Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

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London, United Kingdom
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Bressenden Place, London SW1, GB

Full-time

Company description

Bringing Ingenuity to Life

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Recognising the growing market demand for BI and information management, we are growing our BI team and are seeking exceptional candidates with ambition and track record in delivering game-changing BI capabilities.


Job description

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of the evaluation and learning framework of the Project. You will implement a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the Project. You'll also provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance issues.

Setting up the system:

  • Assist in the revision of the project log frame matrix, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their measurement;
  • Assist in the development and/or finalization of the project Work Plan and keep it updated in accordance with project activities and timeframes as relevant.
  • Update the overall framework, for project M&E, for example mid-term project review, impact assessment, final evaluation, develop project Performance Monitoring Plan with relevant data collection systems.
  • Review the quality of existing data in the project subject areas, the methods of collecting it, and the degree to which it will provide good baseline statistics for impact evaluation.
  • Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.
  • With collaborating partners, review their existing approaches and management information systems and agree on any required changes, support and resources.
  • Develop a plan for project-related capacity-building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.

Implementation of M&E and coordination:

  • Collate data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators and check data quality with partners.
  • Maintain and administer the M&E database; analyse and aggregate findings.
  • Support project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation.
  • Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required. Organize refresher training on M&E for partners as required.
  • Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project. Provide advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E findings.

Communication:

  • Produce reports on M&E findings and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.
  • Provide the Project Manager with management information she/he may require.
  • Check that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussions to fill any gap.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Project Manager and the Director of ILO CO-Manila.

Qualifications
  • You'll have professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities, preferably in the Higher Education sector
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative research, including planning and managing surveys, developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.

Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices within the Higher Education Sector
  • Familiarity with impact assessment an advantage
  • Good moderation, facilitation and training skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with government and social partners.

Additional information

Benefits

  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel allowance
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on recruitmentenquiries@paconsulting.com

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Location: London, United Kingdom

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