Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Officer

Colombo - 09
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

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 currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 16 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 forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Officer

Location – Colombo

Job Profile

This position is responsible for establishing a new Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) system for Non-Sponsorship Projects / Programmes is to bring unique and valuable best practices to addressing evidence based challenges in implementing Non-Sponsorship Projects / Programmes. The MEAL unit will support well-informed management, to enable rigorous accountability for performance, to support learning, and to contribute evidence to improve program practices and new project proposal development.

Major Responsibilities

  • Design and implement project / donor specific MEAL Systems for Non-Sponsorship Projects/ Programmes

  • Conduct frequent field visits to assess the effectiveness of project

  • Provide clear and goal-oriented guidance to project teams to ensure implementation of MEAL processes

  • Established systems for knowledge management / storing all programmatic information regularly

  • Support project team to conduct, workshops and relevant events

  • Assist the project personnel with MEAL tools and in supporting them in their use

  • Ensure project teams are capacitated on donor/grant relevant MEAL process, systems and standard by developing and delivering donor relevant capacity building trainings to all project teams

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Minimum of 3 years of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL), research, statistical analysis etc. experience

  • Minimum of 3 years Community Development / sector experience

  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences / Development / Management / Science / International Development / Statistics or relevant field. Master’s degree is preferred

  • Experience in handling baseline, impact evaluation and other social researches are preferred

  • Knowledge of development of quantitative data collection methods and analysis skills

  • Data handling skills (classification, categorizing, tabulation etc.)

  • Knowledge of statistical analysis using SPSS, SAS, Minitab, EViews or equivalent statistical package

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in English and fluency Sinhala or Tamil

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time

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 applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.