Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation officer

Datum 13 jun. 2019
Vervaldatum 27 jun. 2019
Aantal uren 28 uur
Plaats The Hague
Betaald Ja
Organisatie The Netherlands Red Cross

Organisatie
We help to strengthen resilience of vulnerable people exposed to hazards and crisis situations and we respond to disasters and conflicts to save lives and alleviate suffering. In the Netherlands with more than thirty thousand volunteers and internationally through technical assistance, supplies and money. Together we act before, during and after disasters to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people.  We do this without regards to nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs, class or political opinion. Our seven principles guide our humanitarian work: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

The International Assistance division is responsible for all Netherlands Red Cross international support for victims of disasters and conflicts and for vulnerable people exposed to hazards. The International Assistance division has opened a vacancy for a: Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation officer (The Hague, 28 uur p/w). 

The Monitoring, learning and evaluation officer is part of the BD&A unit and reports to the Senior PME Advisor. She/he will support the implementation of multiple programmes and projects under the guidance of PME officers. The PME sub-unit is part of the Business Development and Advisory (BD&A) Unit. This unit brings together key elements of the International Assistance division’s organisational structure. The first key element is the provision of thematic expertise, including the development of corresponding policies and guidelines, to our programming. The second element consists of the development of new programming opportunities through innovation and resource mobilisation processes. The third element is planning, monitoring and evaluation for learning and adherence to accountability standard to donors and the people we serve (end-beneficiaries).

The BD&A Unit works closely together with the four other units within the International Assistance division (Disaster Response Unit, Programme Management Unit and two Partnership Units), as well as with other divisions within the Netherlands Red Cross such as Fundraising and Communications. As part of the BD&A unit, the PME officer provides support to all these units.

Taken

  • Contribute to the implementation of tailormade planning, monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Validate and advise on monitoring frameworks for implementing partners
  • Advise on proper use of reporting formats.
  • Advise on and support in analysis of monitoring and evaluation data
  • Work together with knowledge institutes on impact assessments and develop terms of references for external evaluators/consultants and advise on PME costs in programme and project budgets.
  • Possible travel to partner countries to support projects in PME activities.
  • Support learning processes within projects and programs through, among others, case study development.
  • Assist Senior PME Advisor in reviewing, aligning and promoting PME policies and guidelines.

Functie-eisen en profiel

  • A Master’s degree in Behavioural Sciences, Development Economics, International Relations or other related or relevant academic field.
  • Relevant professional working experience in an international organization.
  • Relevant experience with and/or in the sub-Saharan Africa and/ or Asia context.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of planning, monitoring, evaluation approaches including LFA, ToC.
  • Basic knowledge of one or more humanitarian/ development themes is an asset:  community resilience strengthening, Climate Smart Disaster Risk Reduction, Response Preparedness, Forecast Based Financing and data preparedness.
  • Knowledge of empirical research methods both qualitative as well as quantitative. Experience with case studies, impact assessments, contribution analysis and process tracking are an asset.
  • Experience, or the willingness to develop data processing and analysis skills. in data processing and analysis (including data-visualization) and using PME information for reporting to different types of donors.
  • Critical thinker, written & verbal and communication skills and inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to develop clear goals, and to relate with stakeholders.
  • Excellent command of the English language; working level Dutch and/or French is an asset.
  • Organisational sensitivity, cooperation, providing feed-back, planning, supportive, analysing and forming opinions, result oriented, adaptability, intercultural (communication) skills

Ons aanbod

  • A part time appointment for one year.
  • A flexible and human centred working environment in an international environment.
  • Well balanced employment conditions with space for initiative and personal development.
  • Salary indication based on scale 10 of the CAO NLRC depending on education and experience (min. € 2.918,94 to max. € 3.710,34 gross per month for full-time employment).

Informeren en solliciteren
Please send your application letter and English CV to Rob Vugs before 27 June 2019 using our online application system. For more information about the position contact Reinout van Santen, rvansanten@redcross.nl. Please note that an assessment might be part of the selection process. For more information of the work of the Netherlands Red Cross please go to www.rodekruis.nl and www.rodekruis.tv. NLRC on Facebook: Facebook.com/rodekruis and Twitter: Twitter.com/rodekruis