Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Oxfam (Cambodia)

DEPARTMENT PURPOSE: Oxfam is an international confederation of 19 organizations networked together in 97 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice. We work with thousands of partners in countries around the world, and employ staff in a wide variety of posts. We work directly with communities and we work with the powerful to enable the most marginalized to be improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them.
The CLV Cluster is comprised of three countries i.e. Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Our Vision for the CLV Cluster is: A CLV Cluster that increases our impact on the ground, strengthens our ability to influence policy changes at country and regional levels, raises income and saves costs.
Oxfam in Cambodia, which is part of the CLV cluster, we started working in Cambodia in 1979. We are working in partnership with other NGOs, private sectors, the Royal Government of Cambodia, and other development agencies to help the Cambodian people help themselves overcome poverty and suffering. Oxfam in Cambodia has 3 country programs including Voice for Change Program (V4C), Natural Resource Governance Program (NRG) and Inclusive Green Economy and Finance Program (IGEF).
TEAM PURPOSE: Providing effective and efficient support across programs of Oxfam in Cambodia to achieve the most impactful deliveries of our country programs within the set timeline.
JOB PURPOSE: The post holder will be mainly responsible for providing strategic support to improve the program quality and knowledge management to all the 3 programs of Oxfam in Cambodia including Natural Resource Governance Program, Voice for Change Program and Inclusive Green Economy Program. The post holder will work closely and effectively with all program teams and program quality advisors to ensure the field of own responsibility is achieved within timeline.
Program Quality and Knowledge Management Specialist
Supporting the implementation of monitoring frameworks for 3 programs and all projects under Oxfam in Cambodia management. Assisting program teams to develop and establish, in consultation and collaboration with partners and allies, and the Learning, Evaluation, and Accountability Department (LEAD) the program and project PQ & KM systems. Assisting /guiding the project monitoring and evaluation framework implemented by all programs and projects, with regular revision of the project PQ & KM framework ensuring that the framework is effective and relevant to context of the projects in country. Monitoring, reporting and advising the Program Quality Assurance in all 3 of program pillars to maximize program impact and create tools and framework for effective project monitoring. Assisting program teams and external MEL/research consultants, develop impact indicators and empowering methods of measurement in consultation with Program Quality and Knowledge Management Specialist. Assisting project management staff on the analysis of data and effective integration of monitoring activities into project activity plans and field management work ensuring that all program staffs contribute to and assist in implementing the PQ & KM activities. Regularly assess the needs and capacity of partners and staff to deliver on PQ & KM objectives. Guide on developing baseline, progress assessments and end-line evaluation based on program objectives for the use of current and future program activities. Participating in developing Terms of Reference for program quality technical consultants, support their recruitment and ensure proper monitoring of their work in the area of qualitative and quantitative data collection, database design, and other relevant activities. Work with relevant staff in the preparation and dissemination of high quality reports/ program documentation/ learning among key stakeholders in projects and programs, including other OI affiliates, community and peer organizations, government agencies, universities, development organizations, donors, and the larger public. Monitoring and supporting consultants and research institutions/teams to undertake impact evaluation research. Compile and analyse data ��������� or manage consultants who do this — from each of the program areas and support the program teams in presenting recommendations to the concerned program managers for improvements. Technical support to partners reporting against project log frames. Assist the program staff and partners in extracting critical lessons learned as well as identifying and highlighting achievements of stated objectives and outcomes. Organize annual learning events, facilitate reflective learning by stakeholders around program indicators and outcomes, and help with delivery of an Annual Impact Review for each program; Monitoring and reporting PQ & KM indicators are integrated into grant plans. Support the design and implementation of creative methods to track progress towards achieving gender equality in all progeas.
Most importantly, every individual at Oxfam International Secretariat needs to be able to:
Live our values of INCLUSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, EMPOWERMENT, COURAGE, SOLIDARITY and EQUALITY (read more about these here) Ensure you commit to our ORGANIZATIONAL ATTRIBUTES (including adhering to the Code of Conduct):
1. Be committed to our feminist principles, and to applying them in your day-to-day behaviour and your work. Be ready to keep learning, with accountability to those who experience oppression as a result of their identities, such as their gender, race/ethnicity, disability, class, or LGBTQIA identity.”
2. Be committed to undertaking Oxfam���������s safeguarding training and adhering to relevant policies, to ensure all people who come into Oxfam are as safe as possible.
Bachelor���������s degree or equivalent experience in development, social science, or other relevant fields. Knowledge of social research methodologies and techniques with proven ability to manage and analyse data sets. A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible professional working experience in development especially in the area of monitoring and evaluation; working with learning initiatives. Proven experience in research and program development and management. Strong skills of professional writing, facilitation, communication, data management and analysis, research and development, and M&E. Knowledge and understanding of the rights-based approach to development. Good command of written and spoken English. Strong understanding and experience in policy advocacy, rural development, or relStrong experience in building relations with research institutions, hiring consultants, and developing monitoring tools. Experience of working in the field of resource development, writing proposals and concept notes, reporting to donors and different constituencies.
Motivation to work independently with confidence and quality. Ability to monitor, guide the implementation, monitor and evaluate a specific project; Ability to manage multiple tasks in an effective, pro-active and timely manner Ability to lead the continuous improvement of database for project need and learning. A team player who works well in a multi-cultural environment.

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