Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Global Roster

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

Seefar

Join Seefar’s roster as a dedicated Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, playing a pivotal role in shaping M&E frameworks for diverse projects spanning returns, migration, livelihoods, communications, and behaviour change counselling. As part of Seefar’s M&E and Research team, you will work alongside talented professionals from multiple countries and take on a pivotal role in monitoring, evaluating and implementing innovative communication projects. You will have the opportunity to take on a lead role as the M&E expert for Seefar’s projects. Additionally, you will be an integral part of the overall team and be contributing to the improvement and refinement of our organisation’s overall M&E practices.

You should enjoy working in a high-performing team from multiple countries; be fluent in English and have technical M&E, research and analysis skills. You can be based anywhere in the world. With the flexibility to work from anywhere in the world, you will have the opportunity to join a dynamic team working towards a transformative mission and make a tangible impact on the lives of vulnerable migrants across multiple countries.

Job Description

Seefar is a social enterprise with a mission to work with vulnerable people to build a better future. We specialise in justice, migration and social inclusion. Our expertise includes strategic communications, counselling, consulting, monitoring and evaluation, and research. We work in East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, East Africa, North Africa, the Sahel and Europe. For more information, please visit our website.

We are looking for someone smart, intrinsically motivated, highly flexible and efficient and is comfortable working with a diverse staff around the world, and is fluent in English and French.

Selection Criteria

This role requires someone with the skills, knowledge and experience listed under the “Essential criteria” heading below. A strong candidate will also meet one or more of the “Desirable criteria”.

Essential criteria

  • At least 2 years of experience in M&E assignments and consultancies;
  • Experience in supporting or undertaking Research and M&E tasks from design, development of research/evaluation questions, data collection, data quality assurance, data analysis and reporting;
  • A first understanding of designing and testing theories of change and formulating evaluation questions;
  • Proficient in designing robust indicators and adept at training field teams on comprehensive M&E systems;
  • Skilled in crafting effective quantitative and qualitative data collection tools and establishing efficient data collection systems;
  • Strong experience with collecting and analysing quantitative data with relevant data analysis tools (R, Stata, SPSS);
  • Proficiency in creating and formatting spreadsheets, using functions and formulas, and working with large datasets;
  • Experience overseeing and managing fieldwork;
  • Experience developing and using remote or online data collection tools such as Google Forms, Kobo or AppSheet;
  • Previous experience in evaluating strategic communications projects, awareness-raising projects or educational initiatives;
  • Well-developed cross-cultural communication skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English and French;
  • Effective prioritisation and organisational skills with an ability to work under pressure;
  • Access to a fast, stable internet connection;

Desirable criteria

  • Preferably thematic expertise in migration, livelihoods or strategic communications;
  • Experience working remotely.

Responsibilities

The following are the primary responsibilities of the role:

  • Creating and reviewing project theories of change/logframes;
  • Designing and implementing mixed methods research projects;
  • Designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and tools;
  • Draft M&E baseline, mid-term and end-line assessment tools including data collection instruments to ensure quality and timely tracking of projects outputs and outcomes;
  • Managing and training project and field teams in data collection;
  • Develop data analysis plans;
  • Analysing project M&E data (quantitative and qualitative);
  • Attend relevant meetings to represent Seefar’s project activities;
  • Working closely with the Project Manager and Director to ensure that all the Objectives and Immediate Results of Seefar’s projects are met;
  • Ensure results and information are regularly shared across teams and feed meaningfully into program design and implementation plans;
  • Writing monitoring and evaluation reports, preparing presentations and presenting findings to partners and other internal and external stakeholders;
  • Coordinating the review and commentary on the reports, on the basis of which to make improvements;
  • Developing and refining internal and project M&E systems;
  • Providing technical expertise into program and project development;
  • Developing and refining internal and project M&E systems;
  • Learning, growing and developing professionally and personally;

Working with Seefar

Current and former personnel have noted the points below as positive features of Seefar’s work environment and culture:

  • The Enterprise combines entrepreneurialism with a focus on social impact.
  • You work with highly diverse people and across a diversity of contexts.
  • There is a high level of trust that supports you to work autonomously.
  • The people in the Enterprise encourage innovation and experimentation.
  • Achieving results is prioritised over rigid structures and workflows.
  • You are never bored and always challenged.

Current and former personnel have noted the points below as negative features of Seefar’s work environment and culture:

  • Collaborating with geographically dispersed teams requires flexibility and patience.
  • Working remotely can make you feel isolated and so requires you to invest time in communication.
  • A high-growth phase means problem-solving as the Enterprise’s systems evolve quickly.
  • It can be fast-paced so you need to be productive and able to prioritise effectively.

How to apply

On or before August 28, complete our online application form. Before you start, you should prepare the following two documents. Applicants that do not send both documents will not be considered.

  1. Your most updated CV, emphasising your work experience relevant to the position (maximum of three pages)
  2. An introductory letter that addresses the selection criteria listed above. Please also include information on your availability and if applicable the types of assignments that you are interested in (Maximum of two pages).

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