Save the Children - Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Lead
Recruiter: Save the Children, UK
Vacancy: Project Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Lead
Deadline: January 2, 2018
Location: London, United Kingdom
SCI is undergoing significant transformation across a number of core business processes, systems, and structures, through the implementation of a number of High Performing Organization Change Projects.
The MEAL Technical LEAD, PPM PRIME Initiative will spend significant time advancing one of the key initiatives of Save the Children: a global standardised project management methodology and an IT system to record and analyse programmatic information and provide functionality to better manage projects (PPM PRIME). The project will support proactive and timely management of programs and significantly increase the accessibility of information about Save the Children's program achievements, resulting in increased efficiency and effectiveness and a culture of evidence-based knowledge, learning and action on what works best for children.
The MEAL Technical Lead is a key member of the International Programmes team at Save the Children International's headquarters in London and will work in PPM PRIME as the Technical Lead for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) components. MEAL must be embedded within the Program/Project Management methodology, and PRIME will act at the system to capture and use this information. As the MEAL Technical Lead, the post holder will ensure the engagement of a broad set of stakeholders across Save the Children in the PPM PRIME project, and ensure the PPM PRIME project delivers against the MEAL requirements & deliverables.
Higher Education (Master's Degree preferred) in relevant social science, international development, monitoring and evaluation, or a related topic, or qualified by equivalent relevant experience
Experience and skills
- Extensive Monitoring and Evaluation experience, including working within a complex matrixed organisation ideally in both development and emergency contexts.
- Experience in strengthening the demand for data and facilitating the use of information in the decision-making process at different levels – from the field project and programmatic level up to the national level
- Demonstrable success in public speaking, and delivering trainings and workshops
- Training and capacity building experience
- Proven track record of implementing simple, effective monitoring systems, including experience in data collection and management
- Cultural awareness, with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
- Able to build personal networks at field and senior levels.
- Flexible working style
- Willingness to travel in developing countries (varying, but expected to be 20% of time)
- Commitment to the aims, values and principles of Save the Children.