Role Overview

Working at project location – In this role, you will provide on-site support in the project location and/or VSO office, (full-time unless otherwise specified) for a set period of time.

The volunteer will support in contextualising and implementing a robust, participatory monitoring and evaluation system that can provide clear data for evidence based SRHR advocacy for marginalised youth groups and use as evidence of the programme’s outcomes and impact. The M&E Specialist works in accordance with the Make Way proposal including a Theory of Change and Results Framework, and international best practices. The M&E Specialist will work in a team with other M&E advisors and technical member staff to ensure that relevant data is collected, analysed, and used to inform management and design decision, and to provide programme updates, as required.

Knowledge/qualifications

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in M&E or equivalent in social sciences, health related and or social research.
  • You have an advanced understanding of research, monitoring and evaluation approaches and methodologies (e.g., MILE).

Experience

  • You have (2+ years) experience with research, learning, monitoring & evaluation approaches and methodologies.
  • Skilled in the use and management of qualitative and quantitative data collection, participatory methodologies, and reporting
  • Strong Data analytical skills (both Qualitative and Quantitative data) & dissemination and use
  • Great presentation skills (PPT, data visualization)
  • Excellent communication (verbal and writing) skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Experience working in a consortium arrangement is a plus
  • Experience and awareness of commitment to gender & social inclusion in research, monitoring and evaluation processes.
  • You have experience of working in advocacy programmes, preferably in adolescent and youth health or SRHR.
  • Proven people interaction skills, to produce cohesive action and high- level outputs.
  • Able to work well with a variety of individuals in a challenging cross-cultural setting.
  • Background and experience in development/NGO work particularly with grassroots communities and marginalised individuals.
  • Good understanding of capacity building and training and building of effective and efficient teams.

Competencies and Behaviour

Whether You Want To Join Us As An Employee, Or As a Volunteer Working In Your Own Country, Overseas Or Online, Our Selection Process Includes An Assessment Based On These Core Competencies

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together.

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

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