What will you may do as a Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning specialist?
Differences may apply according to each institution regulations, type of project or program and term of responsibilities.
In coordination with the Director and program managers, ensure that the Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Plan is implemented as much as is practically possible.
Monitor program implementation, measure impact, and calibrate program strategy and implementation accordingly.
Design, carry out and supervise studies such as verification, surveys, assessments, research exercises, etc. as appropriate and support program development, monitoring, evaluation learning.
As part of the Learning function, seek to identify learning points within and across program interventions, and identify opportunities to share this learning with the program team
Coordinate with program managers to ensure regular monitoring is performed as scheduled and that data collection is adequately completed, analyzed and reported
Directly be responsible for the performance management of the MEAL officers from both your organization and its partners in meeting Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning objectives, carrying out studies as required by the priorities of the plan
Monitor and advise on Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning staffing needs and manage the recruitment and training of the Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning staff when necessary to ensure staff are of the quality and capacity for successful implementation of activities.
Facilitate capacity building and technical assistance for Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning staff including from the consortium and implementing partners to improve the quality of monitoring data and maximize program-wide learning from consortia-specific evaluations.
As part of the commitment to organizational learning and in support of the understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, all team members are expected to commit 10% of their time to learning activities that benefit their organization as well as themselves.
Proven technical experience in monitoring and evaluation of project or program specific terminology e.g.: market facilitation, development programs, livelihoods, agriculture and value chain, climate smart, resilience programming is an added advantage.