Faith to Action Network

Job Summary:

The Monitoring, Evaluation, Impact and Learning Coordinator at Faith to Action Network will lead the organization’s planning, monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MERL) processes to enhance our ability to demonstrate the impact of our interventions. They will ensure efficient tracking of organizational-wide and thematic program targets, provide advice on M& E planning and execution, and facilitate knowledge sharing within the organisation and secretariat. The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, be adept at data visualization and reporting, and foster a culture of learning and documentation within the organization.

The role drives and champions strategic and organisational learning, monitoring and evaluation working in collaboration across teams. The role oversees implementation of Faith to Action Network processes around quality, timely reporting, impact and learning, supports the Programmes Teams and wider organisation to track and evaluate the progress and impact of work, supports the collection of change stories, analysis and dissemination (internal and external) of data, information and learning.

Main Responsibilities:

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Lead the organization’s planning, monitoring, evaluation, and learning, and report organizational-wide and program targets on a multi-annual and quarterly basis.
  • Prepare and present monitoring and evaluation reports, including data visualization and analysis, to inform partners, the board, and staff.
  • Establish integrated monitoring and evaluation systems that operate effectively

Collaborative Learning & Adaptation

  • Foster a culture where staff embrace MERL practices and recognize the benefits of documenting and learning from their actions.
  • Actively support internal and external learning processes, including activity implementation (and events) debriefing, identifying, and analyzing lessons learned from implementation activities.
  • Support documentation of key findings, learning and organize stakeholder workshop Inform a feedback loop to the implementation of learning and adaptive management approaches and interventions in the project
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and learning by documenting and disseminating best practices, lessons learned, and success stories.
  • Coordinate stakeholder dissemination workshops and engage effectively with research partners. Actively support the implementation of learning events, forums, platforms, conferences, and workshops.
  • Train and build independent capacities among key staff and members to capture significant actions, intended and unintended results, and learning from the organization’s activities and impact.

Impact and reporting

  • Ensure that advocacy campaigns are properly structured, result-based, and quantifiable in their impact.
  • Deliver high-quality, accurate annual and quarterly reports for diverse constituencies, including members and donors
  • Increase evidence-based and data-driven analysis for informed decision-making and external communication.
  • Collect, organize, and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to assess program performance, outcomes, and impact.
  • Monitor engagement and feedback from the various stakeholders to improve accountability.

Skills And Experience: Essential:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent in statistics, Research Methods, monitoring and evaluation, development economics, international development, sociology, or similar.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning.
  • Demonstrated experience in collating and analyzing monitoring and evaluation data from multiple sources to prepare concise reports for diverse audiences.
  • Familiarity with project management principles and the ability to work effectively within a team and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency with M&E frameworks, tools, and methodologies, such as logical/results-based frameworks, theory of change, impact evaluation, and participatory approaches.
  • Ability to capture lessons learned and best practices and drafting preliminary reports.
  • Experience working with analytical software like NVivo, STATA, SPSS, Atlas ti e.t.c.
  • Exceptional writing and visualization reporting skills with attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to inspire others.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative data processing and analysis skills, including the adaptation and development of participatory monitoring tools, surveys, and systems for teams.
  • An analytical thinker who can push the organization towards outcome planning, consistent monitoring, and results harvesting.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and cover letter) to [email protected] February 16th, 2024. Applications should include a full curriculum vita (including comprehensive details of key achievements and responsibilities, a list of references and current salary) along with a covering letter addressing the job description, academic and professional qualifications and indicating motivation for the role.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Faith to Action Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce including gender, Nationality, cultural and religious diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting well being and upholding human rights; and all staff and post holders are expected to share this commitment.

Deadline: 16 Feb 2024

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