Seefar is seeking a dedicated Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. You will play a key role in the design and implementation of M&E frameworks for our projects related to 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 2 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 French and have strong 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.
The salary range for this position is between 3500 USD and 4200 USD per month. Please note that we are looking for someone that can start in May.
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.
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”.
- At least 3 years of experience in M&E assignments and consultancies;
- Strong 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;
- First experience with collecting and analysing qualitative data
- 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.
- 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;
- Preferably thematic expertise in migration, livelihoods and psychosocial counselling;
- Experience working remotely.
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 12 May 2023, 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.
- Your most updated CV, emphasising your work experience relevant to the position (maximum of three pages)
- An introductory letter that addresses the selection criteria listed above (Maximum of two pages)