Social Inclusion Monitoring, Evidence and Learning Manager

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Salary: circa £41,000

Contract: Permanent

This role will join our dynamic global programme monitoring team and will focus on our multi-country disability and inclusion projects which sit as part of the wider DFID funded Connect and Disability in Development programmes. This position will provide technical MEL leadership in social inclusion at programmatic and project level, as well being responsible for designing, implementing and overseeing the MEL frameworks for Sightsavers inclusion projects.

Working with staff from across Sightsavers and wider partners, the role will design programme and project results frameworks and will lead on the  development of the MEL system for these projects during start-ups and inceptions.  The Social Inclusion MEL Manager will also lead on  the quarterly programme oversight and reporting process for the projects.

The role will provide technical support and quality assurance, will contribute to results framework and narrative reporting for the DFID funded projects, and will represent Sightsavers at programme consortium meetings and forums on MEL as required.

The ideal candidate will be educated to a Masters level (or similar) in a relevant field and will possess substantial experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning, or programme management, gained with the international development sector. Although not essential, a background in M&E for social inclusion and economic empowerment work would also be highly desirable.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, so if you are interested in the role and finding out more please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Interview date: On or after Tuesday 27 November

Closing Date: November 21, 2018

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