Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Senior Manager

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Sightsavers has a great opportunity within its expanding and dynamic MEL team for someone who wants to belong to an innovative and progressive organisation addressing major global challenges. The Senior MEL Manager is responsible for the direction and development of programme monitoring at Sightsavers and delivering high standards of monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting on project and programme results across the portfolio. This includes leading a team of managers and officers to continuously develop, learn and deliver robust data, processes, analysis, presentation and learning to demonstrate the impact of our work. The postholder will work in close collaboration with the Head of Team and the Senior MEL Adviser to develop and deliver Sightsavers’ MEL Strategy globally.

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £45,000 per annum

Their mandate is to improve the quality of programmes and projects through ensuring quality of new proposals, providing support from the team to deliver effective and relevant MEL frameworks and processes. They will identify, test, review, implement and share MEL approaches, including disability data disaggregation, that are in line with our increasing portfolio in disability and social inclusion in order to continuously improve Sightsavers’ accountability to beneficiaries.

The post holder may be required to travel up to 10 weeks per year.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to Sightsavers’ values, working with marginalised groups and inclusive development.

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 3rd June 2019

Closing Date: 26 May, 2019

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How to apply

To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to [email protected].

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

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