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Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist II

Date Posted: Apr 04, 2021

Job Description

Compassion International's mission is to release children from poverty in Jesus' name. Through a holistic approach to child development, we blend physical, social, economic and spiritual care together. We do all of our work through partnerships with local, evangelical Christian churches. We primarily work though child sponsorship, with over two million children currently sponsored. In summary, Compassion is Christ-centered, church-based and child-focused. If you're interested, keep reading and apply below!

 

This intermediate specialist provides high quality data collection at the national office level for all child focused data. She or he will provide monitoring and evaluation for program data to conduct analysis, identify trends, formulate reports and make recommendations based on findings. The specialist provides general knowledge in data collection, measurement and analysis of program activities, outputs, and outcomes. At this career level, the incumbent supports the local program design, performing independently on moderately complex issues.



Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist II



Responsibilities

 

  • Acts as an advocate for children. Understands and advances Christ's mandate to protect children. Raises awareness of the needs of children and takes active steps to help protect against neglect, abuse, and exploitation of children. Promotes the dignity, respect, positive treatment, potential of children in all circumstances. Encourages the involvement of others in helping children in need. Reports and appropriately supports responses to incidents of harm of children if they occur.
  • Supports overall holistic child development and provides ongoing subject matter expertise in collecting and using high quality data to measure program inputs, outputs, and outcomes. Aids partnership facilitators, program support team and church partners by providing coaching and knowledge within monitoring and evaluation. Stays current in field of expertise including industry standards, national policies and best practices.
  • Utilizes multiple tools and instruments that enable the program team to conduct empirical assessment to keep track of progress through generation of monitoring and evaluation reports, analyzes high quality baseline/needs assessment data to inform program design.
  • Evaluates general partner compliance and adherence to standards, procedures, and policies related to program quality; especially data collection of child focused data. Works with partnership facilitators and the program support team to provide information on intervention milestones realization, financial report status, child development milestone monitoring, partner maturity progress and such other programmatic aspects that would lead to the realization of partnership outcomes.
  • Monitors all child focused data dashboards to track critical program dimensions and performance and enables the National Office to see meaningful improvements or decline in performance. Conducts simple analysis and interpretation of dashboard metrics movement and makes recommendations to the National Office Leadership Team.
  • Is responsible for budgeting and planning for all data collections and other monitoring and evaluation activities in the National office. This may also include providing training to Frontline Church Partner staff, Partnership Facilitators, or external data collectors on high quality data collection.
  • May provide expertise to other professionals and support staff in the monitoring and evaluation discipline.

 

Qualifications

 

Culture

 

  • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.
 
Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.

 Experience
  • Three years experience working in this or similar position or field.

 

*Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above

 



Travel Requirements

 

May be required to travel up to 25% of normal schedule



How to apply


To apply, CLICK HERE: https://cutt.ly/wcbg6gU 



The application deadline is April 15th. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1st or later.

 


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    16 Apr, 2021

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