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Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer - DEPP


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer Disasters & Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP)

£27,000 per annum pro rata + good range of benefits

This is a part-time, 3 days per week, fixed term contract until 31stDecember 2017 (with the possibility of extension to 31stMarch 2018)

This role will primarily be based in World Visions Victoria office in London, with the possibility of some international travel.

Help us strengthen humanitarian response capacity using innovative community engagement as part of a ground-breaking programme

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day we bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, our aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. We are also proud to be ranked 9thplace in the top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For' in 2016.

World Vision UK is managing a DFID-funded Disasters and Emergencies Preparedness Programme (DEPP) grant on behalf of the Communicating with Disaster Affected Communities (CDAC) Network. The CDAC Network is a growing platform of more than 30 humanitarian, media development, social innovation, technology, and telecommunication organisations, dedicated to saving lives and making aid more effective through communication, information exchange and community engagement. Under the DEPP grant the CDAC Network is working with in-country partners in Bangladesh, South Sudan and the Philippines to pilot a range of tools and approaches to inform and improve the way the humanitarian sector prepares for and responds to emergencies.

Critical to changing policy and practice is the provision of a strong evidence base; and this is a key focus for the programme in the coming months. Working alongside the DEPP Programme Manager , the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer will work closely with programme partners to capture and provide critical analysis of monitoring data and lessons learned, and lead on the analysis, packaging and presentation of an evidence base geared towards influencing the wider humanitarian sector.There is a strong possibility of extension to the end of March 2018.

Key responsibilities:

  • to be the lead person on all aspects of programme monitoring, evaluation and learning.

  • to support the design and delivery of knowledge and learning activities with partners.

  • to provide support to local and international partners, sharing end of programme evidence and learning

  • to act as the principal liaison between the programme and the global DEPP Learning team, commitments are met, and requisite level of engagement is maintained

  • to participate in relevant global level DEPP activities with the CDAC and Start networks with an emphasis on end-of-programme learning and evidence dissemination

  • to support the final programme external evaluation, working with the partners and consultants to ensure that a quality product is delivered

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the humanitarian sector and the use of inter-agency learning to enhance the effectiveness of disaster response. Critically, they will be:

  • Able to effectively analyse both qualitative and quantitative data with experience in data management

  • Thorough with a good eye for detail

  • Ideally educated to Masters level in social sciences, statistics or similar (or can demonstrate equivalent experience)

  • Able to thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Able to take initiative in identifying improvements to programme M&E systems

  • Collaborative and team focused

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement, & childcare vouchers.

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When you apply, please upload your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing date for applications: 5thSeptember 2017(11.00 pm)

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

No agencies please.