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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer -iLIVE ANCP (North or East)

Job Description

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and has invested over USD 380 million in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for qualified and experienced project staff for a Gender & Disability inclusive Economic Development Grant funded iLIVE Project which aims to promote economic empowerment and social change by helping Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and vulnerable women in achieving sustainable livelihood & income generation opportunities. The project will work closely with all implementing partners, National & Provincial Government authorities, Disabled People's Organizations (DPO), Producer groups and savings clubs. Funded by the Australian NGO Corporation Programme (ANCP) working in collaboration with World Vision Australia, World Vision Lanka, CBM Australia and Promundo the project will cover Northern & Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka.

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer- ANCP - iLIVE

Locations: To be based in North OR East with travel

Job Profile

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for assisting the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist in overseeing the implementation of the projects monitoring and evaluation activities, designing M&E frameworks and ensuring compliance of in-program monitoring for Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) Australian and World Vision Lanka(WVL), as well as designing tools for periodic evaluations (Baseline, Annual, Mid-term and End of Projects), assessments to inform project design and producing timely quality reports.

He/She will provide support in training staff, partners and stakeholders in correct data gathering and reporting, manage the indicator monitoring database and project outputs in selected divisions (North /East) The position will also provide support to leadership in compilation, analysis and reporting of data to ensure that reports are submitted on schedule as per donor requirement.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, International Development Studies, Community Development or any relevant professional qualification with independent research work demonstrating the capacity for critical analysis and M&E skills.

  • At least 02 years’ experience in participatory assessments and monitoring, logical approach, data processing/analysis and result based management or other relevant experience in local or international context

  • Skills and experience in monitoring and evaluation tools (eg: Knowledge Practice Coverage Quality Assurance Sampling and qualitative research) and statistical software packages such as SPSS.

  • Good communication skill in English(oral & written) with ability to communicate in Tamil and/or Sinhala preferred

  • Good MS Office skills and experience using statistical software preferrred

  • Ability to travel within project areas of operation

  • Good understanding of current socio, economic & political context of the areas of operation preferred

  • Knowledge and experience of holistic community development an advantage,

  • A team player with good interpersonal skills with cross-cultural sensitivity, & commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement.

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 14th October, 2016

Female candidates & persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children