Director of Monitoring Evaluation and Learning job at DAI
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Vacancy title:
Director of Monitoring Evaluation and Learning

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, July 24 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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1. Location: Lusaka, Zambia, with frequent in-country travel on contract for 12 months.
2. Objective:
The Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning will provide technical and conceptual vision and leadership for SUN TA’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) strategy, team and system. The Director will lead the design and implementation of all monitoring activities, near real-time data management systems, results measurement and analysis, incorporation of lessons learned from external evaluations and research, and capacity building of project staff – as well as district and sub-district public service staff and volunteers. This position will be responsible for sectoral leadership in MEL related capacity development and will be a thought leader in SUN TA’s engagement with SUN stakeholders and beneficiaries.

3. Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Provide overall vision, leadership, and guidance of the project’s MEL approach for project staff, partnering organizations, host governments, other donors, and stakeholders. Serve as the primary technical point of contact with the SUN Learning and Evaluation implementing partner and the NFNC monitoring, evaluation and learning unit.
• Serve as SUN TA’s internal leader for knowledge management, including monitoring of performance, implementation and effective sharing of knowledge, best practices, and lessons learned throughout the project’s offices and activities.
• Support and guide the design and adjustment of interventions by ensuring an effective flow and use of data and information from assessments and ongoing analyses to implementation plans.
• Provide conceptual leadership to a robust monitoring and evaluation and data team around M&E planning, data collection, management, analysis, and reporting.
• Provide expert-level oversight and quality control for all project data collection and research, including design and management of tools and protocols, management of relational database models, and internal and external M&E data dashboards.
• Provide TA to build counterpart capacity for M&E at all levels, with a primary focus on improving data collection at the district level in collaboration with the NFNC and respective DNCCs.
• Update the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan annually or as needed.
• Update the SUN TA Monitoring, Coordination, and Communication Plan ensuring specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound indicators and targets in work plans.
• Oversee documentation and dissemination of key indicators, learning, and best practices.
• Schedule and implement SUN learning events, both internal, to support adaptive management, and external, to share lessons and success of SUN TA with national and international stakeholders.
• Other tasks as may be assigned by the Chief of Party for successful achievement of M&E objectives.

4. Reporting and Supervision:
The Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning directly reports to the DCOP in activity implementation and management. This position supervises the Lusaka-based Data Management Specialist and M&E Manager and coordinates closely with the field-based M&E and Communications Provincial Officers and District Data Associates.

5. Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline;
• Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in program monitoring and evaluation, capacity building and reporting on large-scale project progress, including leadership and design of program causal logic models and M&E systems;
• Previous experience as a MEL or CLA Director, Knowledge Manager, or equivalent senior management position for a project of similar magnitude and complexity required;
• Proven knowledge of a wide variety of M&E and related data system tools, approaches, and methodologies applied at scale;
• Project evaluation experience required;
• Demonstrated successful use of data and research to guide program management and implementation;
• Demonstrated ability to inform causal design and programming based on third party evaluations;
• Working experience in training, coaching and mentoring teams in monitoring-related techniques and methods;
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to adapt communication styles to a range of audiences, including professional and community stakeholders;
• Previous supervisory experience required;
• Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, July 24 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 10-07-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-07-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-07-2066
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