Organization : EarthRights International (ERI)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 9 Jan 2019
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Deadline : 25 / January / 2019
Position title: Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer, (Gender Focus)
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reports to: Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager
Start date: ASAP
Duration: One year (renewable)
EarthRights International (ERI) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization that combines the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment, which we define as “earth rights.” We specialize in fact-finding, legal actions, training of grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy campaigns. EarthRights International seeks to defend earth rights by working closely with communities to find real solutions that promote and protect human rights and the environment. We are currently seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer, with previous experience on gender programs, to join our team. The post is based in Chiang Mai, Thailand and requires occasional travel throughout the Mekong region.
Summary of position
ERI is currently in the process of strengthening its planning, monitoring, and evaluation systems and processes. This is a new position that will play a key support role on the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) team. Reporting to the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager, the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer will work across the following program areas: 1) Earth Rights Defenders; 2) Local Engagement, Action, and Dialogue (LEAD); 3) EarthRights School; 4) Corporate Accountability; 5) Mega projects; and 6) Climate Justice, and will ensure that a gender focus is highlighted both at the program design as well as the monitoring, evaluation and learning phases. This position will contribute to all initiatives that support program quality improvements/adjustments. A large proportion of the work will be to train, mentor, and build the capacity of staff on MEL plans, systems, and tools.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Support MEL Manager in the design, development, and implementation of planning, monitoring and evaluation systems, frameworks, and tools, and ensure full gender integration in these.
- Support the Regional Director and the MEL Manager in leading gender mainstreaming in all program areas.
- Support MEL Manager in the capacity building of ERI staff on program planning, monitoring, evaluation, and learning.
- Support MEL Manager in drafting evaluation reports, and documenting/sharing best practices and lessons learned.
- Support the annual planning process and quarterly program reviews/evaluations.
- Gather, review, and analyze data for internal program monitoring and external donor reports. Ensure that all data is gender desegregated and gender issues are fully highlighted for internal and external action and learning.
- Maintain database of program monitoring and evaluation data and tools.
- Manage survey implementation using Survey Monkey, including technical design, questionnaire development, data collection and entry, data analysis, and exporting files of survey results; coordinate with relevant staff as needed.
- Support MEL Manager in drafting MEL guides including survey, interview and focus group discussion guides. Support the MEL Manager to train data collectors for these.
- Conduct surveys, interviews and focus group discussions with program participants or partners as needed.
- Transcribe, code, analyze, and/or summarize qualitative and quantitative program data for M&E purposes as needed.
- Create data visualizations such as diagrams, graphs and infographics as needed.
- Foster cross-program learning among all ERI teams.
- Foster external learning opportunities with like-minded organizations and individuals.
Required Skills and Experience
- At least two years of experience planning, implementing, monitoring, or evaluating programs.
- At least two years of experience with Program/Project Cycle Management (PCM), program logic models and logframes.
- At least one year of experience with field-based qualitative research.
- Relevant experience in any training, mentoring, or capacity-building position.
- Experience working on environmental, human rights, development, gender programs.
- Experience carrying out surveys, interviews, and focus group discussions.
- Strong understanding and application of research methodologies and tools, especially qualitative research.
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to articulate research findings in a clear and concise manner.
- Strong training and mentoring skills.
- Strong writing and reporting skills.
- Track record of working collaboratively both with grassroots community movements and international NGOs.
- Excellent cross-cultural communication skills, including experience working with colleagues from across Southeast Asia and Western countries.
- Demonstrated gender sensitivity.
- Fluency in written and spoken English.
- Organized and detail-oriented.
- Data presentation skills using various data presentation tools.
- Strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office, and in survey, database, and data management tools or platforms.
- Experience with Survey Monkey, or the ability to independently learn how to use Survey Monkey.
- Ability to work both independently and on a team.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Preferred Skills and Experience
- At least one year of experience with quantitative research.
- Ability to independently use – or learn to use – qualitative and quantitative data analysis software (e.g. SPSS, MAXQDA).
- Quick learner, open to new ideas and innovations
- Creative and critical thinking skills
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should email their cover letter describing their interest in the job along with a CV quoting “MEL Officer” to the following email address email@example.com by 25 January, 2019 at the latest. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org