Job Opportunity: INASP Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

15 September 2016

INASP is currently seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, to manage a small Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) team and provide direct support to M&E across INASP’s work.

The M&E Manager will uphold and strengthen INASP’s reputation, developing and implementing high quality M&E and learning processes alongside their programme teams. In addition, the candidate will lead on the development of consultancy support services in M&E.

Key Responsibilities

Staff Management

  • Manage, mentor and support the professional development of the M&E Officer so that they are thinking and acting at their best.
  • Actively manage staff performance, development and collegiality, addressing issues appropriately as they arise.
  • Consultants: supervise and coordinate the work of the M&E consultant(s) and identify new consultants and associates who can bring in additional expertise.

Manage and Support M&E and learning activities

  • Manage and support the monitoring and evaluation of INASP’s programmes.
  • Communicate learning for internal and external audiences.
  • Manage M&E work plans and budget and ensure relevant log frame milestones and annual expenditure are achieved.
  • Coordinate annual planning of M&E work and budget alongside the M&E officer(s), in conjunction with programme teams.

Manage and Support M&E officers in their work with programme teams as well as providing M&E support to programme teams directly as required

  • Develop M&E & learning components for new programme proposals, including M&E budgets.
  • Support critical thinking and learning processes such as reflection and review processes, TOC development and clarification, use of project planning questions.
  • Manage relationships between M&E staff and programme teams.

Seek out and develop new M&E funding opportunities, for evaluations and other pieces of analysis work primarily within the area of capacity building in research communications.

The candidate will have:

  • Experience of managing M&E staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of M&E methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative.
  • Strong experience in designing and implementing M&E activities in a NGO or research setting.
  • Positive attitude to working with non M&E specialists and appreciation of the contribution others can make.
  • Strong people skills; considerable experience of collaborative work.
  • Willingness to travel up to 35 days per year within the UK and Internationally.

A full job description is available here and an information pack for candidates is available here.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30 September 2016 at Midnight GMT.