximise learning.

Role duties and responsibilities:

1. Develop, support and strengthen MEL planning systems and best practices

  • Develop, together with project teams, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plans in line with the project intended objectives and outcomes as well as potential spill-over effects;
  • Develop and adapt, together with the Conflict Advisers, conflict-sensitivity, social cohesion and peacebuilding project MEL tools;
  • Develop tools for analysis and monitoring of community conflict situation;
  • Support the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) consortium coordinator in designing and adapting the overall project’s MEAL plans and tools to ensure they assess conflict-sensitivity;
  • Work with MEAL consortium coordinator and project staff to ensure that MEL activities are integrated into project design and sufficiently budgeted for;
  • Advise partners on MEL, ensuring that partner staff are implementing activities and best practices in a conflict-sensitive manner;
  • Through training and accompaniment, build knowledge and skills of Alert staff and partners in monitoring and evaluation methods and tools including logical frameworks, data collection, data analysis and result-oriented programming;
  • Ensure that teams are up to date with the latest tools and approaches for peacebuilding MEL and support their implementation together with the SPDAO;
  • Support programme review and reflection sessions

2. Coordinate the collection and reporting of monitoring data, and support evaluation management

  • Support project staff to collect and analyse monitoring data and conduct verification visits to activity sites;
  • Coordinate with partners for collecting data against agreed indicators for the social cohesion and conflict-sensitivity aspects of the project;
  • Monitor, alongside Conflict Advisers, activities’ and partners’ conflict-sensitivity, and adaptation to identified risks and needs;
  • Record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way, in accordance with EU data protection regulations, including on Alert’s global results system;
  • Support or design, conduct and manage assessment and internal evaluations;
  • Support the management of external assessments, research and evaluations;
  • Review key programme reports (including annual reports) and ensure monitoring data is accurate;
  • Prepare and support the writing of monthly MEL reports.

3. Ensure utilisation of learning from monitoring and evaluation

  • Ensure formulation and dissemination of lessons internally for redesign and learning purposes;
  • Contribute to the consortium’s learning agenda;
  • Contribute to organisation-wide learning and exchange on MEL.

4. Other relevant tasks as required by the line manager

Kindly note that the above are just some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please click here to read the job description.

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply.

The closing date for all applications is the 4th of September, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

International Alert prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented people including women, people from the Global South, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ people, disabled people, and other historically marginalised people.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.