Monitoring & Evaluation
Field based - Asia
To provide technical & practical inputs to the design and implementation of effective monitoring, evaluation and communications systems within the programme in order that they achieve the expected outcomes.
Monitoring and Evaluation
• To comply with the overall approach to monitoring and evaluation within the programme and support the Indonesian programme in implementing the M&E requirements at each stage of the project cycle.
• To design a system for monitoring the programme using participatory methodology and field based formats to capture progress and impact of the recovery programme against the three programme objectives (shelter reconstruction, livelihood recovery including the safe shelter programme and disaster management).
• To design a system and manage the collection of baseline information, using secondary sources and participatory methods.
• To ensure all monitoring and evaluation systems are compatible with beneficiary database systems and contribute to the use of this system by providing guidance on how to maximise its potential.
• In coordination with project managers, the recovery advisors, field staff and beneficiaries, and using agreed logical frameworks as a starting point, develop effective indicators for progress and impact within each project component.
• To provide or arrange for training to staff at different levels in the use of participatory methods of data collection for monitoring the programme, data collection and reporting formats, and the use of the database, as part of the development of a M&E cell
• To design a process and a system for project review and evaluation to cover each of the sectoral interventions using participatory methodologies and information generated by the monitoring system. The review system should provide information for managers to review the progress and outputs of the programmes in order to adjust programme interventions where necessary, and provide learning for replication of programmes.
• To undertake regular monitoring visits to project sites to validate information being collected at field level and to support the technical advisors and their teams in the collection and use of information.
• To support programme line managers and the country manager by ensuring that reporting requirements of the programme are met, and ensuring that monitoring information is acted upon where necessary.
• To support monitoring and evaluation visits by external experts as necessary.
• To design and implement an appropriate communications strategy in liaison with the communications team to capture progress, impact and learning from the programme across the three programme objectives (shelter reconstruction, livelihood recovery and disaster management). This should generate consistent and user-friendly information in different media for various audiences.
• To support the media, writing and fundraising teams with regular stories, case studies and information about the Indonesian programme and Q&As.
• To provide analysis of the media environment locally and internationally.
• To work through technical advisors and sectoral teams and provide advice and support to ensure that programme beneficiaries are consulted in programme design where appropriate, implementation, monitoring and review of the programme.
• To provide support in the establishment of and monitor the effectiveness of regular and complementary mechanisms for sharing information with and receiving feedback and grievances from affected communities. Ensure this information feeds in to appropriate programme adjustments.
• Ensure the Programmes Coordinator is fully informed on any developments which could affect the programme.
• Educated to MA/MSc degree level in relevant subject, preference for development studies background
• Three to five years international field experience in the humanitarian aid sector, especially related to programme monitoring and/or communications
• Experience of donor reporting
• Experience in the implementation of multi-faceted projects
• Experience of training, and facilitating the work of staff & volunteers
• Experience with budgeting and financial management
• Knowledge of programme assessment, planning, monitoring and evaluation, and communications
• Understanding of the use of a broad range of monitoring, evaluation and communications methodologies including community-based methodologies related to emergency and recovery issues
• Understanding of designing and implementing communications strategies targeted to different needs including donors, target groups and other stakeholders. Understanding of participatory methodologies and engaging target groups in communications and M&E activities